DigiEnable Podcast - April 2021

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

1. DuckDuckGo announces plans to block FLoC, Google’s new way of tracking users’ web browsing activity in Chrome.

As Google transitions away from using third-party cookies in Chrome, its developing a new technology called FLoC (Federated Learning of Cohorts), released in late March 2021.

Google claims FLoC offers more privacy than third-party cookies because it monitors activity at a group level rather than an individual level.

With FLoC, browsing activity cannot be tied to any individual user. Tho...

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The Productivity Prompter Membership Launches!

Do you want to reclaim your time, energy and focus, achieve a 4 day working week, and have more time for family, friends and hobbies?
 
Then you need The Productivity Prompter Membership in your life!

A number of existing and new clients have already taken advantage of the early discount and signed up to what will be a very positive and supportive community.  
 

So how does it work?

It’s not about doing less work…
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Digital Project Management Tips to Support your Business

Digital Project Management Tools have moved on leaps and bounds since the friendly “Clippy” introduced us to Microsoft Project, with the world having a love-hate relationship with Gantt Charts for the rest of eternity.

Since 1998 there has been many updated and created Project Management Processes and Method, we don’t at any point profess to be PM experts at all, but here we suggest a few PM methodologies and what free apps might be best to try out. We’ve gone with the Free-First option, which has then a Pro version is you want to upgrade, check them out and see what works...

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DigiEnable Podcast - February 2021

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

1. EU to vote on declaring robots as "electronic persons"

Should we be thinking about the feelings on robots for the future? Do they have the right access to our data?

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/robots-eu-vote-electronic-persons-european-union-ai-artificial-intelligence-a7527106.html 

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Using Digital to Streamline your Business Finances

*We are most definitely not financial advisors, or any expert in anything financial or accounting, please do seem advice from your financial advisor or accountant before going ahead with any of these suggestions.*

Do your receipts currently live in a shopping bag or box? Let’s sort that out!

 

Digital Receipts and Mileage Apps

Expensify https://www.expensify.com /pricing £4 per month

Tiny Scanner http://www.appxy.com/  free and basic

Zoho Exp...

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Boost Your Productivity with Processes and Apps

Are you the organised type, or are you one of those people who says a messy desk means you're more "creative"? Well whatever type of person you are here's some of our tips for being more productive with your time.
There's lots of suggestions, so just take what you need. Let us know how you get on! We love trying to squeeze as much good stuff out of our time as possible, and with loads of inspiration online, and books filling the shelves with productivity and ways of working, we've blogged and talked at events a fair bit about how amazing being productive can be!...

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DigiEnable Podcast - December 2020

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

1. Online Video Call Options

Zoom might be the obvious one, but also think about the technical competance that's needed to access some of these platforms.

Consider Skype, MS Teams, Houseparty or Jumpin.chat 

 

2. Automatic Quizzes to Distract Your Family, Anyone?

www.crowdpurr.com is the answer! 

 

3. Buy Charitable Gifts

If you don't know what ...

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DigiEnable Podcast - October 2020

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

1. Youtube brings back humans to moderate content

Our top story for our past two podcasts has been all about Microsoft replacing journalists with AI and how it didn’t take long for it to go wrong, now we see Youtube reverting it’s similar decisions. Much more ahead of the game that Microsoft were.

https://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/human-youtube-content-moderators-return/  

 

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DigiEnable Podcast - August 2020

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

1. Microsoft's robot editor confuses mixed-race Little Mix singers

Our top story last time, was about Microsoft replacing it’s contract journalists with automated systems, well it didn’t take longs to see a report of how it can all go wrong…

Microsoft Network’s artificial intelligence illustrated a story about the Little Mix singer Jade Thirlwall (left) with a picture of her bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock (right).

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DigiEnable Podcast - June 2020

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

1. Microsoft is to replace dozens of contract journalists on its MSN website and use automated systems to select news stories, US and UK media report.

But it employs journalists to decide which stories to display and how they are presented.

Around 50 contract news producers will lose their jobs at the end of June, the Seattle Times reports, but a team of full-time journalists will remain.

Some sacked journalists warned that artificial intelligence may not be fully familiar with strict editorial guideli...

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