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Radio Interview with New Orleans Mayor

The Daily Kos discusses the federal response to the New Orleans disaster in this post. The most incredible part is the recording of an interview with the Mayor of New Orleans where he accuses the Governor and Bush of doing nothing but spinning. Continue reading

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Virtual Reality Talk Show

It’s a group of people who are using the virtual world of the Xbox game Halo to produce a talk show…. They occasionally loose a guest do to another player coming along and shooting them, but they still manage to construct a reasonable show with nothing more than in-game “sets”, multiple points of view provided by “camera men” and the voice capabilities of the xbox.One of the guests commented that its like “Snow Crash (Bantam Spectra Book)” (Neal Stephenson) where the action takes place in the real world, and in a virtual reality simulation named the Metaverse. Continue reading

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The Broadband Investment and Consumer Choice Act

Of course, you should know that in the language of legislation, this bill is about everything but investment and consumer choice.The whole point of the Internet, as opposed to older networks like the original AOL and CompuServe, is that every computer is equal…. Oh sure, we’ve gone through the years of newspaper editors crying about the lack of editorial control, but that’s nothing compared to the Broadband Investment and Consumer Choice Act. Continue reading

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Five Things to Look for in Online Media

I’ve been following the SCO vs IBM/Novell/RedHat lawsuits pretty closely. I’m struck be the quality of early reporting on this story. The number of articles I’ve seen that are misleading or just flat out wrong is incredible. I’m not just … Continue reading

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