Friday Download: Must Watch Classic Comedies
The American Film Institute released a list of the top 100 comedies of all time. In this week’s FDL: two of our favorites. Both screwballs: Guy meets girl, fast-paced repartee ensues. Not familiar with the genre? Well, we’re about to give you a crash course. His Girl Friday sits at number 19 on AFI’s list…
Build an Audience Like a Rockstar: How Linkin Park and Open Labs Used BitTorrent to Increase Music Software Sales by 200%
The tools make the man, we’re told. But when it comes to musicianship, those tools can be hard to come by. Production and songwriting software is costly and complicated. That’s a discouraging / deadly combination if you’re just getting started. Artists need more options. And access to smarter tools can help coach and sustain creativity’s…
How To Make Your Own Remix For Public Enemy (3 Days Left)
Public Enemy put out a challenge to remix their latest track “Get Up Stand Up” via a contest on BitTorrent. If you want to make a remix for Public Enemy to hear, but don’t know where to start, here’s a simple how-to. To get started, all you need is a computer with an Internet connection….
Download And Remix Alex Day
We’ve been working on ways for artists to connect with fans; experimenting with sponsored content distribution through the BitTorrent. We’ve been working on ways for artists to collaborate on assignments; beta projects like SoShare. And today, we’re working with Alex Day on ways for artists to collaborate with fans. Alex Day’s album is out next…
Will you watch Super Bowl XLVII in Ultra HD?
Originally published on ZDNET. Will you watch Super Bowl XLVII in Ultra HD? The answer is “no”, but not for the reasons you might think.
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Weekly Roundup Plus the Best Free Things on the Internet
This week, we helped make The 4-Hour Chef the first BitTorrent bestseller, thanks to users like you. We discussed the future of media distribution with The New York Times. We talked new business models for the music industry with TechCrunch. And we got into what it takes to build a better web with our own Patrick Williams, creator of the Torque…
The Click Moment
There’s no one model for media or content anymore. Uncertainty is the norm. Random rules. It’s a scary, but awesome truth: months of strategy, projections and planning are simply not as powerful as single seconds of serendipity, luck and chaos. Author Frans Johansson calls these “click moments.” And we call it an idea we can…