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Sunday, July 07, 2002

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spots? use remover

Television has intervals between programming known as spots. Since you mute, time shift or otherwise ignore commercials like a potty break, you are a thief. Along with Eisner from Disney, Bromfman from Segrams(although i think they have muzzled or retired him), Valenti and Rosen, the latest media mogul to come out and scream that you are thieves is Turner Broadcasting System CEO Jaimie Kellner.

This is really enlighting since cable was developed to offer alternatives to commercial programming.

Henry Jenkins is director of the Program in Comparative Media Studies at MIT and presents this:

Treating Viewers as Criminals
read here - go there
Source: MIT Technology Review

DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency are the folks who did a lot of the work that got the Internet started. They are into some really interesting things.

DARPA Fact File: A Compendium of DARPA Programs [.pdf]
read here - go there
Source: DARPA

geekbits

in the quest for ever faster hardware I upgraded FTS 1 with a AMD XP 1700 chip and pulled a nVidia sniper2 32 mb video card out and replaced it with a ATI Radeon7000 64mb DDR video card. video is much better now. I also loaded cyberpowers Power DVD software. DVD's play much better. ATI's dvd player sucks.

Anger

Anger has been given a bad rap. Anger is a necessary component of life. Getting pissed off about things let's you know you are alive, and if you have the brains god gave a gerbil, you will be able to deal with it. The Burning Bird talks about anger.

The Value of Anger
read here - go there
Source: Shelley Powers

p i x e l v i e w

Shelley Powers
Some folks can work with technology, some folks can write, very few can do both. Shelley does.

p i x e l v i e w - Shelley Powers
read here - go there

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