The internet is abuzz with the rumor that Google is about to acquire Twitch, the videogame-focused spinoff of Justin.tv. The price? $1 billion. http://bit.ly/1sNODH9 A lot of the coverage has focused on Twitch’s monthly audience of 45 million unique viewers, which is certainly impressive. Just about the only TV program that exceeds that level of … Continue reading Live Video Is About The Broadcasters
People have this concept of a Dream Job. Yet they go about getting their dream job in exactly the wrong way. Most people chase their dream job like the protagonist in a romantic comedy chases their “true love”: A frantic effort to find The One. Yet getting a job doesn’t determine your job. Rather, you … Continue reading You get the job you train others to give you
This morning, I heard the death knell for traditional broadcast television. My 6-year-old, Marissa, woke up called me to the living room. “Daddy, can I watch TV?” “Sure,” I said, reaching for the remote control. “No, not that TV,” she said, “This TV.” She held up the iPad, which the kids have been using to … Continue reading RIP, TV
Words cannot describe how delighted I am that NBC is now streaming full episodes of “The A-Team” online. I still remember the glorious days of my youth, when I could turn on the television and watch the antics of George Peppard, Mr. T, Dirk Benedict, and Dwight Schultz. Silly BA, why didn’t you figure out … Continue reading I Pity The Fool!