Research Tools: CNBC Launches the Warren Buffett Archive, Video Collection Includes Keyword Searchable Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meetings, Interviews, and More
CNBC today announced the launch of the Warren Buffett Archive, the digital home to the world’s largest video collection of Warren Buffett speaking about business, investing, money and life.
The exclusive content from the site, which is built around 24 years of Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meeting footage as well as CNBC interviews, curated short-form videos and more, is being made available to the public for the first time ever.
The Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meeting tapes, provided to CNBC by Warren Buffett, serve as the foundation of the Warren Buffett Archive, which showcases not only the incredible growth of Berkshire Hathaway, but the strength of its leadership.
Content from the Warren Buffett Archive includes:
Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meetings: Complete video footage and interactive transcripts from Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meetings dating back to 1994, accounting for more than 120 hours of footage. Each year includes a description, short highlight reel from the meeting and a link to the corresponding annual Warren Buffett letter to shareholders.
CNBC Interviews: More than 50 video clips of Warren Buffett appearances from CNBC television since 2005.
Buffett A-Z: Short-form curated video clip collections of Warren Buffett in his own words on particular industries and topics taken from Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meetings and CNBC interviews. Topics include: Airlines, Books, Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation, Housing, Friendship, How to View Stocks, Newspapers, Technology and Warren and Charlie’s Wit and Wisdom.
Timeline: Interactive timeline of Warren Buffett’s life and the evolution of Berkshire Hathaway with images and video.
The site also includes articles about Warren Buffett as well as a portfolio tracker, which charts the publicly-traded U.S. stocks owned by Warren Buffett’s holding company, Berkshire Hathaway.
The site includes user-friendly features such as:
Interactive Transcripts: Allows users to follow along in the transcript while they watch Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meeting footage and sync to specific chapters/paragraphs in the video.
Search: Powerful search of all content in the archive with the ability to deep-link into specific chapters/paragraphs of video footage through the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Application of machine learning to identify and analyze images, text and speech to add enriched metadata that will enable highly relevant and powerful search throughout Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meeting and CNBC interview content.
Next Generation Video Player: Offers significantly enhanced video load speed as well as a fully-customizable modern and responsive interface.
The player also gives users the ability to speed up playback by 1.25, 1.5 and 2x.
Mobile: The site is completely optimized for mobile viewing with modern responsive web design.
Direct to Warren Buffett Video Archive
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See Also: The C-SPAN Video Archive Includes 18 Videos Featuring Warren Buffett
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.