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Content Galaxy Inc
217 Thompson Street Suite 271
Content Galaxy has developed a better way to buy and sell digital content, especially instructional, entertainment, and news videos. Our publishing platform makes it easy for producers and aggregators of expert, artistic, and event videos, for example, to
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Tai Chi and martial arts videos
"The site is great and has lots of stuff I've never seen before. ... Steven Asherman who created and maintains the site is a long time student of Grandmaster Chen.
Base One management - Executive team
Steven Asherman, President and CTO
President and Chief Technology Officer
Steven Asherman has been working for more than 35 years as a senior software consultant to Fortune 500 companies, including IBM, Aetna, Citibank, and The New York Times.
specialty is developing large scale, web database applications, with an emphasis on complex financial systems.
holds U.S. patents for high precision database arithmetic, for secure, high performance data access across the Internet, and for scalable, fault tolerant grid computing.
has a patent pending on the use of subscription-based channels and online publications for digital commerce.
Steven's focus at Base One
has been on commercial, software-as-a-service applications and providing consulting and programming tools for these.
He is the architect and a lead programmer of the Base One Foundation Component Library (BFC) and has assisted in the design and implementation of B1Framework.
He is also president and CTO of Content Galaxy Inc.
, where he leads the development of this hosting service for premium collections of digital content, ranging from streaming video to downloadable files.
has designed, provided technical leadership, and assisted in the programming of financial and marketing web sites and back office database applications for clients that have included: Cigna, Columbia Pictures, Datran Media, DealerTrack, Deutsche Bank, eLearners, Fidelity National Information Services, ManTech-Gray Hawk, Marsh & McLennan, MCI, Morgan Guaranty, Nielsen, and TNS Competitive Media Reporting
Steven has a Computer Science degree from Columbia University (honorary member - American Statistical Association).
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TAI CHI with Steven Asherman
Steven Asherman is senior student of Grandmaster William C. C. Chen, who lived and studied with the legendary Professor Cheng Man-Ching.
Steven started as a teenager at Grandmaster Chen's School of Tai Chi Chuan, where he still attends regularly, and has helped teach students the form, push hands, sparring, and self defense.
has given private lessons and also gained experience in other martial arts, including a second degree black belt in Yun Mu Kwan Karate from Master Min Q. Pai.
New York Technology Council - Member Spotlight - Content Galaxy
Content Galaxy's President, Steven Asherman, just might have the answer.
got all kinds of great insights into where so many traditional media outlets have gone wrong and how they can use twenty-first century technology to get back into the swing of things.
Print media is going through one of its toughest periods ever.
Traditional publishers like magazines and newspapers are looking for new ways to reach audiences.
How can digital content help them do this?
"The technology offers a win-win for ...
"The technology offers a win-win for subscribers who get inexpensive access to a large body of high quality material and for content providers whose income goes up exponentially as channel usage grows," said Steven Asherman, founder and president of Content Galaxy.
"This service is especially needed by independent producers of instructional, entertainment and news event videos," he added.
As the print media business continues to shrink, Content Galaxy
seeks to give news media, entertainment businesses, and web content providers a new and effective way to generate revenues from their video content.
This allows a publisher to create a channel supporting many contributors who share pooled subscription revenues based on usage.
"YouTube channels only pay a single party and provide limited details about subscriber usage.
Their model doesn't begin to address the complex accounting and security problems of splitting subscription revenues among many participants in a collective channel," says Asherman