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…

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…

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…

Into The Turn

It’s not a secret. It’s not even something in your blind spot. It’s as clear as daylight and it can’t seem to get here fast enough. Over the top (OTT) programming replacing traditional viewing. The world of apps and devices like Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire are here to stay but getting content onto…

Americana

I was not a fan of the Grateful Dead growing up. In fact I hated them. I was more of a punk rock/industrial angry music guy anyway.  It was more out of a dislike for the drug/hippie culture that encompassed Dead shows that I really pushed back against and it was a pretty prevalent culture…

Madness of Descent

Sometimes you come across a kick ass piece of content. From the story itself to the way it’s laid out. This is one of those pieces of content. It’s done by a the Wall Street Journal’s Joshua Robinson (@joshrobinson23). Cool story, cool layout and all around great execution. Enjoy! The Madness of Descent

Paging Isaac Asimov

The 3 laws of robotics are: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A robot must protect its own existence as long as…

Cyberwarfare

Since the attack on Sony, cyber attacks have gotten a lot more attention. Wealthy, powerful people do not like it when their emails and other information make it out onto the web without their permission and therefore there is more coverage on the subject. The Pacific Standard did a great article earlier this year about…