Host of Fox TVs "Shelly Palmer Digital Living"

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts ... more

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS

What Is A Smart Contract?
A lack of true regulation surrounding blockchain, distributed ledgers, and smart contracts makes using them a bit like the Wild Wild West. This is a good time to remember that everything that can be hacked will be hacked.
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5 Things Facebook Must Do Now
As a starting point for your own “If I were Facebook” fantasy congressional hearing, here’s my list of the five things Facebook has to do right away.
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"All Your Data Are Belong To Us"
Before your eyes glaze over and you decide you are already a world-class expert in this subject, or worse, you think data is someone else’s issue, or much worse, you don’t think there’s anything you can do about your data, let’s review.
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What Facebook Data Did They Get And What Did They Do With It?
Since the Cambridge Analytica Facebook data scandal, the number one question I’ve been asked is, “What Facebook data did they get?” The second most popular question is, “What did Cambridge Analytica do with it?” Let’s review:
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Facebook’s Data Issues
Mark Zuckerberg’s post accepting responsibility and committing to fixing the problem and the EU’s new proposal to tax Google and Facebook over $6.4 Billion.
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An Open Letter To Elon Musk
It does not matter to me whether Space X or Tesla or the Boring Company is successful. What matters is we get to see a goal-based version of the future where we colonize the moon and then, one day, figure out how to explore interstellar space.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
BABA Alibaba
BITCOMP Bitcoin
CCO Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc.
CMCSA Comcast Corp. Class A Common Stock
CRM salesforce.com inc.
EBAY eBay Inc.
FB Facebook Inc
GDOT Green Dot Corporation
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
HD Home Depot Inc.
IBM International Business Machines Corporation
INTC Intel Corporation
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
NFLX Netflix Inc.
NTDOY NINTENDO CO LTD ADR
ORCL Oracle Corporation
S Sprint Nextel Corporation
SNE Sony Corporation
SSNLF SAMSUNG ELECT LTD(F)
STRZA Starz
T AT&T Inc.
TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc.
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.
TWC Time Warner Cable Inc.
TWTR Twitter Inc
TWX Time Warner Inc.
VZ Verizon Communications
WAG (now WBA) Walgreens
WFM Whole Foods Market Inc.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
YHOO Yahoo! Inc.
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Latest Posts
Facebook Lost Around 2.8 Million U.S. Users Under 25 Last Year. 2018 Won’t Be Much Better.
Facebook (FB) is losing young users even quicker than expected, according to new estimates by eMarketer.
Amazon Is Testing Its Own Delivery Service To Rival FedEx And UPS
Amazon is experimenting with a new delivery service intended to make more products available for free two-day delivery and relieve overcrowding in its warehouses.
Puerto Rico Needs Us
Puerto Rico needs our help right now. Here are links to a few charities I am supporting as well as links to three major charity watchdog groups.
Breaking News: Facebook Ads Work
John Wanamaker famously said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half.” This was absolutely true when he said it back in the late 1870s. It is not true today.
Uber Stripped Of London License
London stripped Uber on Friday of its license to operate from the end of September in a huge blow to the taxi app that will affect more than 40,000 drivers in one of the world's biggest cities.
Outraged? Make A Difference
President Trump’s unwillingness to stand up against racism, fascism, and white nationalism is unforgivable. Here's what to do about it.
Uber Is Facing The Possible Shutdown Of Its Self-Driving Car Program
Uber goes before a U.S. judge on Wednesday to fight for the right to continue work on its self-driving car program, the latest phase in a courtroom battle over trade secrets that threatens to topple a central pillar of Uber's growth strategy.
Internet Privacy 2017 | What You Need To Know
There has never been a reasonable expectation of online privacy, and there never will be. Regardless of what you may have recently heard about joint resolutions or nullifications, nothing has changed.

Work Experience

Commentator/Host
Fox 5 Television (WNYW-TV)
2010 - Present (8 years 6 months)
Regular commentator for consumer electronics, tech and digital living and, I host a series of Hi-Tech specials and a monthly show entitled, Shelly Palmer Digital Living.
Host
NBC Universal's Live Digital with Shelly Palmer
2009 - Present (9 years 6 months)
Live Digital with Shelly Palmer is a weekly television show about living and working in a digital world. It is a co-production of NBC Universal, Inc. and Advanced Media Ventures Group LLC. Check your local listings. Visit www.shellypalmer.com for more information.
Host, MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer
United Stations Radio Network
January 2007 - Present (11 years 6 months)
A daily radio report featuring news you can use about technology, media and entertainment. The report can be heard on stations all across America. It is co-produced by United Stations Radio Networks and Advanced Media Ventures Group LLC.

Education

New York University
BFA
1975 / 1979
Film/Television

Publications

Digital Wisdom: Thought Leadership for a Connected World (Shelly Palmer Digital Living)
Shelly Palmer
York House Press, Limited
12/16/2012
The goal of this book is to give you a way to think strategically about how life and work are changing. Now you are a citizen in a connected world, this books gives you tools to become a digital leader, ready to tackle the new and sometimes troubling realities of a life in which all we are, all we do, and everything we own is expressed as ones and zeros - data that must be understood, managed, and safeguarded.
Overcoming the Digital Divide: How to Use Social Media and Digital Tools to Reinvent Yourself and Your Career
Shelly Palmer
York House Press
05/02/2011
Learn to think like a digital native. Use Social Networks to build your personal brand. Take control of your online reputation. Create and control your online presence. What apps do you really need to run your personal life and business? Create your own email blasts and digital marketing tools. Harness the power of your digital calendar, email and contact management software.
Television Disrupted: The Transition from Network to Networked TV, 2nd Edition
Shelly Palmer
York House Press
10/31/2008
This book will empower you to make informed business, career and investment choices by giving insights into the technologies, business rules and legal issues that are shaping the future. You ll learn about: broadband clouds, mobile video, video snacking, Time-shifted and on-demand viewing, file sharing, advertising, copyright laws, paradigm shifts, parlor tricks and much, much more. This is a book for media, entertainment and telecommunications professionals who need an overview of the new competitive landscape. TELEVISION DISRUPTED will explain: TV for Telephone Execs Telephone for Cable TV Execs Internet for TV, Cable, Satellite & Telephone Execs Mobile Devices for Everybody