I Dream of Jeannie 1960’s
Man reading newspaper
The new version of chartbeat is a big change: in addition to a whole new look, it lets users pivot around any data element, including seeing a history of a referrer or page. To pull this off, we introduced two new technologies to our existing C/Django/MySQL/JS stack, and I wanted to give…
I was at a party this weekend and met a couple who were befuddled by the picture above. It was found on a beach in Montauk-not far from Plum Island Animal Research Facilities. Coincidence? I don’t know. But if anyone has any idea what what the FUCK this thing is, please let me know.
Ze Frank to host the Vimeo Awards!
We are very excited to have Ze Frank host the first-ever Vimeo Awards on October 9th.
Ever since his “How to Dance Properly” viral video — born as a party invitation for 17 friends — hit the Web in 2001, Ze Frank has been pushing the boundaries of online entertainment. His web site, zefrank.com, is a mess of addictive videos, toys, essays and games, and has been a testing ground for a dizzying array of viral hits (and some spectacular failures.) In 2006 Ze launched a year-long daily video blog called “The Show.” which Slate.com referred to as “ the best sustained comedy run in the history of the Web.” His rapid-fire delivery and absurd explorations in audience participation (e.g. Earth Sandwich) has influenced a generation of digital native video creators.
”I love food and hate exercise. I don’t have time to work out… I don’t want to be on the cover of Playboy or Vogue. I want to be on the cover of Rolling Stone or Q. I’m not a trend-setter… I’m a singer… I’d rather weigh a ton and make an amazing album than look like Nicole Richie and do a shit album. My aim in life is never to be skinny.”