Anthony De Rosa

Interview with Dan Rather

By Anthony De Rosa
December 6, 2011

I’ll be interviewing Dan Rather of HDnet this evening at 8:30pm ET. Dan’s career spans over 50 years, he’s seen ten presidents come and go, reported on more than twenty conflicts and wars while on the ground from most of them. He was the longest tenured broadcast anchor and managing editor in television history, serving 34 years at CBS Evening News. Today he’s breaking new ground at HDnet, and syndicating to next generation convergence platforms like Blip.tv

Is Social TV the future of television?

By Anthony De Rosa
November 18, 2011

I spoke to Christy Tanner, EVP and GM of TVGuide.com to talk about the rise of Social TV and discuss if it can truly transform how we watch television.

News agencies must evolve or meet extinction

By Anthony De Rosa
November 16, 2011

Imagine you’re a reporter and you suddenly witness a major news event occurring right before your eyes. Do you snap it to the wire, file a story to your website, or tweet it out to your followers? If you’re at the AP, you damn well better not choose the latter.

The highly anticipated release of Call of Duty

By Anthony De Rosa
November 12, 2011

I spoke to tech correspondent Liana Baker about Call of Duty : Modern Warfare 3, the biggest video game release ever.

So you think you have a great idea for an app?

By Anthony De Rosa
October 26, 2011

What goes into making a great application? In a three part series I sit down with Richard Ting, SVP of Social and Mobile Platforms at R/GA to find out.

A look at the operational groups at Occupy Wall Street

By Anthony De Rosa
October 22, 2011

I took a tour of the operational groups at Occupy Wall Street at the start of the third week of the occupation.

How do objects talk to us?

By Anthony De Rosa
October 5, 2011

I stopped by the MoMA exhibit, ”Talk to Me” – and explored how objects communicate with people.

Is technology killing jobs?

By Anthony De Rosa
September 26, 2011

I talked to Jeff Jarvis who discusses how technology has created a lower demand for many type of jobs that are likely never to return. He proposes how we might deal with the consequences.

Don’t dismiss the Wall Street occupation

By Anthony De Rosa
September 26, 2011

It would seem that a populist uprising against corporate greed would find a widely approving audience, yet the current occupation of Wall Street has mostly been received with a mix of muted support and mockery. The now week old protest, which has been reported to have attracted several hundred activists this past weekend, is struggling to be understood.

David Karp discusses Tumblr’s growing pains

By Anthony De Rosa
September 8, 2011

The very platform this post is appearing on is undergoing a bit of a revolution. The rise of blogs over the past decade has begun to give way to microblogging platforms, such as Twitter and Tumblr. The difference between the two is that microblogs tend to rely heavily on short bursts of information: links, photos, videos and brief messages. Blogger fatigue gave way to sharing smaller, less labor intensive bits of content.