Archive for the 'Media' Category

Empowerment with FOSS

Sunday, December 31st, 2006

I recently got around to a project that had been on my “to do” list for many months when I transferred a personal video from analog tape to DVD. As part of the transfer, I also learned how to author a DVD. In this case, authoring meant creating an eight-screen menu system where the user […]

Video, Internet, and Phone Service: the Marketing Triple-Play

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Maury Wright has a couple of interesting columns in recent issues of EDN magazine: Triple-play trickery: Beware the buzzword bandwagon Triple-play update: Telcos falter; cable companies soar

Five Cents a Song…

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

The other day, I attended a talk titled, “The Future of Music and the 5¢ Solution — How artists and consumers can reclaim ownership of music,” by Daniel Levitin, a professor in the psychology department of McGill University, who has had an impressive career in the music/recording industry. The basic idea behind the talk was […]