Posts Tagged ‘EFF’

#Macworld Guide

10Feb10

Some are off to a snowy #EFM, and some are already enjoying a sunnier #TED, but with Macworld at Moscone, where else would we be.  They’re expecting a crowd of 30,000 so we’re off to check out what life will be like without Apple’s Orwellian ginormous looming black tombstone wall.  Times have changed.  Apple fandom […]


What a party it was last night as SFFS film lovers ducked in from the fog to the hot and steamy screening of RiP:  Remix Manifesto.  There must have been 300 in the house as director Brett Gaylor took the stage and encouraged cheers for the good guys and boos for the bad guys in his […]


Fresh from SXSW, RIP:  A Remix Manifesto reflects the power of documentary as a force for social change, and screening it as part of the Anti-Corp Film Fest in SF, a city more densely populated with doc filmmakers than anywhere in the world and home of EFF, is particularly fitting.   The film’s message is […]


See ya tomorrow at the Hotel Kabuki, 1625 Post, San Francisco for San Fran Music Tech Summit.   We’ll be there tweeting live from twitter.com/contentnow as long as Twitter doesn’t go down.  Follow #sfmusictech.  It’s going to be a party!  Here’s the guide: 9am, Brian in conversation with Adam Zbar, CEO, Zannel (Home to Dane Cook’s backstage […]


NAB was good to the last drop!   Every moment so action packed I wound up tweeting live via my iPhone the entire conference in an attempt to capture it in the moment, the vibe, the scene, the big ideas vetted by industry’s top executives.  Of the 83,000 B2B attendees on the Expo floor, only about […]


YouTube, that irreverant conduit of free expression, has scored big as a forum for fans to enjoy their favorite media the way they want to enjoy it, not necessarily the way big media delivers it, and sometimes with far better results. Mashups of movie trailers and captioned music videos are two trends having industry take […]


Continuing the search for good schwag in this down economy the clear winners yesterday were the gorgeous tee-shirts from MacDirectory (in lemon yellow), Smule (in black), and Lynda.com (also in black), Intego (in blue) and AstoundStereo (in beige) with a 24-hour trial of their terrific online video tutorial service, 20% off an annual subscription, and tickets to their swanky party […]