Podcasts predate the iPhone, Spotify and Netflix’s streaming service. But thanks to such things, they’re finally starting to catch on with the general public.
I’m always amazed by the life cycle of everything on our Earth. It’s so incredible how every organism seems in perfect harmony (no matter how big or small). OK, sometimes it can be a bit gross to see (this video is icky and interesting at the same time).
A new on-demand video website pooling content from rival broadcasters has launched in a move that could revolutionise how people watch television.
More than 3,000 hours of BBC, Channel 4 and Five programmes can now be accessed from a single website.
SeeSaw puts programmes including Doctor Who, Hustle, Shameless and Neighbours side-by-side under one brand for the first time.
U.S. shows are due to be added to the library later this year, when the site is set to start charging for some of its content.
Downloading programs is currently free, although there are adverts at the start and possibly also in the middle of the shows.
Independent broadcasters will be allowed to take payments for displaying commercial products during shows.
The change is intended to bring in extra funds for commercial broadcasters.
Gerd Leipold, the current Executive Director of Greenpeace, has just come out on the BBC program Hardtalk and admitted that they had ‘emotionalized’ issues surrounding the melting of the polar ice-caps in a report released on July 15th.
Compromised computers really stink
The BBC has deliberately hacked into 22,000 PCs to prove the power of botnets, and the damage that can be done with a network of compromised computers. Continue reading… “BBC Hacks 1000’s”
Just when you thought you’d seen everything…
Film maker and writer Terry Jones discovers a colony of penguins, which are unlike any other penguins in the world. The real story after the jump.
The Fightin’ 105th
A teletubby was being hunted by police yesterday after a nightclub punch-up.
Red Po is said to have bashed a 35-year-old IT worker, bruising his face.
The injured reveller spoke to the three other Teletubbies – Tinky Winky, Dipsy and Laa-Laa. But they denied knowing any Po at Streets club in Porthcawl, South Wales.
Are you feeling okay today?
A robot with empathy sounds like the stuff of sci-fi movies, but with the aid of neural networks European researchers are developing robots in tune with our emotions. The tantalising work of the Feelix Growing project is grabbing the world’s attention.
This is what happens in the background when you connect through your ISP
Perhaps you have been curious how all of those connection sounds came about when connecting to the Internet. We’ll, here’s how it is done. Second video after the jump.
That is, until Moko the bottlenosed dolphin, who is well known locally for playing with swimmers in the bay, stepped in (swam in?):
Mr Smith said that just when his team was flagging, the dolphin showed up and made straight for them.