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Practically Culture

I’ve started a new project with a good friend (Logan Beaux) called Practically Culture. It’s a podcast and a “videocast” (funny how I feel like I need to put “videocast” in quotes and not podcast). Basically, it’s a series of 10-15 minute YouTube videos where Logan and I review the latest pseudo-culture of the week.

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Category: Internet

Netflix Made My Switch to Hulu Plus Easy

Unless you’ve tried really hard to avoid tech news, you probably know that Netflix made two big announcements within the past few weeks: 1) it’s splitting up it’s DVD-by-mail and streaming media businesses and 2) it’s splitting up it’s DVD-by-mail and streaming media businesses. The first time it made the announcement, it was just a price

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A Tale of Two Cautious Entrepreneurs

Back in 2008, I was finishing up my MBA at Purdue University when an opportunity presented itself. I was the teaching assistant to Scott Jones (yes, that Scott Jones) who was, at the time, teaching an entrepreneurship capstone course. A PhD student approached me with a demo of patent pending technology that had already received

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Category: Internet

Is Accessibility About to Overtake Ownership?

Greetings from the sky! I’m writing this on my flight back to Seattle from Boston and noticed that the tech-news-o-sphere is all abuzz about Amazon’s new cloud music products recently announced. In a nutshell, Amazon automatically now is giving its MP3 customers accessibility to their music anytime and in any place via an online digital

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Unlimited Matters: Goodbye, Mozy. Hello, Carbonite.

About a month ago, I got the following email from Mozy: Dear Mozy Customer, Thanks for being a valued Mozy subscriber. For the first time since 2006, we’re adjusting the price of our MozyHome service and wanted to give you a heads up. As part of this change, we’re replacing our MozyHome Unlimited backup plan

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No Thank You, Radiohead, Please Sell Where I Shop

First, a quick recap on Radiohead’s place in the world of digital distribution experimentation: In 2007, Radiohead decides to release their album “In Rainbows” exclusively on Radiohead.com with a unique “choose your own price” model. You pick how much you pay (free being an option), and you then can download the album. Next, comScore releases

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