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Video Grandpa Podcast 072

Japan is awesome and weird and awesome.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 072 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Brooklyn Local 2   The News Mojang sold to Microsoft for $2.5B Sony makes 4K player nonproprietary Supreme Court knocking down “do it on a computer” patents Podcasting patent troll wins $1.3M from

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Video Grandpa Podcast 071

Destiny, iWatch, and the future of pervasive technology. Video Grandpa – Podcast 071 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Brooklyn Local 1   The News Destiny launched, biggest new IP launch ever Ray Rice Comcast is breaching your web traffic to serve ads Microsoft paid $400M for NFL to use Surfaces,

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Video Grandpa Podcast 070

Published on September 5, 2014, by in Podcast.

GamerGate! Video Grandpa – Podcast 070 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Green Chile Wine   The News Amazon buying Twitch for $1B Some celebrities had their photos stolen Mysterious cell towers discovered Sony F5 can record 4k if you edit a text file Hello Kitty is not a cat  

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So You Want to Work at IGN?

Published on August 25, 2014, by in Gaming, Tech.

Today there are a bunch of open jobs up at IGN, in both Editorial and Video, that I’m sure a lot of you are eyeing or even applying for. But stop! Take a breath, and make sure you’re doing it right. Here are a few quick tips to get you started:   1. Have Experience

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The Twitch Hunts: How to Fix Automated Copyright Enforcement

  Well, here we are again. I’ve written before about the dangers of automated enforcement before, and very little has changed. This time it’s Twitch, which has implemented a system that will scan for, flag, and mute copyrighted music in VOD’s. It’s going about how you’d expect, even muting crowd noise from an official DOTA 2

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Video Grandpa Podcast 069

Published on August 1, 2014, by in Podcast.

Danny DeVito as Spiderman would be like a tetherball swinging through New York.  Video Grandpa – Podcast 069 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Solid Rock Cornerstone Cream Ale   The News Ebola is fucking terrifying EA Access game subscription plan on XBone Poor Door NYC PlayStation Now in Open Beta

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Video Grandpa Podcast 068

Published on July 17, 2014, by in Podcast.

Destiny and the future of games as universes. Also tiger selfies.  Video Grandpa – Podcast 068 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus   The News Argentina lost a soccer game Web-password managers have terrible security Is YouTube turning into the Payola Scandals of the 1950s Thor is

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Video Grandpa Podcast 067

Published on July 12, 2014, by in Podcast.

Listener questions!   Video Grandpa – Podcast 067 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Fireman’s 4   The News TGI Friday’s is offering endless appetizers 16 yr old kid writes web app to expose money in Congress PAX South 3-days sold out already Brazil lost a soccer game Aereo is a

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YouTube Has Lost Its Way

Today YouTube asked me for feedback. I gave it to them. I’ve worked in media production for my entire professional life. I’ve never once had to provide my software’s licensing agreement to a distributor until you flagged one of my videos. Two years ago I presented at conferences extolling the virtues of YouTube distribution; this

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Video Grandpa Podcast 066

Published on July 4, 2014, by in Podcast.

The bear story, the World Cup, Aereo, @craigberidon, and @franmirabella.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 066 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – There’s a lot, just listen   The News The US lost the World Cup Hearthstone tournament segregates genders because sports? Plasma is Dead Georgia has a “guns everywhere” law

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