Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Time for a holiday?

Last year i was in the Bolcans for the art Activist Caravan - before it started I stayed on a free anerkist camping beach on a small island near Athens - with the weather closing in its tempting to head off agen - have the soler laptop setup ready to go so can work from here. I made a short movie which I have to finish some day soon.

Green TV is building

Simuler services are starting to get there act together, a US one looks very slick Here

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Web2 video is all about meta-data

Stumble upon has implemented one of the best working models for sifting content and making it applicable to users Read some maths here

Whats the best web2 app for publicity and outreach, comparing Digg and Stumble upon here

The problem with all these copurate web2 apps is that you have no control over your data - the copuratein owns your data and generally you have no way to easily remove it/move it - they are walled gardens. MP3 here

Academic but interesting here

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

What's Wrong with Open-Source Software? Whats wrong with corpurte sultions?

We have real problems in the alt-world creating something that works for more than a tiny minority of people and the corpurte world has problem's creating something that works FOR people.

What's Wrong with Open-Source Software? read more here

Whats wrong with even the best of courpurtae culture. Here is a film about google towreds the end it become scary - look at the expression of the exec when asked hard questions here

Sunday, October 14, 2007

VisiononTV on your TV

Its looking like the hardware for moving visionontv in to the TV in the living room is coming on faster than I had hoped. The whole DRM thing is going out the window which rarely frees things up. This is after billions and billions of $$$ have been spent on it.
Click on the link for a £200 box with DVD player and wifi that will play our H264 channel on your TV.

Linksys KiSS 1600

Bandwith and IPTV

Good artical on the p2p tv debate (could be a war) with the ISP's
The Register

Spluttering UK net neutrality movement gets breath of life

Here is the most interesting artical - the key thing to rember for us is that we aren't using streaming we are using per-cashing - thus we are using the downtime rather than the peek time - as this artical points out this makes our service practically free. Its NOT us that will brack the internet. read more here

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Torrent video streaming...

These guys are doing exactly what needs to be done in the open source communality for torrents and IPTV


It has built into it the network “respect” that current torrent technology lacks.

Money in the age were "information just wonts to be free" some ideas for the music industry: Last100

Torrents being blocked will lead to a pay more internet, read more about the guy trying to distribute free Ubuntu CD's vier bit torrent

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Why we need a open web2

Here is a look at SCARY facebook - let it buffer for a bit - click here

We are using basecamp for our organising/running our project - am very impressed so far - web2 at its best. But it is a pay sight?

We have re-published all our feeds vier feedburner so that we can start to see stats and change our backend publisher from BM with out losing RSS subscribers.

Have a look at this as part of a Alt-publiserty outlet Wibiki don't think its appropriate as is but has a lot of potential - BUT how dose it work?

Dressed up for funding meeting

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Ruff mashup of our skining of miro

Done in windows paint on a train to Wales (: click on the guide button and you have the full Miro interface, click on the play button and it plays the new download playlist. We have a programmer and a budget to make this happen now - watch this space.

Should we tern it deep purpul?