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Things I like: three music videos

Three things I’ve been enjoying on YouTube recently(ish). All quite different. Sour – Hibi no Neiro (‘Tone of everyday’) OK Go – White Knuckles Lorna Rose – Flightless Bird, American Mouth [be sure to read the back story too]

BAFTA Film Awards 2010

I was fortunate enough to be invited to help out the BAFTA online team during the Film Awards on Sunday. I spent the afternoon and evening tweeting as @baftaonline and helping their team keep their Facebook page updated. Initially, I was mainly sharing photos from the red carpet, which meant wandering around with an ‘access […]

Online drama

I’ve been thinking about online drama recently. There are traditional online video productions, which are essentially video made for the web. Good examples are Dr Horrible and The Remnants. Both high quality videos made to be distributed online, both created during the writers strike last year. (No coincidence there I think). Then you’ve got your […]

Guardian Open Platform

The Guardian today announced the Open Platform, comprising two products: a Content API built on top of their existing search engine allowing other people to build applications on top of the Guardian’s content, and the Data Store which is a collection of public and Guardian-owned data sets made freely available for reuse. I was invited […]

Tasty Tag Pages

I’ve been improving Watchification and Speechification tonight. Part of the enjoyment of both sites is the idea that we’re not just curating our favourite stuff, we’re weaving links between it, with those links becoming increasingly fun to explore. Tonight’s hack was a small improvement in order to pull in a few things that the web […]

This is why we can’t have nice things: TechCrunch

I stopped reading TechCrunch a while ago, so it wasn’t until I saw it mentioned on Loic’s blog recently that Michael Arrington annoyed me all over again, this time by crowing about a holiday video. At the risk of feeding the troll, I want to make it clear how stupid and utterly irritating Michael Arrington’s […]