Category Archives: technology

‘Minority Report’: The Future is Now

In my personal warmup for the AFC and NFC championship games on TV, I watched the movie “Minority Report.” The Tom Cruise movie was directed by Steven Spielberg, and was released in 2002. That has quickly become part of a … Continue reading

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Digital vs. Print Advertising: Tipping Point Update

My recent blog post on revenue from digital advertising vs. print at The New York Times touched on something that obviously is being discussed in the corner offices of the world’s leading newspaper. Based on recent financial results, I projected … Continue reading

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Carly Fiorina, and Other GOP Debate Social Media Information

Don’t shoot the messenger here, as I have not decided which party — including a possible third party — that I will vote for in 2016. However, there were no women on the stage for the prime time GOP debate … Continue reading

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Digital Advertising Tipping Point in Sight

  Newspapers’ digital efforts — in advertising and content — have been well chronicled lately. However, there’s some recent information that indicates that a watershed moment is within reach. An analyst blog post on Nasdaq.com (dated 7/13/15) gave a revealing … Continue reading

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Is News Marketing (and Vice Versa)?

The one-world, 24/7 environment of the Internet, social media and mobile technology in the 21st century has made me wonder something. Is news (the “breaking, film at 11, read it while it’s hot” kind) another form of marketing? And if … Continue reading

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The Grateful Dead: ‘Fare The Well’ Concerts Conclude at Soldier Field in Chicago

Updated 7/6/15 Via jambase.com: The Dead perform “Truckin’ ” and “Touch of Grey” in their Fare The Well finale Sunday. Via jambase.com: Here’s a recap of Day 2 (7/4/15) in Chicago of the three Fare The Well gigs. — “It’s … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, Ten Years After

Twitter wasn’t around, and unfortunately neither was my bulky digital camera in 2005 when I had my first and still only media rendezvous with Donald Trump. In a weird way, it’s kind of like your first trip to see Santa … Continue reading

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