Posts Tagged: Internet

Red sky at night

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Jeremy Paxman’s @ Edinburgh International Television Festival: The James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture; “the bigger question is whether the BBC itself has a future. Working for it has always been a bit like living in Stalin’s Russia, with one five-year-plan, one resoundingly empty slogan after another. One BBC, Making it Happen, Creative Futures, they all blur… Read more »


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“TubeStop is an extension for Mozilla-based Web browsers that disables the autoplay on YouTube videos. This means that you can open multiple YouTube videos in tabs in the background without them all starting to play at once. TubeStop also disables the autoplay on YouTube videos embedded on sites (MySpace, for example).” “The TubeStop Firefox… Read more »

Edinburgh TV Unfestival 2007

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Just spotted this via; “Edinburgh TV Un-Festival 2007: This year the MGEITF (Media Guardian International TV Festival) has spawned its own fringe event, the TV Un-Festival. This day-long event which takes place on Saturday 25 August will centre around the clash of the well established TV world and the constantly accelerating Internet world using… Read more »


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“The guilt I started to feel about questioning the achievements of Posh Spice or Britney Spears should have tipped me off. The secret of criticism is to know what your real feelings are before you try to express them. My real feelings were crystallised by that delicious comic moment when Paris Hilton emerged from the… Read more »

Last month Digg, this week LJ

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Fantastic, 100 pages and growing (my brief comment on page 40. Oop, that’s at it’s 5000 comment limit, but more here). There’s two communities for it all as well. Unfortunatly has been dead for a long while (aah, good times..), but you can get details of what’s has gone, is going and might go… Read more »