Digital-first – a transitional strategy for traditional newspaper companies

January 15, 2012 Leave a comment

After a haitus of more than a year, just starting to get back into surveying the News Media landscape.

Here’s a video from November 2011 where Jeff Jarvis hosts Justin Smith, CEO of Altantic Media, and John Paton, CEO of Digital First Media, Journal Register, and Media News, at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism speaking on the role that a Digital-First strategy has in transforming their publishing business models and operations.


Ad Targeting at AOL using Couchbase

December 31, 2011 Leave a comment

Nice presentation by Matt Ingenthron from August 2011 on ad targeting at AOL using Couchbase.

Slides for the presentation can be viewed here.


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Ellen Levy on pulling resources together to solve difficult problems

November 20, 2011 Leave a comment

A very nice talk from Ellen Levy – VP of Strategic Initiatives at LinkedIn – at the Business Innovation Factory’s Collaborative Innovation Summit in 2007 on pulling resources together to solve tough problems. Levy talks about her experience as Director of Industry Collaboration and Research for MediaX at Stanford University. In her role, Levy wired together companies wanting to solve tough problems with interdisciplinary faculty members at the Stanford.

Anyway, here’s the talk.



October 7, 2011 Leave a comment

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Interview with Dr. Daniele Ganser and Michael Ruppert on various deep political topics

June 12, 2011 Leave a comment

An extraordinary interview with two of my favorate deep political researchers: Dr. Daniele Ganser, author of NATO’s Secret Armies: Operation Gladio and Terrorism in Western Europe, and Michael Ruppert, author of Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil. Their respective books provide a profound examination of the operation of the Anglo-European “deep state”. Anyway, here’s the interview:


Quantitative Easing Explained – the Bears explain

June 12, 2011 Leave a comment

I just love this video:


Bill Moyers 90-minute program on the American deep state, from 1987

June 12, 2011 1 comment

Wow, how little we’ve learned over the past 25-ish years. The following video is a 90-minutes program aired in 1987 by a much younger Bill Moyers, following the relevalations of the Iran arms-for-hostages deal:

Amazing how much deeper and pervasive the national security state is today after 9-11, as documented in this 2010 write up by the Washington Post.