Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Yellow Journalism - More HuLu VooDoo

HEADLINE - I Eat My Words - HULU Will Shake Up Video Market

Ok so How do you eat your words ?


Iwill, of course, reserve judgment until I get to test-drive it for a while, but in concept and tone and aims–that is, more open than I ever expected the service to be–it is off to a good start.

The headline is Eating her words - but says that judgment will be reserved, then goes on to write up almost word for word the NBC-Universal Press Release


HEADLINE -Zucker says Apple deal rotten
NBC U says iTunes revenues meager

Zucker saying - As A Rich SOB I can Get more money from MY content if I Bully you with big corporations.

NBC U wanted to explore higher pricing for hit shows such as "Heroes" by raising the price from Apple's standard $1.99 to $2.99 on an experimental basis.

What was and Is free - Apple gave use an added money making channel for our sole owned content so now we want to soak the consumer for all they are worth.

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Monday, October 29, 2007

Yellow Journalism From InformationWeek

HEADLINE- NBC, News Corp. Threaten Apple With Hulu

If anything the threat would be to Apples itunes store component NOT APPLE ipods or computers.


NBC and News Corp. on Monday launched in beta an video service that offers ad-supported video and feature films, a model that undercuts the buying of TV shows and movies through services like Apple iTunes.

The article clearly AVOIDS the fact that DRM - Not copyable or kill code - is to be added to all these shows or that a good deal of Apple content is freely available without ads. We are talking about a crippled player and crippled plug-in.

Yet the story cheers this NEW HuLu service thats going to UNDERCUT Apple. How is a second rate - late to the ball park - content distribution software system going to undercut Apple. What business expert decided that for this article?

This story is just NBC - Fox Hype.
Fox and Universal are proving to be very bull headed in their iron grip over content.
Thats not the way things seem to be heading.

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Thursday, October 25, 2007

I do live in Jersey

Blue Jersey interviews Governor Jon Corzine
by: Jay Lassiter
For those of you who missed the teaser vid, we had a nice chat with Governor Corzine yesterday and covered a lot of ground: stem cells (and keeping NJ cutting edge); the NJ National Guard in Iraq (and what it meant for us stateside); and kids healthcare (S-CHIP, charity care).

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Pinky-Bush and the Brain Cheney

Pinky - What are we doing Brain
Brain - What we do every night Pinky
Pinky- Wha - eat bar be que
Brain- NO PINKY ..Not dinner - remember Try and take over the world!
Pinky Oh Narf - hehe

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Monday, October 22, 2007

Yellow Journal-What? -Katie Couric or Matlin McCarthy

Ventriloquist dummy Couric-Bush Spouts GOP crap and questions Plame not the government or its motives.

Crooks And Liars

But the second segment is where Couric goes off the rails and shows her flair for White House talking points. It’s almost as if she implies that Plame Wilson should have expected the White House to out her because the work she did touched on the question that sent her husband, Amb. Joseph Wilson, to Niger.

COURIC: You never for a moment thought this could potentially jeopardize my career?


FDLs Christy
Of course, for the crazed wingnuts among us, the CIA’s totting up of her NOC credentials won’t mean a thing. For the 80 percent of the country that isn’t loony, it is yet more proof that the Bush Administration has a host of problems, one of which is a treasonous act against our national security. You choose.

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Monday, October 15, 2007

Universal Get out the Lies

Via the great news org PC Magazine
TITLE-Universal Takes Aim at iTunes; Can "Free" Music Work?

It looks like the music industry may beat European regulators to the punch in loosening Apple's grip on the digital music market.

In an agressive twist on Apple's model of making their bucks off iPods rather than 99-cent iTunes tracks, Universal Music will launch a new music subscription service, dubbed Total Music, which could be "free".

The Reality
Via Daring fireball
TITLE-Total Music, Uh-Huh

BusinessWeek has a story — “Universal Music Takes on iTunes”1 — regarding a supposed proposal from Universal Music chief Doug Morris to create a music-industry-owned subscription service called Total Music. BusinessWeek twists the story into pretzel-like contortions to present this scheme as clever and reasonable

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Thursday, October 11, 2007

1 Page 2 Page

page views are so old school. If you can keep all the content in one page view , why not do that.

Web stats will show what exact Files were downloaded from a server. With DHTML,Perl, Ajax or flash i can keep an interface fully loaded in the browser and backload only the content the reader wants.

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Only extreme discomfort - Not Torture

R. Kessler From Newsmax.com

"In fact, while the memos said head-slapping, simulated drowning, and frigid temperatures could be legally justified, they never condoned outright torture, which the CIA believes can produce bogus information."

Those, Kessler explains, are more accurately described as "coercive interrogation techniques [that] involve extreme discomfort as opposed to torture."

Oh Please drown me and slap me in the head - I will surely tell you the truth.

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NSA - We own the hub

Via Wired
NSA's Lucky Break: How the U.S. Became Switchboard to the World

-A lucky coincidence of economics is responsible for routing much of the world's internet and telephone traffic through switching points in the United States, where, under legislation introduced this week, the U.S. National Security Agency will be free to continue tapping it.

