Joshua Z Hernandez

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5 Bad Habits That Are Making You Less Creative

Are you undermining your creative potential without even realizing it?<p>Most of us want to be creative - and probably much more creative than we are right now. In fact, according to a global study conducted by Adobe in 2012, only 25% of people in U.S., U.K., Germany, France and Japan feel that …

StratusCore, a digital content production startup used by Netflix and Sony, comes out of stealth

StratusCore, a 5-year-old Seattle-based startup that helps digital content creators with cloud-based production technology, is finally coming out of …

How we started the Arab world's biggest music service

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1272000/1272794_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533061280_c7c62cb29e75cc35d38b6ff799793857<p><b>At the turn of the century, as mobile phones were taking off, there was a fad for novelty ringtones. People were paying small sums for their new</b> …

Middle East

Obama’s edict to help immigrant entrepreneurs start companies in the U.S. is finalized

(<b>Updated Jan. 18</b> to reflect the correct date the rule takes effect).<p>The Department of Homeland Security has officially published a provision to make …

How To Get Songs Placed In Film And TV (8 Rules You Need To Know) - MTT

<i>This post was written by Ari Herstand and originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog. It is an excerpt from his new book How To Make It in the New</i> …

Can Pop Music Thrive in Trump's America?

Ten days away from Donald Trump's inauguration, we consider the effects of a bigoted administration on popular culture.<p>Trump's America is a terrifying prospect. By now we're all familiar with the cold sweat-inducing checklist of civil rights under threat thanks to our President-elect. These threats …

Are Entrepreneurs an Endangered Species? 3 Safeguards to Ensure You're Not Next.

The middle class is withering away and financing is difficult to secure. But that doesn't mean entrepreneurs should abandon their dreams and stick to safer routes.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs may not be going the way of the dodo -- not yet -- …

How This YouTube Star and Entrepreneur Stays Motivated Every Day

Jackie Aina shares her advice about how to stay encouraged despite obstacles.<p>In this video, YouTuber and cosmetologist Jackie Aina shares what she loves about entrepreneurship and provides advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.<p>To Aina, entrepreneurship is about having as many different hands in as many …

Entrepreneurship

Blockchain could completely transform the music industry

Digital music really could use some help. Industry revenues are dipping due to piracy and illegal use of content. Singers and composers are being short-changed by music companies and streaming services. And business models built upon patterns and practices dating back to early 20th century, decades …

Blockchain

Innovation Is Management

Every entrepreneur wants to be Steve Jobs. But the Steve Jobs they want to be is the Steve Jobs on stage presenting the new iPhone at an Apple event. Not many entrepreneurs want to learn how to be Steve Jobs the day-to-day innovation grind. Innovators in large companies are not any different. I …

Why Sub Pop's founder quit the music industry - and what he thinks of it today

For most of his career, Sub Pop founder Bruce Pavitt had a front row seat to the most subversive elements of punk rock culture.<p>His music career …

All Three Major Labels, Pandora and RIAA Announce Support for Hi-Res Audio Streaming

With a large swath of the industry onboard, how long before streaming services offer premium audio tiers?<p>A large swath of the music business, …

deadmau5 Debuts BBC Radio 1 Residency With Tons of Techno: Listen

If anyone in dance music could be labeled unpredictable, it's deadmau5. He does what he wants precisely when he wants, and for the most part, he's …

Electronic Music

How the composer of SimCity and Fringe went from scoring games to making them

Sci-fi adventure Divide is the debut release from Chris Tliton’s new studio<p>For the last few years, Chris Tilton has crafted the sounds of TV shows and games like <i>Fringe</i>, the 2013 reboot of <i>SimCity</i>, and <i>Assassin’s Creed Unity</i>. Tilton enjoyed scoring games, but he’d long wanted to make one of his own. …

Rapper T-Pain on Why Games Play a Crucial Role in His Work, Family

“Mannnn do I hate waking up early,” T-Pain groans, to nobody in particular. It’s just past 1 p.m., and he’s been playing <i>Watch Dogs 2</i> for a press …

Video games have pushed music to the background, says Doom composer

<i>"Something I try to do in a lot of my work is bring the music more up front, [to] get people to remember [and] enjoy video game music again."</i><p><i>- Mick</i> …

How Margaret Thatcher Took On Acid House

All-night raves known as Acid House parties were spreading across the UK in 1989, ‘the Second Summer of Love.’ But it took a letter from an MP’s …

The 10 Best Indie Rap Projects of 2016

We almost got too much music in 2016, which made finding new artists a fairly difficult task. I became a bit jaded: Music started blending together, …

What Does It Take to Make It in the Music Industry?

<i>What would you recommend to learn how to survive in the music industry as an artist and/or manager of artists? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Glen Sears, PR, Demand Generation, & Digital</b> …

Apple Publishes Its First Artificial Intelligence Paper

Earlier this month, Apple made a splash when it told the artificial intelligence research community that the secretive company would start publishing AI papers of its own. Not even a month later, it’s already starting to make good on that promise.<p>Apple has published its very first AI paper on …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Music Marketing Predictions for 2017

E<b>ight percent.</b> The music industry grew 8.1 percent to $3.4 billion in the first half of 2016 and is on pace to expand for the second straight year. …

More Sour Notes Over YouTube, Music

The music business seems to be the nastiest place. Always fighting. Like, on Tuesday, Google said it paid the music industry $1 billion as a portion …

Blockchain Gains Momentum in Music

<b>Published on</b> September 23rd, 2016 | <i>by Amber Healy</i><p>0<p>When it comes to the future of the music industry, it would appear the smart money is on, and …

How No Man’s Sky exposes the gaming generation gap for 80’s kids

I have a No Man’s Sky moral dilemma. I’m doing something that I worry may, in the long term, compromise my enjoyment of the game. “Playing it! That’s …

Facebook has finally made its move against one of Amazon's biggest properties

Say what you will about people watching other people play video games live. The numbers don't lie.<p>Twitch is available on every game console to either watch games played or to broadcast your own. It's available on phones, tablets, computers, and set-top boxes like the Apple TV. It's the standard …

Social Media