2017 is (again) the Year of Video

Yes, we’ve had a few years we’ve called “The Year of Video” and yes I think 2017 will be importantly different than those other years. In the past, when we talked about the “Year of Video,” we were primarily focused on existing video content. But I see subtle changes taking place this year not about…

'Twas the Night Before Christmas 2016

Here's my annual tech rendition of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. A recording can be found here ‘twas the night before Christmas and in all through the house there were computers a plenty but not many a mouse It’s the end of the year Another one’s done So light the yule log And lets have some…

#7 - 2016 New York City Marathon Recap

The New York City Marathon is like nothing else. It is one of the World’s iconic marathons, perhaps the World’s single most iconic marathon. Over 51,000 runners finished this year’s race – putting it almost 10,000 finishers ahead of Paris and Chicago, the second and third largest marathons in the world respectively. The event gets…

Seeing Green

This morning a friend linked to a talk by Jill Thomas that has me thinking about green. Before moving to SoCal, Jill lived in Northern Virginia for a few years. In the early years of diving deeper into photography and building a budding business, she took some of my favorite family photos when she hauled…

What Scares Me

If I look deep within the innermost of my soul, deep into the darkest deepest crevasses of my heart, I'm scared. I'm scared of relationships. I'm scared of commitment I suppose. I'm scared that I will fail the person I have come to love deeply. I'm scared that I will fall short. That I won't…

#6 - 2016 Venice Marathon Recap

With my sixth marathon in the books (all in the last 12 months), I thought I'd start offering a quick recap of the races. I'll start with the one I just finished and if I make the time, will go back and try to provide recaps of the first five marathons. I often get asked…

CES 2017 Trends to Watch

Each year, I develop a presentation that examines trends to watch at CES. I presented an early draft of that presentation this week in Prague. I'll update this presentation as I develop it further. In the coming weeks I'll write more about these trends. In the meantime, you can find the current iteration of my…