It’s Thursday! Your Weekend? It Starts Now.

Happy Thursday! I analyze how technology impacts the media and entertainment industry. Here are the three articles you need to read so you can stay ahead of your competitors. Or you’ll end getting left behind: 1) from Kyle Wiggers: https://venturebeat.com/2019/05/14/ibms-ai-achieves-state-of-the-art-broadcast-news-captioning/ Let’s be honest. Everyone says artificial intelligence will become your next news captioner/reporter etc. But… Read More

Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) Protect Your Content from Hackers?

The Internet. It’s the key for billions of people to watch your show. If you’re using a secure cloud technology, someone will try to steal your content. The problem? Hackers are targeting your vendors or your servers. To get the movies and TV shows before they’re released and betting that your vendors have a weak… Read More

It’s Not About You. It’s About Them

This blog post was born from a Twitter conversation I had with @Vincidia social media team; and Kris Nagel’s video on converting viewers to payers – http://snip.ly/n66c#http://www.vindicia.com/videos/kris-nagel-otttv-summit-converting-viewers-payers/. Thank you for the inspiration! Opinions are my own. ——- Some content creators think the content should stand on its own. Without any analysis to determine what works.… Read More

Who’s the broadcaster now?

Picture this. You’re at a fight. Ring side seats. You paid a lot of money. Nothing will ruin your mood. Until you see people filming the fight via their smartphones. Transmitting short clips using Periscope or Meerkat. The picture? Grainy. Uneven. Short. But the idea is there – paid people “thinking” that they’re helping others… Read More

Pipes? Without them, no content

I love reading this article. It proves that the pipes (cable, fibre optic) aren’t important. The content is. While the author has a point, some would argue that you need both to succeed in the marketplace (eg: Comcast-NBC Universal, BCE-Bell Media).  Or the deep pockets (i.e. money) you need to buy the content (an excellent… Read More