Archive for May, 2007

Play Limbo!

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

Click on the “Games” button to see what prizes are available now. Bid as much as you like! Good luck! I am really interested to read your comments, good bad or indifferent about this game!

Comcast seeks same-day movie releases as theaters

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

Original Yahoo report here. By Yinka Adegoke Tue May 8, 3:18 AM ET LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Comcast Corp., the biggest U.S. cable operator, has held talks with Hollywood studios to show movies on cable on the same day as they open in theaters, the company said on Monday as rivals also outlined plans for […]

Double-Cross at the WGA

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

If you write for TV or film in Hollywood, your check might never be in the mail LA Weekly’s Dennis McDougal reports this week on an international accounting scandal involving the WGA (the union that represents screen writers) involving money due for international that has developed into an unseemly class action suit. It looks like […]

Constitutive Decisions We Make Today to Affect All Future Generations

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

I am about 3/4 through a book that is going to stick with me for a long time: The Creation of the Media: Political Origins of Modern Communications by Princeton University sociology professor Paul Starr. Starr’s thesis is that political, or what he calls “constitutive” decisions are key in driving the shape and trends that […]

DigimediaFinance Cares About You – Well, At Least Your Eyes!

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

Welcome to new ands returning readers in the DigimediaFinance community! I recently changed the font size for the whole site to make it larger and easier to read, to encourage your repeat visits. I ask you to tell your friends and colleagues about this blog. Please let me know of other related blogs, or if […]

XFire Debate Club Transcripts Posted

Monday, May 7th, 2007

Read the full transcripts of the April 26, 2007 debate on Censorship and Regulations in Video games. The original event announcemen be found here. The Main Debate Particpants were: Matteo Bittanti, Stanford University Researcher; Hal Halpin, CEO of the Entertainment Consumers Association; Henry Lowood, Stanford University, History of Science & Technology – moderator; Dennis McCauley, […]