Today’s links of interest:
- The Lost Set
Two guys on vacation stumble across a mostly abandoned Lost set – photos on Flickr.
- Decision on Bids for BMG Music Unit Could Be Imminent
For those who have been holding their breath waiting for this deal, oxygen is coming soon!
- Unions Seek Higher Residuals for New Media
See, it’s not a commercial exploitation, it’s promotion. The studios and the workers square off in the battle for higher residuals.
- Shadows and blog: The New Republic’s Lee Siegel is guilty, but of what?
A questions of anonymity — is it fair if only one side is afforded the cover of darkness?
- Murdoch launches two-show network
The telenovelas are coming, the telenovelas are coming!
- Google Service Lets Users Search For Archived News
This sounds like a highly cool thing — especially the Time archives going back longer than most of us have been alive! The service will be a mix of pay and free.
- Summer 2006 hasn’t been so hot for Google
Because they have become so powerful that they can control the weather? Because, I tell you what, it’s been plenty hot here!
- Silicon Valley to get public Wi-Fi network / Ambitious project by Metro Connect will cover 38 cities
In a few years, you might even be able to take your local telco right out of your internet access. If you live in the right place, of course.
- Interview with Kassia Krozser from Booksquare
This is a shameless shameless plug for Kassia.
- Lost Action Hero
An ode to the strong, silent type, or, where have all the cowboys gone.
- A time for remembrance
Does instant history cause us to lose perspective?
- Once Again, Redstone Shakes Up Viacom
Remember the Moonves/Freston fight of just a week ago? Turns out the real problem was Sumner Redstone. Freston has left the building.
- Air America vs. Reality – Part 4
The latest on the sinking ship that is Air America Radio. Mike Malloy out, Jerry Springer in. Armstrong Williams co-hosting the morning show on the New York City affiliate. Chalk one up for the Bush Crime Family.