media

What is your favorite open source video player?

You may use something obscure, or you may use a more popular video player. Which open source video player do you use? Tell us why you love—or hate—it...Read more

Does open source power your entertainment media center?

Watching TV with a cat, animated graphic
Open source media center solutions have really taken off in the past few years, and there are now many more approaches to using both open source...Read more

The participatory nature of the Internet strengthens fan communities

Whether the big media producers like it or not, digital technologies have made it easier than ever for popular culture fans to create remixes or...Read more

MediaGoblin 0.3.0 released: See what's happening with this media hosting project

MediaGoblin
MediaGoblin , which released version 0.3.0 this month, is a free and open source media hosting platform. Chris Webber, project founder and lead...Read more

What makes a new medium successful?

What makes a new medium successful?
If you missed Clay Shirky's Open Your World Forum Webcast last week, you may have missed his observation about how new forms of communication succeed...Read more

Is highly structured argumentation more important to human progress than finding so-called common ground?

What makes a new medium successful?
If you missed Clay Shirky's Open Your World Forum Webcast last week, you may have missed his observation about how new forms of communication succeed or fail. The initial uses of a new medium do not always fortell their ultimate importance.Read more

Open source film making with Todd Harris

Canadian documentary filmmaker Todd Harris gets up close and personal with the communities he films. He is especially attracted to stories that...Read more

A new fix for stock media

I see the current stock media situation as a dried-up well. It has some great work and a lot of junk being sold, abused, stolen, and recycled,...Read more