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Consumed By Data? You’re Not Alone

As I write this blog, I’m streaming music from my Spotify, while occasionally checking our Facebook and Twitter feeds as well has having an IM conversation with a friend about why Transformers: Age of Extinction is 2 hours 45 minutes. So yes, if you’re being consumed by data, you’re not alone.…

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UE BOOM

Hey Audiophiles, I Have Something You Want to Hear

I got at UE BOOM recently and I promise you that for under $200, it’s everything you’ve ever wanted in a portable speaker.   First, it’s about the size of a water bottle that if you’re part of corporate America like me, you see everyone with during the weekly staff meeting. So while it…

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Why the World Needs the Man of Steel

“Superman is undeniably the greatest Super Hero in the world and likely the most influential comic book character of all time.”  – Diane Nelson, President, DC Entertainment. I wasn’t always a huge fan of Superman. I thought he was too much of a “goody-goody” and the anti-heroes were…

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Did Nate Silver Use Data to Predict This Blog?

I’d like to think that statistics-fu grandmaster Nate Silver used data to predict writing this blog, but I doubt it was the case. But then again, he’s shown an amazing sense of accuracy in some of his predictions ranging from sports events to the 2008 election. Yet given the fact he was one of…

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SXSW HOV Sweepstakes

What’s the Seagate “House of Vans” Sweepstakes?

I’m so glad you asked. Unless you’ve been down chillin’ in the Serengeti, you’re probably aware of a little “festival” called South by Southwest in Austin, Texas that starts this coming weekend. Seagate will be on hand at SXSW (Booth 1307 at the Austin Convention Center) where we’ll be…

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Seagate – More Than Just a Hard Drive Company

Sometimes it’s hard to describe exactly why my hard drive is so important and relevant to my life — after all, we love our hard drives because we don’t notice them; they just work. But you often see me comment that storage is the center of a digital lifestyle (or some paraphrased…

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House of Cards

The Impact of Big Data, House of Cards and You!

Love them or hate them, what Netflix did with their exclusive series, House of Cards, was genius.  This article in the New York Times covers it in greater detail, but the short version is that Netflix used all of their subscriber profile data a.k.a. big data (viewing habits, likes, interests, etc.)…

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What Data is Important To You?

One task I’ve been putting off doing is organizing my data. I regret it being something that I didn’t do better initially because now things have grown somewhat out of control. This was something I was going to try and conquer during the holiday break but it’s like cleaning out the garage –…

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PlayStation

The Evolution of PlayStation

Up until the release of the current console systems, the gaming community knew to expect a new system every 4-5 years. The evolution of the Xbox® 360, the PlayStation®3 and even the Nintendo® Wii have extended the lifespan of these systems much longer. Add the inclusion of media applications such…

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Kristen Madsen, Sr. Vice President, The GRAMMY Foundation®/ MusiCares Foundation®

The Importance of Playing It Forward – Guest Blog

A special thank you to Kristen Madsen, the Sr. Vice President, The GRAMMY Foundation®/ MusiCares Foundation®  for contributing today’s blog. =================================== On Sunday, February 10th, the GRAMMY Awards® will put a spotlight on the very best that music has to offer from…

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