Internet Brain

Internet Brain

If our brains, or at least our cognitive processes, truly have changed and are changing ever faster, understanding how and why is key to mastering our future and creating desperately needed freedom, control, and time to adjust for the benefit…

Take Me To The Pilot: New TV Shows and New Games are Risky Ventures, But Winners Accomplish Three Key Goals

Take Me To The Pilot: New TV Shows and New Games are Risky Ventures, But Winners Accomplish Three Key Goals

The pilot of NBC’s hit This Is Us is an all-time great. It packs relate-ability, sentiment, and a mind blowing twist. It delivered with poignancy that drenched viewers in tears. And those tears have generated a flood of social sharing….

Podcast: Videonuze top Video Stories of 2016

Podcast: Videonuze top Video Stories of 2016

The VideoNuze Podcast is created by Will Richmond of VideoNuze and Colin Dixon of nScreenMedia. It is always interesting and covers the major issues. Below are their top 10 online video stories of 2016, along with a The Podcast link…

Facebook Features Push for More Personal Sharing

Facebook Features Push for More Personal Sharing

Do news articles from your friends on Facebook increasingly dominate your news feed  vs. personal updates (what Facebook calls “original sharing”)?  If so, you are not alone. Here is the challenge for Facebook:  Providing a platform for media is a huge growth driver…

Don't Eat the Wish Sandwich

Don’t Eat the Wish Sandwich

“Have you ever heard of a wish sandwich? A wish sandwich is the kind of a sandwich where you have two slices of bread and you, hee hee hee, wish you had some meat…” (The Blues Brothers, Rubber Biscuit) In…

VideoNotes #2 (10/31)

VideoNotes #2 (10/31)

Happy Halloween! This week: Video product closings, Comcast, Amazon, Alphabet earnings, AT&T+Time Warner, skinny bundles video+commerce at Twitch, and more below! STORIES The category is “once Hyped Video Services that begin with letter ‘V’ Closing”: Twitter is shutting down looping…

VideoNotes #1 (10/25)

VideoNotes #1 (10/25)

Videonotes.TV = a place to record and share my notes on the most recent and important video/TV news. I’ll keep playing around with format — trying to be useful. Links go to major news source articles for more depth and the source…

Podcast Monday:  In Appreciation of Walt Mossberg

Podcast Monday: In Appreciation of Walt Mossberg

Walt Mossberg has been on the scene as a tech reporter as long as most of us have been following tech. Mossberg was a journalist at The Wall Street Journal from 1970 – 2013.  His Personal Technology column ran from…

Apple:  Prepared, and Lucky

Apple: Prepared, and Lucky

Stoic philosopher Seneca wrote that “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” Apple has stepped into a one-two punch of luck this week.  It is prepared to take advantage with the solid iPhone 7. First punch: Samsung’s fumbly recall…