Jon Orlin is the Executive Producer and Production Director for TechCrunchTV at TechCrunch.
Jon founded the video production studios at Yahoo! and also co-founded the live daily streaming webcast, Yahoo! FinanceVision. Before that, he was an Executive Producer at CNN for many years, overseeing daily news programs. His work at CNN won a Peabody and Emmy Awards.
Jon also co-founded ProductClips, a company that produced high-tech videos in Silicon Valley. He has also produced many videos for small businesses and non-profits.
Disclosure: I do not own shares in technology stocks, except for AOL, where I have an insignificant number of shares related to my employment at AOL. I previously worked at Yahoo.
Email is taking up too much time in our lives.
Do yourself and your recipients a favor by making your emails 3 sentences or less.
If we all do it, imagine the time we’ll have to do other things.
If this was an actual email reply and not a blog post, it would have ended before this sentence started. I’ve been trying a new solution to email overload by limiting emails to 3 sentences or less. … → Read More
George Orwell’s novel 1984 begins with Winston Smith, the main character, seeing posters saying BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU. In 2010, that could be replaced with FACEBOOK IS WATCHING YOU. Or rather, YOUR FRIENDS ON FACEBOOK ARE WATCHING YOU. You and your friends can now post where you are and share this information, if you so chose.
Editor’s note: Jon Orlin is the Production Director for TechCrunch TV
This past week, formerly unknown actress Elyse Porterfield fooled millions playing Jenny, the fired Dry Erase girl, in a clever hoax. Right now, I guarantee other pranksters are dreaming up new schemes to fool you again. And journalists, who at one time were tasked with protecting the public from such lies, no longer have the… → Read More