Are We Experiencing (Another) Golden Age of Television?

The television landscape is very different now than it was in the first Golden Age of Television (basically around 1940-1960 if keeping track).  The television market has exploded in the last few decades going from the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) and adding literally hundreds of networks ...

Consumed By Data? You’re Not Alone

As I write this blog, I’m streaming music from my Spotify, while occasionally checking our Facebook and Twitter feeds as well has having an IM conversation with a friend about why Transformers: Age of Extinction is 2 hours 45 minutes. So yes, if you’re being consumed by data, you’re not alone. ...

#JackisBack and it Feels So Good

The following takes place between 4:00PM and 5:00PM…because that’s when I’m writing it. Who doesn’t love a comeback story? It happened for previous shows like Family Guy and Arrested Development where the show runs its course and is brought back either to another network or another format ...

Good Things – Small Packages – Ultra Mobile HDD

Mazda has a television spot currently that highlights the speed and power of Bruce Lee. The commercial highlights that just because something is small doesn’t mean it can’t pack a powerful punch – that “might can be light”. The same applies to our Ultra Mobile HDD drive. Bringing robust ...

Cloud Based TV – It Was Just a Matter of Time – CES 2014

Back in 2012, Sony made an interesting move and purchased Gaikai for $380 million dollars. Anyone who was familiar with Gaikai knew their specialty was in streaming PC games from the cloud. This feature changed the game (no pun intended) removing the system requirement barrier and opening top ...

50 Things We Don’t Do [Infographic]

Or do we? Is there anything on this list you still do? Leave a comment below.

What’s the Best of 2013…So Far?

Paste Magazine recently pulled some lists together touting what they feel are the “Best of 2013 (So far)” for albums, movies, videogames, books and TV shows. Having taken a gander at these lists, I’ve learned one thing – I need to read more, listen more, play more and watch more. I’m glad to ...

Why the World Needs the Man of Steel

“Superman is undeniably the greatest Super Hero in the world and likely the most influential comic book character of all time.”  – Diane Nelson, President, DC Entertainment. I wasn’t always a huge fan of Superman. I thought he was too much of a “goody-goody” and the anti-heroes were ...

The Landscape of Big Data

There is no denying that big data is a big deal. For those of you just joining our program, “Big Data” is defined as sets of data that is so large or complex that it can’t be managed with traditional data processing applications. Netflix is a prime example of a company that leverages big data ...

Your Storage Device is more Than Just a Hard Drive

“This device isn’t a space ship, it’s a time machine.  It goes backwards and forwards.  And it takes us to a place where we ache to go again. “ – Don Draper: Mad Men Like countless others since it’s return, I’ve been on a Mad Men kick as of late. I will sit in silence […]

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