As of the end of last year, both Mike Hayashi and Mike LaJoie officially retired from Time Warner Cable, but over the course of 25 years or so, the two Mikes were cable’s own version of a dynamic duo. (Just don’t ask them which one was Batman and which was Robin.) For their long, distinguished careers at Time Warner Cable, Hayashi and LaJoie were named CED’s Persons of the Year.
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On this day in 1883, Oscar Hammerstein patented his cigar rolling machine. As a young man, Hammerstein moved to New York City from the Kingdom of Prussia (now Poland) in 1864. He began working at a cigar factory and eventually worked his way to becoming a cigar maker.
Connectivity is great, perhaps especially for engineers and other scientists, but are we changed when we connect? And what could happen if people become connected themselves, through augmentations and implants?
On this day in 1962, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth. Glenn circled the globe three times in four hours and 56 minutes aboard the Mercury capsule friendship 7. He reached speeds of more than 17,000 miles per hour.
RDK is continuing to mature with each release, but it’s important to understand the architecture and what other functionality an operator might need to complete the offering. A thoughtful approach to building an RDK solution will benefit the operator both during and after deployment, making future support and subsequent releases a much smoother process.
Predicting the future is hard, and not for the faint of heart. But since CED is celebrating its 40th year, a number of friends graciously consented to help us out with our prognostications this year. Their contributions are herein.
It wasn’t all that long ago that anybody starting a streaming video business had to presume users would generally be sitting in front of (mostly) stationery PCs, landlocked in home offices and living rooms.
It’s no surprise that MSOs and others are taking a long look before leaping onto the programmatic bandwagon, but if they haven’t already done so, MSOs and other MVPDs should start down a programmatic adoption path.
The innovations at CES ranged from naïve and crazy to remarkably clever. Most won’t be around next year, many won’t make it through this year. But that’s the nature of risk.