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Media Orchestration + Cloud

Media Orchestration + Cloud

With over 23 years in the industry, Art Raymond has been involved in media and advertising for the totality of his career. From the very beginning, Art’s goal was to build the most efficient multi-channel publishing platform…
Joaquin Lippincott
April 14th, 2021
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Back to work

For the first time in 12 months, I am exploring options for an actual office space outside of my home.  As many of you know, Metal Toad went...
Joaquin Lippincott
April 13th, 2021
Understanding the Cloud Media Workload: Content Creation

Understanding the Cloud Media Workload: Content Creation

The HPA Tech Retreat is the pre-eminent gathering of industry-leading thinkers and innovation-focused companies engaged in the creation, management, and dissemination of content. At the HPA Tech Retreat, the most compelling…
Jonathan Mills
March 31st, 2021
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Tips to manage stress

In this pandemic`s time we are all living, stress can be really part of our lives. We all have stress sometimes in our life, at work, at home, and on the road. Sometimes we can feel especially stressed because of a bad…
Nadia Fornaro
March 25th, 2021
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How to host a virtual conference

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Joaquin Lippincott
March 24th, 2021
Back to the future - of websites

How to make a website

22 years ago, I worked at a company called LACityWeb.com.  The company failed in the year 2000, but back in 1999 we were selling websites. The sales pitch was that a website was a key part
Joaquin Lippincott
March 17th, 2021
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How to work remotely

Get our top 5 tips to doing remote work right. We've been working remotely since 2019 and learned a number of things the hard way.
Joaquin Lippincott
March 10th, 2021
What is wallstreetbets Reddit?

What is wallstreetbets Reddit?

It's likely been impossible for you to miss all the talk about GameStop stock. This upside is due to a corner of the internet called Reddit. More specifically, a corner of Reddit called r/wallstreetbets.
Joaquin Lippincott
March 4th, 2021
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What is Clubhouse?

By now you've probably heard about Clubhouse, the hot new social app. While I'm sure many of you are already on the inside, perhaps even hosting your own events, I've learned a few things since I joined that you might find…
Joaquin Lippincott
February 24th, 2021
AWS reInvent

Top 3 takeaways from AWS re:Invent 2020

Talk about going big—AWS re:Invent 2020 went virtual this year, proving just how exponentially things can scale when they happen in the
Corinna Gelster-Borgardt
February 24th, 2021
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How to Host a Website on AWS in 5 Minutes

For most casual website owners, it’s often easy to simply use a hosting provider with built in support for their CMS and integrating analytics.  However, for the curious and ambitious, hosting directly on cloud (Amazon Web…
Tony Rost
February 22nd, 2021
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What is Machine Learning?

Machine learning is a field of computer science where mathematical systems “learn” from massive data to adjust their internal models using linear algebra and statistics. It is not a new discipline; machine learning has…
Meghane Hardin
February 21st, 2021

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