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Re: [videoblogging] good article on RSS vs Browser video

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  • sull
    more promising.... maybe. http://www.engadget.com/2006/09/04/archos-wifi-capable-604-slips-by-the-fcc/ should be out around xmas. it will support rss. sull ...
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      more promising.... maybe.
      http://www.engadget.com/2006/09/04/archos-wifi-capable-604-slips-by-the-fcc/

      should be out around xmas.
      it will support rss.

      sull

      On 11/2/06, Harold Johnson <harold.johnson@...> wrote:
      >
      > I've been yearning for portable media for a long time, so the
      > possibilities made available by RSS appealed to me right away. Two
      > years have gone by (since I was first made aware of RSS enclosures --
      > and therefore, podcasts and other large digital media objects
      > delivered on-demand to RSS clients), and I've got a feeling it will be
      > awhile before we see a really *great* (read: one that is easy to use,
      > works really well, is relatively inexpensive, and generally
      > location-independent) portable/mobile digital media receiver. Sure,
      > there are those who wrestle with their PDAs and mobile phones to get
      > their RSS feeds (and enclosures) delivered to their location, but
      > that's not *great*. That's a *hassle*, for the most part -- and awful
      > expensive, as well.
      >
      > So, though I love podcasting and its future potential, I believe that
      > -- for the next few years -- most folks are going to be enjoying
      > digital media content while sitting at their (relatively) inexpensive
      > laptop or desktop system. I know, not a major revelation -- but it's
      > something I would bank on, at least for the next few years. (And
      > believe me when I say, I wish it weren't the case; I'd *love* see a
      > great, iPod-like wireless receiver. The Zune sounds interesting, but
      > it's got restrictions, and it's not truly location-independent.) So
      > it makes sense to focus on website-based video, for the time being.
      > Yet I would encourage 'net video producers to *keep backups* of their
      > source video, as there will be a day when Apple or Microsoft or Nokia
      > or Cingular or Ladies From Leftfield will release a device or system
      > which in portable in a truly *great* way, and you'll want to have your
      > source video handy (for re-encoding, of course).
      >
      > Video Harold
      > http://videoharold.com
      >
      >
      > On 11/1/06, sull <sulleleven@... <sulleleven%40gmail.com>> wrote:
      > > yeah, co.mments.com is great!
      > > i recommend everyone try it.
      > > i've had it integrated, loosely, on vlogdir.com for some time now.
      > > they have an API too.
      > > but comments in the blogosphere are key to discovery of people.
      > > often, i discover gems within comments.
      > >
      > > sull
      > >
      > > On 11/1/06, groups-yahoo-com@...<groups-yahoo-com%40mmeiser.com><
      > groups-yahoo-com@... <groups-yahoo-com%40mmeiser.com>>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I'm not sure how I feel about blogrolling tools or 'friending" tools.
      > > >
      > > > I use a thing called co.mmenting that's got a bookmarklet for tracking
      > > > my comments and responses to them across the entire vlogosphere and
      > > > beyond.
      > > >
      > > > I CANNOT recommend this tool enough if you like to chat with your
      > > > favorite vloggers on their vlogs.
      > > >
      > > > I could really use a great blogroll tool that allows me to add friends
      > > > to my right hand sidebar and uses XFN or FOAF to let me declare my
      > > > relationships to them... and to group them.
      > > >
      > > > Both these are fine examples of stimulating OPEN community between
      > > > independant blogs.
      > > >
      > > > Where is this going.
      > > >
      > > > Why it's going the next step beyond technoratti
      > > >
      > > > Technoratti is 'niche search'
      > > >
      > > > They have started to move into being a social network but haven't
      > > > found their stride.
      > > >
      > > > Ultimatley this is where it's going in my opinion.
      > > >
      > > > Widespread easy to creat PHPBB like aggregatory social media networks.
      > > >
      > > > There are two vectors happening right now in the blogosphere.
      > > >
      > > > 1) socializing everything... not just search... like technoratti, but
      > > > community
      > > >
      > > > 2) media... not just aggregation of text like bloglines... but
      > > > bloglines media rich... of which mefeedia is perhaps the closest
      > > > thing.
      > > >
      > > > I think bloglines is fundamentally ill suited to handle media... media
      > > > like audio, video and image requires a completely new system for
      > > > enjoyment.
      > > >
      > > > There is of course a third thing
      > > >
      > > > 3) beyond the desktop... as all this crap flows beyond the desktop and
      > > > out into crackberries, pda's, cell phones, set top boxes, and portable
      > > > media aggregators and players... the vestor will increasingly be about
      > > > communications. Not just entertainment.
      > > >
      > > > Whipping out your PDA to show the people in the checkoutline pictures
      > > > of your kids... or watch a video from a friend... or listen to new
      > > > music or a podcast is the future of communications... it's
      > > > NON-realtime... web-time... on demand, media rich.... two way... but
      > > > not demanding that both people be online, at the same time giving each
      > > > other undivided attention.... as such it will be a more abstracted...
      > > > but much easier and more enjoyable form of communication.
      > > >
      > > > Insteading of having a conversation with your niece about building a
      > > > snowman today... you'll get a picture of a snowman from a public photo
      > > > feed... with your niece standing next to it... and you will smile, or
      > > > laugh, because within that CONTEXT you'll be able to take in a
      > > > thousand details more than you could in a few seconds... than by a 15
      > > > minute phone conversation.
      > > >
      > > > So... that's the future of where I think this is going.
      > > >
      > > > But I'm a idiot, I ramble, and what do I know anyway... I'm a stupid
      > > > "consumer".
      > > >
      > > > I should just vote for the future by spending $500 on a mobile phone..
      > > >
      > > > because I'm an american (consumer) idiot.
      > > >
      > > > :)
      > > >
      > > > Peace,
      > > >
      > > > -Mike
      > > > mefeedia.com
      > > > mmeiser.com/blog
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > On 11/1/06, sull <sulleleven@... <sulleleven%40gmail.com><sulleleven%
      > 40gmail.com>> wrote:
      > > > > correction - http://mybloglog.com/
      > > > > right?
      > > > >
      > > > > On 11/1/06, Digital Buddha
      > > <digitalbuddha@... <digitalbuddha%40gmail.com><digitalbuddha%
      > 40gmail.com>>
      > > > wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > myblogspot.com tries to create the "add a friend button" to
      > personal
      > > > > > blogs....what do you think about the execution of this
      > functionality?
      > > > Are
      > > > > > there other solutions like this out there that try to connect
      > > > *existing*
      > > > > > blogs together?
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --
      > > > > Sull
      > > > > http://vlogdir.com (a project)
      > > > > http://SpreadTheMedia.org (my blog)
      > > > > http://interdigitate.com (otherly)
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --
      > > Sull
      > > http://vlogdir.com (a project)
      > > http://SpreadTheMedia.org (my blog)
      > > http://interdigitate.com (otherly)
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
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      > >
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      Sull
      http://vlogdir.com (a project)
      http://SpreadTheMedia.org (my blog)
      http://interdigitate.com (otherly)


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