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Steve Rosenbaum

WeMedia's iPad Economy

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Just a scant four weeks after the launch of the iPad, WeMedia had the wisdom to gather some folks to spend a day exploring the future of the iPad eco...

Kodak CMO on Who's Getting it Right?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Rosenbaum

Q&A: Who in the market is "getting it right"? Steve Rosenbaum: When you look out into the marketplace right now are there a couple of companies that ...

Apple's History of Attacking Journalists

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Apple has historically and consistently taken a litigious hard line on journalists who cover the company with anything that isn't in the form of a company authorized press release.

Venture Capital Danger: Angels and Thunder Lizards Ahead

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Rosenbaum

There's some evidence that Venture Capital is facing the same kinds of threats that the big music labels found themselves struggling with just a few years ago.

Steve Jobs' Porn Problem

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The best way to manage porn on mobile devices might be to put it behind a pay wall - where you have to be identified and age verified.

Content Is King No Longer

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Not since Gutenberg have we seen such a significant change in who is able to use the tools of content creation to engage in a public dialog.

Mobile Explosion will Surpass Desktop: Morgan Stanley

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

While we spend our days experiencing the evolution of the Web in real time, the mid and long-term trends are now starting to emerge. Two significant W...

Is FREE Dead? NING Pulls the Plug

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

There's no doubt that NING's pulling the plug on a popular, growing, vibrant free community product couldn't have been an easy decision. But does this really mean that 'Free' doesn't work?

"Content Strategists" Gather in Paris! (ah Springtime)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

The power of the realization that we're all content producers is that collectively it levels the playing field.

Creating a Happiness Culture: Zappos CEO Shows the Way

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Rosenbaum

As you read Delivering Happiness, it's clear that Hsieh is talking about customer happiness, but also employee happiness, and even his happiness. He says the goals of happiness aren't mutually exclusive.

Is "Everyone" the Media now?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

However you read it, Clay Shirky's new book clearly has something to say. The world was formerly broken up into passive consumers and powerful distributors, but now it's being blown apart by the web.

Are You NYC's First Chief Digital Officer?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

New York is looking for a world class Chief Digital Officer, and that has created an obvious question -- what is the role of CDO, and who is the right...

Steve Jobs is a Nine-Year-Old Child

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Steve Jobs has the personality, temperament and behavior of a nine-year-old. I've suspected this for a while, and now I can prove it.

PdF10 Takes the Gloves off: The Internet, Obama in the Crosshairs

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Michah Sifry opened with a live video of oil gushing into the Gulf. The freedom to see the disaster didn't change the fact that we weren't doing anything. Remote engagement only takes you so far.

Crowds Gather to Play With the iPad

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The Apple Store on the Upper West Side of Manhattan had fans, buyers, and the curious crowding around to touch the iPad...

A Wolff In Web Clothing

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

In sitting with Michael Wolff, the writer turned aggregator, the first question is an obvious one: why? Why take another bite at a web media start up when his last attempt ended so badly.

Current TV's Jason Silva is thinking about Death - a lot.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

He's one of the best-known faces on Al Gore's TV network Current TV. Venezuelan born media persona Jason Silva is some newfangled hybrid of Journalis...

Arrington Disrupts NYC -- and Likes It

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

TechCrunch Disrupt deserves a serious recap, because it's possible that it will quickly be the gold standard for tech conferences.

Confessions of a Newspaper Thief

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Back then, a newspaper was a product. A physical thing. But today the news is digital. It moves at lightning speed and is delivered to my desktop computer almost instantly.

The FCC Asks - "What Should We Do?"

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

As agile new competitors are born on the web, companies like Viacom and Newscorp are all lobbying hard to protect their franchises and release them from the strictures of regulation that limit ownership and consolidation.

Bob Garfield: Mad Prophet of Madison Avenue

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

To grey-haired ad execs, wide-eyed media planners, and even furry blue children's characters, Garfield is the man who told the truth, and said: advertising's 'emperor' had no clothes.

What Google TV means to Tivo, Boxee, and the gang

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Three major events happened last week. The era of Old TV ended. The era of New TV began. 1. NBC canceled 'Law and Order' 2. TiVo had its lawsuit a...

NY Searching for "Chief Digital Officer"

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The announcing of a Chief Digital Officer for New York comes just months after the successful Big Apps competition put the city on par with other municipalities embracing digital data.

HarperCollins' Debbie Stier Breaks Down Publishing In 2010: 'A Tale Of Two Cities'

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." A great sentence that could well have been written about 2010 and the world of book publishin...

SXSW - Austin: The Heart of the Content Revolution

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

In the 'gig' economy you can write a free blog post, give away a few free chapters for your paid e-book, sit on a panel for free and do paid keynote speeches all at the same time.