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I'm CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. I was named LinkedIn's Top Voice in Technology and I co-host "Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett." You can see me weekly on Good Day New York, where I cover tech and business, or catch my regular commentaries on CNN and CNBC. I write a weekly column for Adweek, and my latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller.
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The Metazoic Era

As we transition from the Cenozoic Era (the age of mammals) to the Metazoic Era (the age of metaverses), it should be noted that the vast majority of people entrapped and addicted to social media already live in a metaverse. Social media platforms have nothing to do with reality; the environments depict aspirational worlds where everyone is their very best self. In the metaverse (meta: to describe, verse: egotistically short for universe), everyone lives their ideal lives, visits amazing places, hangs out with incredible people, and has photographic evidence to prove it. In a metaverse, every event is epic, so even mishaps are considered exceptional. How might this evolve? Mark Zuckerberg has an idea. Continue Reading →

Snap to Partner with Parents

Like all social media platforms, Snap has had its share of mishaps with privacy and security. However, during an interview at WSJ Tech Live, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said, “We haven’t announced the name of this product yet, but we basically have a family center so that young people and their parents can use Snapchat together.” Continue Reading →

The Halloween Hackers

A ransomware gang has targeted Ferrara Candy, the confectionary responsible for producing 85 percent of the nation’s supply of candy corn (approximately seven billion pieces per year). Continue Reading →

Apple Unveils New Microfiber Polishing Cloth (and New MacBook Pros)

Apple's "Unleashed" event on Monday showed off Apple's most exciting product in years: a $19 microfiber polishing cloth. (The new MacBook Pros that Apple showed off were pretty nice, too.) Shelly Palmer talks with Bianca Peters and Kayla Mamelak about Apple's new offerings and whether or not you should spend $6,000 on them. Original Airdate: October 19, 2021 Continue Reading →