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Latest Blogs from Shelly Palmer
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...
Shelly Palmer talks about self-driving cars and how much safer they will be than human drivers on Fox 5 New York with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: April 11, 2017 The post Can Self-Driving Cars Ever Be Safe? | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shell...
FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google/YouTube) is about to take a huge bite out of traditional network TV (ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox), and the media business will never be the same. The post TV May Actually Die Soon – Stay Tuned originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
As the head of a network, he’s clearly correct. According... The post Too Much TV? Depends Where You Look originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
You can turn a microwave into a camera and I’ll teach you how in a minute, but before I do, let me share this news item. In a recent interview with a reporter from the Bergen Record, Kellyanne Conway was asked about surveillance. She responded: “There are many ways to surveil each othe...
Shelly Palmer talks about WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption and the problems and challenges of letting law enforcement have access to encrypted conversations on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Robert Moses. Original Airdate: March 28, 2017 The post Should Law Enforcement Have Access to Wha...
Shelly Palmer talks about surveillance technology on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: March 21, 2017 The post Is Your TV Watching You? | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which ones will robots take first? First, we should define “robots” (for this article only) as technologies, such as machine learning algorithms running on purp...
Are robots coming for your job? What jobs will AI take last. Shelly Palmer talks about the future of work on Fox 5 NY with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: March 7, 2017 The post The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take Last | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shel...
What white-collar jobs will machine learning take first? The answers may surprise you. Shelly Palmer talks with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: February 28, 2017 The post The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on S...
Worried about how to digitally transform while you perform? Wondering how to change the tires while going 60 mph? Are you preparing your team for their digital journey? (It’s not a destination.) Are you trying to figure out how to transform yourself (or your company) into a digital pow...
Shelly Palmer talks with Maggie Lake about Samsung's issues, the new Galaxy 8, Mobile World Congress, AI and Natural Language Understanding (Alexa Voice Services) on CNN. Original Airdate: February 27, 2017 The post Samsung’s Galaxy 8, MWC and Alexa | Shelly Palmer on CNN origina...
All four major carriers are offering "unlimited" data plans. But, the devil is in the details. Shelly Palmer talks about it with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis on Fox 5. Original Airdate: February 21, 2017 The post Which Unlimited Data Plan is Right for You | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 ori...
For more than a decade, if Apple manufactured it, we purchased it – in bulk. There are so many Apple devices in our offices, someone once said, “It looks like Steve Jobs threw up in here.” That was then. The post Is Apple Over? originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks about Facebook's new image search powered by machine learning on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: February 7, 2017 The post Facebook Image Search | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Can you really win a Twitter or Facebook war? Yes, you can! Here, for your cyber-pugilistic pleasure, is a strategic primer that will make you invincible. The post How to Win a Twitter War originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks about Tostitos alcohol-sensing bag and its embedded near-field communications (NFC) chip that you can tap with your phone to call and Uber (if you're too drunk to drive) on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: January 31, 2017 The post Breath...
Samsung is about to officially release the findings of its internal investigation of the potential causes for the Note 7 thermal runaway issues. Although the results of these tests have been widely reported elsewhere, the findings are still under publication embargo, so I’m not going t...
Is Alexa always listening? Shelly Palmer explains how Amazon's Echo and Alexa Voice Service work on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: January 17, 2017 The post Just How Dangerous Is Alexa? | Shelly Palmer on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Apple's new MacBook Pro 15" is the most expensive laptop the company has ever produced. It's also supposed to be the best ever. This may be true, but unboxing it revealed some interesting issues that may influence your decision to purchase one. Shelly Palmer, CEO of The Palmer Group ...
If you let your imagination run wild in the world of automatic speech recognition (ASR) and natural language understanding (NLU), and you throw in a little fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD), you can come up with several illegal uses for systems such as Alexa Voice Service, Google Home,...
In this edition of Tech Leader Interviews with Tamara McCleary, presented by Thulium, Tamara interviews Shelly Palmer, CEO of The Palmer Group. An icon of the technology industry and tech expert frequently appearing on CNN, CNBC and Fox, Shelly talks about whats new and changed at CES...