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John Gauntt

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Cloud Computing Journal The next killing in media and marketing will likely be hosted on a computing cloud. It won't be a smooth evolution either. The future will lurch forward---as it always has. Thus, the main challenge for media and marketing people trying to understand cloud computing isn't so much engineering as it is imagination. ... (more)

Where the Hell's All This New Media Heading?

I'm In Langley, WA this coming Saturday September 19th to speak about the media play for cloud computing at New Media 2012. I like the agenda and set up. Each speaker gets five min to make their case. Then comes a panel discussion. The line-up includes people from the telecom world, gaming, visual media and journalism. Here's the speaker list: Tom Kennedy, Former Director, Multimedia, WashingtonPost.com Brent Friedman, Partner, Electric Farm Entertainment John du Pre Gauntt, Author, Consultant, Technologist Joe Pulizzi, Junta 42; Author, Get Content, Get Customer Alexis Gerard, Founde... (more)

Cloud-based Social Gaming: Playfish

Media Dojo speaks with Playfish co-founder Sebastien de Halleux about how the cloud-based social gaming company has managed to distribute over 100 million games via Facebook and other social networks in less than 2 years. ... (more)

Data Applications and Aesthetics for iPhone

Media Dojo speaks with Roambi, a cloud-based data visualization application for iPhone. Roambi transforms numeric data such as Excel, PDF and others into unique visualizations that are specifically designed to be viewed on an iPhone. The solution runs completely in the cloud, tying into SalesForce.com as well as other enterprise systems such as SAP and Oracle. ... (more)

Guide to Cloud Computing for Media and Marketing

Media Marketing at Cloud Expo It's been crazy the last few months of 2009 in terms of travel and projects. Monaco Media Forum was a huge success, yet one that sucked up massive amounts of bandwidth before and during the event. Superb speakers and networking. I don't know if I'm cut out to be an editorial programmer in the long run but having the experience of doing it at this level of intensity was great. Hopefully, I'll be able to announce participation to help program a major event on emerging media economies over the next few weeks. Stay tuned. After Europe, I took a DEEP dive ... (more)