Posts Tagged ‘ Vlogs ’

How Google TV Works

Jun 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Vlogs

Google today published this YouTube video that explains “What is Google TV?” It doesn’t offer new info, but the video does help position the Google TV solution. With Google TV, it looks like Google is trying to fork the Web, like the Apple iPad forks the Web – creating a new platform for Interacting with […]

The Anthropology Of YouTube

Aug 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, General, Internet TV, Video

Professor Michael Wesch’s presentation on the Anthropology of YouTube at the Library of Congress, June 23rd 2008. It’s a great presentation, jam-packed with information, but with enough new media references to make it a lot of fun, too. More info on Professor Wesch at his Kansas State University site on Digital Ethnography.

Amanda Congdon Vlogs Across America

Sep 18th, 2006 | By | Category: General

Former Rocketboom anchor Amanda Congdon has announced plans to vlog her way across America at a new site, Amanda Across America.

TiVo Intros Series3 HDTV Digital Video Recorder

Sep 12th, 2006 | By | Category: Video, Video Podcasts

TiVo announced today the launch of the high-end TiVo Series3 HD Digital Media Recorder ‚Äî the first stand-alone TiVo product that is HD compatible. With a built-in Ethernet jack and USB ports, the TiVo Series3 HD box also provides advanced connectivity and easy networking. TiVo users will also be able to access TiVoCasts such as […]

Rocketboom Founder Plans to Play Big Part in 2008 Elections

Aug 25th, 2006 | By | Category: General, Video Podcasts

t’s looking more and more like video podcasts will play an important role in the 2008 US presidential elections. One example of this trend is Rocketboom’s Andrew Baron. Baron, a life-long democrat, says that he hopes “to play a big part in this election.”In a post at his blog, dembot, Baron explains his anticipated plan: […]

Mainstream Media Following Vloggers’ Lead

Aug 5th, 2006 | By | Category: Video Podcasts, Vlogs

The Washington Post has announced a video mashup contest, the Video Mash-Up, following the lead of vloggers and video podcasters that have encouraged mashups or remixes of their videos. Earlier in the year, for example, Rocketboom published a kit for making video mashups. The DIY Amanda Dinner & a Website kit featured video of […]

Internet Video Hotter Than Ugly Web Pages

Aug 1st, 2006 | By | Category: General, Video, Vlogs

In July, the daily reach of YouTube pulled ahead of MySpace. YouTube’s growth has been explosive, going from nowhere a year a go to becoming the sixteenth most popular site on the Web, as measured by Alexa. The tremendous growth reflects increasing penetration of broadband, more vloggers creating independent video content and YouTube’s ability to […]

CNN, AOL Following YouTube Lead

Jul 31st, 2006 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video, Vlogs

AOL and CNN have announced new services that take the lead from YouTube and other Internet video sites, letting users post their own content to the sites. AOL is revamping its video site in an attempt to match popular do-it-yourself Web services like YouTube, while also improving its video-search tool and offering more programming as […]

iStockPhoto Looking for Indie Video Footage

Jul 31st, 2006 | By | Category: Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

iStockPhoto, a leading community-powered marketplace for stock photography and illustrations, is expanding into video, and will be selling indie video at a new site, iStockVideo. Anyone can apply to become a video contributor at the site. iStock videographers will collect downloads, earn royalties and receive “video reels” like photographer canisters to show their sales levels.

Is Rocketboom Better Off Without Amanda Congdon?

Jul 27th, 2006 | By | Category: Podcasting Research, Video Podcasts

Alexa traffic reports suggest that Rocketboom could be better off without Amanda Congdon, or at least that the controversy over Congdon leaving gave the show a kick in the seat: Alexa charts traffic to Internet sites based on the activity of users of the Alexa toolbar.