Best of August Tech News for Arts Managers

Before we go on our annual summer break for two weeks, we at AMT Lab are bringing you some must read articles in our August edition of the News Roundup:

1. Google just gave Docs the major overhaul you've been waiting for

 Source: MAYO/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

Source: MAYO/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

Find out about the latest enhancements to Google Docs that is sure to make your life easier as as an arts management professional working in a collaborative environment.

 

2. Are robots moving sculptures? On Art, illusion and artificial intelligence

Read to find out more about this interesting take on where to draw the line between art and technology.

 

3. Instagram got a major update today with threaded comments

 Source: https://itunes.apple.com/app/instagram/id389801252?mt=8

Source: https://itunes.apple.com/app/instagram/id389801252?mt=8

Is your arts organization on Insta? If so, check out the recent update to the app that is sure to make it easier to communicate with your patrons and fans.

 

4. How A.I. Is Creating Building Blocks to Reshape Music and Art

 Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/14/arts/design/google-how-ai-creates-new-music-and-new-artists-project-magenta.html

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/14/arts/design/google-how-ai-creates-new-music-and-new-artists-project-magenta.html

How is Artificial Intelligence making art? Read to find about this new technology's history and recent progress.

 

5. LinkedIn is bringing video creation to your mobile app

 Source: CARL COURT/GETTY IMAGES

Source: CARL COURT/GETTY IMAGES

As AMT Lab has covered extensively over the recent years, video is king when it comes to engagement with your audiences on social media. LinkedIn is catching on too.

 

Have you read about an interesting story that we missed? We'd love to hear about it in the comments below.