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Latest Blogs from Shelly Palmer
“Self-driving cars are the future of ride-sharing,” proclaimed an industry expert who shall remain nameless. The comment struck me as ridiculous. From my point of view, Uber (and all car services) already provide self-driving cars. You don’t drive the car; the driver does. Do you reall...
My monthly “new iPhone every year” payment just joined my cable bill, my water bill, and my electric bill as grudge expenses. I hate paying them because the companies charge more and more for the same stuff, and there’s nothing I can do about it. Oh, and one more thing ... The post iPh...
Shelly Palmer talks with Maggie Lake about the new iPhone X and what it might mean for Apple. Original Airdate: September 12, 2017 The post iPhone X: Financial Opportunities for Apple | Shelly Palmer on CNN originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Everything we know about the Apple Event and the iPhone X - updated live. The post iPhone X and Apple Event: Here’s What We Know originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Have you ever been stumped by a homework assignment and needed help solving the problem? If your answer to this question is yes, help is a snapshot away. Shelly Palmer talks about homework apps like Socratic and Got It Study with Fox 5 anchors, Jennifer Lahmers and Sukanya Krishnan. F...
Proponents of the technology tout its convenience and the idea that you never have to remember your wallet or a password, ever again. While they are technically correct, chipping people invokes a train of thought that quickly descends to the darkest of places. The post Chipping People:...
Shelly Palmer talks about some of the features of the new Samsung Galaxy Note8 on Quest Means Business with Paula Newton. Original Airdate: August 23, 2017 The post The New Samsung Galaxy Note8 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
At its Unpacked event in New York City this morning, Samsung unveiled the all-singing, all-dancing Galaxy Note8, complete with all the bells and whistles to make it the best smartphone the world has ever seen… until the next big smartphone release, of course. The post Samsung Galaxy No...
As morally reprehensible as President Trump’s populist politics may be, his inability to take a firm, unambiguous stance against racism, fascism, and white nationalism is unforgivable. I categorically reject arguments from those who suggest subtle nuanced explanations for what I heard ...
Shelly Palmer talks about the new National Institute of Standards and Technology's new Password guidelines on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: August 15, 2017 The post Passwords: Long or Cryptic? originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer speaks with Richard Quest about Disney's announcement to pull its video off of Netflix and start its own streaming service. Quest Means Business on CNN. Original Airdate: August 9, 2017 The post Disney vs Netflix originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis about the corrupted hub of criminal activity surrounding the dark web. The post The Perils Surrounding The Dark Web on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Back, by popular demand, a reprise of my 8 Hottest Tech Trends of 1776. Enjoy! A little more than 241 years ago, our forefathers used the best technology available to inspire colonial proto-Americans to revolt against King George. At that time, the “best” technology available was the ...
Here’s an idea … I’ll call it “Nuber.” You can think of it as a technology that offers all the value Uber offers, but the drivers get all the money. Here’s how it would work. The post Nuber – The End of Uber and Central Authority originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis about the best mobile apps for streaming the solar eclipse occurring on August 21, 2017. Original Airdate: August 1, 2018 The post Using An Astronomy App To Watch The 2017 Solar Eclipse on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly...
Shelly Palmer speaks with Maggie Lake on CNN about Snap's future, Apple's earnings and Uber's CEO search. Original Airdate: July 31, 2017 The post Snap, Apple & Uber – CNN originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Considering that we’re living in the “Platinum Age of Video Production,” the pending SAG/AFTRA contract is an insultingly bad deal for rank-and-file Guild members. The post SAG/AFTRA – Vote No! Here’s Why. originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer speaks with Richard Quest about Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google on a record-breaking day for the DJIA and the S&P on Quest Means Business. Original Airdate: July 26, 2017 The post FANG Earnings: What Should You Think? Quest Means Business CNN originally appeare...
Shelly Palmer talks about the end of fitness trackers and Verizon's Wear24 Smart Watch on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: July 25, 2017 The post Are Fitness Trackers Over? How About Smart Watches originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
According to Gartner, 2017 is the year CMOs (chief marketing officers) will buy more tech than CIOs (chief information officers). This is truly unfortunate. CMOs should never buy tech, ever! The post CMOs Shouldn’t Buy Tech, Ever! originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
You wrote an explanatory email, you sent a PowerPoint deck, you crafted a white paper, you created an infographic, you made a video, and with all that, people in the meeting still had questions. It’s because you didn’t sing what you meant. The post Sing What You Mean originally appeare...
