The reason I am so interested in this story, and the reason I have chosen to lead with it, is not to critique it -- far from it -- but to try to understand why it was billed as a program for the digital age, and just as importantly, try to understand just what "traditional" sampling is and why this was so breakthrough.
This week on Hacking TV: YouTube digs deep to cover fair use defense for creators; Vice continues its promiscuous flirtation with all the platforms and networks it can; MSNBC explores rare sharing relationship with Bloomberg; and Yahoo's negative press barrage continues.
This was huge for me. For seven years, I'd been sending out my writing, hoping someone somewhere would take notice. I'd been fortunate to be featured on some terrific websites, but none with the notoriety of Yahoo.
Aside from the exciting, albeit still long over-due step major tech innovators are taking to foster family leave policy change, what particularly interests me about this story is the sheer timing of it all. Despite it being a well-timed PR move, that isn't to say the change itself isn't a good thing.
A growing number of companies - from hi-tech corporations like Yahoo and Intel, to healthcare corporations like Kaiser Permanente and Genentech - are taking a more holistic and sophisticated view of health.
What we need is for people like Mayer to say publicly that they are not our role models; to recognize that while their own wealth of options make the work-life policies and laws that they oversee irrelevant to them, those systems are essential to the rest of us.
A spokesperson for Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced today that Mayer is overwhelmed by the outpouring of heartfelt insults in response to her announcement that she is pregnant and plans to take a limited maternity leave. S
With 85 percent of Americans online, content is king today for marketers -- to build brands, demonstrate expertise and sell product. And no strategy may be more effective -- or "kingly" -- than video content and video marketing
Here's the question that must be asked: Why are we questioning Marissa Mayer's personal decision about how to balance her work and family lives when too few people have this option at all? The last time a male CEO was asked questions about how he would balance having a new baby and with work was never.
Infosys is not the only Indian company growing inorganically. 2014 saw the highest number of Indian mergers and acquisitions transactions in a decade - 1,177 deals valued at $50 billion. This resurgence applies to pharmaceuticals, finances, telecommunications, and more.
I'd never been to Iceland -- for some reason, I always assumed it was far, far away. But I was off to film in Greenland and decided to fly via Iceland instead of Denmark, due to said free stopover.
I finally got off my butt, gave away my office desk, and I'm now committed to standing. Sitting for work, everything I did blurred together. Standing...
The bank of the future will be in our pockets or on our wrists, not on street corners or housed in high-rise towers.
If you Google why do, the first search entry that comes up, that finishes the question for you, is why do dogs eat poop. How does the human brain work? How does the theory of relativity work? Nah.
Individuals, Companies, Governments and Brands need to pay careful attention to the correlation between search, social media and reputation control and management.
You can't entirely blame ABC News for desperately trying to find a way to remain relevant. After all, they're hard-wired into a 6:30 p.m. time slot in a world where our connected devices deliver real-time updates.