Live video apps for your site or blog A suite of advanced capabilities that power real-time communication for your websites and apps. Record, archive, and access every OpenTok session. OpenTok’s Archiving API makes it easy to record your OpenTok sessions. XoXxXEmo and Proud Of ItXxXoX A study by Harvard University found that when a person gets a job, 85 percent of the time, it is because of their attitude. Only 15 percent of the time, because of how smart they are and how many facts and figures they know. As a university or college student, what is your attitude towards your future? Your attitude will always be a determinant of your altitude in life.
Tools To Not Die With: An Interview with Vinay Gupta, creator of the Hexayurt Photo: Jay Springett Vinay Gupta is a man between worlds, and he’s got a lot of arms. Born to Scottish and Indian parents, he was programming from a young age. Netflix's Top Threat: TV Everywhere Do you think Netflix is worried about the fact that Hulu Plus now has over 1.5 million subscribers? Well, think again. According to the letter its managers wrote to its shareholders today following the release of its its Q4 earnings, the film & TV streaming and DVD rental service is much more concerned about TV Everywhere and similar services than about over-the-top (OTT) pure players such as Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime. Even its conviction that Amazon will “brand their video subscription offering as a standalone service at a price less than [Netflix's]“, echoing earlier reports, doesn’t seem a major source of concern for the company. Call it bravado if you want, but Netflix boasts a much larger catalogue than Amazon and Hulu Plus.
Record and share video live from your mobile phone At Skype, we know and love that technology continues to evolve. Today, people carry smartphones around in their pockets instead of being tethered to a desk, allowing people to stay in touch on the go. Skype has likewise evolved to help people stay connected from anywhere on any device, and we’ve continued to see growth on Skype for mobile devices. In fact, we’re honored that Skype is consistently rated as one of the top mobile apps on iTunes, the Google Play Store and the Windows Phone Store. We’re always hard at work evolving Skype for mobile, and have continued to add new features, such as group video calling. Viridian Note Key concepts: Web 2.0, nomenclature, neologisms, archaeologisms, spimes, blogjects, fabjects, blobjects, thinglinks, everyware, FlickR, Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, Caterina Fake, ubiquitous computation, Marc Weiser, Tim O'Reilly, Alan Liu, Adam Greenfield, Ulla-Maaria Mutanen, Julian Bleecker, O'Reilly Media Emerging Technology Conference 2006 Attention Conservation Notice: it's a Bruce Sterling speech at a California technology conference. Delivered at alpha-geek central, it may include indecipherable techie in-jokes. Well over 6,000 words.
untitled CheapID is a digital identity standard designed for use in conflicted environment like those many refugees or disaster victims may find themselves in. Watch a 35 minute technical introduction here. About the CheapID Card The CheapID card on the left is sterile. Intel Eyes Web TV: 3 Reasons It’s the Worst Idea Ever! Chip-giant Intel (INTC) is about to go in a different direction. The WSJ says Intel's goal is to become a "virtual cable operator" by striking deals with "real cable operators" and studios. Customers would then be able to view this content via a branded box running Intel software fueled by the company's chips. Reaction on the Street has ranged from confusion to rage to shame.
bopuc/weblog: A brief history of Podcasting The first Podcaster The first Podcast Celebrity. Coca Cola anybody? Most ironic thing heard on a Podcast Today: "Indie nine one one, the best in unsigned, independant and undependant music... Occupy Wall Street beta tests a new way of living Occupy Wall Street demonstrators at Zuccotti Park in downtown New York City this week. Douglas Rushkoff : Occupy Wall Street not protest as much as protoype for new way of livingHe says Occupy's camps are hardworking congresses with consensus-building approachHe says they can beta test ideas on issues such as a complementary currency Rushkoff: When we begin to considers Occupy's ideas, we become "occupiers" ourselves Editor's note: Douglas Rushkoff, who writes regularly for CNN.com, is a media theorist and the author of "Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age" and "Life Inc: How Corporatism Conquered the World and How We Can Take it Back." (CNN) -- The more familiar something looks, the less threatening it seems. This is why images of funny-looking college students marching up Broadway or shirtless boys banging on drums comprise the bulk of the imagery we see of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
T Newslog - Multimedia International standards that enable interoperability and security in the field of home networking are seen as key to bringing value and versatility to consumers, making possible the use of diverse products, services and sources, and therefore accelerating market development. This was the key conclusion of a successful World Standards Cooperation (WSC) workshop bringing together some 100 experts from industry, the academic community and standards developing organizations, in , on 2 and 3 February 2006. Household connectivity is growing rapidly with more and more electronic devices and networks within the home distributing and using digital information and media.
Telegram The telegram platform uses Telegram to deliver notifications from Home Assistant to your Telegram application(s). Setup The requirements are: You need a Telegram bot. Please follow those instructions to create one and get the token for your bot. Keep in mind that bots are not allowed to contact users.