Archive for November, 2007

Safari or Firefox?

So I’ve been using Firefox as my primary Mac browser for a while now. It seemed a little faster than Safari, and it had the huge advantage of developers tools like Firebug and the Web Developer add-on. I can’t live without those. Heck, you can’t even use StumbleUpon properly since Safari doesn’t support toolbars. But […]

Posted on November 30, 2007 at 10:09 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Interactive Newspapers? Is the Kindle finally it?

In the early 90s, my life used to be about “Interactive Newspapers.” I was doing research as a grad student at the UNC-Chapel Hill school of journalism about it. I actually thought daily floppy disks might be the delivery mechanism. But by the end of 1994, it was obvious that the net would be the […]

Posted on November 19, 2007 at 8:43 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · 4 Comments
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BlogWorld Expo Wrap-Up

So I was a speak at BlogWorld Expo this week in Vegas. A very good conference with a lot of energy and interesting things to see. My talk was on The Secrets of Video Podcasting and Vlogging. I thought it went rather well, and I’m so grateful that many people took the time to come […]

Posted on November 10, 2007 at 4:04 pm by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Thoughts about NDAs

Any developer who does contract work has come across NDAs, Non-Disclosure Agreements. When a company wants to hire you to build something for them, they have you sign an NDA before they tell you about the project. This supposedly protects them in case you steal their ideas or reveal them to the public. I hate […]

Posted on November 9, 2007 at 3:38 pm by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · 2 Comments
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New YouTube Categories

YouTube changed their categories today. I never understood the categories they chose before, and now they are worse. For instance, for tech stuff, like my Mac videosare no longer in the “Gadgets and Games” category. Not that it was a good fit for those, but it was better than “Entertainment” which is what these videos […]

Posted on November 6, 2007 at 5:20 pm by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · 2 Comments
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