We just shot the pilot episode of our new talk show, Advanced Media Today at Rainbow Media’s 11 Penn Studios in midtown Manhattan. The set was very simple, a golden cyclorama, lit with Emmy gobos and four chairs behind pedestal mounted laptop computers. The pilot episode came out great! Many thanks all around, but […]
Essays on technology, media, marketing and politics.
As reported by Ben Berkowitz: SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp.on Wednesday gave some of the first key details on the next generation of its Xbox video game system, which will include an emphasis on high-definition content, an integrated media browser and “microtransactions” for in-game purchases. In a speech at the Game Developers Conference […]
There are many interesting approaches to digital rights management (DRM). Almost all of them require the use of a technology to identify a piece of intellectual property (IP) and another piece of technology to recognize its identity. There are several ways to do this if you have the luxury of encoding the original master with […]
This article by Ted Hearn was passed around my group today. I know there is a consumer advocate in here somewhere … An array of technology firms, including major computer and TV-set manufacturers, is pressing federal regulators to enforce new set-top-box rules against the cable industry. Cable operators are resisting implementation of a Federal […]
One of my favorite PowerPoint slides shows a picture of an iPod with a simple question under it: “Why is the number one personal music device made by a computer company?” Up to now, the answer was pretty simple — the electronics and intellectual property sides of Sony simply couldn’t get it together. While they […]