This is must reading from John Ellis on the slow death of free content on the Web. It was just a matter of time, of course, but now the Hollywood studios and recording companies want legal rights to hack into your PC if they think you’re copying content they own….
Happy to be wrong dept. A while back I opined that Adobe might not bother to continue developing its Premiere DV editing program for the Mac platform, as Final Cut Pro has been making such inroads among Mac DV producers. I’m happy to report that opinion was dead wrong. Adobe announces that Premiere will upgrade… Continue reading
Farrellmedia’s DV feature of Everyman, the medieval morality play, got a nice review in Hollywood Film Threat. I sent them the movie only a couple of weeks back, so I was a little caught by surprise at how quickly it appeared. I spent yesterday afternoon frantically updating the site with some basic info on the… Continue reading
A good rant today by video veteran Charlie White in the Digital Media Net newsletter regarding Apple Computer’s latest ‘testimonial’ ad campaign: Ahh, that ad campaign. Back when I was a promotions producer for ten years, various management types would regularly attempt to insinuate themselves into the ad creation process. I could always tell just… Continue reading
Turn to Phyics Today for two superb articles by physicists Adrian Melott and Mano Singham for the intellectual dishonesty behind the “Intelligent Design” movement. Intelligent Design is a rhetorical ploy, started over a decade ago by some disgruntled conservatives, who don’t like the fact that science goes about its business based purely on naturalistic assumptions… Continue reading