Development competition finalists come up with ideas for making news more accessible in smart homes
Four finalist RJI Student Competition teams challenged to make news more accessible for the smart home have come up with ideas including interactive smart mirrors and the ability to ask basic questions about what they’re watching on TV news. The research firm Gartner projects there will be 20.4 billion “connected things” being used by 2020. … Continued
Development challenge focuses on ‘Better news for the smart home’
Non-MU students must participate in hackathon to be eligible for 2018-19 RJI Student Competition.
One of five RJI Student Competition finalist teams includes Truman State participant
Five teams of students will begin work on developing technology platforms and apps to address journalism challenges for the 2018 RJI Student Competition. Working alongside one of the teams is a Truman State University student — the first non-University of Missouri student to participate in the 11-year-old competition at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. … Continued
Columbia Missourian: Students tackle real-world problems at TigerHacks
Grant Sharples Editor’s note: This article was originally published by the Columbia Missourian and is shared with permission. Since Friday evening, University of Missouri student Justin Hofer and his team have been building an artificial brain designed to detect when a news headline is true or false. So far, the “brain” has a 92 percent … Continued