Knowledge@Wharton today published an interview I did with Adobe Systems co-founder and co-chairman Charles M. ("Chuck") Geschke, whom I met over lunch near his home in Los Gatos, CA. While it's impossible to compress 26-years of leadership into a single conversation, the discussion covered a wide range of topics encompassing much of the history of … Continue reading Interview with Adobe Co-Founder and Co-Chairman Chuck Geschke
“Inventing the Movies” in Knowledge@Wharton
At the suggestion of one of my editors at Knowledge@Wharton, I expanded my earlier blog post on Scott Kirsner's new book, Inventing the Movies, into a longer review for Knowledge@Wharton. For those who are interested, the Knowledge@Wharton piece is here: 'Inventing the Movies': The Epic Battle between Innovation and the Status Quo in Hollywood
Olympics Coverage Rediscovers Garrett Brown’s Innovations
In addition to all the hoopla surrounding Microsoft's Silverlight video on NBCOlympics.com, the enthusiasm over the aquatic competitions seems to have generated a renewed interest in the camera technology used to track swimmers, divers, and other Olympians as they compete. The Wall Street Journal this week published "Now Diving: Sir Isaac Newton" about the DiveCam … Continue reading Olympics Coverage Rediscovers Garrett Brown’s Innovations
Digital Convergence: Will Sony Get it Right This Time?
Sony CEO Howard Stringer this past Thursday announced the company's plans to make video download services available through all of its major products over the next three years, including Sony televisions, computers, video game consoles, and music players. (See coverage in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.) Just one day after Knowledge@Wharton … Continue reading Digital Convergence: Will Sony Get it Right This Time?