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Films Films Films

Mon, 10/23/2006 - 23:11 -- rprice

This past weekend was the first ever Orlando Film Festival... in case you missed it, and it's likely you did. The people who put this thing together are well-known and respected in the Florida film community. I got a chance to sit down with the programming team, Brian Quain and Michael King. You may recognize Brian as the inventor of a phenomenon only known as "The Game". Michael is known mostly in Orlando for his Writing-Producing-Acting role in his film The Way Back Home.


MacBook Random Shutdowns For Real?

Wed, 09/27/2006 - 05:36 -- rprice

Dave Winer has been complaining for weeks about his new MacBook randomly shutting down. Leo, Merlin, Alex and the gang over at MacBreak Weekly have been talking about mooing. Apparently the MacBook Pro doesn't have these problems. I'm glad I spent the extra dough.
Scripting News: 9/27/2006 Random Shutdowns
“Affected MacBooks span the serial number range 4H617-4H635.”


Backlash from Facebook and Digg users

Thu, 09/07/2006 - 07:38 -- rprice

Why, Facebook?

"Social networks to date have been these big unmanageable messes. Facebook is addressing that by giving users a tool to consolidate the information they care about." -Fred Wilson, via Scripting News

"one user, one vote--that's the rule" say the top 5 digg users after Jay and Kevin promise to take the wieght off of top voter's diggs.


iTunes Shares the Wealth

Tue, 08/29/2006 - 07:33 -- rprice

Either I am out of the loop or this is breaking news:

Dear Podcaster:

When promoting your podcast, it pays to provide a link to your podcast page in iTunes. Here's why:

1. Your podcast's rankings in the Top Podcasts lists and the podcast category pages are based largely on how many users click the “Subscribe” button on your podcast page. The higher your ranking is, the more people will see your podcast.  For more information on how to create links to your podcast page, see "Linking to Your Podcast" in the Technical Spec:



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