“Crazy Ones” Commercial edited to include Steve Jobs. http://www.adweek.com/adfreak/steve-jobs-takes-his-rightful-place-crazy-ones-ad-134524
Concerts this week →
sfhaps: Japandroids Handsome Furs Grails Soviettes Butthole Surfers Nobunny Peaches Twin Sister I could see at least a few of these this week.. But how could you miss Charles Bradley at the Independent? Tuesday night… Will be the show of the week.
The only question about Tim Cook: Will he be as... →
splatf: As CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs did many things very well, but the best was his ability to say “no” when defining Apple’s products and vision. For example: The way he said “no” to a floppy drive for the iMac, “no” to a lot of carrier nonsense on the iPhone, “no” to Blu-ray, and “no” to a million other things we will never know about. That is a big part of what will define the Tim Cook era...
ME. EVERY DAY.
Downgrade: Broadband Adoption Linked To TV... →
Dallas-based researcher Parks Associates says 13% of consumers who have broadband connections have made cutbacks within the last 12 months — with another 9% to come. The study says this includes some 3.9 million people who regularly watch Internet video. … Consumer sales of Internet-connectable TV devices will climb to nearly 350 million units worldwide by 2015.
ATTN: Earthquake Rookies →
Hearing all this chat about people running out of buildings… and while i understand you were scared, it’s not the right thing to do. Keep Calm and Carry On. http://www.fema.gov/hazard/earthquake/eq_during.shtm
During the first 5 days, the number of downloads from the U.S. for the latest...– Fox’s 8-Day Delay on Hulu Triggers Piracy Surge | TorrentFreak (via caterpillarcowboy) This article should have been titled “Duh: Artificial Scarcities Don’t Function In The Real World.” (via spytap)
… studies show that people with the best self-control are the ones who structure...– Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue? NYTimes.com (via somethingchanged) Great life lessons here. (via mikehudack) Scheduling workouts has reduced my stress level tremendously. Especially when it’s my first task of the day.
Google, Zynga, Microsoft, and Amazon Compete in... →
On the August 19, four teams will compete in the finals of the After Hours Gaming League, a charity Starcraft tournament. However, these teams are not composed of professional gamers, or even the top-ranked amateurs, but instead employees of four Silicon Valley technology companies— Microsoft,Google, Zynga and Amazon.
TV Audience Erosion →
Surely as measurement technologies advance and we have better ad targeting capabilities for television, actual content viewing and response to advertising will outweigh the age metric. In another post on this topic in Gigaom, “Bad news for Nielsen: TV ads to be bought more like online ads,” Ryan Lawler quotes Michael Hayes, president of Initiative Digital, suggesting that the 18-49...
lapswebseries: The Laps Blip.TV is now active. Watch the first 3 episodes from here beginning August 28th! Until then, check out the trailer and share with a buddy.
Endless Summer! →
evangotlib: I’m very excited to announce the launch of “Endless Summer,” a month-long partnership between blip.tv and the Capital One Journey Card. The promotion features new, daily episodes of some of the very best content on blip.tv along with four interviews with important content creators in the digital video space. Very cool. I hope you can take some time to catch a video!
Rick Perry's College Transcript: A Lot Of Cs And... →
evangotlib: lizmgriffin: other-stuff: As governor of Texas, Rick Perry has pursued a controversial agenda that would gut Texas’ vaunted public university system in favor of something that more closely resembles a business. As the Washington Post reported on Thursday, professors have been ranked according to how profitable they were to the university. Previous reports suggested Perry...
Miami Dolphins Headlines: From 1999 or 2011?
Wow.. We’re going to have a great year… I just hope that these Y2K concerns don’t ruin the rest of the season. Would BRETT FAVRE be interested in the Miami Dolphins? Dolphins Work out with TIKI BARBER JASON TAYLOR Returns to the Dolphins
Metaphors and online video
lizlet: I had a really great conversation with someone yesterday about the Current State of Web Content, whatever it might be, and in that conversation I managed to articulate something that’s basically my current outlook on this whole industry, for better or for worse. Because it’s easy for an indie creator to get discouraged at this stage. The opportunities for discovery and larger...