A few months ago, I wrote a bit about Kickstarter, and how they hide (or at the very least, make it very difficult to find) failed projects.
Felix Salmon, pointing to Jeanne Pi’s recent Kickstarter analysis:
Last week, I wrote a bit about a design decision I’d noticed on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter. Basically, Kickstarter projects that fail to meet their fu...
(TL;DR: Kickstarter does not want you to see failed projects. Failed Kickstarter campaign pages include robot meta tags to keep search engines from indexing ...
In the U.S., Comcast is experimenting with “use-based pricing” (which sounds an awful lot like usage-based billing). The NYT reports:
I’ll admit that up until yesterday, I was unaware of the CBC Television program The Big Decision.
It’s been on my “to watch” list for quite a while, and today I finally got around to watching Jad Abumrad’s presentation at MaxFunCon 2010.
Cyrus has a piece up at Ars Technica about Boxfish, a search engine for closed captions scraped from broadcast television:
One of the great luxuries of a sabbatical year in France is time.