Tag Archives: user experience

Pay by the Size of the Screen? Not Likely

This was recently reported by Variety. “DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg thinks the windowing model of feature films will become a “pay by the inch you watch.” During the Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Corporate World panel at the Milken Global … Continue reading

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When TV Viewers Get Control

Netflix released the second season of the House of Cards Friday February 14, 2014.  All thirteen episodes were immediately available. My wife and I viewed 5 of them in one afternoon.  We plan to complete the season within the next … Continue reading

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As Social Media Marketing Increases, Will TV Ads Decline?

“What is originality?  To see something that has no name as yet and hence cannot be mentioned although it stares us all in the face.  The way men usually are, it takes a name to make something visible to them.” … Continue reading

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Who Are Those “People With The Algorithms”?

I am continually fascinated by what mass media business leaders think about the Internet. This was brought into relief for me recently while I was reading Steven Johnson’s new book, Future Perfect: The Case For Progress In A Networked Age, … Continue reading

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The Film Experience Hackathon (and why you should attend)

Yesterday my twitter feed brought news of an event taking place on October 13-14 in NYC that anyone interested in film should attend.  As described on its web site: The Film Experience Hackathon is a weekend-long event whereby hackers, filmmakers … Continue reading

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“These pictures, by now familiar to the Court, remain the basic story of our case.”

The verdict on the Apple–Samsung lawsuit was delivered last Friday afternoon.  Many people are weighing in with verdicts on the verdict.  Some proclaim the end of innovation, others proclaim it is about to begin. Some try to pick the winners … Continue reading

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Why Babe Ruth and Michelangelo would love the iPad

Software engineers call it “user experience”, the phrase that describes the way human beings interact with computers. Unfortunately this “user experience” is often not the most “human” of experiences, as it seems designed more for engineers than regular people. Now … Continue reading

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