Brian’s life flashing before your eyes

Brian’s life flashing before your eyes Pretty cool; let pummelvision.com access your FB assets (privacy be damned!) and in return they’ll give you a ready made slideshow video, complete with faux hipster synchronized soundtrack. Why be creative when laziness and apathy will suffice, I always say! …

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car vs. bike hit and run

District attorney seeks to bar Vail victim’s testimony in plea hearing – VeloNews Crazy story.  I can’t believe the lawyering and lack of personal responsibility on display here.  Driver hits cyclist, leaves scene, gets caught later.  And then proceeds to pursue a reprehensible strategy of denial rather …

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The ebook platform battle is heating up…

Amazon to demo Kindle for the Web on Tuesday – Computerworld. It, as they say, is most assuredly on.  On Monday Google launched their Google ebooks effort, a direct shot across the bow of Amazon who already has a commanding lead (and so far, a superior …

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Dawn of a New Day « Ray Ozzie

Dawn of a New Day « Ray Ozzie Excellent memo from one of the world’s most impressive technology visionaries: Ray Ozzie’s swan song as he prepares to leave Microsoft.  As an employee and a shareholder I’m sad to lose him, and in many ways I …

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What is this “DVD” you speak of?

Two interesting “media delivery” related developments this week coming out of the sleepy little town of Palo Alto: During their latest earnings report, Netflix (NFLX) announced they now serve most of their content via streaming, vs. DVD mailers.  More and more people are adopting the …

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Web 2.0 is dead(?!) Yawn.

Excellent post on TechCrunch today about the (alleged) end of the Web 2.0 era, and what the next phase of technological innovation might bring us.  I’m hopeful that the industry has had its fill of “fun but silly” entertainment products (I’m throwing Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, …

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