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twich and sports

Twitch is the leading streaming platform. In 2007 it began as a wild experiment by Justin Kan, Emmet Shear, Michael Seibel, and Kyle Vogt. Seibel is the CEO of Y-Combinator, Vogt went on to found Cruise. Twitch has the coolest origin story of any company I’ve ever heard of. The team wanted to get people […]

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Sports Technology

Sports Broadcasting Technology

Within Sports, broadcasting has been the ultimate tool for success throughout the pandemic. Many competitions have come back to finish their seasons and broadcast games. The Champions League concluded with a tournament in isolation and currently the NBA playoffs are running in a bubble. Both events have been successful. Leagues understood the value of competing […]

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Shared Ownership

Over the last decade ownership models have shifted. They’ve transitioned from single party ownership to shared ownership. The most important benefit of a shared ownership model is that it promotes greater efficiency and innovation. The idea behind this is to spread the costs of ownership among more people and keep the benefits as high as […]

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Collaborative Technology

Collaborative technology are the tools & technologies that better facilitate group work, both remotely & in office. They trim the time & cost associated with working together by simplifying information sharing, assignment designation and workflow routing. There are two phases of effective teamwork; establishing effective communication and collaborating. Communication is how you transfer ideas from […]

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Atoms vs. Bytes

A byte is one of the smallest units of data, the sequences of 0’s and 1’s that represent everything you see on your screen. They make up our digital world. Atoms are the smallest units of ordinary matter that make up our physical universe. Bytes make up the virtual world and atoms make up the […]

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SMS for business

SMS or short message service is the service component of text messages. It is the dominant form of personal communication and is seeing an increase in business usage. Even without looking at numbers, anyone can see SMS becoming more important for businesses. When you walk into restaurants it’s more common than ever to be able […]

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Musings Technology

Oatly

Oatly, the cool oat milk.

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sandcourts.info

The website I’m writing about is sandcourts.info. It’s a list of beach volleyball courts from around the country. Check it out, and feel free to email me if you have some ideas or want to collaborate on it. Last week I came back from a friends house and by some stroke of luck had an […]

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Save your time. Automate.

Zapier & Integromat are automation tools that let users connect their online applications. Both are powerful and let you integrate web applications. When one event occurs in one software tool, a specific step occurs in another. The services include services like Airtable, Social Media Platforms, and Analytics services. Connecting services allows the user to save […]

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Forget about Excel

Spreadsheets are the general weapon of choice to organize, store and analyze data. Airtable is a cloud collaboration service that gives spreadsheets the features of a database, which adds a layer of sophistication. It allows business owners to decentralize and organize their records in an actionable and simple manner. Airtable is a jack of all […]