Do You Stream?

Do You Stream?

In the past, the concept of streaming media was fraught with issues. Much like VoIP saw a few years later, audio and video streaming had to overcome latency, packet loss, jitter and buffering.

That was the 90’s and the double aughts. Today, faster networks, processors and better compression makes streaming almost second nature, reminiscent of FM radio, CD’s and cable television.

Data Breaches…The Worst is Yet to Come

Data Breaches…The Worst is Yet to Come

Last week the public learned of a data breach of massive proportion from Equifax. A reported 143 million accounts of everyday people in the USA was hacked. Data, including various elements of personal information, was accessed by unauthorized parties, with the company becoming aware of the break-in sometime in late July 2017. If this were the first widespread data breach that affected the US public, it would be concerning.

The Stream Is Flowing

The Stream Is Flowing

When we think of our sources for news and entertainment, we often look towards the traditional media outlets, the online news sites and the long established radio and television broadcasters that have dominated the airwaves for years. However, with the rise of streaming and the lack of diversity in news coverage, as well as limited playlists on radio by the traditional outlets, podcasts and streamed programming seems to be where the fresh perspectives are now coming from.