“With the release of his latest standup special Live at the Beacon Theater, comedian Louis C.K. went straight to his core audience with a cheap, easy-to-stream and easy-to-download distribution strategy. He asked interested viewers to pay just $5 via PayPal and in exchange they were given access to two streams of the show and two downloads of the show.”
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Boing Boing: Congressional staffers behind SOPA get shiny new jobs as entertainment industry lobbyists http://goo.gl/mag/bVxEH
Helpful links that I’ve been collecting.
Work is done for the day, laundry has been started, and the dogs are asleep. I took a few moments to work on a recently digitized Todd Rundgren show from January 20, 1988 in Tokyo. He’s a one-man band in this show, performing with a rack of sequencers and computers. I saw him do a […]
Author/designer/genius-kinda-guy Mark Boulton puts forth the proposition that responsive design is creating a new canon for web designers and developers. In the real world, responsive design is nothing new. Products adapt to our needs. Technology monitors local environments to adjust lighting, temperature and even physical spaces. But what about web? In designing with words, the […]
Spec work: A Bay Area employee described what happened last year when he and about a dozen co-workers realized employees with years of service were being paid less than new hires doing the same work. Agitated about the situation but concerned about retaliation, the workers committed to a plan: during the approaching round of annual […]
Since I finished digitizing my CD collection, I’ve turned to my boxes of cassettes featuring bootleg concerts. (Bootlegs, by the way, are live recordings, not pirated, and don’t constitute theft.) One of the perks is rediscovering music I’ve loved in the past, but have let drop out of my internal jukebox. Take, for example, Material […]
I just saw this in WFYI’s tweetstream – “Interested in designing the official WFYI Mobile App?? Here’s the link to details. http://www.wfyi.org/rfp_MobileApp_2011.docx.“ It links to an RFP for a pretty full-featured web app. I’m going to post it in full here, just in case you don’t want to hassle with the Word doc. WFYI is […]
Very nice. Jens Meiert has a “continuously updated list of all CSS properties.” Quite a list, with CSS version for each entry (no mention of browser support, though).
ReadWriteWeb takes a look at App Store alternatives. There’s no doubt that the iTunes App Store is the market 1 leader when it comes to being the best place for developers to earn money from their mobile applications. In fact, according to a recent study from IHS Screen Digest, Apple was found to have generated […]