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May 2009 Archives

Video of the workshop »

One of the groups in the Royal Film Commission Online Media workshop worked on a video of the workshop itself. There will be a more lengthy and hopefully Arabic subtitled version of the workshop going online after some editing by the RFC. This video is a student-made video which describes the workshop and the various groups and their projects....

Jordan update »

Some participants in the RFC Online Media Creativity Workshop I've been in Jordan since Sunday and enjoying myself a great deal. I arrived just in time to participate in the last day of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East session at the Dead Sea. I was able to talk to some of the management of the World Economic Forum about Creative Commons and thanked them personally for making their photographs available under a CC-BY-SA license on Flickr. I gave a talk at the Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship for the Entrepreneurs Week program. Thanks to Princess Sumaya...

Joined the CCC board »

Muneaki Masuda Muneaki Masuda, the CEO of CCC Co., Ltd. recently invited me to join his board and I officially joined yesterday. I've known Mr. Masuda for about a decade having been in various study groups and working groups together. He and CCC/Tsutaya built the rental video franchise industry in Japan in the 80's and now runs the largest syndicated point system in Japan with about 30M users. My role on the board will to help out with Internet things and International things. More details later......

Voice over IP (VoIP) services - my setup »

I spend a lot of time on conference calls and am constantly traveling internationally. I've been messing around with various configurations for my personal phone setup. I received requests on Twitter to share the details of setup and why I chose it, and I thought I'd solicit input on improvements as well. At one time, I was running an Asterisk server at home, on my laptop and at the office and had them connected together. The box at home was connected to my home phone and the office box was connected to the office phone numbers. Asterisk is an open...
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