Archive for the 'Trends' Category

Rocketboom on Tivo

Monday, December 12th, 2005

Here we go - the morphing of the on-demand medias. TiVo has just announced that it will offer up the popular videoblog Rocketboom in its show directory. Served up fresh daily, will be Rocketbooms 3 minute spin on strange and unique topics of the day.

Wow though… what does this mean? TiVo, the mainstream, […]

The iPod Compatible Bed

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

Yes, thats right, the iPod compatible bed. Check it out:

By Design Mobel.

per PodcastingNews.

Interesting Employment Tactic

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

Here is one of the more unique ways I have seen someone try to get a job at a company, check out - a weblog that was started by a Google employee hopeful. The author does not reveal his or her name, but makes contact via email simple at [email protected]. The blog contains posts […]

Word of the Year: Podcast

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Oxford Dictionary Names “Podcast” 2005 Word of the Year

The editors of the New Oxford American Dictionary have selected “podcast” as the Word of the Year for 2005. Defined as “a digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the Internet for downloading to a personal audio player,” the word will be […]

The Subservient Donald

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005

Scrolling through Bloglines this morning I came across another hilarious spoof of the original “Subservient Chicken” concept. This time its dubbed Subservient Donald, yes a complete and total spoof on the Donald. Check it out, the responses are off the wall depending on what you type in for a command. Go ahead and give it […]

Fat File Storage

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

The growth and hype around podcasting just doesn’t seem to be slowing down at all. The demand and growth of consumer generated media is growing at astounding rates. Just like the rapid fire growth of blogs, the recent shift to audio and video content is driving hosting and media storage models to change as well. […]

Aqua Vino

Tuesday, October 18th, 2005

This is really wild, Chilean winery Viña Casanueva, has spearheaded a new way to store wine, dubbed aqua-cellaring:

“Viña Casanueva cellars its wines underwater off the Chilean coast, where several seaside restaurants send divers to retrieve bottles of the ocean-aged vintages when diners order them.”

“Beyond the sheer cool factor of having your sommelier don a wetsuit […]

Text Messaging Addiction?

Sunday, October 16th, 2005

I am convinced that if you can do something, then there is an addiction for it. The BBC reports on a Scottish teenager who is being treated for text messaging and email addiction. Thats nuts, but it appears this kid definitely had issues:

“In the space of a year, ‘Steven’ spent £4,500 on text messaging.”

“He was […]

The Trend Man Unplugged

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

Looking back on my last few posts this week, I have mostly been blogging about people who I respect and find inspiring. All great people from the business world. Just when I was about to post about one of my usual “findings,” I found Todd Storch’s latest “People You Need to Meet” segment, this time […]

Technorati Tags

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

Thanks to flipthedolphin for helping me install Bunny’s Technorati Tags plugin for Wordpress! Now, I can post relevant tags that can be clicked and searched via Technorati. Thanks again to flip for the assistance, he has been a true friend in helping me navigate through the various features and functionality of the Wordpress platform. This […]