MARK LICEA
What's wrong with U.S. cash?
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The U.S. hasn't updated physical currency but some countries have changed lower denomination bills into coins and paper notes have been converted to polymer. While electronic payments are growing in the U.S., physical cash today is circulated more than ever. Experts claim that the choice to continue printing paper notes is fueled by special interests but The Federal Reserve says changing currency is costly and complex.
Why AI May Become Your New Employer: Robert Reich
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Americans may soon be working for artificial intelligence platforms says former secretary of labor, Robert Reich. In this episode of "The Bottom Line," Reich explains how AI will create a system where workers bid for jobs, why universal basic income may be necessary and how developed nations need growth to reach environmental goals.
How Taxpayers Grow The Private Sector: Mariana Mazzucato
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A "citizens' share" would give wealth invested by taxpayers back to the public, says University College London Professor Mariana Mazzucato. In this episode of "The Bottom Line," Mazzucato discusses why risk and failure should be normalized and how AI can be calibrated for positive change.
Christina Mittermeier Profile
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Cristina Mittermeier is one of the most influential people I’ve ever met. Highlighting Cristina's work as a conservationist and photographer, I followed her down the Yucatan Peninsula for one very inspiring day. I directed, shot, and produced this piece on Cristina's mission to save the planet.
Now is the Time
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Global Citizen sponsors joined together in a campaign to end global poverty.
HOME TOUR | Brooklyn Heights Brownstone Interior Designer Showhouse
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Designer Home Tours visited the 2022 Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse. We highlight a den designed for a bond villainess, a historic kitchen redesigned for modern use, a double parlor harmoniously filled with art from disparate eras, a kid’s bedroom exploding with color, and a primary suite inspired by Elsa Schiaparelli.
Optimus Prime, Transform!
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Working with the amazingly talented Bridget Carey, I created a fun feature that highlighted the brilliance of this childhood cartoon character come to life.
Magic Leap Prototypes
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The secretive startup, Magic Leap, gave us an exclusive look at their highly buzzed headset technology.
Liz Caan - Interior Designer
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Liz and her family take on a full renovation that resulted in a whimsical, vibrant, textured, and patterned space that Liz refers to as “fearless traditional.”
Kimbra's rig
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Kimbra gave CNET a tour of her samplers, effects, controllers and everything else she uses to make music.
How Disney made a lightsaber
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Disney made a working lightsaber! But how? I produced and edited this fun DIY explainer with Bridget Carey.
Computers taking over baseball
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Drone photography can elevate any video. I used a Mavic Pro to gather aerial shots of a baseball field that uses a new electronic umpire technology that sits atop the stadium like an antennae.
Hockey Torture Test
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I directed, shot and edited this CES special feature where we tested rugged tech gear to see if it could withstand the power of a pro NHL player’s slap shot.
TZM Intro
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I brought a camera along for an impromptu shoot at an underground venue for one of TZM’s concerts. I shot and edited this brief intro to promo their EP.
Janelle Monáe interview
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Janelle Monáe shares her love of sci-fi, The Matrix, and insight into her alter ego in this interview I shot & produced with CNET's crew.
Cracked Nintendo Switch
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My co-worker cracked his Nintendo Switch and was quite distraught. Could you see the crack? No. Did it affect the functionality of the Switch. Not at all. Did I need to make a video to highlight the trivial ridiculousness of the situation? Absolutely.
Digitizing Hi8
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I had a stack of Hi8 tapes from my days using a camcorder. I wanted to digitize them for years but the task seemed daunting. What hardware do I get? How much does it cost? Am I really going to want to watch my awkward years? But, when the pandemic hit I decided it was time.
How humans will live on Mars
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I co-produced and shot the New York portion of this six-part series with a trip to the offices of AI SpaceFactory to learn about a 3D printed Mars habitat.
Ring Fit Adventure
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This action adventure video game uses special hardware that forces you to exercise. I worked with CNET's Bridget Carey to create this fun segment.