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Attack of the Minis

Attack of the Minis http://tinyurl.com/46an3wm

Light Peak is an interesting technology and one I want to see sooner rather than later. Essentially it’s one connector for all purposes: peripherals (storage, i/o), networking (short distances in first release, longer later) and a replacement for the connectors we use now (which will largely work with adapters. The only protocol that may not run over Light Peak is USB 3, but USB 1 & 2; FireWire 400/800, eSATA, SAS ethernet and Fibre Channel could all be replaced with a single Light Peak connection at 10 Gbits/sec.

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Nice To See How Content Creators Have More Power Over Middlemen http://tinyurl.com/4uze8py

One of the primary pieces of advice from Distribution U’s Peter Broderick an Scott Kirsner is that independents should never assign all their rights to one distributor who then controls their fate. This requires a custom distribution strategy tailored to each project, but ultimately with the filmmaker having a lot more control.

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If You’re Still Betting On Adobe Flash For Anything Mobile, The Joke’s On You http://tinyurl.com/4f6kczp

Flash on the desktop has become bearable thanks to hardware acceleration, but no matter what Adobe says publicly, they have not been able to deliver a version of Flash on any mobile device that has acceptable performance and battery life. (more…)

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