From the monthly archives:

February 2007

Well if book publishers like HarperCollins and Random House have got it half right, as I wrote earlier today, then that puts them light-years ahead of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (yes, the Oscar folks), who don't seem to get very much at all. It's not really all that surprising to hear…
They may not be all the way there yet, but at least HarperCollins and Random House -- both ultimately owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. -- are trying to bring books into the Web era with their new "browsing" widgets. As Pete Cashmore over at Mashable describes, the HarperCollins one pretty much just opens a…

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mesh 2007 is a go for launch!

by Mathew on February 28, 2007 · 4 comments

Houston, we have liftoff. For some time now, people have been emailing and calling and otherwise buttonholing us (that is, the mesh organizers -- Mark, Rob, Stuart, Mike and yours truly) to ask when the next mesh Web conference was going to launch, and we are pleased to say that moment is now. Sorry to…

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From Steve Safran at Lost Remote -- which has quickly become one of my favourite media blogs -- comes a link to a piece of commentary at the Hollywood Reporter, written by Steve Bryant. The headline is "Hollywood too often misses the moment," but I think Steve Safran's headline at Lost Remote captures the point…

At least the resolution is decent

by Mathew on February 27, 2007

From Howard Owens comes a link to a hilarious post by Amy Gahran at the Poynter Online site (where she edits the E-Media Tidbits feature). In it, she tries to describe this new information-delivery technology called a "news-paper" to her skeptical husband: "Check it out," I said, "It's a different kind of news delivery technology.…