David Hibbs

60 Flips | 4 Magazines | 38 Likes | 8 Following | 131 Followers | @sundevils | Keep up with David Hibbs on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “David Hibbs”

Scared by Facebook? Wait Till Millennials Are Selling Their Data

Alice Liogier wants to slap a price on her data.<p>The 23-year-old graduate student from Paris is researching the commercial use of personal information …

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy

Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received …

All the URLs you need to block to *actually* stop using Facebook

In the midst of a truly awful week for Facebook, during which it was revealed that users’ personal data was harvested by a company working for the Trump campaign, users are threatening to delete their accounts <i>en masse</i>.<p>The #DeleteFacebook movement is fueled by users’ anger that their data was used …

27 Disney Movie Easter Eggs You've Never Noticed Before

Well done, Disney.

Walt Disney Company

Here’s How Easy It Is to Become a Phony Instagram Influencer

After reporting how Instagram influencer marketing was now a billion dollar industry, marketing agency Mediakix has conducted an investigation into …

Sorry, space cats, this interactive A-Ha video is the best use of ARKit we’ve seen

Taaaaake on meeeeee<p>I’m sure there are plenty of serious, business-y applications for iOS 11’s ARKit framework, but bless humans, because it’s also being used for <i>very</i> important and practical things like space cats and little BB-8 sidekicks.<p>Now, Chicago-based TRIXI studios has seemingly done the …

Mossberg: Lousy ads are ruining the online experience

But an alternative is elusive<p>Last Saturday, as the New England Patriots were sloppily beating the Houston Texans 34–16 in a playoff game, I wanted to look at the highlight video of a play using the NFL app on my iPad. To watch that 14-second clip, I had to suffer through a 30-second ad for …

Thanks to AI, Computers Can Now See Your Health Problems

Patient Number Two was born to first-time parents, late 20s, white. The pregnancy was normal and the birth uncomplicated. But after a few months, it …

Crossing the AI chasm

Every day brings another exciting story of how artificial intelligence is improving our lives and businesses. AI is already analyzing x-rays, powering the Internet of Things and recommending best next actions for sales and marketing teams. The possibilities seem endless.<p>But for every AI success …

Improve Your Analytics Skills With These 9 Tips

Looking for a worthwhile New Year’s resolution? A resolution that will help your career? A resolution you can keep? Resolve to become a better analyst in 2017.<p>How can you become better at your work? You know the old standbys like attending a class, taking on a challenging project, and networking …

Huge | Digital agency | Digital business | design, marketing, technology

Huge is a full service digital agency headquartered in Brooklyn with offices worldwide. We transform brands and build businesses.

Data scientist Cathy O’Neil on the cold destructiveness of big data

Big data promises fairness. With enough information about individuals and populations, we can design algorithms that will identify the best possible answer to a given question, free of human bias. Algorithms, after all, are not racist, sexist, or elitist.<p>Or are they?<p>In her new book, Weapons of Math …

Meet the Teenagers Who Found Their Own Startups

It’s a familiar story: yet another San Francisco-based entrepreneur ends up creating a unicorn startup before the age of 35. What is not so familiar is that this entrepreneur’s main challenge was not being allowed to hire anyone, nor being permitted to ask for a loan. Why? Because he was a teenager.<p>…

Clif Bar’s Former CEO Opens Up About the Emotional Toll of Entrepreneurship

These days, it’s becoming almost trendy for entrepreneurs to openly discuss their depression and other emotional afflictions. They’re getting hip to …

How to Make Your Company Machine Learning Ready

In recent years, there has been a staggering surge in interest in intelligent systems as applied to everything from customer support to curing cancer. Simply sprinkling the term “AI” into startup pitch decks seems to increase the likelihood of getting access to funding. The media continuously …

How CEOs Can Keep Their Analytics Programs from Being a Waste of Time

Despite billions of dollars invested in big data and analytics, the simple truth is that most projects and programs fail to meet expectations. And we have figured out why: analytics forces changes on the C-suite that the CEO has to anticipate and manage, but many don’t.<p>From how we choose presidents …

Mary Meeker's 2016 Internet Trends Report

Meeker’s annual report is much-celebrated and her track record on these reports is simply amazing — but I find a 238-slide deck to be a terrible way …

Better Interface Design: Logins, Menus, Toggles And Other Fancy Modules

CodePen has become the playground for developers. The sandbox where you can build whatever your imagination fancies. Practical things, experimental …

Teens have a smart reason for abandoning Facebook and Twitter

When my digital media students are sitting, waiting for class to start, and staring at their phones, they are not checking Facebook. They’re not checking Instagram or Pinterest or Twitter. No, they’re catching up on the news of the day by checking out their friends’ Stories on Snapchat, chatting in …

Goldman Sachs: Online advertising is about to be 'fundamentally restructured' by Apple, Google, and Facebook

Goldman Sachs' analysts say in the report, which was emailed to clients, there are three main drivers behind the shift: The growth of mobile, user experience, and the rise of ad blocking.<p>What's most interesting about Goldman Sachs' "New Ads on the 'Block'" report isn't so much its findings on …

Goldman Sachs

Instagram 'highlights' emails hitting your inbox soon

Instagram is getting on board with email. The popular social network started sending out "highlights" emails to some of its users this month. Like Twitter's similar "best of" emails, the messages serve up a sort of recap of what's been going on in your social network. More importantly for …

Gartner Predicts Three Big Data Trends for Business Intelligence

Big data has given businesses a window into valuable streams of information from customer purchasing habits to inventory status. However, internal data streams give only a limited picture, especially with the growth of digital business.<p>Three trends Gartner has identified <i></i>describe information’s …

Mobile Ads Propel Facebook To Another Record Quarter

The mobile era continues to be good for Facebook.<p>The company said Wednesday that its revenue for the fourth quarter rose 49% to $3.85 billion, from $2.59 billion in the same quarter a year earlier. Adjusted income rose to 54 cents a share, up from 32 cents a year earlier.<p>The results handily beat …

7 Advertising Trends That Show You Exactly Where This Industry Is Headed

How big is programmatic advertising? It’s on track to be $20 billion big.<p>This once small piece of the ad industry—the automated buying and selling of …

Why Mobile Matters - Now

Having built an online business during the dot-com boom and bust, I’ve always been a bit skeptical about the mobile revolution. Every year since the …

John Oliver skewers cable news and climate change skepticism

Cable news has always made a rich target for comics, but after a recent report on the devastating effects of manmade climate change, John Oliver's <i>Last Week Tonight</i> attacked the networks' skeptical response head-on. In the segment, he plans out a "statistically accurate" climate debate that pits …

Responsive email navigation

When I first started designing responsive emails, navigation was the component that intimidated me the most. Avoiding complexity was my earliest …

Amazon Puts Image Recognition Into Its Main iOS App – Prepare To Be Even More Showroomed, Retailers

People already use their mobile devices for comparative shopping when paying visits to brick-and-mortar retailers – but it’s about to get a lot worse. Amazon has integrated shopping-by-camera functionality into its main iOS application, which is even easier than the previous barcode scanning …

Google Now notifications added to Chrome beta for Mac and Windows

It's been over a year since hints of Google Now being integrated into the Chrome browser started showing up, but things just took a big step forward today. Google has announced that Google Now notifications are now integrated into the Chrome beta browser on Mac, Windows, and of course in Chrome OS. …