Halt and Catch Fire #fail

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I last wrote about Halt and Catch Fire on AMC and compared it to a more modern day Man Men for the technology age. As someone who grew up in the time period and who is a geek, I wanted to like this … [Read more...]

Halt and Catch Fire – Mad Men of 80′s Tech?

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Whenever there is a show or movie based on a technology plot, I get worried. Many times these shows are done poorly. Either they dumb everything down so the regular non-geek viewer can understand and … [Read more...]

Chipoltle Most Ambitious Video Project Yet

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Mexican chain restaurant Chipoltle has been aggressive and bold with their content marketing strategy in the past several years. They have clearly defined a brand strategy focusing on fresh … [Read more...]

Further Proof – Everything is on Video

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As if we needed further proof in our always being recorded digital world, everything is on video. It almost doesn't matter where or when, virtually everything is being recorded. There are people who … [Read more...]

Movie Industry Strategy Regarding Digital Downloads Stinks

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We are moving quickly to a time when movies will be distributed exclusively digitally. The days of the DVD are limited. I can't even remember the last time I had my DVD player plugged in. But the … [Read more...]

TNT’s Innovative Use Of Twitter To Promote Mob City

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Twitter wants to be at the center of the Social TV movement and it looks like some networks are helping out. TNT network has come up with an innovative idea as they are tweeting the script of the … [Read more...]

Kevin Spacey Speaks Powerful Truths About The Television Industry

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Kevin Spacey is my hero. Not only do I love him as an actor, but now he is a champion of the future of television, and he gets it. Here he talks about how his hit show House of Cards was sold to … [Read more...]

When Push Comes To Shove: How Wireless Companies Cap Innovation

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If there is one thing Google knows it's that their business is driven by access. The more people who have Internet access are more people who can use Google's products and services. This is one of the … [Read more...]

Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse and the Death of TV

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I learn much of what I know about the future of media from my kids. I live with two crystal balls and if you look closely enough, you can indeed see the future. What I am seeing lately is both my … [Read more...]

Time Warner Plays Hardball with Web TV Initiatives

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Why the broader entertainment industry cannot learn from the steaming hunk of rubble that is the music industry I do not understand. The music industry was the first to be effected by the new digital … [Read more...]