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Google Releases Shockwave 3D Competitor

We may finally have a legitimate Shockwave 3D competitor. Google has released 03D. You can read about it at the Google Code Blog and visit the 03D homepage here. Basically, it looks like the programming is done in JavaScript and the rendering is through a browser plug-in. In the past, this may have not seemed […]

Posted on April 21, 2009 at 3:34 pm by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Massive Hard Drives Are Cheap, But Not Easy

Ever since consolidating my office and moving to a Mac Pro, I’ve been taking advantage of how inexpensive hard drives are. I’ve got two 500GB drives in the Pro, a Drobo with 4 1TB drives, an external 1TB drive, a 500GB drive hooked to my Airport Extreme, and several sub-500GB external drives. This is great. […]

Posted on April 16, 2009 at 10:52 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Director 11.5!

Once again, those that thought that Director was dead get proven wrong. Adobe just announced version 11.5 of the software, which seems to be a pretty major update. You can check out the official press release. Highlights seem to be: A new audio engine that allows developers to deliver 5.1 channel surround sound and create […]

Posted on March 25, 2009 at 7:54 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · One Comment
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MySQL Duh-Optimization

I’ve been optimizing MySQL on Apache for years. Know all sorts of tricks. But obviously I got a little cocky. I missed two very obvious things and now feel like an idiot. I found out about these two obvious things by running the tuning-primer.sh script that is popular now. Google it. The first thing I […]

Posted on March 9, 2009 at 10:58 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · Comments Closed
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New Video Strategy: Fewer Sites

So for the last 2 years, my video distribution strategy has been to distribute to as many sites as possible. Blip.tv carries the main podcast feed, then others like YouTube, Veoh, Vidder, Revver, and so on, also have my “channel.” So I was distributing everywhere. This is the same strategy preached by Wine Library TV’s […]

Posted on December 22, 2008 at 4:59 pm by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · Comments Closed
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