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Smart Everything Is The Future Of Mobile

The one thing I know from going to the Consumer Electronics Show over the past few years is that every time you go, you will find at least one Chinese company that you’ve never heard of … and that makes just about every kind of electronics gadget you can imagine. (Oh and CES will drain

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Comcast’s New Xfinity Platform Blurs Streaming Media, Live TV, Internet, Apps…And Smart Home Hub

Comcast unveiled a new Olympics viewing experience today that blurs the lines between web, live TV, mobile apps, and streaming media. Plus, it intrudes into the smart voice-activated home hub space that Amazon Alexa and Google Home thought they owned. “This will be the most mobile, most personalized, most customizable Olympics ever,” Comcast chief product officer

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And now JOHNKOETSIER with more security …

For the princely sum of $75/year, I have now installed an SSL certificate from MediaTemple to this domain: johnkoetsier.com. That should enable safe and secure access to this domain. And, it should kill the security warnings that Google Chrome was throwing when people were visiting here. Uncool: this is a safe space on the web

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Incompatible Gesture Language Disaster: Guest Accidentally Buys $25M In Bitcoin, Bankrupting Host

This is the second chapter of Insights from the Future, a book I’m writing about technology, innovation, and people from the perspective of the future. This chapter is set 14 years from now, and is based on technology I tested at CES 2018 just last week. The book is a collaborative exercise, and you are invited to participate (see below).

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This Chinese Tech Giant Wants To Disrupt Amazon Web Services With A Distributed Solution At 50% Off

The world’s most valuable hospitality company owns no hotel rooms. The world’s most valuable transportation company owns zero cars. And the world’s most valuable media company creates none of its own content. Is it possible that some day soon the world’s most valuable cloud services company … might not own any servers? And save the environment, too? Fifteen

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Floyd Mayweather Unveils New VR-based Boxing And Fitness Game, Launching ‘The Future Of Fitness’

LAS VEGAS–It is surprisingly easy to underestimate Floyd Mayweather when you meet him in person. The man is smaller than you think a famous boxer will be. He downplays his preparation for the massive Connor MacGregor match: saying it was mostly situps and pushups. He’s generally soft-spoken, not loud, and not rude. And he speaks in short, sometimes-disconnected bursts, not a

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what I do ...

live social, webinars

I speak on research, mobile, AR/MR/VR, futuretech, IoT, blockchain.

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marketing & martech

I help CMOs with strategy, positioning, martech, and designing for growth.

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speaking, moderating

I deliver compelling messages in memorable ways at live events.

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research & writing

I help brands uncover insights in data … and share them in compelling stories.

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PR

I help startups say meaningful things that get heard.

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consulting

I help tech companies build data-driven research practices that drive effective content marketing.

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what people say about me ...

"John is an engaging and charismatic speaker who delivers content that even the most successful app entrepreneurs can use."

( Steve Young, CEO, AppMasters )

"John is the type of person who finds a way to turn a can't into a can. He has tremendous energy and passion in helping others solve problems."

( Brad Kuik, President, K2 Performance Management )

"It has always been a pleasure to work with John. I can not remember a meeting with him where his trademarked laugh was not to be heard."

( Arie Veenendaal, Owner, KiK Associates )

"He really understood our brand and strategy as our business partner ..."

( Jieun Kim, Manager - Product Development, Disney )

"John is smart, business savvy, tech savvy, and has an inherent sense of social media that just blows me away."

( Aaron Hilton, President, Steampunk Digital )

"Extremely innovative and well read on the latest and greatest internet and mobile technologies ..."

( Angela Robert, cofounder and CEO of Conquer Mobile )

"Equally adept on both the strategic and tactical levels, which is rare."

( Nicolas Gaudreau, CMO at Groupe Dynamite )

"John is the "ne plus ultra" - the real deal of old-school journalism combined with a keenly analytical mind as well an encyclopedic knowledge of industry information."

( Jonathan Hirshon, Principal, Horizon Communications )

"His depth of vision for the mobile tech landscape is, I think, quite unparalleled by anyone else I've worked with."

( Scott Valentine, marketer, communications strategist, writer )

"He consistently produced awesome content (reports, articles, live presentations, webinars) leading to millions in new revenue."

( Aaron Golden, founder and CEO, Troospot )

"A lucid thinker and inspiring presenter ..."

( Georg Greve, CEO and President, Kolab Systems )

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