Awareness Test- Not sure who put this together but very interesting/funny- Metacafe (via Metacafe)
Facebook Connect - Data Portability is Winning →
In another great example of how “2.0 properties” (seriously hate that phrase) are starting to get it Facebook has announced its intention to make your data on the site portable to other sites. Now there is a lot to that but the basic idea is this: I have a Facebook account then let’s say I discover Yelp and want to become a member. If Yelp is a partner with Facebook in the data...
Band uses CCTV to shoot music video →
The Get Out Clause is a band from Manchester wanted to make a music video. Being starving/savvy artists they were able to do it on the cheap and give it a really cool aesthetic by performing in front of England’s various CCTV cameras then filing for the footage through the Freedom of Information act. Lugging a drum kit around to eighty differen locations in Britain (mostly in Manchester) is...
More on Net Neutrality in UK - Boing Boing →
Cory Doctorow is completely correct in demanding an end to his contract with Virgin Media in light of their new CEO’s comments about Net Neutrality. From the article: Last month, Neil Berkett (the new CEO of Virgin Media, one of my ISPs in London) announced that Network Neutrality was “bollocks” and that Internet services would have to pay for premium connections or be...
Markey Faults Hollywood on Net Neutrality →
At some point this is going to be a very big deal. The RIAA and the big content providers want to kill any hope of a net neutrality bill being passed before regular people actually understand the issue. By regular people I mean the ones that actually pay for the bandwidth and exorbinant salaries of the same executives that want to own their Internet and control how the bandwidth that they pay for...
That Cloud Looks Just Like Mickey Mouse →
Former magician and current guy with too much time on his hands, Francisco Guerro has invented a machine that can make foamy cloud shapes that float in the air. This medium may change branding as we know it… Soon you’ll hear consumers saying, “Hell if they can make clouds that look like their logo they must be good at making widgets!”
I get a lot of pleasure out of making shows,” MacFarlane said....– “Family Guy” Creator Seth MacFarlane on his new deal with Fox that could be worth $100 million.