(T+A #29) Technology and the Arts: 2/20/2008

(T+A #29) Technology and the Arts: 2/20/2008

In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we’ll share some interesting news, web sites and online resources we have come across recently, including ratebeer.com, the new forms feature in Google Docs, ImprovEverywhere.com, and the demise of the HD-DVD format. Plus, we’ll talk more about Microsoft’s bid to acquire Yahoo! and a Flickr users group that has emerged to protest the proposed deal. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 14.5 MB. Time: 30 min., 22 sec.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #29

Microsoft-Flickr Screen of DeathIn this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we’ll share some interesting news, web sites and online resources we have come across recently, including ratebeer.com, the new forms feature in Google Docs, ImprovEverywhere.com, and the demise of the HD-DVD format. Plus, we’ll talk more about Microsoft’s bid to acquire Yahoo! and a Flickr users group that has emerged to protest the proposed deal. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 14.5 MB. Time: 30 min., 22 sec.

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Finally, here is a YouTube video of Christian Beach peforming “Open Spaces” at Paul’s Tavern in Lake Como, NJ, on Feb. 2, 2008. I appear from about the :35 mark to about 1:04 playing accordion (although you can only really hear it in the second verse of the song). Enjoy! – Brian

“Open Spaces” © 2007 C.J. Beach

(T+A #28) Technology and the Arts: 2/6/2008

(T+A #28) Technology and the Arts: 2/6/2008

In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we discuss the Qtrax debacle and Microsoft’s bid for Yahoo! Plus, we’ll take a look at whiteboard application Skrbl.com, instant messaging site Meebo.com, and Library of Congress images on Flickr. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 13 MB. Time: 26 min., 20 sec.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #28

HydrogenIn this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we discuss the Qtrax debacle and Microsoft’s bid for Yahoo! Plus, we’ll take a look at whiteboard application Skrbl.com, instant messaging site Meebo.com, and Library of Congress images on Flickr. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 13 MB. Time: 26 min., 20 sec.

Related Links:

And, as promised, here is the YouTube video I found of Christian Beach peforming “Poet of the Great Plains” at Paul’s Tavern in Lake Como, NJ, on Feb. 2, 2008. I enter the frame every now and then playing tambourine and organ. Enjoy!

“Poet of the Great Plains” © 2007 C.J. Beach

ICA: Programs and Events

This looks like an interesting discussion for our listeners.

John.

ICA: Programs and Events
The Business of Art

Has money ruined art? Find out as acclaimed critic Jerry Saltz and maverick dealer Jeffrey Deitch discuss the mood, the moment and the marketplace of today’s art world. Jeffrey Deitch, a graduate of Harvard Business School, was a Vice President of Citibank’s art advisory business before opening his own firm in 1988 and starting Deitch Projects in 1996. Jerry Saltz, art critic for New York Magazine, was the senior art critic at the Village Voice, where he was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism.