Tag Archives: Amazon

Your Sneak Peek into Hollywood’s Future in 83 Minutes

September 7, 2012

83 minutes is a long time. It’s…  … eight times longer than my 6-year-old’s attention span … about seven minutes shorter than the average feature film … and, it’s not quite twice as long as Bill Clinton’s 2012 DNC speech 83 minutes is also the amount of time that the average Machinima Network viewer spends… Read More »

Social Media, Profit, and the New Math – Who’s Making Money

June 7, 2010

Oh yeah, this is one hot topic. Just about everyone that we speak with from communications to studios to gaming companies are madly focused on how to ring the register with social media today. It’s like a really fascinating math problem that everyone figures has an obvious answer but only a few can crack the… Read More »

No Problem… I’ll Buy It on Amazon

May 18, 2010

I live and die by the internet. I work remotely, and have loads of embarrassing evidence of angry confrontations with my spouse over *my* allegations of *his* abuse of bandwidth while we work from our home offices. (It’s never his fault, but I’m Italian, and we have tempers. We blame people. It’s in our blood.)… Read More »

The First Flinch…Amazon gives in just a little bit

February 2, 2010

  I’ve raced road bikes on and off for more than 10-years. I am one of the tactically dumbest riders I know. It’s always been a short-coming when I’m out-there, and so I’ve spent many races having to rely on brute strength to place, while my team-mates use their brains more than their legs. But,… Read More »

Amazon e-Publishing: To everything, turn, turn…

January 25, 2010

I never understood the reason why “turn, turn, turn” interrupted one of the most poignant lyrical (and, hey, if we’re honest, biblical) lines of all times. “To everything, there is a season…”   Well, despite its efforts to reinvigorate, reinvent, reestablish itself as a viable business, traditional book publishing may have seen its season close… Read More »

CES Showcases Content Anywhere. Here’s a Real-World Reality Check.

January 12, 2010

So, I’m writing this blog on the 12th of January, 2010. Who knows, really, what day you’re actually reading it. The 12th is a significant day, however, in that it is a day after January 10, 2010—the day CES wrapped for the year. CES has been the harbinger of new technologies and gadgets to come… Read More »

Ah, the holidays: Turkey, Family and a New-Kind of Consumerism

December 2, 2009

In the aftermath of this Thanksgiving, and in anticipation of the holidays yet to come, I thought I’d share a post with my kind followers about the miracle of the season. I love Thanksgiving—I’d venture to say that it used to be my favorite of the holidays. But, this season—for what seems the first time… Read More »