Welcome to the Human Network

I tagged this in my del.ici.ous, but it's worth a separate blog post. In addition to announcing the Entertainment Operating System (EOS) at CES this week, Cisco goes all out with the "Human Network."You can drag and drop people wherever they want to go!(OK, who wrote that?)Drag me baby! I love it when you drop me like that!Is it the MyFace killer? Pro'ly not. It will most likely represent to social
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Mix '08 - The Next Web Now

File this under "New Media". Now in its third year, the MIX conference slated for March 5- 7, 2008, promotes itself as an "intimate opportunity for cutting-edge technical, creative and business strategists to engage Microsoft in a conversation about the future of the web." The purpose is to "explore the latest wave of opportunities and help redefine the boundaries between: content and commerce, PC
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The Top Video Sharing Sites

If you've been listening to the Writers' Strike Chronicles podcast, you'll know that I keep asking peeps: "Do you consume new media? And if so, what are you downloading?"The number one answer, time and again has been YouTube.Now if you're a reader to this blog, you'll know I've made every effort to disabuse folks of the notion that YouTube is the only Intertube out there.Now here's a compilation of
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United Hollywood Live

It's great to witness members of the WGA get with it and incorporate new technology in their campaign for fair pay against big media conglomerates.Join them live right this very minute on Now Live Social Broadcasting.Last September, I got to experience the Now Live UI when they came to the New Media and Podcast Expo held in Ontario. (Wait 'til next year: Las Vegas, baby. Woo hoo!)About NowLive™NowLive
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Now On Crackle.com

From Crackle: Writers StrikeWhat, never heard of Crackle?Tsk. Check it:Crackle, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company formerly known as Grouper, is a multi-platform video entertainment network and studio that distributes the hottest emerging talent on the web and beyond. Crackle's addictive channels and shows reach a global audience across the Internet, in the living room, and on devices including
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Web 2.0, New Media and Social Networking

OK...been you've reading this blog, but still don't get the concept of web 2.0? Here's a viral video from Nokia. It's...it's...meh...it's okay...But I think the video below that came out earlier this year. I think it explains it mucho better...
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There's More To The Internet Than Just YouTube

As I walk the picket lines with the writers, the number one question I ask is: "what type of new media do you consume?". After a bunch of stammering, the number one answer from you striking writers -- our survey says -- "YouTube".As if YouTube is the end all and be all of new media. As if.So, class is now in session for alternate media channels on the Internet.Today we're going to learn about Joost.Ever
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Upcoming Event (SF): Video Salon Redux

Now on Upcoming.com comes Video Salon Redux, a new monthly series focusing on online video and internet based visual media.To sign up or sign in, click here.In the coming months, VSR will showcase a range of diverse subjects such as machinima, lifecasting, episodic content, mashups, distributed collaboration, personal storytelling, copyright and licensing as well as reality hacking. VSR is co-produced
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