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

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Pandemic Data Crisis
Compared to historical data, the US suffered more than 244,000 excess deaths between March 1, 2020 and August 16, 2020 over the average of the same time period for the previous five years.
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They Already Have Your Data
The president of the United States signed two virtually identical executive orders (EOs) banning the use of both TikTok and WeChat. While this situation plays out, I’d like to take a moment to reframe the issues...
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Is TikTok Saved? What About WeChat?
Talks about the Oracle deal to partner with TikTok and the potential fate of WeChat with Kerry Drew and Bianca Peters on Fox 5’s Good Day New York.
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Remember WeChat?
Unlike TikTok, WeChat is a "need to have" communications and payment app for the entire Chinese diaspora, as well as every American company doing business in China. A Trump ban could be disastrous.
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The Famous “P&G Memo”
Want to be a better strategic thinker? For most business people, the time-tested P&G (Procter & Gamble) Memo is a great place to start.
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Are You Future-Proof?
When it comes to making a living, the world we live in requires you to continuously, consciously, dynamically adapt. With our new definition in mind, here’s how to think about future-proofing your ability to earn.
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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
Amazon Flexing Its Muscle
Amazon is limiting the ability of some competitors to promote their products.
Apple Blinks
In the wake of a public complaint from Facebook, Apple has postponed enforcement of its upcoming iOS 14 software for iPhones that would require app developers to request users' permission to track them across apps for advertising purposes
Amazon Drivers Are Putting Smartphones In Trees
To "game" Amazon's automated dispatch system, drivers are hanging smartphones in nearby trees to get a jump on other (less tech-savvy) drivers.
Netflix Game Of Chance With Shuffle Play
Netflix introduces "Shuffle Play" to help those who have Netflix fatigue find new shows to watch. Will it's algorithm work?
You Can’t Meet In-Person, But You Can Meet Face-To-Face
How many times have you attended a cocktail party and bumped into a friend who asked you if you knew the person they were speaking with? This has been considered the missing element of online networking events.
TikTok Ban: "OMG! Will Things Go Back To Normal Now?"
Learning from her friends that TikTok view counts were all zeros, and thinking that this was a signal that TikTok was about to be banned, my friend's 12-year-old daughter ran up to her mom and excitedly said, "OMG! Will things go back to normal now?"
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...

Work Experience

Commentator/Host
Fox 5 Television (WNYW-TV)
2010 - Present (10 years 10 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 11 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 11 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