Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer

Opinion Contributor
Named one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Technology, Shelly Palmer is CEO of The Palmer Group, a strategic advisory, technology solutions and business development practice focused at the nexus of media and marketing with a special emphasis on machine learning and data-driven decision-making. He is a trusted strategic advisor to the C-suite of leading digital media, content, broadcasting and technology firms and a key driver of market, technology and strategic direction, as well as acquisition strategies, for his clients.

Watching the Dismissive Nature That Helps Spread Disinformation Firsthand

Advertising works, but confirmation bias reinforcing content works better, and it is practically free to propagate.

Don’t Stress About AI Taking Your Job—Humans Will Do That Instead

Artificial intelligence isn't capable enough to take over jobs; other humans will do that.

Scientists and Health Professionals Overwhelmingly Think 5G Doesn’t Cause Cancer

Some wonder if 5G might cause cancer, but scientists don't seem to think it'll be an issue.

Welcome to Streaming Video Hell Where There Are Too Many Choices and Not Enough Time

Apple, Disney, WarnerMedia and just about everyone who can configure a streaming server is getting into the direct-to-consumer (DTC) content business.

Finding the Balance Between Storytelling and Data

While data may be more powerful in the presence of great content, a solid correlation can create immense value all by itself.

Even the ‘Data-Poor’ Organizations Can Survive by Asking the Right Questions

Surveying readers is one way to get this information.

Politics Are About to Get a Lot More Personal Thanks to Artificial Intelligence

And it’s starting with your everyday apps.

Online Dating in a World of Deepfakes

Facebook wants to help developers build better detection tools.

Data Users Need to Reclaim Their Humanity Among All the Algorithms

Perhaps its time to update how we talk about digital labor.

3 Things to Keep in Mind When Clicking on a Story

Figure out if you can trust publications, sources, reporters and more.