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Data Science 101 – Definitions You Need to Know

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Our 7th Annual Media Technology Summit is just a few weeks away, and the subject of data science is going to be front and center. Each and every one of us creates a wealth of data every day, but… information is not knowledge. The data must be wrangled and put in context to make it […]

Banned Words

My Banned Word Holiday Rant

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Just for fun (and in honor of Labor Day and the people who work for a living), here is a list of buzzwords, biz speak and hipster droppings that should be banned from every business meeting forevermore.

10 Definitions Every C-Suite Exec Must Be Able to Teach

We’re busy planning our 7th Annual Media Technology Summit, and we’re going to devote quite a bit of time to the subject(s) of programmatic advertising. While it is one of the most overused phases in our business, the impact data-driven automation is going to have on how advertising is measured, bought and sold cannot be […]

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Change Your Password with LEET

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7-1d7w!Ka  is an abbreviation for, “Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore.” The letter “T” is represented by a the number “7.”  The uppercase letter “I” is represented by a “1.” The lowercase letter “i” is represented by an “!” and the other letters are just letters. Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore.  Gets shortened to: T-IdtwiKa, which gets […]

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What a Difference a Week Makes: The Old “New” Media Landscape: 21stCF, TW, T-Free, Sprint

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What a difference a week makes. At our Innovation Series breakfast this past week, I was planning to discuss my recent article, The “New” Media Landscape: CNBCUTWC, 21stCFTW, ATTDirecTV, T-Sprint. We sent out our pre-breakfast discussion guide just as the Twenty-First Century Fox/Time Warner and Sprint/T-Mobile deals blew up. This made for an awesome, lively […]

Israel’s Iron Dome

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The politics of the conflict between Hamas and the State of Israel are well documented, and I’m sure you have already formed an opinion about who is at fault and what must be done. This article is not about any of that. It’s not about right or wrong, good or bad, politics or religion … […]

LG G3 Review: The Best Android Phone Available Today

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If I had to buy an Android phone today, I’d run to the store and pick up an LG G3. It is, without question, the best Android-powered smartphone available today, July 20, 2014. This may or may not be true tomorrow or in a week or a month – such is life in the world […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review

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Will Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 replace your laptop? That’s the million dollar question. Microsoft says it absolutely can – and they’re right. The Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft’s newest tablet. The device has a bigger screen than its predecessors (12”), is more powerful and comes with better accessories. All in all, there are five models, […]