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  • JB: Digital Admiral - A Teaser Portfolio

    JB: Digital Admiral - A Teaser Portfolio

    Highlighted Projects & Achievements from 2007 - 20016

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  • Money, Music and Piracy

    Money, Music and Piracy

    As a part of the whole, digital sales now account for some 20 percent of all recorded music sales across the planet. That number is considerably higher in the United States, topping out at closer to 70 percent. The digital model is just more efficient and convenient for consumers and the industry alike. Gone are costs for manufacturing, packaging, retail space, and retail profit which eat up about 34 percent…

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  • Wondering What All This SOPA and PIPA Talk is About?

    Wondering What All This SOPA and PIPA Talk is About?

    Leave it TED and Clay Shirky to break it down and explain why it’s a bad idea.
    “What does a bill like PIPA/SOPA mean to our shareable world? At the TED offices, Clay Shirky delivers a proper manifesto — a call to defend our freedom to create, discuss, link and share, rather than passively consume.”

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  • The Age of Exabytes: Tools & Approaches for Managing Big Data

    The Age of Exabytes: Tools & Approaches for Managing Big Data

    “We are experiencing a big data explosion, a result not only of increasing Internet usage by people around the world, but also the connection of billions of devices to the Internet. Eight years ago, for example, there were only around 5 exabytes of data online. Just two years ago, that amount of data passed over the Internet over the course of a single month. And recent estimates put monthly Internet data flow at around 21 exabytes of data. [...]“

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  • The Web’s Impact on Entertainment

    The Web’s Impact on Entertainment

    How has the digital revolution affected film, music and the wider entertainment industry? Has iTunes been a good thing or a bad thing for artists? And what should actors, musicians and entertainment professionals do to really utilize the web for their work?
    Ariel “Ari” Emanuel addressed those questions and more in a 45-minute interview on stage at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco [...]

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  • What’s Next For Google

    What’s Next For Google

    Web 2.0 Summit (formerly named Web 2.0 Conference) brings the intelligence, innovation, and leadership of the Internet industry together in one place at one time. Through incisive plenary sessions, frank onstage conversations, rapid-fire “high order bits,” and Launch Pad, visionaries and executives from across the Internet economy present their unique perspective on the Web’s future. Web 2.0 [...]

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  • A Conversation With Mark Zuckerberg

    A Conversation With Mark Zuckerberg

    At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg provided some interesting insight into the current state of Facebook, Internet communication tools, and how the third-highest valued Internet company in the U.S. is enabling the future of social, in an in-depth interview with Tim O’Reilly and Federated Media’s John Battelle. [...]

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  • The State Of The Internet Industry

    The State Of The Internet Industry

    Legendary Internet analyst Mary Meeker has some statistics she thinks every Internet executive should know, including that iOS is growing faster than almost any other Internet technology in history.

    At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, the Morgan Stanley analyst led a rapid-pace presentation on the state of the Internet industry [...]

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  • Web 2.0 Summit: Points of Control Map

    Web 2.0 Summit: Points of Control Map

    With the Web 2.0 Summit 2010 kicking off in San Fransisco this week I thought I’d put up a link to the super cool, and super detailed, interactive Web 2.0 Summit Points of Control Map.
    “As themes for conferences go, Points of Control is one of our favorites. Our industry over the past year has been driven by increasingly direct conflicts between its major players: Apple has emerged as a major [...]

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  • The Rise Of Online Advertising

    The Rise Of Online Advertising

    Online advertising is showing healthy gains this year. During the first half of 2010, online advertising revenues were up 11.3 percent to $12.3 billion, according to a new report from the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PriceWaterhouseCoopers (embedded below). At this rate, the report estimates that online ad revenues for the full year should surpass the 2008 peak of $23.4 billion. [...]

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