Posts Tagged ‘Commonwealth Club’

After hearing more about the Roku channel program at my recent Smarter TV event, I just had to check it out, so they sent me a demo and I have since fallen in love with it.  Out of the box it was a delight – I put the batteries in the remote, plugged in the cables, […]


Last night to much fanfare, Easy to Assemble Season II had its star-studded premiere at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.  There was a red carpet, bright lights, performance by Sweden’s next almost great band Sparhusen, a panel discussion, screening and party.  (Click for pics).  I was thrilled to be invited to cover the event live […]


Today at 3:30pm Metreon the hip, happening Commonwealth Club INFORUM is screening acclaimed indie filmmaker Michael Moore’s Capitalism:  A Love Story with Q&A at the Club offices to follow.  Having just met the incredible Robert Greenwald (Walmart, Outfoxed) days ago at Westdoc, it’s truly a thrilling experience to be in the presence of these high […]


Nearly 200 gathered at Microsoft tonight for the Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley’s Next Big Thing in the Mobile World moderated by the very entertaining Jon Fortt of Fortune who spent considerable time talking about 3jam and Google Voice, Apple pulling the app, and the next big thing being voice in the cloud – watch […]


Last night it was all fun and games at the Commonwealth Club as the Sheppard Mullin Digital Media Law Forum delivered a highly informative and entertaining GamesLaw evening with JoAnn Covington of Electronic Arts, Nell O’Donnell of LucasArts, Victoria Libin of MTV Nickelodeon Games, Brad Simon of PlayFirst, Kevin Chou of Glu Mobile and Marc […]


Dr. Leonard Shlain, beloved surgeon author dad to Tiffany Shlain, groundbreaking indie filmmaker friend, took his last breath on Monday then moved on through light, space and time. I first met Tiffany’s dad at a reading of his fascinating book, Art & Physics, an epic study of cultural trends, and later booked him for a […]


Many exciting events this week.   The big ones of course are Cannes and the Clios, but there’s also DPAC, Streaming Media, EconSM, Community 2.0, WOMMA… The ones we’re hitting up include the Commonwealth Club‘s GamesLaw Conference (EA, LucasArts, MTV, PlayFirst, Glu Mobile, Sheppard Mullin), SDForum‘s Teen Tech Titans (Tim Draper, Tim Chang..), EconSM (Ron Conway, […]