There are words that get created between developers in rooms where innovation and technology captivate the mind and inspire the imagination. One of those words is “Node Load”. Development team working on finalizing some badass features to support the launch of one of the most ambitious social communities for artists called “Planet Illogica”. Get signed up and get ready for our July 15th launch and kickoff party in Southern California during ComiCon weekend.
Oops – don’t forget to load your node this weekend.
Ad models, distribution schemes and syndication techniques are essential to the success of the newbie online video venture. But what about delivering good quality content that defines the medium, who could argue with that? — yet many seem to not “get it,” whereas other do.
Former Friends cast member Lisa Kudrow and her team “get it” and have succeeded in delivering a quality web show; she returns on June 29 with a second season of the nifty improv comedy series Web Therapy. The show will be accessible on YouTube, Hulu and LStudio.com, the broadband entertainment channel launched by Lexus.
The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the Iranian government is utilizing a cutting-edge technology developed with Siemens AG and Nokia Corp that enables it to inspect deep packets of data to control and censor access to information on the internet on a large scale. This process enables authorities to not only block communication but to monitor it to gather information about individuals, as well as alter it for disinformation purposes,, according to experts who spoke to WSJ.
Had to make one quick blog post, and then back to work. Heard on the radio this morning, and then got the IM too, www.delmarscene.com has all the info for the Summer Concert Series at the Del Mar race tracks, including, but not limited to, The Flaming Lips playing the infield on Saturday August 15th, for $6. Yes? Yes!
Now that the new iPhone OS is out today, here are some cool new apps that you can apply and use…
Golf fans will be able to watch live video coverage of the U.S. Open using a free iPhone app powered by IBM. The application benefits from the iPhone 3.0 OS’ enhanced processing speed and video capabilities, so the video should look even better. READ MORE
The Search is Afoot
Mocrosoft’s new Bing search engine has brought innovation to the marketplace and users are responding by returning again and again to the service.
Two weeks into its launch and Bing has boosted Microsoft’s search share by about 3% points, according to ComScore. Instead of Google’s white space approach, Bing adds some Bling, introducing a new glossy photo everyday embedded with interesting factoids and blurbs related to the picture. Categories such as Travel, Shopping, Health and Videos cut down on useless search results.
Microsoft launched a new interactive reality web series produced with Reveille and its ad agency JWT.
It’s Everybody’s Business with Jack & Suzy Welsh presents as a novel way to promote the company’s enterprise software solutions (such as its Silverlight video platform). Former General Electric chairman Jack Welsh and his wife pay house calls to businesses like Hertz to give advice and constructive criticism — it’s kind of like Mr. T’s Pity the Fool for business managers. READ MORE