Jawbone just went belly up. Fitbit is on life support. The Quantified Self movement is busy measuring the last days of the fitness tracker fad; its 10,000 steps of fame are up. The post Losing Weight Just Got Easy Again originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis about Snapmap, a new feature available on Snapchat. Can Snapchat users trust this new location based feature? Or should users disable the Snapmap feature? Original Airdate: June 27, 2017 The post Should Snapchat Users Trust Snapma...
Because the velocity of data is increasing and will always increase, the need for data literacy is increasing and will always increase. This does not mean that to be a successful executive you have to become a data scientist – quite the contrary. It means that in order to be a successf...
We deal with procurement departments everyday. It's a fact of modern day corporate life. But this week, I've had to respond to so many RFPs asking for "blue disco balls," (my metaphoric name for a specific kind of middle management error that most vendors, suppliers and even solutions ...
Shelly Palmer talks with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis about the best WiFi gift for Father's Day. Boosting the WiFi signal in your home with the Samsung Connect Home, or the Eero Wireless will surely keep dad connected this Father’s Day. Original Airdate: June 13, 2017 The post WiFi f...
I was going to write about a specific threat to brand marketing this week. But, considering the recent vicious attacks in London, I want to revisit a thesis about a specific threat from brand marketing. The post The Invasion of Ideas originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Is your Android phone infected with Judy malware? Shelly Palmer talks about how you tell if Judy is on your device and what you can do about it - with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: May 30, 2017 The post Is the Judy Virus on Your Android? | Shelly Palmer on ...
Just for fun, here is a list of buzzwords, biz speak, and hipster droppings that should be banned from every business meeting forevermore. The post My Banned Words for 2017 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
When to start using machine learning in your business is not a hypothetical question; it’s a question you must answer today. Not because I say so, but because your competitors are working on their answers as you are reading this. So here are a few thought starters to help you explore y...
Worried about robots taking your job? You have a weapon and one last chance: automate, or die! If your job is process oriented, for example, calculating make-goods for improperly filled orders, your whole department will be automated soon. Don’t let the pink slip surprise you. If you ...
Shelly Palmer talks about the Microsoft Surface Laptop with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: May 9, 2017 The post Microsoft Surface Laptop Review | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Machine learning, AI, cognitive computing, natural language understanding, image recognition, pattern matching, autonomous devices – these are just a few of 2017’s loosely defined catchall phrases. But in practice, they each refer to a significant field of study that is guaranteed to h...
Shelly Palmer discusses Facebook's earnings with Richard Quest on CNN. Original Airdate: May 3, 2017 The post Facebook Earnings Questions originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer speaks about the Samsung Galaxy S8 and demonstrates some of the new phone's capabilities on Fox 5 New York with Antwan Lewis and Teresa Priolo. Original Airdate: May 2, 2017 The post Samsung Galaxy S8 Review | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palm...
Analysts estimate that by 2030, self-driving cars and trucks (autonomous vehicles) could account for as much as 60 percent of US auto sales. That’s great! But autonomous vehicles are basically computers on wheels, and computers crash all the time. Besides that, computers get hacked eve...
Clients want us to deliver online experiences that are competitive with Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google, and other top-tier tech companies because that’s what consumers demand. This has created a war for talent unlike anything I’ve seen in my career. While it must be fought, it ca...
The TV business was once ruled by overnight ratings. Those metrics are becoming less and less meaningful in a world of mobile-first consumers. Online networks such as Netflix and Amazon don’t want or need third-party ratings. They know exactly what is being consumed, by whom, and when....
Technology has always driven massive changes in the business of television. The movement from the Broadcast era to the Pay TV era was powered by the new technologies of cable and satellite. And the engine of the next major shift — from cable to OTT (over the top) — is powered by broadb...
While sales of 4K television sets are spiking, broadcast capabilities are lagging. The irony here is rich. For traditional distributors (cable providers and satellite distributors) to offer higher-quality formats, often they must take on major capital expenditures, upgrading gear throu...