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September 7th, 2008

I created this website last night for finding good quality creative commons and free license photos: FreeBlogPhotos.com. I thought I’d give it a try with ScribeFire, my favorite browser based blogging tool.

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Gigaom has a nice overview of a recent interview with Brad Bird (director of Iron Giant and The Incredibles about innovation and Pixar). Link

Mining Content


January 5th, 2008

There’s a lot of content out there waiting to be rediscovered. Ted Turner built an empire by buying up old television shows and movies. My generation grew up watching The Little Rascals on syndicated television. As a kid I knew they were old, I didn’t realize that they first appeared before television. Turner made money off content other people had written off. He not only got kids like me to watch black and white films from the 1930’s, he was able to turn that property into new content including cartoons and feature films, not to mention kitsch merchandise.
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Apple is offering a free on demand seminar on podcasting on their website. They’ve got some very useful information from the pros on everything from production to promotion:

Podcasting is one of the most explosive technologies to hit the Internet. And with literally thousands of podcasts available on Apple iTunes, the need for high-quality production is critical. In this free, on-demand, three-part seminar Apple experts take you behind the scenes to see what it takes to perform a great-sounding podcast, produce a professional show, and promote a podcast to reach as many people as possible.


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