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Nascent new technology will be a game changer

Live streaming 360 virtual reality isn’t just an exciting new technology. It’s a new type of media and a game changer that has high potential to change the way we live, especially our leisure lives. Continue reading

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Playing Video Games Now a College Varsity Sport

This is just one more example of how the digital world is disrupting traditional entertainment, and now sports. Not only is pure digital displacing the physical and real world versions, but we are also seeing a convergence of digital and real world experiences creating new forms of competition. Continue reading

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More Evidence of the Digital Disruption of Location-Based Entertainment & Culture

So here’s what is so scary for location-based entertainment, sporting events and cultural venues, the vast majority of which are seeing a long-term trend of declining attendance. The use of mobile devices that can be used anywhere 24/7 continues to grow, and the majority of that growing screen time is being used to engage in entertainment . . . Continue reading

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Youth bowling participation declines less than for adults

I decided to take a look at the 10-year trend for children and youth bowling versus adult bowling to see what that looked like. So I examined bowling changes to participation between 2001 and 2011 for ages 7-11, for ages 12-17 and for adults who had bowled more than once during those years Continue reading

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NASCAR sports on the decline; what’s the cause?

NASCAR sports on the decline; what’s the cause? Continue reading

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