Monthly Archives: September 2004

20 Years of Infomercials

Its been twenty years. Why have these companies NOT used streaming to further their clients messages and products?

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The power of blogs

Regardless of your political views, the CBS errors in Dan Rather’s 60 Minutes II article regarding George Bush’s treatment in the Guard show the true power of bloggers. The only problem may be those who blogged against CBS were actually members of the Republican party. Where is the non-partisian view?

Netflix and the WB

Warner Brothers has agreed to license some films to Netflix to be served over TiVO to further test a new video-on-demand service in the coming year.

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Camera to phone imaging

Kodak today announced Mobile Phone Wallpaper permitting users to access imaging shot with Kodak’s Mobile Service (or Ofoto.com) and transmit those images to their mobile phones. The application will re-size the image to match the phone’s screen size.

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Get your own blog at college

The University of Warwick in the UK is giving every student a blog account. You can communicate much more effectively with your blog. So higher education is moving from providing webspace to blogs. The impact of blogging continues.
And I remember getting email back in the day was a big thing.
…I’m so old.

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The need for design standards

Noted usability specialist Jakob Nielsen’s call to simplify web design matters.

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A call for more voice integration

World Wide Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee is asking for developers to adopt more voice recognition.

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New Sony PEG-VZ90

The new Sony Clie PEG-VZ90: The display provides a contrast ratio of 1000:1, a fast response time and a 180-degree horizontal viewing angle. The VZ90 can play MPEG 4 video. The only downturn? It availability in the US is not projected, just in the Far East.

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