by: Blain Smith from http://blainsmith.com/articles/gophercon-2017-generating-hundreds-of-video-catalog-feeds-in-seconds/

When lightning talks CFPs were announced for GopherCon 2017 I was hesitant. I had given plenty of talks before and a few lightning talks, which were to small crowds, but I’ve only been writing Go for 8 months, it would be my first GopherCon, and…


Recently I touched upon the changing demographics of viewers (https://blog.oddnetworks.com/different-viewing-habits-of-a-new-generation-of-content-consumers-b3d506962bea) and more so on the sport viewing / streaming evolution. While watching traditional sports existed long before OTT and streaming even was a thought another sport came about during the digital age.

e-sport

plural noun: esports

  1. a multiplayer video game…


I will admit to being a sports nut. I will watch basically any game that’s on a screen from college to professional sports, even spending hours on a weekend glued to the television for a tennis or golf match. …


This post is related more to new media content creators and less to the traditional studios and networks that are creating long form content.

One topic that I hear often when we are pitching content creators that already have built a brand in social networks is why would I leave…


About 8 months ago I started writing for a local paper in Syracuse. I tend to write about culture, politics, and of course tech.

I recently decided to write an article regarding the culture at Uber. I have seen the news as most have over the past few months and…


When we started Odd Networks two years ago I remember many people telling me we were crazy for two reasons. …


The cable television industry will tell you that OTT is a fad, or as a best case, going to simply supplement the existing content-viewing industry. Two years ago I agreed that would probably be the case for at least the next five to ten years, but would soon be a…


I will start with how we got here. A couple of years ago a few friends that had been working in video game / video streaming for almost a decade had an idea. Customers were asking for some of the same tactics that were used in games since the newer…


Recently I read an article in the NY Times that was on how bi-racial people view the world. It inspired my most recent article where I wanted to to expand upon the idea on understanding culture and where people come from.

It takes an open mind to break out of your silo: Mitchell Patterson | syracuse.com http://bit.ly/2mVJaXh

Mitchell Patterson

Upstate VC, Co-Founder @oddnetworks, Co-Founder @hackupstate. I write about TV and other random stuff

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