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Monthly Archives: January 2009

last chance to ROFL

As some of you may know I consort with the evil geniuses behind ROFLCon. We are really really excited about the ROFLThing NYC event coming up this weekend and there are FIVE tickets left in the entire world. Five. all proceeds will go to charities (real ones too, not fund the Zeroday Waffle Addiction Foundation) […]

US District Judge Declares “Downloads != Lost Sale”

From Ars Technica: Jones wrote in his opinion that equating each download with a lost sale is a faulty assumption. “Those who download movies and music for free would not necessarily purchase those movies and music at the full purchase price,” Jones wrote. “[A]lthough it is true that someone who copies a digital version of […]

Could the media industries finally be moving in the right direction?

Youtube remixes now have links to amazon and itunes to purchase the songs. This is a great monetization strategy for youtube as well who has a snickering Hulu making money on the content which they, and only they, can negotiate (hulu is a joint project of Fox and NBC) hulu is smart in that they […]

2009 Resolutions (public copy)

more open source * pine for email * firefox for web * gimp for photo editing * audacity for audio editing * more ruby * more mysql more cloud apps * for media storage * less stagnet account on flickr * more rss feeds more mobile * Twitter on mobile only * IM on […]