Two particle physicists are sitting at a bar discussing string theory. Two guitarists are sitting close enough to overhear the conversation and one says to the other, “So … What kind of strings do you use?” Dumb guitarist jokes are going to have to be rewritten now that Gibson is finally going to add […]
Essays on technology, media, marketing and politics.
Since Steve Jobs introduced the iPod, I have been rhetorically asking my clients, “… can you tell me why the number one consumer music product is now manufactured by a computer company and the number one consumer electronics company isn’t even in the game?” My answer was validated in the following article. Let’s hope that […]
The NY Post Reports: In a rare blow for Cablevision patriarch Chuck Dolan, the company announced last night that it had entered a deal to sell its Voom satellite business to Charlie Ergen’s EchoStar for $200 million. Voom — part of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media unit — had been Dolan’s pet project, but twice in recent […]
From: Charles and Tom Dolan Yesterday, Cablevision’s Board of Directors in a split vote passed a resolution to sell or dispose of Rainbow DBS, i.e., VOOM and VOOM 21. While this news is startling, we wish to assure you that the board’s action is not in the slightest way a negative reflection upon you or […]
The sight of Kiefer Sutherland’s anti-terrorism agent Jack Bauer with a flip-top mobile phone clamped to his ear, barking orders as he once again goes about saving Los Angeles from annihilation, has become one of the enduring images of hit real-time drama 24. Now, with the launch of the fourth series of 24 on Sky […]