Another month of 2020 has come and gone (good riddance, amiright?) So, here is our Monthly Snapshot of news and general fun stuff that our teams shared with each other internally throughout July. Enjoy!
Tracking in the Apple world is in for a big change this year. The new iOS 14 privacy feature disabling IDFA will create a hurdle for advertisers and personalized ads. Eventually will impact us for web and app notifications, as well. Now, more than ever, email is a super important part of your monetization strategy. Read more here.
In other news, PowerInbox is hosting a webinar about Multichannel Messaging together with AdMonsters and special guest, talk personality Kim Komando! It will be about how to leverage audience relationships to deliver highly relevant content and messaging through a variety of channels — and how to drive revenue while maintaining a quality user experience and respecting privacy concerns.
The webinar is happening on Thursday, July 23rd at 1pm EDT! There is still time to register — click here!
AlphaZero learned hundreds of human chess knowledge in only a few hours! Then, it started inventing its own moves and it can beat the worlds best chess masters! But what can this advanced technology do to benefit humanity?
🎥Google AI learns Chess in just 4 hours!#AI #MachineLearning #Robotics #IoT @wef@SpirosMargaris @HaroldSinnott @gvalan @PawlowskiMario @rwang0 @ipfconline1 @ShiCooks @Droit_IA @diioannid @sebbourguignon @labordeolivier @kalydeoo @Ym78200 @Nicochan33 @mallys_ @CathCervoni pic.twitter.com/MILk5H9Jvf
— Jean-Baptiste Lefevre (@jblefevre60) July 6, 2020
And if you want some serious cuteness to brighten your day, check this out. I’m actually a bit jealous that this kitty is living my best life…
If you want a good laugh, check out this weekly #CURATORBATTLE competition between museums, started by The Yorkshire Museum. Last week, they started a battle to see which museum has the best #FantasticFakes in its collection!
IT’S TIME FOR #CURATORBATTLE! 💥
Today’s theme is #FantasticFakes!
We’re starting with a Victorian Yorkshire trickster – Flint Jack! He made fake historic objects to flog, including arrowheads made from bottle glass! Many were even sold into museum collections!
BEAT THAT!💥 pic.twitter.com/Vb3uPBhI7c
— Yorkshire Museum (@YorkshireMuseum) July 17, 2020
If you’re looking to expand your musical horizons, check this out. This is a Japanese ‘Heart Sutra’ vocal live looping remix by Yogetsu Akasaka, a Japanese Zen Buddhist monk. It’s a cool mix of traditional and modern — certainly a fun and different listening experience.
Well, that’s it for me for this month! Do you have any fun random things you’d like to share? Send ‘em on over! Maybe we will include them in our monthly snapshot next time! Until then, stay safe and have a great week.
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