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Entries from January 2003

Less than Super

January 28th, 2003 · No Comments

Some Super Bowl advertisers fumble online – CNET.com I think that this is a bit of a cop-out. How can you not know that your company is running an ad in Super Bowl? We’ve had situations where we didn’t know…

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Tags: Web

Lessig Op-Ed at NY Times

January 18th, 2003 · No Comments

Protecting Mickey Mouse at Art’s Expense I think that he’s responding remarkably well. It’s a great idea. The basic gist of it is to institute a copyright tax, not high in cost, to keep your work out of the public…

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Tags: Life · Politics

Subtle Iraqi Manipulation?

January 18th, 2003 · No Comments

DEBKAfile – Saddam�s Pre-War Feints and Maneuvers Debka’s reporting that inspectors were led to the discovery of the chemical warheads this past week. It did seem a little odd….

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Tags: Politics

Copyright Conundrum

January 18th, 2003 · No Comments

NOW: Copyright in America I haven’t read much of the coverage yet of last night’s NOW with Bill Moyers. It one of those shows that you want everyone to see. It clearly lays out the arguments and problems in a…

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Tags: Life

It just keeps on coming…

January 18th, 2003 · No Comments

Microsoft offers CD copy-protection More and more the way that the world is going seems to make less and less sense….

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Tags: Politics

TiVo update is worth $100.

January 11th, 2003 · No Comments

A bit more digging on TiVo… The Home Media Option does allow for sharing of video content to other Series2 boxes on the same network….

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Tags: Life

Programming the TiVo “God Box” remotely

January 11th, 2003 · No Comments

Should have read more news before posting… Part of the $100 service is being able to program the TiVo remotely, which would be worth $100. Also, at CES, Michael Powell, head of the FCC, talks about his favorite Christmas gift….

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Tags: Life

TiVo pitches DVRs as home network hub

January 11th, 2003 · No Comments

TiVo as a music player and photo album. I’m really not very excited about this one. I guess I’ll wait find out more information, but looking at my photos on the television or listening to music through the TV isn’t…

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Tags: Life

iTivo?

January 9th, 2003 · No Comments

A MS video iPod-like device “The media player, called Media2Go, resembles the Apple iPod, in that it has a 20-gigabyte hard drive that can hold hundreds of songs. But it also has a color screen for watching videos and looking…

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Tags: Life

TiVo and Rendezvous

January 9th, 2003 · No Comments

From Apple’s updated Rendezvous page “TiVo’s upcoming premium service package will use Rendezvous technology to automatically discover Macintosh computers within the home network and determine which services they provide, allowing customers to listen to their shared music or view their…

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Tags: Life