For the inaugural podcast, I was proud and excited to interview Burnie Burns of Rooster Teeth. Burnie is a pioneer in the video and production world, and is the founder Rooster Teeth, an online video juggernaut. Burnie speaks with at great length about the origins of Rooster Teeth and their early hit tentpole series Red vs. Blue. We
In 2010, venture capitalist, Marc Andreesen wrote an article in the Wall Street Journal stating that: “software is eating the world.” Andreesen, an investor in Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and many other consumer facing software companies, proclaimed that we were in “the middle of a dramatic and broad technological and economic shift in which software
Last week, the artist formerly known as The Basketball Jones announced they’re joining NBA Digital. If you aren’t an NBA hoops fan, The Starters (as they’re now known as) have been hosting a podcast for 2006 years and hail from Toronto, Canada. And they are now colleagues with Emmy-award winners Charles, Kenny and
Without even realizing it, we are all bartering. The social web has turned us into a society of people exchanging goods and services via the web. It’s nothing new, but it’s all trackable with social media, email, and blogging. You can keep track of your connections, exchanges, and services with very easily.
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We’re in the middle of a Money Ball movement for digital influence. A few weeks ago I responded to a Tweet: “bloggers are now personal brands who will be running their own businesses.” Then within minutes of my comment, an article by Loic Le Meur’s fell into my stream. A Journalist? A VC? Who
Steve Jobs was the visionary of our time. In our generation, he is the most influential person. His drive to innovate has been the springboard to launch businesses and bring people together.
When you think about the rapid growth in mobile connectivity in the last 10 years, Apple has been at the epicenter of it
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This past weekend, I attended Blogs with Balls 4 in New York City, hosted by Bloomberg Sports in their futuristic Manhattan skyscraper. The event featured 250+ independent and professional sports writers, who joined together to discuss trends and the future of sports media. What makes this conference
If you’re in the media, start-up or advertising world – you’ve by now heard the term influencer. Brands are launching marketing campaigns with influencers, YouTube vloggers are building personal brands off their influence, and start-ups are launching companies with co-founder influencers. What’s fascinating, is that we’re all influencers of some sort.
In the modern Internet, each of