Archive for July, 2006
After reading about Gatlin and Landis, there are now two new ones on the list: “My natural levels are 11 times higher as other people.” “Someone put testosterone in the massage oil.” “We couldn’t come because we had an accident with both motorcycles.” “It was in my vitamins.” “I didn’t know that grandma uses testosterone [...]
That’s what Windows Vista thought product manager Shanen Boettcher said: “Dear Aunt, let’s set so double the killer delete select all.” What he DID say was “Dear mom”. Reuters has the story: Several tries at making the computer understand the simple salutation “Dear Mom” was read by Microsoft software as “Dear Aunt, let’s set so [...]
Chesapeake systems make FCP Attic, a small app to… …trash, backup and refresh your Final Cut Pro preferences with the click of a button. Can be used with all Mac OS X compatible versions of Final Cut Pro (version 3.x thru 5.1). (via The TV Weasel)
So I guess my site is brill then (via Kottke)
Updated the buzzword bingo.
…if people look at it and their initial reaction is “Oh, it’s an iPod rip-off,” that’s a pretty crummy first impression. Does anyone at Microsoft realize that rip-offs aren’t considered cool? A: MY SOURCES SAY NO. Q: Then again, Pablo Picasso said, “Good artists copy. Great artists steal.” By that standard the people on the [...]
I’ll supply the cutting wheel…
I know I will use this link quite a lot
Interesting community movie-making project: 28 chapters is – or rather will be – a movie with 28 parts (“chapters”) that will be made by 28 different people or groups from around the world. The story is developed along the way, but will progress more or less in the same way as a regular short movie [...]
Apple offers a free 10 minute seminar on StoryBoard Artist.
The world is turning upside down.. Next up is HyperCard on Vista. Not.
If you’re using Kinkless, there’s an easy way to store reference files with your projects, right inside your Kinkless document. I usually make a mindmap for my bigger projects, using the excellent NovaMind mindmapping app (available for both Mac and Windows). So here’s a small mindmap on how to rule the world, a project quite [...]
Nigeria is the country in the world where most people search for the term “Norway”, except for Norway itself. And Pakistan number three. www.google.com/trends?q=norway&ctab=0&geo=all&…
Scoble is doing his exit interview: A asks: “What would you say is the biggest flaw at Microsoft?” Its inability to see small things when those things are still small. Hello every boss out there. Copy. Open new text document. Paste. Select all. Font size: 300 pts. Print. Put on wall in front of desk. [...]
NBC is already making clever use of it’s new strategic partnership with YouTube. Join the competition to make a promo for “The Office”, upload it to YouTube. See YouTube announcement or on NBC’s The Office pages. The promos will be judged on “…originality (30% of score), creativity (30% of score), and ability to generate interest [...]