If nothing else, the folks driving the pay-wallification of The Times of London and The Sunday Times have the courage of their convictions, recently making it clear, PaidContent,org reports, that not only are they putting up the wall, but they’re also planning to turn search engines away. That means the sites – which are fine, […]
Alan Mutter has a message for local TV stations: What happened to newspapers is probably about to happen to you next. Once it becomes as easy and satisfying to view a YouTube video on your 50-inch television as it is to watch “Two and a Half Men,” audiences will fragment to the point that local […]
In theory, I’m okay with Facebook being more open to the world. But that assumes that the people using it realize they’re likely talking in public, not just among their friends. Thanks to openbook, you can now see how that’s working out, by searching Facebook statuses of lots of people – not just the people […]
It’s hard to say what’s more mind-blowing: That they stream two billion videos a day, or that we got here in just five years. Happy 5th Birthday to YouTube.
If I sneak into your yard and paint a picture on your wall, do you now own my painting? Or, as the artist, do I retain ownership of the painting and its context? What if I paint the picture on seemingly abandoned property? Does the bank now own it? The municipality? What if you like […]
Why is it that the pundits making the most sense these days are either fake or puppets? RE: The stolen iPhone prototype, Mosspuppet says: “My question to you various idiots is: What the hell did you expect them to do? If someone steals your stuff, you call the cops. “Imagine for a moment that someone […]