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

FV What Big Tech Is Doing About Coronavirus (COVID-19)
How big tech is handling the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and what they might be able to do with the data.
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The Convergence Of Business, Tech, Culture And Innovation
I suggested that there might be a need for an invitation-only, highly curated, viciously monitored social network with subject matter restricted to business, tech, culture and innovation. Here’s a list of the common themes and feature requests.
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Apple's Digital Blood Work
Shelly Palmer talks with Kerry Drew and Bianca Peters on Fox 5’s Good Day New York about Apple’s commitment to healthcare, One Drop (for diabetes patients) and new robots that can draw blood with greater accuracy and less pain the human technicians.
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Are You Responsible For Your AI-biased Business Decisions?
AI models learn. That’s the great news. But they need proper feedback loops to continuously improve. Machines are not human, and they have no context.
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Ad Blocking As High As 30%
Stats in a new report from Blockthrough suggest that more than 750 million devices (mobile and computer) were running ad blockers in Q4 2019.
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Google SEO? It’s All Paid Now
Google has made some unsubtle changes to its search results. And while it will certainly boost ad revenue, it’s simply begging watchdogs and regulators to pick a fight. But perhaps Google is looking for a fight...
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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 Facebook Inc
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 Sprint Nextel Corporation
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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Latest Posts
Coronavirus And Working Remotely
Earlier this week, Twitter held an all-hands meeting using Google Hangouts and Slack. According to my friends at Twitter, the experiment was a resounding success. This raises a question...
A Simple Homemade Hand Sanitizer Recipe To Combat Coronavirus
According to the CDC, the WHO, the best defense against coronavirus (COVID-19) is hand sanitizer. But good luck finding any in stores or online. The good news: you can easily make it at home. Here’s a low-tech hack...
Class Action Suit Against Clearview AI Cites Illinois Law That Cost Facebook $550M
Facebook settled a lawsuit alleging violations of privacy laws in Illinois. Now controversial startup Clearview AI, which has gleefully admitted to scraping and analyzing the data of millions, is the target of a new lawsuit citing similar violations.
Update: Does 5G Cause Cancer?
To be fair, there is way too much hype around 5G. The technology will, when fully deployed, have a dramatic impact. However, it is far from being fully deployed. But the big question remains, does it cause cancer?
Mysterious IOS Attack Changes Everything We Know About Iphone Hacking
In a surprise to many, Google's Project Zero finds evidence of mass iOS hacking. But anything that can be hacked, will be.
Best Buy Shares Fall After Second-Quarter Sales Miss And Looming Tariffs On Core Products Weigh On Stock
CNBC is reporting, “Best Buy shares fell 6.5% after its second-quarter revenue and same-store sales growth missed analysts’ expectations and upcoming tariffs on the company’s core products weigh on the stock.”
Hi-Res Audio: A Solution In Search Of A Problem
Surely there is pent-up demand for high resolution audio (hi-res audio). After all, doesn’t everyone want the “best sounding” audio?
Fox, Disney Announce New Deal
21st Century Fox and Disney announced a new merger agreement Wednesday, increasing the value of the deal and adding a cash component. You know what they say, "A few billion here, a few billion there... after a while, it adds up to real money."

Work Experience

Commentator/Host
Fox 5 Television (WNYW-TV)
2010 - Present (10 years 5 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.
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NBC Universal's Live Digital with Shelly Palmer
2009 - Present (11 years 5 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 (13 years 6 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