Protecting Great Video Is Like Practicing Tough Love   At NAB (National Association of Broadcasters), one of the mixed emotion subjects that spread throughout the packed halls was that “brave,…

Intelligence Assistants Are Augmented, Not Artificial   The other day, I went into the family room to get something and forgot what it was so I asked, “Alexa, what did…

Service Providers, Advertisers Have to Pay Closer Attention Remember the “good ole days?” You’d come home from a rough day at work, grab a beverage, walk over and turn on…

Making Streaming Content Enjoyable for Everyone A few weeks ago, I was in San Francisco and ran into a lady friend. She was watching some of the dumb stuff on…

Good Influencer Reviews Begin with Great Leaders   With the growing popularity of YouTube and Facebook Influencer, Marketing has become the mantra of social media marketers. They figure the folks…

Filmmakers Expand Their Skill Set in New Environment   You meet the most interesting folks at film festivals – Sundance, Tribeca, Cinquest, etc. – and sometimes, a casual filmmaker introduction…

So, You’re Going to Solve the DDoS, Hacker Problem   You may have heard there was a rather big DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) in the U.S. recently. It might have even…

Content Industry Mashup Probably the best way to describe the HPA (Hollywood Professional Association) Tech Retreat is one part creative, one part IT (information technology), one part CFO (chief financial…