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Terminated with Extreme Prejudice

This post is part of an inadvertent series of posts about my attempts to fight various media companies claims of copyright infringement on my uploaded YouTube clips. You can see part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here, and … Continue reading

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Google+ I barely knew you, or deleting my Google+ account

I fired Google+ today. No real moral outrage or grandiose theories about advertising companies owning our souls, though that is all absolutely true and I am already beyond the pale. But, in the end, I just wanted to pull a … Continue reading

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Locked out of YouTube

I was playing with uploading video to my YouTube account from a hand held device (the video is now featured above) and I got locked out of my YouTube account. This wasn’t the first time this has happened since I … Continue reading

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Felix the Cat, I love you but you’re bringing my site down

So bava traffic has been experiencing an enormous spike over the last two days. 2000+ visits in 24 hours as of now to just this post. I know that “Felix the Cat is a socialist?” post was awesome and everything, … Continue reading

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The other Jim Groom

I just got this message on Facebook: Hi there, just wondering if you were the Director of Revenge Billy the Kid (1992)? If so, I’m an author, and would love to chat to you about your work. Kind regards. Which … Continue reading

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What book would you embed?

I’m probably late to this development, but I just read over the at the DUKE CIT blog that you can embed select works from the Google Books collection right into a blog post or webpage. How wild! So, I asked … Continue reading

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A Google Wave to the LMS Haters

I steered clear of the Google Wave hype until David Wiley posted a short, resounding “things with the potential to completely transform the way we teach and learn come along so rarely I had to share.” I joked at CUNY … Continue reading

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Web 2.0, Imperialism, and Nation Building

I couldn’t help but pause over a recent headline I came across in my RSS reader, and while I can’t find the original post I scanned yesterday, a quick search brought this one up first from startuparabia, “Google, AT&T, Automattic … Continue reading

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Googleopoly or: A Case for Personal Publishing

Let me give you one example of why I’m apprehensive—and I am—about companies like Google. This post over at Coyle’s Information (which Patrick Murray-John recommended a while back) should be read in its entirety, but here is a snippet that … Continue reading

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The time people will spend watching crap

I was talking to Andy Rush and Jerry Slezak recently about the fact that the over 90 videos I have uploaded to my YouTube account have almost 360,000 views. A figure that is modest by YouTube standards, but still kind of … Continue reading

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