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Steven Rosenbaum

Is Information Moving 'Too Fast'' Today?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.04.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

I've always been someone who thrives in a fast world. The more I've been able to access information, connect with friends and colleagues, and move inf...

Miller, Kilar, Karmazin, 3 Executives to Watch in 2013

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.31.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The more time I spend watching the media world evolve, the more I come to believe that there a very few number of executives who have the right mix of...

How New York Tech Is Poised to Lead 'Consumer Electronics'

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.23.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

This year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was notable, not so much for what was there as what has vanished.

New York Tech Scene Rising: NY Tech Meetup

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.14.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

A look at the New York Tech Scene from the NYCEDC Entrepreneur at Large: From the NYC Entrepreneur at Large - I admit it - it had been a while since...

Terms of Service: No Longer Just Fine Print

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.19.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It used to be that users would blighly just check the TOS box at the end of any sing up process for websites or software.

How to De-Risk Book Publishing

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.09.2013 | Books
Steve Rosenbaum

It used to be that having conversations with readers came after publication. But today a book is the outcome of thought leadership, blogging, and conversational leadership.

New York Tech Rising

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.08.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

This week, NYCEDC had an 'eat our own dog food' moment. We decided to have a 'virtual' office hours event for the Entrepreneur at Large community. We learned a lot, both about the tech and the city -- and most importantly we learned that we'll do it again.

New York Tech Rising

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

We're now fully in recovery mode, as both the tech community and the city works to repair, rebuild and get back to work.

New York Tech Scene Rising: (11/4/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

There are some great stories to be told, and we bail out -- dry out -- and powerup. But first, let's take a quick snapshot of companies impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Media, the Storm and How Sandy Changed Reporting Forever

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.02.2013 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Welcome to the new world of media, where the volume is massive, and the filters are human. It's a new way to think of news, but it's the way we're going to in the future.

Life Inside the Bubble -- The New Reality of the Campaign

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

As the marathon reaches its final days -- the pace and schedule is no less relentless than it was I the past. But the impervious nature of the bubble is changing -- as social media turns a closed system into an open and participatory democracy.

NY Tech Scene -- Rising (Week of 10/22/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.21.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Tech used to mean software, but that's changing rapidly.

NY Tech Scene -- Rising (Week of 10/1/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.30.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

Mayor Bloomberg had declared the week of September 24th "Maker Week" in New York -- and it seems every Maker for hundreds of miles in every direction took him up on it.

NY Tech Scene -- Rising (Week of 9/24/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.23.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

With the crisp fall weather setting in, last week was still red hot in the tech sector.

NY TECH Scene: Rising (w/o 9.17.12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.16.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

A look at the NY Tech Scene from the NYCEDC Entrepreneur at Large: This week marks the first full week of the fall tech season in New York - and ther...

The National 9/11 Museum: A Generation Needs It Now

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

The National 9/11 Memorial Museum deserves to be back on track with a firm opening date. It's importance overshadows a petty political squabble, and standing in its way puts the Nation's needs behind political objectives.

The Hamptons, Jerry Della Famina and Barack Obama

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 10.27.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

Last week, as I was enjoying my annual escape to the world of fresh corn, heirloom tomatoes and sunshine... I drove by an empty restaurant. Della Famina's was closed.

Will Associations Become Filters for Digital Overload?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

These groups of thought leaders are blogging, tweeting, meeting, and plugging in to social media with innovation and enthusiasm that in many ways surpasses many of the media organizations that I know well.

Alarm Bells: "Open Web" In Danger, Says Brin, Berners-Lee

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.29.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

One thing is certain. Politicians throughout the democratic world are pushing for stronger censorship and surveillance by Internet companies to stop the theft of intellectual property.

Is NYC Beating DC in Tech?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.21.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Today the New York tech scene is exploding. It's alive with talent, innovation, passion, and capital. How did that happen? And what can Washington learn from New York's tech renaissance that could help fuel and expand the fledgling economic recovery that now seems to be blooming?

SXSW: Overwhelming or Awesome? You Decide

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.13.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The idea of SXSW as a metaphor for the growth and overwhelming abundance of the web is more than apt. No matter how you cut it, the volume of panels, talks, conversations, parties, gatherings, bands, and food trucks is hard to manage.

The Patent Condundrum -- For Startups

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.27.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Within the startup world, patents are seen as anti-competitive force that stifles innovation. We're in a place where we need to walk a tightrope between the world of predatory patent prosecution and the need to promote one's invention with current patent law.

9/11: Ready for Its Primetime Close-Up?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.06.2012 | Entertainment
Steve Rosenbaum

More then 10 years after the buildings fell, the questions, emotion, and complexity of the 9/11 story may be able to start to become part of the public conversation. And, surprisingly, it was Tom Selleck who began to convince me of that.

NYC's Digital Future: A Projection

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.10.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

If you look at the data, New York is - today - the center of the media universe. Headquarters for 29 of global media companies - New York is 2.4x l...

The Digital Deluge: Explained

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.14.2012 | Books
Steve Rosenbaum

Business used to be so simple. Manufacturers made things. Stores stocked them. Consumers bought them. Rinse and repeat. Ah, it sounds so quaint standing in the marketplace madness that is 2011.