YouTube and music publishers: a model for revenue sharing

One of the videos I uploaded to YouTube recently was identified as using copyrighted music. I'd used a song from the 50s, thinking that after 60 years, no one would give a hoot whether that song was being used as a track in a YouTube video. Still, it was identified by YouTube's content ID program … Continue reading YouTube and music publishers: a model for revenue sharing

Why can't I use AirTunes from my iPod or iPhone?

For those of us with an AirPort Express, this question comes up at some point: why can't I play directly to it from my iPod touch or iPhone, using the same AirTunes technology that is available through iTunes? After all, an iPod touch or iPhone has WiFi, and AirTunes works through WiFi. If I can … Continue reading Why can't I use AirTunes from my iPod or iPhone?

How about a real Apple TV (an Apple tablet)?

Ligia and I were watching cartoons in bed this morning, on my laptop, and I realized Apple still hasn't capitalized on the opportunity to create a real Apple TV. Here I was, after having ejected my external drives, disconnected the laptop from its peripherals, taken it off its stand and put it on our bed, … Continue reading How about a real Apple TV (an Apple tablet)?

Inventor portraits by David Friedman

David Friedman, a photographer from NYC, is putting together short video documentaries of inventors. The first three are already up on Vimeo. A very cool idea. Wish I'd thought of it first. Kudos to Dave. http://vimeo.com/3553429 Inventor Portrait: Clint Fruitman from David Friedman on Vimeo. http://vimeo.com/4136712 Inventor Portrait: Jerry Ford from David Friedman on Vimeo. … Continue reading Inventor portraits by David Friedman