All posts by Conor Lyman

NPR Using Amazon Echo to the Fullest

The Amazon Echo is growing in popularity and offers a very new way of delivering the news as MediaFile reported last week. Simply ask, “Alex, what’s new?” and the Echo will begin playing the Flash Briefing, a collaboration of “pre-recorded updates… the latest news headlines…

Amazon Echo Creating New Branch of Journalism

The Amazon Echo was one of 2016’s hottest items. The device sold out over Christmas. One of the many features or “skills” of Echo is the Flash Briefing, a collection of mini podcasts from news outlets that can be customized by the user. Sources for the

The Ethics of Self-Driving Cars: Whose Story Is It To Tell?

Driving is rapidly changing, in the United States and around the world, due to Silicon Valley’s investment in self-driving cars. Companies like Google, Uber, Apple, and Tesla have all been pouring resources into the self-driving game. And they’ve been joined by traditional car companies like