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Why Netflix Will Become THE Global Distribution Channel for Filmed Art & Entertainment.

(Editor’s note: I wrote this piece originally in response to this article from TheStreet.com:  Amazon vs. Netflix: Jeff Bezos Could Squash Reed Hastings Like a Bug) A) I’ve been an HBO subscriber since the 80’s, watched almost everything on it, and “House of Cards” is totally as good as anything that has ever been on …

Considering an Investment in Pandora ($P) in Light of Spotify, Rdio, and Songza

I really fell in love with Pandora a year or two ago. I think the market cap was treading around 2 billion. I told myself that if the Market Cap hit 1.5 billion, I’d make an investment. Well, I haven’t logged it, but it seems like it must have bounced off 1.5 billion about 7 …

How to Kill a Task or Force Quit an Application on the Galaxy SIII

Coming from iPhone, everything is taking a learning curve, but less than you might imagine, as each year, Android gets better and better, and this Galaxy SIII, as I write seems to be the phone of the moment.   Not that I understand the rationality behind how the pages are ordered or where they put …

Resources For Building, Optimizing, Growing Facebook Pages

The Choose Yourself Era – How to Get 100,000 Facebook Fans– James Altucher – Man, this is an incredible post by one of the Co-Founders of Buddy Media, which recently sold to Salesforce.com for 800 million. And from my understanding there business was and is about helping big brands with their marketing efforts using Facebook …

How to Share a Youtube Video At a Certain Point During the Video

This is so cool! I didn’t know you could do this. All you have to do is hit the button “Share” and below the URL link that they give you to share the video there’s a link called “Options.” If you click that it will give you the option of sharing the video to start …

Why Instagram Worked: Limitations Are Freeing

There are many reasons why Instagram worked: timing, mobile centric, the ‘limitations’ (iOS only), the design and logo were/are retro, warm, and appealing. But I think the primary reason Instagram worked were the filters. For the first time the masses like me, who’s only knowledge about photography is how to press the button, were able …