paul skidmore andparabolos

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Chrome to drop h.264 support

I think Chairman Gruber asks the right questions, namely: "5. Who is happy about this?" (more…)

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Open or closed: as mobile dominates, does malware propagate? and what does this mean for pants?

i have envisioned the phone as a credit card for some time now.  VISA (and others) have an RFID-enabled keychain fob that works as a proximity wand.  putting an RFID into a phone that can

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Kevin Kelly on the next 5,000 days of the Web

my friend Travis Beacham once said, and i'm paraphrasing, "at some point Google stops being a company, and becomes something that we don't even have a word for yet." i'm not sure if that was

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guest teaching at USC

last night i had the incredible honor of being invited to come and guest teach a class at USC's School for the Cinematic Arts. my good friend and colleague Jim O'Keeffe teaches one of the

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Sleepwalking webpage

new incarnation of the Sleepwalking webpage going up sometime tonight.  this is a major step for us, as it will be the first time the film webpage will feature verbs.*  i can't wait to really

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Sleepwalking – pre-production

sleepwalking.parabolos.com parabolos is well into pre-production on Sleepwalking, a 20-minute short film that serves in many ways as a great test run for a lot of the processes we've been developing for a while.  we're

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