Monthly Archives: August 2012

Remembrances of things past

I’ve reblogged a great article with a poor title from GigaOm, “The one big thing that newspaper visionaries didn’t foresee.” That article brought back so many memories, particularly the memo from 1992 by Robert Kaiser, a former editor at the Washington Post. I won’t rehash any of it here, I strongly recommend you go read […]

crystal-ball August 21

Originally posted on Gigaom:
It’s easy to forget sometimes that the world wide web has been around for more than two decades now, or that it has caused massive and ongoing disruption of almost every form of content from books and newspapers to music and movies. In the early 1990s, only a few really foresaw…

564px-Old_radio August 08

Originally posted on The Trichordist:
By David Lowery (Copyright in the author, used by permission) What follows is based on my notes and slides from my talk at SF Music Tech Summit.  I realize that I’m about to alienate some of my friends that work on the tech side of the music business.  These are…

Bundesarchiv_B_145_Bild-F001105-0004,_Köln,_WDR_Fernsehstudio August 07

The Future of Event Broadcasts

One of the greatest challenges in any event broadcast is coverage. Apart from the standard budgetary and staffing constraints, productions have to deal with available camera positions that are often less than ideal, as well as having to second guess coverage needed for more dynamic events such as festivals, non-traditional sports, and wide-ranging events such […]