Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Francofous Show 2

Et voila que PiouPiou nous donne la deuxième version de la version Française du “Seesmix Français” Francofous Show 2Blog : Twitter : francofousshow Mail :

On twestival

The first tweetup I went to saw a crowd of no more than sixty people. The twestival had many more. Enough to fill the Doon club. So many new faces but not many new people to follow. It’s fun to see how big the London twitter community has become. The usual people were there, sizemore,… Read More »

IBC and Automated Camera Systems/Solutions

One guy was going around IBC on a segway that was modified for steadycam work. Rising from the platform was a rest where you could put your legs to keep upright whilst to the side the steadycam mount was free to move for steady shots. That’s just one of the contraptions. Simple automated camera heads… Read More »

Plurk and mobility, why I like it.

Plurk is one of the most interesting mobile “microblogging” tool available at the moment because of it’s simple interface. Without the need for additional applications, expensive data packages and more you can follow the conversation of your contacts and friends in a way that neither jaiku nor twitter allow. If you’re on your home network… Read More »

IBC and some of the trends to take notice of.

IBC is a big show. There are a lot of things to see. Some of those are fun and innovative whilst others are less interesting. I’ve noticed that there are quite a few companies showing mobile and IPTV solutions. Many of them are multiplatform, web tv, mobile and other. they work on a variety of… Read More »

IBC, the N96 and DVB-h

One of the advantages of going to IBC is that you get to play with toys like the N96. I did this at the Nokia Ovi stand. They were demonstrating the possibilities of OVI as well as DVB-H. DVB-H is one method of getting live television broadcasts to the phone using a different part of… Read More »

Gael Métroz and Dziga Vertov

For three weeks he had no battery and was unable to record anything but the rest of the time he was collecting 150hrs worth of video for his documentary Nomad’s land. We’re speaking of Gael Métroz of course, a swiss born traveler who wanted to retrace the steps of Nicholas Bouvier. He would travel from… Read More »