Monthly Archives: February 2007

Google advertising has made me

$4.88 in one month. Advertisements

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Podcasts are not quite there

I’ve finally got my act together and I’m now subscribed to 5 podcasts. 3 are audio, 2 are video (using Juicereceiver). New Audio and Video material published on these podcasts is automatically downloaded and placed in a folder called ‘podcasts’ … Continue reading

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Should Ambisonics adopt Ogg Vorbis as the default file format?

I got an email from Sebastian Olter the other day, saying that he has coded up Ambisonic support inside Ogg Vorbis. OK, so it seems that Ogg Vorbis is a good fit for Ambisonics… it is an open format, non-proprietory … Continue reading

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What the business execs dont get is that music is about sharing… music is social.

DRM is stupid because it gives people a bad user experience. What many people dont realise is that DRM just restricts what device you can play the tune one. That is NOT the big issue that the big music execs … Continue reading

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Weekend intensive Part 2

Today, Sunday, I am starting the restructuring of the site so that the automatic encoding of all Ambisonic files to a 5.1 compatible format can be done. This is actually a huge task. Here are some of the initial tasks: … Continue reading

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Weekend intensive

I’m having a weekend intensive development session on ambisonicbootlegs.net… Here’s what I’ve done so far: Top downloads now works properly. Creating new accounts now does a proper check on email (meaning that I wont get any more bots creating bogus … Continue reading

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Apple would prefer DRM-free music, industry moving towards DRM-free

Apple would prefer DRM-free music. There’s no doubt that DRM creates bad user experience… and that is simply not going to help the big music companies pull dollars. Seems there is an industry shift towards publishing DRM-free content… its about … Continue reading

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