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Posted by on November 20th, 2009

Engadget recently featured an article describing YouTube’s blocking of 1080p content from select sites which allowed users to display the content on televisions instead of their computer monitors, or sites which utilized the YouTube API. Like the Hulu block last year, blocking the PS3 from watching shows, it marked another moment when television content producers […]

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Photocasting to iPhoto with Ruby

Posted by on December 31st, 2008

Today we’re going to teach you how to deal with having too many computers. Moving media around is a living hell because iPhoto and iTunes assume that you only ever possess one library. Sure, you can play music and movies purchased in the store on multiple machines, but what about your own library? How do […]

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Hack the Debate

Posted by on September 27th, 2008

Here I am at work, at Twitter during the 1st Presidential debates, making sure things are running and keeping track of our metrics. Twitter and Current.tv worked together to provide a live election site and placement of user generated tweets on live video of the debate. Our team did wonderfully and Twitter stayed up through […]

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random media mention…

Posted by on August 19th, 2008

My discoveries with the Wall of Sheep at Defcon 16 and it’s application to Twitter security were mentioned on the August 12, 2008 Data Security Podcast. They called me one of the “good guys”. Heh! You can listen to it here: http://datasecurityblog.wordpress.com/2008/08/11/data-security-podcast-episode-13-aug-11-2008/

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