1980’s Cartoons and Online Success

When I think of the challenges that media companies are experiencing in conquering the online world, the list includes these items: Mastering new media Embracing the competition Measuring effectiveness Managing the cultural shift Respecting their foundation while preparing for the future Are these really so different from the challenges that our 1980’s cartoon friends experienced?… Continue reading 1980’s Cartoons and Online Success

Categorized as web

The Lifecycle of iPhone Ownership

The week of Apple’s launch of the iPhone has finally arrived. Whether it is a hit or a flop, I have a feeling that the following illustrations will pretty much cover our relationship with the iPhone over the next 12 months:

Categorized as mobile

Newspaper Launches Text-to-Audio Feature

Some innovation for online newspapers: “The Washington Times has launched a new online feature that automatically translates all of the newspaper’s staff-written content, as well as some AP content, into streamed audio and MP3 files, allowing users to listen to articles they would normally read in the print version or online.”

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The Death of Podcasts

Fred Wilson has suspended his Podcast, and I have to say, I don’t blame him.There are two reasons Podcasts don’t work for me: Creation: It is not as easy as simply talking a blog entry, and posting it. It is an incredible amount of work to conceive, record, and edit.  Consumption: The internet has allowed… Continue reading The Death of Podcasts

Podcasting Gear, Cheap

Pwop Productions gives their recommendations for podcasting equipment, for a total of $500. (Thanks to Robert Scoble for the pointer.) Robert also muses on his thought process in creating a new video podcast. And what the world needs now is Podcast awards.