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The 2015 #avtweeps Review

As you may or may not know, the AV community on Twitter is strong and growing on a daily basis, currently exceeding 10,000 active members (with Commercial Integrator recently highlighting the 103 members to follow). It’s a place of intense debate and discussion, a place to track the news of the day, and a place […]

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AVWeek 221: Drone Drama

The Consumer Electronics Association has changed their name to the Consumer Technology Association. We talk about the viability of drones in the AV Space. How do companies gain your loyalty. Plus, we might be biking to Amsterdam for ISE Host: Tim Albright Guests: Matt Scott, Kelly Perkins, George Tucker Record Date: 11/13/2015 Running Time: 33:20 Video: Audio […]

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Of Pride and Packaging

He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.” -Attributed to  Francis of Assisi When something is done with a passion and attention to detail, anything, it moves […]

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Cross Pollination in AV

Every year Commercial Integrator and CE Pro magazines put on an event called the CE Pro and CI Summit. It’s a gathering of about 250 AV professionals from the residential and commercial sides of the industry. There are manufacturers and other service providers on hand to talk about their offerings as well as industry leaders. […]

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Free Virus, Still a Plague or a Promise?

Throw-back Thursday Post  Originally posted May of 2008. Is free a virus? Some of the linked stories are clearly dated but still make strong points.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When the bomb goes off there’ll be a thousand mutations! Andromeda will spread everywhere! They’ll never be rid of it! ~ Andromeda Strain  Jesse James -( the custom motorcycle […]

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In Support of Design Bid – Leonard Suskin

Leonard Suskin recaps his excellent debate on Episode 5 of AVCrosstalk and restates his case here.  I had a spirited discussion recently on the AVCrosstalk show to discuss the relative merits of design/build vs design/bid/build. While it was a spirited discussion in which both sides made some strong points, I can’t help but walk away feeling that the […]

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