Anthropomedia

We all create for one another. And our creations assume a life of their own.

Optical Chips

March 29th, 2007
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IBM has announced a new chip that’d take a HD full length movie download from 30 minutes to 1 second. This gee-whiz news should make the folks at Verizon happy, what with their FiOS service. It’s also very similar to other efforts (Intel has something like this brewing). What this really comes down to is […]

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LibriVox

March 29th, 2007
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Interested in Charles Darwin? How about the Jabberwocky? There’s a neat project that makes “The Origin of the Species,” “The Jabberwocky,” and much more available as audio files for free. You can pick from various formats; I particularly like the PodCast option. The service can be found at LibriVox. Check it out — there’s a […]

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Wanna make money?

March 28th, 2007
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Here’s an excellent post regarding various video sharing sites and their models for compensating producers. It’s worth taking a look at. Even if you’re not looking to make money off video now, you might want to check it out for the links. One notable absence: Joost.

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thinking outside the rectangle

March 21st, 2007
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I’m back from an unexpectedly long vacation. It was surreal to travel to Canada and to not be able to return due to bad weather back at home. At least the circuitous route foisted upon me to get home allowed me to experience the Edmonton airport, which was surprisingly attractive. Enough about me. USA Today, […]

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My Second Life

March 6th, 2007
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Here’s an interesting new episodic series out on the Web. Douglas Gayeton has released “My Second Life,” a drama about a man, Molotov Alva (sounds a bit like Kaiser Sosa, nez?). The premise is that Alva has disappeared from the real world and reappeared in Second Life. The initial episode has also been released on […]

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Lots happened

March 2nd, 2007
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Firstly, sorry about the absence. Life tends to intrude. There’s a vid circulating around now of a guy who sky dives, has his primary and reserve chutes fail, plummets at 80mph, and survives. The video is first person — from his helmet cam, followed by the helmet cam of a friend who comes to his […]

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