Today’s links of interest:
- Amazon Video Sneak Peak?
Purported screenshots of the soon to launch Amazon video store. Looks like the service will support Windows Media-based portable devices. I guess Zune and iPod owners are out of luck.
- On the Internet, No One’s Neutral
A look at the network neutrality issue from the perspective of artists. We like artists.
- Harry Potter Loves Malfoy
The Japanese approach to copyright inspires creativity. Could this be a model for the United States? Don’t hold your breath…
- Art Does Not Apologize
Ah, we love nothing better than an art snob defining art on his own terms. If you do not sweat blood, it is not art. Get real, dude.
- The Neutrality of this Article is Disputed: Inside Wikimania2006
Wikis work because they are the voice of the community. They also work (and this is a well-kept secret) because they are great ways to collect information in a usable format. But that makes for less interesting journalism — you’ll simply have to trust us
- Jolt Culture has twice the trivia
Trivia — it’s back and bigger than ever. Here’s one from our archives: what is the real name of our Medialoper mascot?
- Rejected Freelance Film Critic Slams Slate
Didn’t get memo that reviewing is dead, goes ahead and offers opinions freely. Probably won’t get the job being sought.
- TV Found to Be a Painkiller for Children
There is absolutely nothing to say here.
- Politicos beware: You live in YouTube’s world
Possibly the funniest outcome of this will be the politicians who tick "Check YouTube" off their lists without realizing that YouTube is only the tip of the online video iceberg.
- Click to download
Amazon’s plans for the future have not been splashy or, oddly, as widely dissected as others’, but anyone who’s been paying attention has noted that Amazon is positioning itself for world domination.
- Next Season?s Hit Shows? They?re the Talk of the Web
What else is one to do during the long hot days of summer?
- The 200 Greatest Songs of the 1960s
As selected by Pitchfork, most of whom don’t have the (dis?)advantage of actually being alive when these songs were released.