TV scrobbling and attention data – What’s Dale been watching?

I love it when people take control of their own attention data. Dale Lane has set up a lovely TV scrobbling service in his house, allowing him to capture and share what he watches on TV. The overlap between rich information visualisations, attention data and television is fascinating. I’m not surprised to see Dale doing […]

3D TV

[image: skooal on Flickr] I went to a BAFTA event tonight, cunningly titled ‘3D: the next dimension in TV and Games?’. It served up a panel of Andrew Oliver (CTO and founder, Blitz Games Studios), Colin Smith (Technical Analyst, ITV), Brian Lenz (product design and innovation, Sky), chaired by Guy Clapperton (freelance journalist who has […]

Links for 2008-02-26

guardian.co.uk: All this online sharing has to stop – “But, um, music people? Better form an orderly queue. You think you were the first to suffer from your content getting ripped off and spread to the four corners of the earth? Get to the back of the line, bud. There’s a few people ahead of […]

Watchification

I’ve been helping out as the ‘chief engineer’ at Speechification for a while, and I’m now proud to be joining Russell and Steve in making Watchification happen too. The aim of the project is reassuringly simple: in the same way that Speechification curates speech radio from around the world, we want to make it easy […]

Links for 2008-02-18

cityofsound: The street as platform – An amazing essay on the (near) future for the urban environment. Watchification – Speechification goes televisual. No Gods or Kings: Objectivism in BioShock – “BioShock may have been conceived as a study in nuance, a place for gamers to discover and explore at their own pace, but its dip […]

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.” […]