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A Non-Average Month of Personal Online Video Viewing – Chris Adds it Up

A Non Average Month of Personal Online Video Viewing   Chris Adds it Up

I took all of July and tracked how much online video viewing I was doing to see how I stacked up against the alleged average users in reports from comScore and Nielsen. It might have been an odd month as I had discovered a lot …

Ken Burns Documentary “Prohibition” To Debut On Apple Devices Before PBS Premiere

Ken Burns Documentary Prohibition To Debut On Apple Devices Before PBS Premiere

Ken Burns has been PBS' go-to documentary director since he unleashed the documentary mini-series Baseball way back in 1994.  Since then he's made similar series on jazz, national parks, and World War II.  So Burns is a name in which people are familiar, but that …

PBS Sees Huge Success With Online Video & Mobile Video Distribution

PBS Sees Huge Success With Online Video & Mobile Video Distribution

It's always nice to see when Public Broadcasting succeeds at something. The something in question this time round is embracing online video distribution and then pushing out a massive quantity of it. 145 million videos in June is pretty impressive considering it's the fruit of …

PBS Picks RAMP for Expanded Video and Content Navigation

PBS Picks RAMP for Expanded Video and Content Navigation

PBS, the Public Broadcasting Service, just chose RAMP as its service of choice for video navigation and search. I hope RAMP gave them a good deal since public broadcasting is likely to lose much of its Federal Funding if certain members of the US Government …

YouTube To Celebrate The Space Shuttle With Live Stream From Space

YouTube To Celebrate The Space Shuttle With Live Stream From Space

I just wrote yesterday about how rapidly live streaming video online was gaining in popularity and uses, and now YouTube has announced the most unique live streaming event yet: an interview with Space Shuttle Endeavor astronauts… from space… conducted in celebration of NASA's Space Shuttle …

PBS iPhone App Lets You Watch Full Episodes On The Go

PBS iPhone App Lets You Watch Full Episodes On The Go

The world of mobile video viewing just got a whole lot better, at least for iPhone owners, as PBS has released an iPhone app that streams full episodes of popular shows like Nova, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, & Frontline.  If you're a fan of the mission …

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