Fresh & New(er)

discussion of issues around digital media and museums by Seb Chan

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Entries from July 27th, 2005

A new DASE . . .

July 15th, 2005 Comments Off on A new DASE . . .

Yes . . . someone has finally done what DASE did 5 years ago. Its called Ninjam. Its cross platform and uses Ogg Vobis for compression and does recording live too.


BBC vs classical music protectionists

July 14th, 2005 Comments Off on BBC vs classical music protectionists

Its a classic case of a failing business model and cultural elitism working hand in hand . . . . more interesting though is that the BBC is leading the action against these forces. Bring it on. As the BBC prepares to announce the tremendous success of its free Beethoven downloads, the Independent reports that […]



July 8th, 2005 Comments Off on Negativland

Negativland are interviewed, and, not surprisingly have interesting things to say. In the end, we came up with a sampling license that was saying, in effect, “You can reuse bits and pieces of our work for profit. You can sell it. But we’d like it if you mention where your sources come from.” And the […]


Re-Broadcast TV / Place-shifting

July 7th, 2005 Comments Off on Re-Broadcast TV / Place-shifting

This is fascinating . . . place-shifting your TV watching. Get your mate in Sydney to send the live cricket to your cricket-starved friends in Tokyo. But that’s just the start.