Host of Fox TVs "Shelly Palmer Digital Living"

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio ... more

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS

The Economy: No Sound Bite Answers Today
Hoping for a sound bite that properly explains the global supply chain, prices, inflation, potential stagflation, the crashing stock, and crypto markets? How the Fed's actions are likely to affect the economy in the near term? You are out of luck.
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Does The Year 2022 = 2000?
In 2000, almost $8 trillion of wealth vaporized when the dot-com bubble burst. It was a tough year for Wall Street, venture capitalists, and average retail investors. Why, and what did we learn?
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Is Elon Musk Toying With Us?
Earlier this morning, Elon Musk tweeted a reply about his putting hid purchase of Twitter on hold. Is the world's richest troll is toying with us? Or just trying to get a cheaper purchase price?
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Texas V. The Internet
HB 20, a new Texas law, prohibits large social media sites from moderating content on the basis of “viewpoint.” It creates a catastrophic liability for tech platforms. This is headed for SCOTUS.
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Next Level Fan Experiences
What I love about well-run tech conferences is that they give you a couple of different lenses with which you can view the future.
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Yellen Not Worried
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen hinted that the stablecoin market is not big enough to present a threat to our financial stability.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
BABA Alibaba
BITCOMP Bitcoin
CCO Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc.
CMCSA Comcast Corp. Class A Common Stock
CRM salesforce.com inc.
EBAY eBay Inc.
FB Meta Platforms, Inc. (Formerly Facebook)
GDOT Green Dot Corporation
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
HD Home Depot Inc.
IBM International Business Machines Corporation
INTC Intel Corporation
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
NFLX Netflix Inc.
NTDOY NINTENDO CO LTD ADR
ORCL Oracle Corporation
S SentinelOne, Inc.
SNE Sony Corporation
SSNLF SAMSUNG ELECT LTD(F)
STRZA Starz
T AT&T Inc.
TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc.
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.
TWC Time Warner Cable Inc.
TWTR Twitter Inc
TWX Time Warner Inc.
VZ Verizon Communications
WAG (now WBA) Walgreens
WFM Whole Foods Market Inc.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
YHOO Yahoo! Inc.
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PERSONAL BLOG

Latest Posts
Auschwitz-Birkenau: The Technology Of Death
Today is Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day). Please take a moment to read this very uncomfortable essay about my experience at Auschwitz-Birkenau. I offer this account to help ensure that we never forget!
Cryptomageddon? Or, Just Another Day In Crypto?
Bitcoin crashed hard this weekend, and the selloff doesn't seem to be turning around too quickly this morning, thanks to new fears about Chinese regulations.
GameStop FOMO Inspires A New Wave Of Crypto Pump-And-Dumps
Welcome to Crypto Saturday. Here's a synopsis of interesting articles about crypto, NFTs, DeFi, DEXs, Dapps, Smart Contracts, and other interesting blockchain stuff you may have missed during the week.
University Nukes Data, Gets Schooled
Want a real education? Back up your own data. That's the lesson students and faculty at New Zealand's Victoria University of Wellington learned last week
Weaponizing Deepfakes
Social media platforms thrive on the engagement, those schooled in the art profit from their technical prowess, and those who benefit from the weaponized content have a world of new attack vectors. Who says AI isn't creating new jobs?
Stupid And Wrong Is A Deadly Combination
The amount of misinformation about Covid safety from the "anit-mask" crowd is stunning and dangerous.
Is Cable Cooked?
Why spend $50/month for 140 channels of basic cable when you can cut the cord and stream the stuff you really want for less than half the price?
The Online Watercooler
I miss meeting new people and I miss bumping into people I know. So I decided to do something about it... introducing the Shelly Palmer Online Networking Salons. Free, category-specific, weekly, 20-minute, super-curated, small Zoom meetings

Work Experience

Commentator/Host
Fox 5 Television (WNYW-TV)
2010 - Present (12 years 8 months)
Regular commentator for consumer electronics, tech and digital living and, I host a series of Hi-Tech specials and a monthly show entitled, Shelly Palmer Digital Living.
Host
NBC Universal's Live Digital with Shelly Palmer
2009 - Present (13 years 8 months)
Live Digital with Shelly Palmer is a weekly television show about living and working in a digital world. It is a co-production of NBC Universal, Inc. and Advanced Media Ventures Group LLC. Check your local listings. Visit www.shellypalmer.com for more information.
Host, MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer
United Stations Radio Network
January 2007 - Present (15 years 8 months)
A daily radio report featuring news you can use about technology, media and entertainment. The report can be heard on stations all across America. It is co-produced by United Stations Radio Networks and Advanced Media Ventures Group LLC.

Education

New York University
BFA
1975 / 1979
Film/Television

Publications

Digital Wisdom: Thought Leadership for a Connected World (Shelly Palmer Digital Living)
Shelly Palmer
York House Press, Limited
12/16/2012
The goal of this book is to give you a way to think strategically about how life and work are changing. Now you are a citizen in a connected world, this books gives you tools to become a digital leader, ready to tackle the new and sometimes troubling realities of a life in which all we are, all we do, and everything we own is expressed as ones and zeros - data that must be understood, managed, and safeguarded.
Overcoming the Digital Divide: How to Use Social Media and Digital Tools to Reinvent Yourself and Your Career
Shelly Palmer
York House Press
05/02/2011
Learn to think like a digital native. Use Social Networks to build your personal brand. Take control of your online reputation. Create and control your online presence. What apps do you really need to run your personal life and business? Create your own email blasts and digital marketing tools. Harness the power of your digital calendar, email and contact management software.
Television Disrupted: The Transition from Network to Networked TV, 2nd Edition
Shelly Palmer
York House Press
10/31/2008
This book will empower you to make informed business, career and investment choices by giving insights into the technologies, business rules and legal issues that are shaping the future. You ll learn about: broadband clouds, mobile video, video snacking, Time-shifted and on-demand viewing, file sharing, advertising, copyright laws, paradigm shifts, parlor tricks and much, much more. This is a book for media, entertainment and telecommunications professionals who need an overview of the new competitive landscape. TELEVISION DISRUPTED will explain: TV for Telephone Execs Telephone for Cable TV Execs Internet for TV, Cable, Satellite & Telephone Execs Mobile Devices for Everybody