I’m back from Berlin and my eighth IFA is in the books. I feel more wiped out than usual from jet lag, maybe because my five-hours-late departure Monday left no time for me to walk around the city Wednesday afternoon and get some sunshine into my head. I had better be recovered in three days, when I’ll be back on a plane for the Online News Association’s conference–this year in New Orleans, one of my favorite travel destinations.
If you need more gadget pictures in your life, there’s a slideshow of photos from this year’s IFA waiting after the jump.
9/5/2019: Amazon bids to spark new markets for Fire TV, FierceVideo
I wrote this from an Amazon event in Berlin Wednesday night, at which I had the advantage of being able to quiz a couple of analyst friends who had watched the same sales pitch.
9/7/2019: Roku expands Roku TV program to Europe, FierceVideo
Roku CEO Anthony Wood gave an uncommonly concise keynote at IFA Saturday morning–it ran only 24 minutes.
9/7/2019: Social-media marketing for Sudan’s military, Al Jazeera
I offered my perspective on a weird case of social-media propaganda via Skype from my hotel room.
9/8/2019: 2019 IFA Trade Show Recap with Rob Pegoraro, Moor Insights & Strategy Podcast
I shared my thoughts on this year’s IFA with Moor’s Mark Vena from a semi-quiet table at a restaurant in our hotel; I hope the background chatter from other guests isn’t too distracting.