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Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 2:37pm
VideoIt’s hard to describe the new AMC series Humans as science fiction. The story is set in the "just-around-the-corner" future in London. There are no driverless cars or sleek bullet trains -- just normalsuburbanneighborhoods, and robots. It's worth a look for anyone who’s looking to build or grow a business in [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
VideoThere may be no better way to get a look at the future of media that to spend a few days enveloped and overwhelmed by the new immersive world of YouTubers and their fans. The truth is - for theuninitiated it's sometimes hard to tell the difference. Here's an example. I [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
The data is pretty compelling. Meerkat has more than two-million registered users and Twitter’s Periscope App has two-million daily active users and says they watch 40 years-worth video every day. Now Facebook is adding streaming functionality to its massive social network. Can brands find a way to embrace live streaming?
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
Every January, hundreds of thousands of tech executives, retailers and press trek to Las Vegas to explore the 2.4 million-square-foot trade show floor that is the Consumer Electronics Show. And while the big brands make the biggest noise -hundreds of small companies are vying for attention. Making that noise is what PR people do every December - as they flood reporters inbox's with their crafty, sometimes over-the-top attempts.
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
Every year New York University provides lucky New Yorkers with an early holiday present, and 2015 was no exception. NYU’s ITP Winter Show is the work of more than 100 student projects.
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
A review of two very different TV boxes--the TiVo Bolt and the Nvidia Shield.
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
VideoSteve Jobs was the ultimate entrepreneur - visionary, hard charging, and difficult. And this is clear in the newly released documentary "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine." But the thing about being a documentary filmmaker is you don’t get to write the narrative voice of your film. Documentaries are a [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
Apple has made it clear that Human Curation is core to it’s vision for growing Apple Music. And, as rumors swirl about a big, and many would say long overdue, refresh of Apple TV - will HumanCuration be the special sauce to bring Apple into the forefront of the OTT market? Jimmy [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
When you agree to give a talk at a conference, you never really know who's going to show up. So when I signed up to present at Vidcon this year -- a presentation with the title: "Curation: The Secret Sauce To Scaling Video" -- I frankly didn't know who would [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
There are lots of opinions about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Here are five of my rules to live by. See if they seem to align with what's worked for you. I'll be interested in your feedback and alternative rules to live by in the comments. Here [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
Making A Murderer, Netflix's long-form non-fiction series, is a slow, deep, detailed exploration that is hypnotic in its tick-tock rhythm. It draws you in, revealing its story in no particular hurry and with none of television’s required cliffhangers or ginned up characters. It’s a massive gathering of almost 700 hours of police interrogation footage, interviews, news reports and courtroom video. And it may be a whole new genre of non-fiction film.
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
Let’s start with a few disclaimers - first of all, I’ve known Michael for a long time, and I’m a fanof his writing even when I don’t agree with his conclusions. He’s made a career out of biting the handthat feeds him, taking on media power players, and poking around [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
Drones, VR, and Cars at CES! This is the year that VR dominated the floor at CES - from 360 cameras to crazy headgear. But there was more - with drones and self-driving cars flooding the massive show. And drones where everywhere - as flying robots take off!
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
Netflix, Hulu, HBO or Other? My 2016 OTT shopping list takes stock of the networks that are now offering an OTT subscription package or plan to in early 2016.
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
For video consumers, there are two big new players on the field. Verizon is offering Go90 as amobile video platform that promises to allow users to "T0 WATCH, CUT & SHARE ALLTHE AWESOME.”And Comcast has launched Watchable;“Watch More -With a collection of the best shows from the world's top creators, [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
Let’s face it -- situations change. When you started your company, you knew the market, had a plan and probably executed it with precision and focus. Even if you did everything right and had a good, solid run, you may find yourself facing a changing businessenvironment. So, before you hunker [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
I thinka lot about the changes in the food distribution business as ametaphor for what is happening in the video space. In particular, one soft drink - Coca Cola. Back in the day, Coke was sold in bottles at the local grocery store and cornernewspaper andtobacco stand. They had one size [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:37pm
VideoWhat did you have for dinner last night? Did you take a picture of it andpost it on Instagram? What about your last vacation… was it somewhere fantastic and photogenic? In just a few short years our mobile phone driven world has turned a world of camera-shy and oftenappropriately modest friends [...]
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:37pm
The thing about Jeff Bezos that’s clear - he has the rare entrepreneurial ability to see around corners. As of the launch of Amazon Video Direct - Amazon has gone all in on video. Amazon Video Direct is open to any video creator - offering a variety of economic incentives to monetize video assets. That makes AVD a competitor to YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook and most of the other video players and services as well.
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:37pm
Rovi will acquire TiVo for $10.70 per share in cash and stock. The total value of the transaction is $1.1 billion. Rovi CEO Tom Carson will remain at the helm
Founder of video curation site waywire.com As a lifelong New Yorker, and serial entrepreneur, I was named New York City’s first ever Entrepreneur at Large - by the Bloomberg Administration. A pretty cool honor and a fun gig. I get to preach the gospel of NYC. Waywire.com is my full time gig - and it keeps me busy. Video is just getting started on the web - and Curation is the secret sauce that makes it work. I'm passionate about Startups, what they're doing to sparkplug the digital economy.