Reinventing news with a Bang

Whimpers won’t save the news business. Our goal: reinvent it. Join us in an initiative that brings “the people formerly known as the audience,” social interaction and personal technologies to solutions that foster journalism, unify knowledge and profit the changemakers of an informed society.

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Watch this space

Once again, We Media is designing new space. There’s the physical space of weSpace, the co-working hub we’re launching for entrepreneurs and digital creatives. There’s the social space where we connect innovators through technology, collaboration and creativity. And there’s the space between the ears where we consider our place in a shape-shifting world.

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The Daily’s iPad debut: It’s Groundhog Day

Today I watched the movie Groundhog Day and downloaded The Daily on my iPad. Both reminded me how we live the same day over and over until we get it right. Rupert Murdoch’s much-anticipated, save-the-newspaper app debuted after several delays. You’ve got to love the serendipity of the February 2 been-here-before release: the newspaper for […]

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Final Jeopardy: A machine that questions what it means to be human

The battle over intelligence is popular culture’s longest running show. Are computers smarter than people? Is the brain a second-rate technology? Can machines think? Will they become sentient and take over? Can they beat a human on Jeopardy!? The correct answer is: What is “Watson”? Next month, an IBM computing system will compete on Jeopardy! […]

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Bring it on. Calling all technovators, gamechangers and mediamakers to We Media 2011

Here’s how We roll in 2k11: We’re issuing a We Media challenge to create the brilliant city of the future; We’re awarding $50k to the best start-up ideas; We’re holding a boot camp for would-be entrepreneurs; We’re bringing the We Media conference back to New York; We’re adding new ways to think, create and change everything. There’s more coming. You should be, too.

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