BitTorrent Palooza Report: September 2014
Every couple of months, BitTorrent’s staff takes two days to come up with an innovative project that embraces the company’s goals — an event called the Palooza. Here’s the results of what happened this week. In a longstanding tradition at BitTorrent, the company came together for a two-day hackathon, also known as a Palooza. The…
The Genius of Caring
An interactive storytelling project explores memory and the meaning of family.
BitTorrent’s 10th Anniversary & The Internet We Build Next
It may be our company’s 10th anniversary, but we’re just getting started. Ten years ago online feels lightyears away. According to Pew, less than 30% of Americans had broadband Internet access. We thought of connection in terms of desktop and dial up. We sent emails and instant messages. We went on the web to read….
Staff Picks: Laura Ivancie
Staff Picks is dedicated to surfacing the best music, film, and art downloads on the Internet; digitally handmade by BitTorrent Publishers. Read on for this week’s finds. In this edition of Staff Picks: a five track EP from a Portland, OR songstress unveiling her own brand of sultry “folktronica”. Singer-songwriter Laura Invancie blends downtempo electronica…
Friday Download: Little People
Friday Download is dedicated to curating the best download-able objects on the web, courtesy of BitTorrent Bundle Publishers. In this edition of FDL: a digital history from Swiss producer Little People. Laurent Clerc (AKA Little People) found his calling as a teenager in the Swiss Alps when he first heard Wu Tang Clan and DJ…
The Main Event: BitTorrent’s Matt Mason will Debate, then Fight, at Fantastic Fest 2014
Arguing for BitTorrent’s role in distributing films and other media, our own Matt Mason is stepping into the ring for Fantastic Fest 2014. We think BitTorrent is the distribution method of the future. One that will be beneficial to artists and audiences alike. Wanna fight about it? Our own Chief Content Officer, Matt Mason, will…
BitTorrent Bleep Alpha Goes Public, Introduces Mac and Android apps
Private Voice & Text App Opens Test Community to All Interested Parties Communicating with friends, family and coworkers is easier than ever, but at what cost? The Internet promotes the free exchange of information, but we often sacrifice privacy for the sake of convenience. Cloud-based services store personal information and private moments on servers, making…
Staff Picks: R.E.A.L.
Staff Picks is dedicated to surfacing the best music, film, and art downloads on the Internet; digitally handmade by BitTorrent Publishers. Read on for this week’s finds. In this edition of Staff Picks: two New York emcees on the rise bring you nine tracks of heat to cap off your Summer playlist. #ShortSummer is the…
Ramona Lisa: Inside Arcadia
Ramona Lisa is the current side-project alias of Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek. Unlock Arcadia, the first recorded material under this moniker.
Pay us for the Slow Lane; or a Call for True Net Neutrality
In the battle over Net Neutrality, the FCC is at the precipice of deciding whether to create an Internet “Fast Lane.” We have an alternative solution to propose, and we believe it can work: instead of a Fast Lane that only the wealthy could afford, ISPs should pay companies to get into the Slow Lane.