Today’s links of interest:
- Historical Sounds in MP3 Format
Strangely, I’ve always wanted to listen to Spiro Agnew on my iPod.
- Survey: Employees favor personal surfing
Um, yeah, they actually did a survey on this. In other surveys, employees also favored lunch hours and going home early.
- That New Show Starring . . . a Tube of Toothpaste
Product placement is the topic du week. Everyone has an opinion on it. But the ultimate success of placement will lie in manufacturers’ ability to make fun of themselves. Otherwise, people will treat the placement like wallpaper.
- Skype’s Net Neutrality gamble: we’ll be so big, they can’t stop us
Uh yeah, that sounds like a great plan. In the meantime we’re still calling our Senators to register our support for network neutrality.
- Abebooks.com Acquires Major Stake In Librarything.com
This is, as the kids today, say very cool. Or is it hot? Okay, very interesting. That seems like a safe description.
- Internal Warner Bros. Marketing Memos Reveal ‘Total Concept Rejection’ on Poseidon [FishbowlLA]
Otherwise known as "no".
- How an ex-VJ transformed conventional media into the vox populi. Ever hear of podcasting?
Because, really, who ever pegged Adam Curry as the VJ most likely to succeed?
- TV networks begin to embrace Internet – The Practical Futurist
Yes, says the optimist. TV will learn from the mistakes of print. No, says the pessimist. They don’t get it.
- TV Is Getting to Look More Like the Movies
Yes, yes, that’s the ticket. Emulate the movies. Someone gets a promotion. Sigh.
- Laughable "Code" Kicks Off Cannes