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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 5:10pm
Every year it changes. South By Southwest is never really the same. For years it was the place where new apps were born. No big “activations” from McDonalds or Anheuser-Busch this year. Instead of a big boom this year, there was a steady hum and it was politics.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:10pm

Over the past 12 months, Facebook has had to face the fact that it’s no longer simply a platform, and that puts it in the middle of the rather complicated debate over Fake News. So, today’s measure is a step, but it’s a half-step at best.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:30am
They came from around the country. They came from around the world, Journalists. Professors. Librarians. Software Developers. Activists, and Data Scientists. All to take on the question - What is Fake News, and how do we replace fake with facts?
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 7:30am
Until very recently, Joel Simon and the organization he leads - The Committee to Project Journalists, flew under radar for most Americans. But President Trump's Twitter rebuke of the press Friday when he tweeted that the media “is the enemy of the American people” has changed that.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 5:10pm
SXSW isn't going to back away from it’s beliefs or it’s politically progressive stance. That's the message from the Austin festival, and this years programming certainly backs that up.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 5:10pm
Meetup now has over 30 million members who are part of 250,000 different groups. But it's always be non-partisan. “After Donald Trump’s order to block people on the basis of nationality and religion, a line had been crossed" Meetup posted in announcing #Resist.
Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 5:10pm
After two weeks of executive orders, tantrum tweets, and cabinet challenges, the leaders of the tech community found themselves facing a ban on travel from seven primarily Muslim countries that struck at the heart of their employees.
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 5:10pm

When you talk with entrepreneurs, you often find that they were drawn to solve a problem that impacted them directly. Maria Yuan is a solution-oriented entrepreneur. She found a problem in politics, and she's set out to fix it and empower voters from all walks of life and political perspectives.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 5:10pm
The relationship between technology and politics has always been a somewhat uneasy one. At least, that’s how it used to be. But the 2016 Presidential election appeared to have woken a sleeping giant and energized the entire civic tech sector.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 5:10pm
Every year, throngs of industry insiders swarm Las Vegas to explore the future of consumer electronics at the annual CES show. This year, there’s real change on the horizon -- a change that’s bound to find its way into your living room, driveway and even pocket in the year ahead.
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 4:40pm

Fake News isn’t a problem that appeared overnight. But the results of the election have raised the specter that the Democrats brought a knife to a gun-fight, trying to combat a Tweeting candidate - with old world television, rope line politics, and a well-financed ground game.

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 5:20pm
Enter the chamber known as The Glass Room and you’ll be encountered with a disturbing array of well-told stories about data. Admittedly, it’s probably not something you think about - your data. Where it goes. Who sees it. What control you have over how it’s shared and used to target you. It's scary.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 5:20pm
It’s the holiday shopping season, and various consumer electronics prognosticators have proclaimed that 2016 will be the year that Virtual Reality flies off the shelves and arrives under the Christmas Tree. The choice of what platform to buy comes down to two factors, budget and hardware.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 7:40am
Free speech is at the foundation of our liberties. And throughout history, we’ve argued passionately about issues, beliefs, ideas, and policies. It’s not always pretty - but In this past year, something changed. Free speech morphed into hateful speech.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 5:10pm
On November 15th, TimeWarner Cable will officially become Spectrum in New York. The change will be more than in name - there will be new pricing, new speeds, and new discounts. But will it results in savings? The numbers are still unclear.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:40am
There’s been plenty written about Twitter’s decision to pull the plug on Vine, the 6 Second video sharing app that was - for a moment - the hot new thing in video content creation and distribution. But once you understand what happened to doom the platform, you need to think for a bit about how the Vine decline seems likely to happen to a number of other social platforms.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 5:20pm
With AT&T’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner, both critics and proponents of the deal agree on one thing ... the media mating season is very much moving into high gear. But before we start making lists of potential couplings, it’s worth taking a look at how big M&A deals of this sort have performed in the media space.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 7:42am
It's true - I cut the cable cord. The only thing I was missing was cable. But now with podcasting in my life - I'm listening to more and more of my favorite TV shows as audio-only podcasts.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 7:42am
Five years ago, Charles Melcher embraced the changing landscape of human narrative and founded the Future of StoryTelling Summit(FoST), which features two full days of programming bringing together leaders from the worlds of media, technology, communications, and design to the evolving technology of storytelling.
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 5:20pm
Lots of people are thinking about the future of the publishing business. But Charles Melcher has moved past that conversation. A perennial insider/outsider - he was a self-styled book publisher until 2009 when he found himself facing the uncertain future of print. But at that moment, he decided to embrace the future -and the core practice of the business he loved. Now he's all about re-inventing storytelling with The Future of Storytelling Festival.
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.