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BridgEx: Cross-Platform TV Tracking

Posted by jgro in Bridge Experiences, Quick Thoughts

MediaPost blogger Cory Treffiletti posted effusively on a new service offering from media analytics giant Nielsen that enables tracking of viewership across different distribution platforms: Surpriseā€“Nielsen to Track Cross-Platform TV Programming! Essentially, broadcasters can now measure viewing patterns and relationships between watching programs on television, the Web, iPods, and mobile platforms. What will follow quickly […]

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Bruce Mau’s Incomplete Manifesto

Posted by jgro in Quick Thoughts

One of the most resonant pieces of Bruce Mau’s Incomplete Manifesto is this gem:

40. Avoid fields. Jump fences. Disciplinary boundaries and regulatory regimes are attempts to control the wilding of creative life. They are often understandable efforts to order what are manifold, complex, evolutionary processes. Our job is to jump the fences and cross the fields.

After fifteen years of work experience, across a wide range of industries, I have seen no stronger correlation for the success of an individual or a team—all else bein equal—than the degree to which this polite suggestion is followed.

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Martin Luther King Day

Posted by jgro in Quick Thoughts

Today we’re taking a few moments to reflect on the life of the Man, and tell our kids about him, too. Happy MLK Day.

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