6 Big Travel Takeaways From Skift Tech Forum

Roger McNamee (left) of Elevation Partners spoke at Skift Tech Forum June 27, 2019 about the authoritarian nature of how Facebook and Google are using Big Data. At right is Skift founder and CEO Rafat Ali. Skift Skift Take: The travel industry is obsessed with Big Data and artificial intelligence. The genie is out of … [Read more…]

Influencers are ruining landmarks

The old people under the sun shelter were not feeling @bodybyjulezzz*. “The hell she doin’ over there?” a clearly overheated older man in a purple hat asked his wife. “Filming a commercial?” “She’s an influencer,” I told him, unrequested, while I stood behind him and watched. “A what?” he said turning around. “An influencer. She’s … [Read more…]