Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene slammed the east coast this weekend and tore down power lines, leaving over 4 million people without electricity. Poor infrastructure and an incredibly high volume of cellphone use crippled communications for many. States are estimating billions of dollars in damages and have no definite timetables for fully restored service. Read the full article at

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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