Yesterday, Nintendo released the Wii News Channel, which gives you a news interface and a world map showing where all the stories come from. What I think is different about this product is the fact that you're using the "Wiimote" (rhymes with "remote") to navigate through the interface. This video from YouTube demonstrates the interface:
I thought of doing a personal videoblog a long time ago, and I figured that I often give people too much credit just for trying, so I thought of calling it "Mr. A for Effort". Check it out.
I wonder how easy it is to blog from my new toy... The "killer apps" on this thing are really Skype, IM and musc/movies, but the web browsing was very necessary. Without it, something would be missing. The keys are relly too small for anything more than a quick text, but cest la vie.
I have to push <func> + enter to make a new line... who knew? You also learn the valuue of punctuation and the 102-key qwerty keyboard when you have them taken from you!
Somebody was surfing the boards and user profiles over at Meetup.com looking for go-getters to invite to a seminar about 'monopoly' this weekend in Orlando. The link in my email pointed to a page on Maxcast.com.
Holy crap, kids. You know how to Happy Hour.
Most of these updates and things will be posted to the FloridaCreatives.com site, because I make a web page for everything. If I sneeze, I buy a domain name for that too.
Still, we had easily 40 people show up to the event last night, with lots of bloggers throwing in their two cents.
The Student of the Game, our pro football podcast, passed 100 subscibers today.
This may be a small milestone for most bloggers or podasters, but you have to remember, we live in Orlando, people! Nobody in this town uses RSS, subscribes to podcasts or otherwise does anything "Web 2.0" worthy!
Albeit depressing in subject matter and often with the visuals (and at times VERY strong), I really have to hand it to the team of people who made this movie. Here are a few thoughts: