CHAOS Tuesday #60: is titled “Aereo Crashes”. The main focus on this show is the Aereo copyright case. Aereo is a start-up that allowed subscribers to view live and time-shifted streams of over-the-air television on Internet-connected devices. The service was launched in February 2012. Our primary guest for this program is Lee Gesmer. Lee Gesmer is a founding partner of the Boston law firm Gesmer Updegrove LLP. The firm is one of New England’s leading technology law firms, representing hundreds of institutions. In this program, we review the book Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow's Big Changes by authors Mark Penn and E. Kinney Zalesne.
In this show we explore:
- Aereo Supreme Court case overview
- How the decision will change copyright
- How the decision will change cloud computing
- Microtrends review
- New SURF Database preview
Lee Gesmer is a founding partner of the Boston law firm Gesmer Updegrove LLP. The firm, which employees 50 lawyers and support staff, was formed in 1986. Since then it has become one of New England’s leading technology law firms, representing hundreds of institutions ranging from large organizations, such as Harvard University, The Linux Foundation and ThermoFisher Scientific, to hundreds of small and mid-sized emerging companies.
Jim Johnson is the founder and chairman of The Standish Group. He has been professionally involved in the computer industry for over 40 years and has a long list of published books, papers, articles and speeches. He has a combination of technical, marketing, and research achievements focused on mission-critical applications and technology. He is best known for his research on project performance and early recognizing technology trends. Jim is a pioneer of modern research techniques and continues to advance in the research industry through case-based analytical technology.