Crave More – The 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas

Crave_MoreWith just about 70 days to go until this years NAB in Las Vegas I’m getting excited about all the new innovations coming to broadcasting. I’ll be there in the BroadView Software Booth in the North Hall, but will wander out to check out all that’s new. In fact, this year I’ve created a special category to track my adventures, “Crave More”. What’s the NAB Show? The next several paragraphs explain it from the show site.

The world craves quality content. And for the pros who hunger to create and deliver it, the 2015 NAB Show® is the only source to satisfy your appetite. Overindulge in hands-on experiences with emerging technologies and the latest innovations, limitless networking and learning opportunities, and the inspiration to take your work to the next level.

Attendees representing every sector of the industry will be there. Broadcast, Digital Media, Film, Entertainment, Telecom, Post-Production, Education, Houses of Worship, Advertising, Military/Government, Retail, Security, Sports, IT and more converge in Las Vegas for six days to feed the need of next-generation content.

Popular and fresh attractions served up in 2015 will include Connected Media|IP, focusing on the consumer experience; the Drone Pavilion, featuring a fully enclosed “flying cage” for demonstrations; New Media Expo (NMX), hosting celebrity bloggers, podcasters and digital content creators; SPROCKIT, where market-ready startups present their new ideas; StudioXperience, a live studio using all the latest tools; and so much more. Taste the future of media and entertainment being cooked up for the 2015 NAB Show. (Source: www.nabshow.com)

#HCON Tech Conference Planned for Opelika in April

HCONNATIONAL STARTUP CONFERENCE FEATURING NOLAN BUSHNELL, BROCK PIERCE, JOHN MCAFEE and more to be announced, to take place in Opelika Alabama April 14th-16th 2015

Opelika AL- Round House LLC, The Startup Space in Opelika Alabama, built on the city’s  super fast 1gb fiber pipe announced today, the “H” conference where hundreds of entrepreneurs, startup founders, angel investors, venture capitalists, cryptocurrency users, gamers, technology enthusiasts and creatives will converge on Opelika Alabama at the “H” Conference celebrating the latest technology trends, startups, apps and developments in Bitcoin April 14th through 16th at the Event Center Downtown.

Attendees are expected from across Alabama, the United States,, and the world, to hear keynotes, fireside chats, round table discussions and more from a speaker line up that rivals conferences typically found in Silicon Valley, Las Vegas and New York City. #Hcon takes it’s name from the letter in the middle of the word nowhere, picked by Round House Founder, Conductor, and conference organizer, Kyle Sandler, to accent the fact th at startups are starting everywhere else, and starting where they are. “Startups from across the country have started to take notice of their immediate surroundings by looking inward to their communities, it’s happening here in Opelika and everywhere else” Sandler said.

Over 30 speakers will be announced between now and the conference kick off April 14th in Downtown Opelika. Some of the earliest announcements could sell the conference out at the $149 early bird ticket price available at http://hcon.co

Nolan Bushnell the founder of Atari and Chuckie Cheese and the pioneer with the foresight to give Steve Jobs his first job will keynote on Wednesday April 15th.

Brock Pierce the child star turned entrepreneur, angel investor and pioneer of cryptocurrency Bitcoin will keynote on Tuesday April 14th.

John McAfee founder of McAfee anti-virus, FutureTense Central and Autonomous Armor, will participate in multiple panel discussions and deliver the closing keynote with a refreshing message as to the future of startups and technology on Thursday April 16th.

The first hundred early bird tickets are just $149 and on sale now at http://hcon.co For more information visit http://hcon.co where you can stay up to date with scheduling, speaker and other announcements related to #hcon.

Find out more now at http://hcon.co

Tickets on Sale now at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hcon-start-here-there-everywhere-tickets-1547862799

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has no plans to retire in the near future

As Jeff Gordon’s decision to quit driving full time after 2015 continues to be the buzz of the NASCAR world, Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. spent several minutes during Thursday afternoon’s final leg of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour discussing his own future in the sport.

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