Author Archives: Kevin Selle

About Kevin Selle

Chief Meteorologist, Texas Cable News. Host, Weather Insiders.

The Future Is Beer

I’ve seen the future the last couple of days. On Friday I was very lucky to be invited to the Grand Opening of the Geek House. The new facility owned by the tech legends Cali Lewis and John P. at … Continue reading

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Kodak Moments

Back in the day business professors would ask students, “What does Kodak sell?”  “Duh, film!” would be the first answer.  “Cameras!” would be the next. The actual answer was “memories”, and the concepts of “emotions” or “feelings” were implied as … Continue reading

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Creating Content

How much content does Facebook produce? How about Twitter? The answer, of course, is none. YouTube. YouTube makes a ton of content, right? Nope, user generated. There are two guaranteed winners these days. Platforms and aggregators. Platforms enable, aggregators filter. … Continue reading

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Do They Need Us?

I just finished a really interesting book called The Power of Habit.  It doesn’t mention broadcasting or weather anywhere but, as we’ve discussed before, if you insert the word weather here and there, some powerful ideas jump out.  You might … Continue reading

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In The Same Business

Sitting down?  Long time sufferers of this blog will likely be surprised to hear me come out in defense of Facebook. There has been a fair amount of shock and complaining lately about declining Facebook reach, and outrage that the … Continue reading

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Winter Weary

To all my winter weary weather brothers and sisters.  I’m reminded of the words of the legendary Dan Satterfield who years and years and years ago taught me how to answer unhappy viewers.  Hang in there!

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Sailing

When I was a kid my folks bought a Sunfish sailboat to use on the town lake, Farm Pond (yeah, I never understood that name either, how could a lake be a pond…?).  What freedom on those summer days, to be … Continue reading

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When Is It Too Heavy?

A massive redesign dropped for AccuWeather on iOS this morning.  It includes a minute by minute forecast for the next two hours.   I’m particularly interested in these iOS 7 updates since they really are opportunities for designers to start … Continue reading

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Set The Tone

A very short part of a discussion on This Week in Google (TWiG) piqued my curiosity. Medium is a blogging platform created by two of the Twitter founders, “with the idea of encouraging existing Twitter users to create longer posts … Continue reading

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New Highlighter

I need a new highlighter.  Okay, I’m reading Creative Confidence on a tablet so there is no ink, but, I’m less than two thirds of the way through and I have highlighted this book more than any other, including meteorology … Continue reading

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