Phil Abatecola

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It's Official: The TV Industry Is Dying

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Recent industry statistics are confirming a major trend which has been in place for several years now: American consumers, especially the young, are moving away from traditional TV and increasingly spending their time and attention watching videos online or engaging in …

How to Avoid YouTube Pitfalls According to Evan Carmichael

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success doesn't happen overnight -- it takes practice and persistence. Take it from Entrepreneur Network partner Evan Carmichael. Carmichael recorded on camera 700 times before he finally felt comfortable.<p>In this video interview, …

Rick and Morty spoofs Georgia v. Denver Fenton Allen

<i>The State of Georgia</i> v. <i>Denver Fenton Allen</i> may seem like a parody when in the context of <i>Rick and Morty</i>, but it is a very real courtroom case made …

Rick and Morty

MIT and DARPA Pack Lidar Sensor Onto Single Chip

Smaller than a dime and with no moving parts, MIT's lidar-on-a-chip is exactly what cars and robots need Photo: Christopher V. PoultonAt MIT’s …

New tech lets you watch 3D movies without the funky glasses

Someday, moviegoers may be able to watch 3D films from any seat in a theater without having to wear 3D glasses, thanks to a new kind of movie screen.<p>The new technology, named Cinema 3D, overcomes some of the barriers to implementing glasses-free 3D viewing on a larger scale, but it's not …

A Beginner's Guide To Installing Magic Lantern On Your DSLR

Magic Lantern is free software that runs on Canon DSLRs to give them enhanced features with more control for shooting video. It's like custom …

A new wave of Indian web series is narrating women's stories with refreshing honesty

The recent Indian web series <i>Ladies Room</i> starts in an unlikely location: a dirty women's toilet in a Mumbai local train. What follows is even more …

Feminism

The story of the YouTube star feared kidnapped or trapped

Growing fears among fans of a popular English vlogger have prompted an investigation by police.<p>Marina Joyce, who makes YouTube videos about fashion and beauty for over 700,000 subscribers, was reported to be “safe and well” by authorities who performed a welfare check at her home in north …

An easy guide to colouring with LUTs in Adobe Premiere and DaVinci Resolve

Lookup Tables, or LUTs, are simply amazing. LUTs are like presets, but work across all platforms and software, for both video and stills. LUTs can be …

“Stranger Things”: 8 Movies from the ’80s That Inspired Your Latest Netflix Obsession

This teen drama from 1983 might be the most accurate means of dating “Stranger Things,” as it’s on the marquee of the local movie theater throughout …

Comic-Con: Joss Whedon on the Problem With Modern Movies and How to Solve It

“Thank you guys for coming out to watch my nervous breakdown,” Joss Whedon said, on a platform by himself in a 7,000-seat auditorium.<p>How do you know …

Francis Ford Coppola brings experimental 'Live Cinema' workshop to UCLA

"I am still a boy scientist in my heart," Francis Ford Coppola said to a group that had gathered at a UCLA theater to hear the legendary director talk about his latest project, an ambitious process he calls "Live Cinema."<p>On Saturday morning the five-time Academy Award winner sat on a raised …

Algiers told us they want a robot to scratch their backs at Panorama

Soulful southern rock band Algiers spent some time at <i>The Verge</i> lounge at Panorama yesterday, and we got the once-in-a-festival chance to pick their brains about gadgets and Justin Timberlake. They reminded us the NSA probably already knows everything about them, a health goth meme is always good …

Edward Snowden designed an iPhone case to prevent wireless snooping

Edward Snowden is still trying to combat smartphone radio surveillance three years after spilling the NSA's secrets. With help from hacker Andrew "Bunnie" Huang, Snowden presented on Thursday designs at the MIT Media Lab for a case-like add-on device that monitors electrical signals sent to an …

Surveillance

A QR code in last night’s Mr. Robot leads to a mysterious website

<i>Mr. Robot</i>'s second season premiered last night, but Elliot remained analog for the duration of the episode. He exiled himself from the internet as a way to detox his brain, which is currently a little cluttered with hallucinations of his dead father. In part, this meant that instead of working on a …

Mr. Robot

YouTube Pays Billions, But the Music Industry Says It's Not Enough

YouTube often seems a bit like the allegory of the elephant and the blind men, each of whom describes a different part until it sounds like a …

Tim Ferriss, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Seth Godin on the role of creativity in business

One of my most strongly-held beliefs about creativity, that’s gone on to drastically shape both how I use creativity in my own life and how I explain it to others, comes from Maya Angelou. As she put it, “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”<p>This concept of creativity …

Creativity

Warner Bros. paid YouTubers for positive game reviews

Warner Bros. has settled an FTC complaint accusing the company of paying YouTubers "hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars" to make positive review videos for <i>Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor</i>. FTC filed the complaint back in 2014, after the studio ran an online marketing campaign for the game. …

Internet

One Secret Ingredient of Great B-Movies

So-bad-they’re-good cult films The Room, Birdemic, and Samurai Cop all feature the same thing: American small talk written by foreign filmmakers.<p>Small talk, many argue, is the worst—a tedious practice that makes personal encounters shallow. In January, an actuary named Tim Boomer wrote a Modern …

Los Angeles

The 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' YouTuber Gambling Scandal Is Beyond Contempt

The YouTuber/<i>CS:GO</i>/gambling/ethics controversy has been covered in-depth already, but I thought I’d jump in and say a few words of my own.<p>Trevor ‘TmarTn’ Martin and Tom ‘ProSyndicate’ Cassell, the two YouTubers behind the scandal, have run a long-con, willfully, gleefully scamming their own …

12 YouTube Channels Every Entrepreneur Should Subscribe To

Reading business books and blogs is a great way to keep up with the latest marketing trends, research growth strategies, and pick up new life hacks. …

This 12K Timelapse of L.A. Was Shot with a 100MP Camera

Want to see what the 100-megapixel Phase One XF 100MP medium format camera is capable of? Check out this amazing 12K time-lapse video of Los Angeles, …

Time-lapse Photography

Get Ready For More Podcasts on YouTube... A Lot More, Thanks to Libsyn

Last week, one of the biggest podcast hosting companies, Libsyn, launched a feature that lets its customers automatically publish podcasts to …

Podcasting

Structure Archives

If you’ve ever seen an episode of Bill Moyers’ show Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth from 1988, where…

Archives

Seeing the Truly Invisible with DIY Shortwave UV Imaging

We’ve all seen how to peel IR filters off digital cameras so they can see a little better in the dark, but there’s so much more to this next project …

YouTubers Revealed as Owners of CS:GO Gambling Site They Promoted Without Disclosure

YouTube stars Trevor "TmarTn" Martin and Tom "ProSyndicate" Cassell have been embroiled in a controversy involving the promotion of CSGOLotto.com, a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive weapon skin gambling website they own but did not disclosed a connection to.<p>Both Martin and Cassell have posted …

YouTube Has a Quality Problem and 4 More Takeaways From Vidcon 2016

The digital media sphere has investors from every major media corporation, but not a lot of respect from major media outlets.<p>Screaming tweens. Boy …

Buzzfeed Video Accused of Stealing YouTube Stars' Ideas

YouTuber Akilah Hughes calls on advertisers to stop supporting viral site<p>A YouTube star is calling on advertisers to stop supporting BuzzFeed Video, …