Posts Tagged ‘KaZaa’

The starfish and the spider

Tonight I participated in a book presentation by Rod A. Beckström on The Starfish and the Spider (side event at the Web 2.0 Expo Berlin). He started off with his motivation for writing this book, 9/11. Yes, Al-Quaida is an archetypical network, and mapping this decentralized network is quite a task. Social Network Analysis shows […]

Joost … zum dritten

Weitere Artikel zu Joost (siehe auch hier meine ersten beiden Einträge), bspw. im Economist: [Joost] is based on P2P software that runs on people’s computers, just like Skype and KaZaA. And it does indeed promise to transform the experience of watching television by combining what people like about old-fashioned TV with the exciting possibilities of […]

Joost _ jeder ein TV-Star

Die NZZ stellt die Gründer von Joost vor. Ziel ist interaktives Fernsehen, das sich durch zielgruppenspezifische (vielleicht sogar individualisierte?) Werbung (yes, Werbung ohne Streuverluste, für so etwas wurde das Internet erfunden …) refinanziert. Joost will insbesondere professionellen Content vertreiben, entweder gegen Bezahlung oder gratis via Sponsoring und Werbung … Joost soll – im Unterschied zu […]

How Skype and Kazaa changed the net

Read an interesting interview with Niklas Zennström, the man behind Kazaa and Skype by the BBC Click Online in which he states that Ultimately [Kazaa …] are great things and compares the problems faced by the new medium to similar issues of the past: “When radio stations started playing music the record companies started suing […]