Archive for July, 2005

Pogue on Podcasting

Saturday, July 30th, 2005

David Pogue, the technology reporter from the New York Times absolutely cracks me up. Check out this video where he attempts to explain podcasting and just how easy it is to join all of the podcasting goodness. Hilarious stuff.

per Rubel


Thursday, July 28th, 2005

I thought this was an interesting find. coBRANDit launches as the first “open source” ad agency focused on creating a network of creative individuals who create real life documentary style experiences with brands. The goal is to create a platform that “brand sponsors can introduce new ideas and products in exchange for documentary video and […]

Audio Content via Podscope

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005

Podscope is pretty cool. I read about it a little while ago when they first started indexing audio content on the web. Today I came across some interesting info on the engine:

“Podscope, a search engine that indexes the spoken audio content of podcasts, has announced that it plans to “cover all non-music audio and video […]

Evan On Odeo

Monday, July 25th, 2005

I was flipping through the current edition of Fast Company last night, I haven’t actually picked up a physical copy in a LONG time, (man did that magazine get smaller!). I found lots of good stuff in this months edition, including “60 Seconds with Evan Williams” co-founder of the recently launched Odeo. Here is a […]

Digging Deep with BlogPulse

Sunday, July 24th, 2005

I was checking out BlogPulse’s new profiling feature and have to say its quite cool. I was just running through the toolset for Check out your URL, it digs deep.

” Blogger Profiles allows users to find more information about a specific blog or blogger—who authors it, how active the blog is, how it ranks […]

Domain Pimping

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

Just had to post about this, imagine just 8 months ago what someone would pay for it. The big question, how much WILL he get for it?

Podcaster Allan Hunkin is seeking $250,000 USD for the domain name Hunkin is selling the domain to concentrate on his core business, SuccessTALK Channels.

He also hopes to sell […]

Hyves 2.0

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

The boys in Amsterdam are working towards world domination :-) Some of you remember me talking about Hyves, the popular social networking site based out of the Netherlands. Raymond and the boys have really built up a nice community - they are just about to hit 1mm users. Small in comparison to the US based […]


Thursday, July 21st, 2005

This is a pretty trick little app that was designed by Bart from Belgium. Its a cool app that will generate a flowing version of whatever phrase you put into the text box. Type in your wordage and watch it flow.

per presurfer

Own Your Media

Wednesday, July 20th, 2005

Todd Storch speaks the truth about the changing media landscape and the advent of WIFM:

Now, consumers have the choice of what and when.

Having the choice of “when” is more powerful that just the choice of “what”.

So, we (consumers) are becoming program directors of our own station, WIFM. What, and When is In it […]

Selling Yourself (Short?)

Wednesday, July 20th, 2005

Here is an interesting way to launch your music career, sell shares of yourself and your career on ebay :-) Thats definitely a new way of doing things in the music biz. Check it out on BBC.

“I kind of understood how the industry worked in terms of the royalties scheme, so I put up an […]