From the monthly archives:

September 2006

Who is winning the video race?

by Mathew on September 27, 2006 · 4 comments

Lots of attention is being paid to a recent story by Bambi Francisco at Marketwatch (on a completely unrelated note, Bambi Francisco is one of my favourite names, as I may have mentioned before), in which Ms. Francisco reports that MySpace has eclipsed YouTube when it comes to numbers of video clips shared. According to…

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I know the blogosphere has a short memory (except for Dave Winer, of course) but does anyone here remember Dead 2.0, that skeptical blog written by an anonymous guy who went by the name The Skeptic? He took potshots at various bubble companies and A-listers such as Mike Arrington at TechCrunch, and subjected new Web…

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The apple does not fall…

by Mathew on September 26, 2006

For some reason, the photo below captivated me when I came across it at Flickr, after following a link from somewhere I can't remember right now. It's a snapshot from the space station in orbit, with "space tourist" Anousheh Ansari looking upwards at an apple floating in the air above her. The look on her…
I don't write a lot about politics on this blog, for a bunch of reasons -- including the fact that I don't really know that much about politics, and the fact that I don't really care that much about politics -- but I feel compelled to mention the recent interview between former POTUS Bill Clinton…

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Wayne and Garth get financing

by Mathew on September 25, 2006 · 4 comments

Garth: "Did you ever find Bugs Bunny attractive when he put on a dress and played girl bunny?" Wayne: "(cracks up laughing) No!" Garth: "Neither did I... I was just asking." I realize I'm not the only one who has made the connection between Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht of Digg and Wayne and Garth…

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