Fifty years ago, back when my father built our cabin off-grid by hand, sustainability was called environmentalism and considered hippy, not hip. In that time global energy consumption has increased 173%, in an ever-upward trend – until COVID-19. As of the 28th …

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I grew up off-grid in a cabin in the New Mexico mountains. That was isolation. By contrast, isolation in the time of coronavirus is incredibly connected. While working, socialising and relaxing from home have impacted that connectivity, new patterns are …

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In advance of South Africa’s decision on Set Top Box (STB) Control (security or no security on STBs), I’ve prepared the following on studio security requirements. This has been reviewed by the head of content security for one of the …

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Evangelists and Entrepreneurs

Mortimer Spinks hosts its annual Evangelists and Entrepreneurs events to hear from some of the industry’s technology thought leaders.  Maria speaks on The Joy of Rights – an honest talk about the studio’s requirements for security on content and how …

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