Just stumbled across this, after meeting Karen Coyle here at DC2008. A nice account of why we might care about linking information (and linking data): Much like people, the real meaningfulness of information is how it interacts with others of its kind. Information that is alone or out of context is inert and cannot reach [...]
Category Archives: General
A brief update on the YouTube/Viacom privacy disaster. From Ellen Nakashima in the Washington Post: Yesterday, lawyers for Google said they would not appeal the ruling. They sent Viacom a letter requesting that the company allow YouTube to redact user names and IP addresses from the data. “We are pleased the court put some limits [...]
(excerpts) like that, that way it is like that it is not like that it is not possible for me that way it is not possible for me like that I’m sorry I’m sorry, but I’m sorry but it is not very comfortable for me that way I’m sorry but it is not acceptable for [...]
Well shame on YouTube, and presumably shame on UMG too. I was innocently going about my mullet-research business just now, watching a Billy Ray Cyrus on YouTube, when I get a big animated advert for the world’s most slicky advertised cult. It seems YouTube and the content owner have reached an understanding, since the video [...]
“Like I said, I condone the Jackass lifestyle…” From Joost : Nardwuar vs. Vanilla Ice Nardwuar vs. Johnny Marr from the Smiths . Need we say more?
How much more fun the internet has become … From Joost : Rex The Runt: Adventures On Telly (Part 3) Lost in space, the gang stumble on a branch of ‘Poultry Pantry’, the interstellar fast-food chain.
A Monkees spooky-special on Joost. (Seems to be globally available except USA). see also – http://www.joost.com/halloween/ IMDB – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0650671/ Trivia – http://monkeestv2.tripod.com/season1/monster.html From Joost : Monkees, The – Episode 18 – I Was a Teenage Monster (Digital Continuous Edit) Monkees, The – Episode 18 – I Was a Teenage Monster (Digital Continuous Edit) from the [...]
Shadow trade and industry secretary Alan Duncan said: “Whatever the rhetoric, there is nothing in this White Paper that will guarantee that a single nuclear power station will be built.” “Business will only invest in nuclear power if it knows its costs – it needs certainty about carbon, decommissioning, and waste.” http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/6681377.stm “Clean, safe and [...]
Just started watching this one on the Raindance TV Joost channel, but I don’t have time right now. In the absence of a bookmarking system I’ll clutter my blog with links. It’s good to have more watchable stuff on Joost than I’ve time to watch :) See also http://www.cascadesky.com/projects_nick.html From Joost : Shooting Nick Intending [...]