Monthly Archives: July 2005

Flickr and Incomprehensible Mob Behavior

Here’s a mystery for you: When I was down in LA earlier this month, I took and uploaded these two pictures to Flickr: We’d gone to see the Rembrandt exhibit at the Getty and my dad had insisted on buying … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Music For Dozens, Part 1

<!– I often find it hard to overcome lapses in blogging activity. The pattern goes like this: I realize it’s been a couple of days since I blogged, I start thinking I should really write something, I’ve got all these … Continue reading

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Stewart Butterfield at WebVisions 2005

“Why We (Still) Love the Web” First got on the net as a Phish-head -tape-trading: rec.music.phish -got in an argument about earthquakes, went to a gopher site through dial-up to, eventually, answer the question -#why: random discussion group, community -learning … Continue reading

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BJ Fogg at WebVisions 2005

Why Simplicity Matters (and Why It’s So Difficult to Achieve) Drive to Sea World got in a major car crash -louder and more physical than you expect -happens quickly and slowly -first thought: cmd-z ->digital tools we use change us: … Continue reading

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Podcasting Panel at WebVisions 2005

Podcasting Panel: Eric Rice ericrice.com audioblog.com What I do: Internet talk-based radio from pre-automatic delivery. Gregory Narain sparkcasting.com beercasting.com (hosting a beercast at the after party) What I do: getting people drunk and getting them to talk Matt May StaccatoMusic.org … Continue reading

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Peter Merholz at WebVisions 2005

Designing for the Sandbox — Peter Merholz peterme@adaptivepath.com photos to web? -Cannon Powershoot S60 -iPhoto -to blog -need hosting -difficult ->flickr -no assumption towards prints -uploadr -Frasier Speers: api ->plugin for iphoto -better than flickr’s own tool -20mb bandwidth limit … Continue reading

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Return to the Cabinet of Wonder

This week, I’m down in LA on vacation visiting family and friends for the Fourth. Coincidentally Sonya is down here simultaneously for a job interview so I volunteered to take her to that and show her around a little. Since … Continue reading

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