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Tuesday, October 09, 2007

GOP and the ManCrush - they belong together 1.2

Great take-off on the GOP presidential convention logo

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Thursday, October 04, 2007

Hyper local or Publisher Producer - News

Loose wire Blog

First, there are no consumers of news anymore. In fact, you've probably heard this said a lot, here and elsewhere that, in the era of MySpace, Wikipedia, OhmyNews and citizen journalism, everyone is a journalist, and therefore a producer, of news. No one is just a consumer.

Second, there is no news. Or at least there is no longer a traditional, established and establishment definition of what is news. Instead we have information. Some of it moving very fast, so it looks like news. But still information.

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Click on the images go to the site and learn.
You know the drill!!

Free Burma!

Free Burma!

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NBC CEO Zucker - Copyright Abuse a Health Danger

For someone who JUST runs an entertainment company as NBC has had little real news for years....Jeff Zucker WANTS a lot of things

He wants alleged intellectual property violations to take center stage at all levels of government, from the White House

He wants advertisers and credit card companies to stop providing "financial support" to Web sites

And he wants Internet service providers, university network operators, user-generated content sites, search engines, auction Web sites and even consumer electronics and home networking device manufacturers to install filtering technologies designed to detect and block unauthorized copyright content.

He wants to be god of all content just with his angry words.

Copyright holders are "losing the battle" against piracy, at the expense of economic security and public health, and will never prevail unless a wide swath of governments and industries gets proactive, NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker said Wednesday.

The economic security of his own poor business model not working more like it.

When has public health mattered too NBC and Universal???

Not when our soldiers have problems readjusting to life with out killing and the news is about recently unearthed video of a year dead former princess of england.

Not when 1,000s of people became homeless from Katrina yet the news was about Bushs quick action and Brownies good job.

Not when his shows on tv are free now but should cost twice what every one else is charging to review them yourself.

Again like any good Cnet or News.com -NEWS Story- any real information is in the last 2 paragraphs , and giving a copy of Zuckers press release as if its an interview.


Stor-E-Tella: DOH WMV Not For Me

Stor-E-Tella: NBC helps Greenspan with False Statement

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Rush Not against the Troops

What Rush said was meant for X-troops that were not really troops to begin with cause luv of country and luv of Bush are the same thing to Rush. So your not a real soldier if you went to Iraq even though you might be against the reason for war.

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Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Oh That MSM

What is this???

Dems say lets have a tax to pay for the war
and the rich republicans who cheer the deaths of human beings every day refuse to pay for the destruction their chosen King Bush called for.

Dems say give lower and middle income family's CHILDREN health care coverage
and Bush veto's the bill cause the middle class dont need or deserve any help.

The news is democrats fail again
Nothing about republicans being greedy and not paying for their own war.
Nothing about Bush not leaving children behind but just ignoring them!

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W3lKum 2 teh SOCIAL wha??

Sick Headline via mac haters
Microsoft gives NO rebate - NO Big Price Cut - BUT updates the original zunes firmware.
ONE THIRD of what apple did for their iphone buyers yet ACCORDING TO GIZMODO Microsoft treats you right and its implied apple treats you wrong.

Microsoft has HoHUM Zune update. .....Where is that Headline????
LOL, New next generation social site for Microsoft ZUNE users.
( the same next generation site from almost a year ago )

My grandma told me about folks dressing up and
Going to the Social

I read about a group of rich people
Going to a social

Nothing - GO Microsoft

Stor-E-Tella: I know NOTHING... by bill Gates

Stor-E-Tella: Cnet luvs microsoft

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Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Details You Give Vs Details You Know

From Schneier on Security -
Then, I received this anonymous e-mail:

I was one of the industry technical folks the DHS consulted in developing the "immediate and required" mitigation strategies for this problem......

By the way, the vulnerability they hypothesize is completely bogus but I won't say more about the details. Gitmo is still too hot for me this time of year.

Even someone ( I assume an American citizen )that let BushCo use there name for propaganda - fears his own governments reprisals for truth revealing.

I dont care to believe what they say.
Its what they know but will not say that matters.

Today Condi Rice met with A congressman in a school to PLUG and SELL the presidents
- No Child Left Behind - plan

NO News about Rices refusal to see a congressman to answer questions about the state department.

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Monday, October 01, 2007

Bush All About Trust

Do they listen to what the administration says, or hear what they say but do not listen.

You listen
You stop and think about what is said.


-plain and brutal truth is that if Iran is to be prevented from developing a nuclear arsenal, there is no alternative to the actual use of military force.-

Says wing nut Podhoretz

When you think about it , Iraq had no WMDs and could never even have had a chance to actually occupy the United States and take over our government.

if what the UN says is true IRAN is not building NukUler weapons and they dont have a ICBM missile program. They have less chance of taking over the good old USA then Switzerland.

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