Eurovision 2010 Podcast: Final Thoughts from the Judges

Eurovision Juke Box Jury #9 (MP3 5.4 MB 5 minutes 44 seconds) DOWNLOAD the podcast by right clicking on this link, or press play and listen in your browser.

The good news is that I’ve made it Oslo and the Telenor Arena, where this year’s Eurovision is being held. I’ve claimed my chair [...]

Eurovision 2010 Podcast: Juke Box Jury #8

Eurovision Juke Box Jury #8 (MP3 18.4 MB 19 minutes 57 seconds) DOWNLOAD the podcast by right clicking on this link, or press play and listen in your browser.

It’s the final five songs, and the Big Four countries (along with hosts Norway) qualify directly for the Grand Final next Saturday, so they [...]

links for 2010-05-19

Leith podcaster heads to Oslo for Eurovision 2010 | Edinburgh | guardian.co.uk
Hear our energetic interview with the Eurovision podcaster, Ewan Spence
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The greatest Steadicam shot ever was at Eurovision

One locked-off camera and a singer behind a mic stand is no longer the formula for a winning Eurovision peformance, and anyone watching the rehearsals comign out of the Telenor Arena this week can see the camera crew working to find the best shots for each performer.
But will anything rival Karsten Jacobsen’s steadicam shot in [...]

Podcast news as “Unofficial Eurovision” gets noticed in Australia

Eurovision fans in Australia (at least the ones that haven’t tried to get to Oslo) have had their radios tuned to SBS for the last two or three weeks, as they’re broadcasting a dedicated Eurovision Radio Station running up, during, and in the weeks after this year’s contest.
Over the weekend, they would have heard a [...]

Eurovision 2010 Podcast: Juke Box Jury #7

Eurovision Juke Box Jury #7 (MP3 21.3 MB 23 minutes 4 seconds) DOWNLOAD the podcast by right clicking on this link, or press play and listen in your browser.

The first rehearsals are under way in Oslo and as expected there are some surprises in the performances. The podcast will be bringing you [...]

links for 2010-05-18

Why does the BBC want to send its readers away?
“Do what you do best and link to the rest” has become a new-media maxim, but mainstream news organizations are still loathe to send readers to someone else’s reporting.
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Spotify shows that the music industry has got it wrong

The news this morning that Spotify has tweaked the membership options of the online music service has been tweaked has drawn equal comments that “this is the end” and “congratulations on the innovation.” As with everything I suspect the truth is somewhere in between.
I’ll leave the discussions of what the membership changes mean to Spotify [...]

Eurovision 2010 Podcast: Juke Box Jury #6

Eurovision Juke Box Jury #6 (MP3 17.8 MB 19 minutes 24 seconds) DOWNLOAD the podcast by right clicking on this link, or press play and listen in your browser.

This morning I am watching two parts of the internet. The first is the stream of Facebook status updates and twitter messages from my [...]

Where I’ve Been This Week

All About Symbian

The latest version of Omar Sharif Bridge from ZingMagic and John Holloway.
The importance of customer-developer communications.
What’s holding back location based services.
Review of Glu Mobile’s World Series Poker 3.
Mass Memory and the balancing act Nokia makes between tech and budgets.

The Daily Dust

How does a Hung Parliament work?
The car that power-slides into a parking spot.
The [...]

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