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Shelly Palmer

Are You Ready for a World of Cats?

David Sable | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
David Sable

The real issue is that with all of our talk of pinpoint targeting, with all of the: "I know everything about you," rhetoric, with all of our supposed personalization, customization and individualization, there is a plague of irrelevant and undifferentiated ads infecting our lives.

AppleWatch: Android Clobbering iPhone & Cook's Short Slide to Insignifigance

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.07.2016 | Technology

Apple' CEO Tim Cook is on a tirade. He obviously sees Android and Google as the lethal threats they are to the Apple' iPhone/iOS kingdom. But he doesn't want anybody else to know that.

Which Came First? The Chicken or the Egg... Data Science Can Help

Shelly Palmer | Posted 04.20.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Is your organization ready to build a data science department? Would your senior business leaders know what questions to ask your data scientists?

Freewheel WiFi Phone Service from Cablevision - Taking 'Voice as an App' to a New Level

Shelly Palmer | Posted 04.10.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

With the evolution of WiFi roaming technology that allow devices, like the Freewheel Moto G, to "roam" from WiFi network to WiFi network (similar to cellular telephone handoff protocols), WiFi phone services may become practical alternatives to traditional mobile phone networks.

Emperor of the Internet

Shelly Palmer | Posted 04.04.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

If a motivated hacker targeted you, you literally would not know you had been attacked until after it was over. From a skilled hacker's point of view, you have glass windows, glass doors, the lights are off, there's nobody home and you left the back door open.

US Tech Policy: SOTU 2015

Shelly Palmer | Posted 03.28.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

During his State of the Union address the President of the United States made several specific references to the state of our technology. The problem is that no one can agree on how this might be achieved.

Fast and Affordable Broadband for Everyone

Shelly Palmer | Posted 03.21.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

What type of investor will invest in a long-term infrastructure play designed for non-premium, price-sensitive consumers? You already know the answer... it's us, the taxpayers.

Lessons From CES: It's Always All About People

David Sable | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
David Sable

To give you context, I was attending the annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show), an event that I have been attending since 1996 -- and to give you some more context, the DVD was introduced at the show that year.

The 2015 International CES: What You'll See

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.28.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Its sheer size can be daunting... over 150,000 attendees will visit over 3,600 exhibitors covering over 2,000,000 square feet of exhibit space. Where do you start?

Sony Hackers: 'The World Will Be Full of Fear'

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
Shelly Palmer

Some people are calling the attack on Sony an act of cyber-terrorism (which it clearly is). Some are calling it cyber-bullying, albeit by the best, most powerful cyber-bullies we have encountered to date. But this actually may be a new kind of warfare, empowered by our addiction to, and our accelerating reliance on, technology.

The Best Action Cams: GoPro vs. SJCAM 4000 vs. Polaroid vs. Drift Ghost vs. Garmin Virb Elite

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.15.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

If you just want to memorialize your cab 1080 double cork, or are planning to parachute out of a capsule from the edge of space this holiday season, you're probably in the market for an action cam.

Pilgrim Tech: The Hottest Tech Trends of 1620

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.30.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

On August 15, 1620, the "Old Comers" set sail on two merchant ships: the Mayflower and the Speedwell. In honor of these fiercely committed individuals and the Thanksgiving they created for us, here is a short list of changing philosophies circa 1620.

5 Ways You'll Be Hacked On Cyber Monday

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.24.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

There's a reason Gmail sent that email to your Spam folder. Leave it there. If you didn't ask for it, don't click on it!

CBSN: An Interactive Streaming News Network

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.10.2015 | Media
Shelly Palmer

All the production glitches and on-screen typos and technical issues will be taken care of soon enough. What will continue to evolve is a world-class news service for a connected world.

À La Carte Cable Is Almost Here

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.03.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Let's try to imagine a world where anyone -- you, me, Google, the Chinese government, a VC firm, basically anyone with enough money -- could make a deal to distribute any channel of television over the public Internet. The key to understanding this is to define the word "channel."

Tumblr: The First Step to Yahoo's Porn Empire

Shelly Palmer | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Quite a bit has been written about Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr. The business issues are interesting - Is Yahoo paying too much? How will Yahoo trans...

Mobile World Congress and the New Mobile Horizon

Shelly Palmer | Posted 04.17.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

As our world gets more and more connected, smartphones and tablets will not only do the work of laptops, they are likely to replace or enhance more traditional objects like wallets and credit cards. An Internet of Things... that's the New Mobile Horizon.

Thanks, Zuck: I'm So Excited to Spend My Weekend Sorting Out My Activity Log

Shelly Palmer | Posted 03.25.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

What this means is that each and every one of us is going to have to spend hours sorting through our Activity Log sooner rather than later, making sure nothing that we're not ready for the world to see is on there.

Shelly's Holiday Wish List 2012

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.15.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Lots of people are asking me what's on my wish list this holiday season. For me, the list is pretty modest: I'd like a Tesla Model S electric touring sedan. You'd like one too - they are simply awesome! But, since that's not in the cards, here are the top five tech gifts I'd give.

iPad Mini Review: Apple Hits a Solid Double, But Is It For Everyone?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

The iPad Mini is a winner. Yes, it will be much better with a Retina display and an A6 processor when the new one comes out in March or next summer. But for now, if you want an iPad Mini, just go buy one. After all... nothing else will do!

Tablets for Everyone!

Shelly Palmer | Posted 12.29.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Is the Surface a Tablet or a Laptop? Perhaps it's somewhere in the middle. Will you love it or hate it? So much depends on your Windows needs and how closely integrated you are into the world of Microsoft.

Reviewing The Verizon iPhone 7

Shelly Palmer | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

June 2015 - Dateline Cupertino, CA - In a somewhat anticipated, kind of lackluster presentation that felt old and threadbare, Apple announced the debut of the iPhone 7 today to tepid applause and few accolades.

Connected & Not Connected

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Right now there are two kinds of people and two kinds of devices: connected and not connected. This may sound obvious or trivial; I assure you it is not.

Personal Facebook Cleanse

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.24.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

I'm going post a simple message to my personal profile, "I'm doing a Facebook cleanse, like or comment here if you want to remain my Facebook friend." If people don't like the post or comment, I am going to unfriend them.

Filter Success: The End of Social Discourse

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.05.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Republican fact-checkers say that The Washington Post Fact Checker is wrong and that the plant did close in 2009 under President Obama's watch. What would an impartial view of the speech have thought? What did you think? Now, just for a second, put your politics aside.