Friday Download: Conspiracy Theories
Friday afternoon conspiracies. In this edition of FDL, we’re exploring freemasonry, secret societies and secret machines. Paranoid much? Read on for six free downloads, courtesy of the intrepid preservationists over at archive.org.
SF Music Tech: The Challenge To Creative Sustainability
Earlier this week, we got the chance to hang out at SF MusicTech, talk shop, and demo some new projects. The theme of the conference may have been unofficial, but it was everywhere: how can technology support the arts? And it was probably less of a question than a mandate.
SF Music Tech: Surf And Artist Tools Update
Over the course of the past year, we’ve partnered with musicians, filmmakers, and storytellers on a series of experiments. Our goal has been to create a more sustainable distribution model for the Internet’s creators and fans. Within 365 days, we’ve been able to create a legitimate content ecosystem 85-petabytes-big; connecting 16 innovative artists with 170…
SF Music Tech Countdown: The Era Of The Engineer
SF Music Tech countdown. In just a few days, Bram Cohen and Young Guru will break down the present/future of engineering. If you’re in SF, join us for the panel (February 19, from 10.40 – 11.40am), and watch one of the world’s best distributed engineers go head to head with one of the world’s best…
Friday Download: Surf Nation
Next Tuesday, we’ll announce some news on BitTorrent Surf. Get through the long weekend with some of the best surf music and film downloads, courtesy of archive.org. Read on for links.
SoShare Public Beta: Sending Unlimited
We’d like to share something with you. We call it SoShare. It’s a simple, free file delivery service. And it’s a beautiful way to move big ideas and massive projects around the web, powered by BitTorrent. SoShare’s a public beta that evolved out of a simple need. As coders, designers, and content creators, we have…
Calling All Bay Area Independent Artists and Bands
Independent artists, unsigned bands, and hard-working members of the local music community: you’re the force that’s shaping the future of music. We thank you for keeping it real, making stuff, and making stuff awesome. We want to hear from you. And we want to know how we can help. If you’re interested in sharing your…
BitTorrent Named One of Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative
Each year, the good people at Fast Company review the year in innovation, identifying enterprises at the leading edge. The Fast Company “50 Most Innovative Companies” list profiles the thought leaders, problem solvers, and change agents who are redefining business as usual. This year’s honorees include established powerhouses like Nike and Amazon, creative upstarts like…
Friday Download: Best In Show
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards air on Sunday. Catch live shows from three of our favorite nominees in this week’s FDL, courtesy of the Internet Archive.
New Download From The Mickey Hart Band Supports Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
Friends of BitTorrent and Archive.org, The Mickey Hart Band, are releasing new music to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. With the donation of your choice (even a tweet counts), you can download Jersey Shore: a new song, a live show recorded on the Jersey Shore last August, and tracks from Mysterium Tremendum. Do some good,…