Favorite Reads of 2016

I haven’t been reading as many books as I use to but I also spend less time on airplanes too. I did however make time to read several books this year and was fortunate enough to read three really great ones back-to-back-to-back. The Third Wave by Steve Case I picked this book up after seeing…

Fixing Media: New Unit Of Analysis

As discussed ever since the advent of the Internet, media has changed. While newspapers and magazines have seen the full brunt of the shift, television has been a casualty as well. It’s a shift, or transition if you like, that I have debated, researched and pondered for years. Being in local media from 2000-2006 and…

Brilliance Of Retrospect

It’s the old adage, ‘hindsight is always 20/20.’ In the vast majority of the cases this is true and it’s true with Mitt Romney. I didn’t vote for Romney either time he ran for the President. However, if he would have done what he knows in retrospect he should have done and explain the ‘why’,…

GoPro – The AVID Integration

This is part three of my series on how GoPro can turn things around and improve it’s fortunes. GoPro is turning itself into a software company as Founder and CEO Nick Woodman pointed out in an in-depth article on The Verge. While I agree with the pivot, they are making steps but not strides which is what…

Tribe

I came across an interview with author, filmmaker, and journalist Sebastian Junger. He was promoting his new book Tribe on ‘On Point’ with Tom Ashbrook. It was very, very interesting. This idea of a ‘tribe’ is something that was brought up by a friend of mine about 7 – 8 years ago.  He was telling…

The GoPro Rocket Vertical

This is part two in my series on GoPro. It’s a great product but they have run into some hard times and it’s share price sits just below $9. This series is intended to provide solutions on how the company can turn things around and become the major player in video.  The private space industry…