Links for 2007-12-28

Test: Make *all* your audience into Heroes – Matt Locke on ARGs: “I share with Alice a concern that we are importing broadcast ideas into online entertainment formats. … We don’t have to think in terms of funnels and winners in online storytelling…” Wonderland: One problem with ARGs – Alice Taylor on ARGs. “the treasure-hunt-using-mobile-phones […]

Flickr Stats

Flickr is great, isn’t it? Last week, they introduced in–browser photo editing (via Picnik), and this Thursday they added stats.  If you’re a Pro user, go and activate stats for your account. I think you’ll like it. By digging around my stats, I now know that this generated ‘fractal flame’ picture (generated using Apophysis) appears […]

Links for 2007-12-14

Extenuating Circumstances – BBC iPlayer – Don’t Cross the Streams – Excellent and detailed iPlayer review by Dan. The Guardian: Media FAQ – “while the regulations extend beyond traditional broadcasting to cover internet and mobile live streaming, receiving TV programmes on-demand, or say as part of an internet-based catch-up service, appears not to be covered.” […]

Links for 2007-12-12

Why I Stopped Using Twitter – Publishing 2.0 – Scott Karp on why he stopped using Twitter. “Twitter has turned distraction into an art form. It’s like hanging out at a bar with a bunch of interesting people (some of whom are talking on their cellphones) and forgetting that you have to go home.” Anne […]

Links for 2007-12-11

The Evangelist in You | Advice and Opinion – Nice writeup of a recent presentation: “I stumbled upon an interesting presentation last week from Roo Reynolds, a smart and ardent Brit who works in IBM?s Hursley Park Lab in the U.K. and sports one of those crazy titles that make regular businesspeople feel chronically unhip.” […]

Links for 2007-12-08

Facebook | My Privacy – “Privacy Settings for External Websites” or, how to opt out of Beacon. Google Chart API – “The Google Chart API lets you dynamically generate charts” OAuth – “An open protocol to allow secure API authentication in a simple and standard method from desktop and web applications.” [via:Rob Smart] Librarian of […]