[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120308_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] You can stop holding your breath—Apple announced the newest iPad. Among the updates to the tablet are a high-resolution retina display, 4G LTE connectivity and the ability to shoot HD video. The new iPad goes on sale March 16th with the cheapest model costing $499. In other Continue Reading →
YouTube
A programming deal between Disney and YouTube was made last fall and the site has finally put some of the content online. Around 70 videos from the Disney Channel have been uploaded, many of which are full-length episodes of older shows. Securing kids’ programming could be important to YouTube’s future success. Read the full article Continue Reading →
We have entered a new health age in this early part of the 21st century. Humanity and particularly Americans are entering a new time of medical miracles and health care. The thinking, delivery and economics of medicine and health care are changing and these changes will be accelerating in the next few years. In the Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120306_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] A programming deal between Disney and YouTube was made last fall and the site has finally put some of the content online. Around 70 videos from the Disney Channel have been uploaded, many of which are full-length episodes of older shows. Securing kids’ programming could be important Continue Reading →
Amazon
Amazon is looking to branch out into producing original TV content. The company is hiring executives to help develop original series for both the web and network television. Similarly to YouTube’s original content, Amazon wants to turn crowdsourced ideas into professional productions. Read the full article at Wired.com Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120214_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Apple is finally answering those criticizing the conditions of the factory where many of its products are made. The company has hired an outside organization to conduct a labor audit at the Foxconn factory located in Shenzhen, China. Many claim that Foxconn is subjecting employees to long Continue Reading →
super-bowl-2012
Have you ever wondered how to maximize the word of mouth from your Super Bowl ad? The Super Bowl remains the most watched annual TV event in the United States – an average of 44% of all homes watched last year. It’s not so much a TV show as a major cultural phenomenon. Its ability Continue Reading →

Memes to Movements

Connected
The three forces of the Shift Age are the Flow to Global, the Flow to the Individual and the Accelerated Electronic Connectedness of the planet. There are 7 billion humans alive today and 5.3 billion of them have cell phones. 3 billion people connect to the Internet every day. These are the forces and the Continue Reading →
Social Media
The FBI has asked contractors to create an application that would let the agency scrape social media websites for information about potential domestic and international threats. The program would only collect information users make publicly available on sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The information will be analyzed to predict the actions of suspect groups. Continue Reading →
Ed Spychalski
This is an educational story about how a problem escalates if not handled promptly and properly. The local HUD Housing Authority Board of Directors in Saratoga Springs, NY is in the middle of a public relations disaster and is fanning the fire with all of the wrong actions. This NBC video summarizes the story. Originally Continue Reading →