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The Keith McFarland Review
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What of the Driver-less Car?
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NASCAR success requires a growth in fans & sponsors
As we present our series on NASCAR, we'll explore some economic aspects associated with its business side. In this first thought, a quick glance of sponsorship: … An impressive 130 of all Fortune 500 companies are NASCAR sponsors … primary sponsor of a Sprint Cup race team, between $20 and $25 million or more for long-term contracts.... secondary or associate sponsorship.... $2 million or $6 million … sponsors are estimated to cover 65 to 70 percent of all infrastructure costs.
The E-C-Changes of Society
Societal needs does drive technology. However, technology is not the be-all over-taking society. Yet, technology influences, & will increasingly impact, how we can do daily typical tasks in our lives. Still important though are adherence to civil liberties. Say what, people don't skype!! Are you implying they continue to phone & text? Why? Like wow. Show me a social reason to interact with you. The critical angle is not that technology. Its communication; the next level above phone &
NAB Show NY speaks to winds of change in TV technology
There has been much talk of the future of television. Somehow, it continues to survive, despite a growth in mobile phones, and tablets. Yet, the verdict is still out. The NAB Show NY, at the Javits Center, on November 9 and 10, 2016, offered some key insights. In fact, in a reference during the ‘Live Streaming’ session, a study concludes daily viewing of TV increased. If you think about it, the TV is about bringing us entertainment. We watch sports, news, to movies or sitcoms; our butts