Five Things We’re Reading

May 28, 2024

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

Below are some articles the MLC lobby team has been reading this past week. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we do.

Obsolete, But Not Gone: The People Who Won’t Give Up Floppy Disks – Why are some industrial and governmental systems continuing to use floppy disks instead of turning to more modern systems?

What’s Better for the Climate: A Paper Book, Or An E-Reader? – While it may seem like an easy answer, it is anything but that. What are the reasons for, and against, both forms of reading in terms of environmental impact?

Why the Influencer Industry Needs Guardrails – Social media influencers have grown quickly and account for a noticeable portion of online marketing. However, standardized guidelines, expectations, pay, and outcomes are lacking.

‘I Was Misidentified as Shoplifter By Facial Recognition Tech’ – While technology can improve efficiency and help law enforcement, there is a downside. This article looks at a popular program in the UK for catching shoplifters and the potential problems the technology faces.

Seven New Bridgerton Filming Locations You Can Visit – Bridgerton-based visits from American travelers increased 135% year over year. If you would like to join those going to England to view some of the locations, here’s a list of new locations from the third season.

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