Ethereum ÐΞVcon-0

The Ethereum first developer’s conference playlist

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March 24, 2017 at 10:11 pm 0 comments

Contemporary Media Use in Pakistan BBG Research Series

Contemporary Media Use in Pakistan BBG Research Series

Even though this research is slightly dated (late 2014), it gives a good overview of the media landscape in Pakistan and the data points can easily be extrapolated. According to BBG (Broadcasting Board of Governors), television is the primary type of media used in Pakistan: “Pakistan Remains TV Market, With […]

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February 11, 2017 at 6:26 pm 0 comments

The IT Gamechanger for Business: Ethereum or Web 2.0

This week I came across a new technology that will be a gamechanger for the web. Basically it is a framework for an improved web, especially in relation to business transactions. In 2008, an anonymous programmer using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakomoto,  published a white paper proposing the creation of currency […]

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February 10, 2017 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

The Film Experience – MIT Open Courseware

The Film Experience – MIT Open Courseware

The experience of film from one of the top universities in the world. Includes a playlist of 30 lectures

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June 7, 2016 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

Paris Awakening – How To Do Filmmaking in the Digital Age

Paris Awakening – How To Do Filmmaking in the Digital Age

Demo video with Panasonic GH4 4/3 camera   This breakthrough camera shoots in 4k and puts portable pro gear within reach of many more people. Get rid of your DSLR and your camcorder and buy one of these. You be able to do more with less. It will enable you […]

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September 16, 2014 at 4:19 am 0 comments

ProtonMail Will Offer a New Option for Secure Email

ProtonMail Will Offer a New Option for Secure Email

A new startup will offer a better option for secure email. ProtonMail offers end-to-end encryption and self-destruction for the most secure kind of email communication. Now in beta testing, ProtonMail is accepting reservations for secure email addresses. They have maxed out the capacity of their current servers, but will send […]

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July 30, 2014 at 5:28 pm 0 comments

Jeremy Rifkin on the Emergence of a New Economic Model

Jeremy Rifkin on the Emergence of a New Economic Model

Jeremy Rifkin, advisor to the EU and China and lecturer at the Wharton School, speaks about the emerging “zero margin economy.” In summary, companies have fixed costs and marginal costs to bring a product or service to market. The marginal cost of something is the additional cost of producing an […]

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July 25, 2014 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

Education and Google Apps

Education and Google Apps

Jeff and Sam from Google talk about Google Apps Education Edition More at http://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/education/

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January 21, 2014 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

Khan Academy a Viable Model for Online Education

Khan Academy a Viable Model for Online Education

The Khan Academy model is presents an effective way to do online education. The videos are freely available on Youtube, and students around the world participate by dubbing the audio track into their own language. These courses can easily be dubbed in Urdu and made available to Pakistani students, and […]

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November 18, 2013 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

John Hendricks on Starting Discovery Channel

John Hendricks on Starting Discovery Channel

John Hendricks talks about how he started the Discovery Channel. His book on the subject, Curious Discovery was very helpful in a number of ways. First, it isn’t wise to tie a channel’s identity to a particular technology. Hendricks mentioned he gave NBC the chance to invest in Discovery early […]

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September 17, 2013 at 3:14 pm 0 comments