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Video

Greg Sandoval at CNET had a story today saying that he heard from a couple of sources close to YouTube that the company will soon be launching full-length movies. This led to a raft of posts echoing the story, most of which mentioned that this seemed like a plausible rumour -- since YouTube now offers…

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Lots of talk about Hulu, the video portal from NBC and News Corp. that is celebrating its first birthday. Brian Stelter has a great piece in the New York Times about the site, and how it has succeeded in part by not plastering everything with ads (a lesson I sincerely hope others take to heart…

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Wassup: The story of a sequel

by Mathew on October 28, 2008 · 9 comments

Anyone who follows me on Twitter heard about this already, but there's an interesting story behind the "sequel" video to that famous Wassup commercial that Budweiser came out with eight years ago. Much like BusinessWeek marketing writer Burt Helm, I wondered how the video had come together, and how it came to be a partisan…

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In my never-ending quest for strange videos that I find amusing, I came across this clip of John Hodgman -- the comedian, author and actor best known as "the PC guy" -- and a talk he gave at the last TED conference (I confess that I didn't unearth this myself; it came, like so many…

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Twine just launched a new version of its personal bookmark-sharing, data aggregation service, and it has some cool features -- but I think instead of explaining all of them, and trying to get across what the service is designed to do (hint: it has something to do with the "semantic Web"), the company should have…

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