Bob Mason's Posts

CMS and Search Sync

CMS and Search Sync

Over the last five years Brightcove has had the opportunity to work intimately with some of the most sophisticated corporations pushing the boundaries with online video.

iPod+Frontrow vs. Media Center

iPod+Frontrow vs. Media Center

Coupled with some recent national press, and with Apple's spectacular announcements, the amount of interest and discussion about the future of Internet Television has really exploded.

Ideal World

Ideal World

Since the TiVo is recording "Curb Your Enthusiasm", I thought I would catch up with some of my vlog watching this Sunday evening.

Media Center PC Sales Skyrocket

Media Center PC Sales Skyrocket

I came across this interesting new statistic from Chris Lanier's blog: "Sales of Media Center PCs have skyrocketed since July 9, according to a recent study by Current Analysis. For the week ending August 20, 2005, Media Center PCs accounted for 43% of all desktop personal computers sold in the U.S.

"Just enough piracy"

"Just enough piracy"

Chris Anderson has posted a very interesting article discussing acceptable levels of piracy. He is worried that "uncrackable" DRM will have adverse effects on one's ability to access and manage media. "We've seen all sorts of failures of this sort before, from dongles to laborious and confusing registration schemes.