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Re: [videoblogging] The INternet of Video

By Shannon Noble | Shannon Noble <sn@...> | sh7nnon
September 15, 2004 | Post #1185 | Topic #1159

--B_3178086317_162497 Content-type: text/plain; charset="ISO-8859-1" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable With out a doubt you will eventually see a flurry of start-up post-dot.comm= ers who=B9d either ripped off or failed investors in an rss feeding frenzy = of =B3video=B2 once this all gets going. Instead of being limited to 800 ch= annels of TV garbage we will have unlimited quantities of useless, redundan= t, visual crud. Only the savy who know how to sift through the garbage to f= ind the gems will really be the winners. On 9/15/04 9:19 AM, "Jay Dedman"= <jay@...> wrote: >>>>>> > > >>>=A0 <warning, grumpy mood> >>>>>> > >= >>>=A0 congratulations on stating the bleeding obvious. >>>>>> > > >>>= =A0 < /warning, grumpy mood> > >> > I found it condescending. > >>>> > > = > that's what i like about this group. >>>> > > > yep. >>>> > > > we spo= t the bullshit. > >>> > > I'm lost. >>> > > Why do his words upset you? = >>> > > Shouldn't we be happy that he's talking about the same things we a= re >>> > > talking about? > > in light of what everyone is saying... > le= t's read it again. > > "Now that video can be produced cheaply and with re= asonable production > values, and now that it can be affordably distributed= and perhaps even > easily monetized, will we see an emerging new class of = "video site > producers" rather than classic textual content. In 1994 when = the Web > really emerged, it helped bring forth an explosion in the amount = and > richness of text that was produced and available globally. I believe = > we're at the front-end of a very similar curve in video, and this world >= / opportunity is not going to look very much like how we as consumers > fi= nd, acquire and view video today." > > I just latch onto "easily monetized= " and "opportunities" and "consumers" and > "front-end"... > I just dont sh= are the same direction this guy seems to be hinting towards. > a web of vid= eo that helps keep selling the same old stuff i hate. > i want video on the= web to show me things ive never seen before. > i want video on the web to = let us talk to each other in new ays (like in > this group). > I dont want = Coke "videos" by made 5th graders(real people so its honest!!) > on their b= logs as part of some contest. > > i guess when anything new begins, its ea= sy to be an idealist becasue this > world is still in our minds. > the rule= s and playing field is being defined and we got to shout about what > its g= oing to look like. --This is Vlog: http://x.nnon.tv/ --B_3178086317_162497 Content-type: text/html; charset="ISO-8859-1" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Re: [videoblogging] The INternet of Video</TITLE> </HE= AD> <BODY> <FONT FACE=3D"Verdana">With out a doubt you will eventually see = a flurry of start-up post-dot.commers who’d either ripped off or fail= ed investors in an rss feeding frenzy of “video” once this all = gets going. Instead of being limited to 800 channels of TV garbage we will = have unlimited quantities of useless, redundant, visual crud. Only the savy= who know how to sift through the garbage to find the gems will really be t= he winners. <BR> <BR> <BR> On 9/15/04 9:19 AM, "Jay Dedman" <j= ay@...> wrote:<BR> <BR> </FONT><BLOCKQUOTE><FONT FACE=3D"New York"><= TT>> >  >>>=A0 <warning, grumpy mood><BR> > &g= t;  >>>=A0 congratulations on stating the bleeding obvious.<B= R> > >  >>>=A0 < /warning, grumpy mood><BR> <BR> = > I found it condescending.<BR> <BR> > >  > that's what i = like about this group.<BR> > >  > yep.<BR> > >  &g= t; we spot the bullshit.<BR> <BR> > >  I'm lost.<BR> > > &= nbsp;Why do his words upset you?<BR> > >  Shouldn't we be happy = that he's talking about the same things we are<BR> > >  talking = about?<BR> <BR> in light of what everyone is saying...<BR> let's read it ag= ain.<BR> <BR> "Now that video can be produced cheaply and with reasona= ble production<BR> values, and now that it can be affordably distributed an= d perhaps even<BR> easily monetized, will we see an emerging new class of &= quot;video site<BR> producers" rather than classic textual content. In= 1994 when the Web<BR> really emerged, it helped bring forth an explosion i= n the amount and<BR> richness of text that was produced and available globa= lly. I believe<BR> we're at the front-end of a very similar curve in video,= and this world<BR> / opportunity is not going to look very much like how w= e as consumers<BR> find, acquire and view video today."<BR> <BR> I jus= t latch onto "easily monetized" and "opportunities" and= "consumers" and <BR> "front-end"...<BR> I just dont sh= are the same direction this guy seems to be hinting towards.<BR> a web of v= ideo that helps keep selling the same old stuff i hate.<BR> i want video on= the web to show me things ive never seen before.<BR> i want video on the w= eb to let us talk to each other in new ays (like in <BR> this group).<BR> I= dont want Coke "videos" by made 5th graders(real people so its h= onest!!) <BR> on their blogs as part of some contest.<BR> <BR> i guess when= anything new begins, its easy to be an idealist becasue this <BR> world is= still in our minds.<BR> the rules and playing field is being defined and w= e got to shout about what <BR> its going to look like.<BR> </TT></FONT></BL= OCKQUOTE><FONT FACE=3D"New York"><TT><BR> </TT></FONT><FONT FACE=3D"Verdana= "><BR> --This is Vlog: http://x.nnon.tv/ <BR> <BR> </FONT> </BODY> </HTML> = --B_3178086317_162497--