bliptv: blip on blip #58: This week Annie chats with Damian Bruno, our General Manager of Consumer Products. One of the key players behind the relaunch of our new website design, Damian spent a good portion of his time researching and planning what makes a great site for discovering web series. If you’d like to fill out the survey that Damian mentions, you can find it here. The featured show...
Tomorrow's going to be crazy...
mikehudack: Blip’s got another announcement tomorrow. This is going to be fun. Today’s going to be crazy too.
GUNS N' ROBOTS: More people would become teachers... →
mikehudack: placesweusedtogo: pareene: placesweusedtogo: osmium: mikehudack: pareene: ninety9: youngmanhattanite: Would more people become firefighters if the same were true? They have the same type of seniority system as teachers. Last hired,…
annieisms: bliptv: blip on blip #57: This week Annie chats with Brandon Werner, a Designer on our Creative Services team, about graphic design, show images, and his funny web series: Laughing Historically. We also feature a few of the awesome Show Pages that Brandon designed: Chad Vader and Ask a Ninja! You can find Brandon’s awesome design tips for show assets at our Knowledge Base. New...
Seven Deadly Sins of Introductory Programming... →
We discuss seven undesirable features common to many programming languages used to teach first-time programmers, and illustrate typical pedagogical difficulties which stem from them with examples drawn from the programming languages ABC, Ada, C, C++, Eiffel, Haskell, LISP, Modula 3, Pascal, Prolog, Scheme, and Turing. We propose seven language design (or selection) principles which may reduce...
On Tuesday, Senate Republicans…managed to filibuster an effort to eliminate $21...– Ezra Klein (via technipol)
bliptv: In case you missed it (how could you?!), we preempted yesterday’s regularly scheduled ‘blip on blip’ with a video introduction to the new blip.tv. Produced by: Kelly Sutton Music: “Be More” by Paul Dateh. Written by Paul Dateh & Oren Yoel.
The yerba mate plant is a shrub or small tree growing up to 15 meters tall. The leaves are evergreen, 7–11 cm long and 3–5.5 cm wide, with a serrated margin. The flowers are small, greenish-white, with four petals. The fruit is a red drupe 4–6 mm in diameter. The leaves contain caffeine and related compounds, and are harvested commercially. (wikipedia) If you require copious amounts of...
Honestly, any success I’ve had in the web world (Re: 2 Webbys, heyooo) has been...– The Bobby Miller (via ericmortensen)
Over the last year, we’ve been impressed by how blip has focused its energies on...– Blip.tv Puts the Spotlight on Web Shows [VIDEO] Thank you, Mashable. (via mikehudack)
bliptv: Our exclusive video interview with TechCrunch, via With 1 Billion Views Per Quarter, Blip.tv Becomes A Video Destination (Interview)
worship the glitch: Building the place to discover... →
ericmortensen: Wooty toot! We’ve been working our asses off on this. None of us got much sleep last night, but we’re so very excited to finally show it to you! bliptv: Today we launched the new blip.tv destination site. The purpose of the new site is to give original web series a home on the…
Six months of work...
mikehudack: The team here at blip has been working like dogs for the last six months. All fifty of us. Can’t wait until we get to show people what we’ve been working on. Next week.
Goodbye RSS, Hello Tumblr
I just wiped Google Reader of my 50+ RSS subscriptions. Why? Tumblr.
After approving NBC buyout, FCC Commish becomes... →
wilwheaton: Meredith Attwell Baker, one of the two Republican Commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission, plans to step down—and right into a top lobbying job at Comcast-NBC. This is absolutely appalling. The ruling class isn’t even trying to hide how corrupt it is anymore; that’s how thoroughly fucked America is.
Evan's Blog. Meh.: Blip.tv is hiring a lot of new... →
evangotlib: Our business continues to move up-and-to-the-right. So much so that we need more sales reps to help us take blip.tv to the next level. I am adding four sales reps to the blip.tv sales team. One in New York, one in Chicago, one in San Francisco and one in Los Angeles. We already have killer reps…
Why are we listening to the Bush administration people anyway? They didn’t GET...– JON STEWART, on former Bush administration figures taking credit for the killing of Osama bin Laden, on The Daily Show (via inothernews)
bliptv: blip on blip #56: We’re back with a retrospective from our old offices at 407 Broome Street. Just as we were packing up for the big move Annie and Kelly made the rounds to ask blippers what they’ll miss the most about our old digs. Blippers (in order of appearance): Damian, Jared, Aaron, Justin, Mr. Stabby, Jeff, Angus, Tom, Brandon, Liz, Keith, and the Elevator of Death. The featured...
Higher Order Aberrations: Why it's hard to take... →
ultrafastx: So another science blog received a question: “Shouldn’t we have clear images of [the Apollo landing sites], considering the telescopes we have can see much further [than older telescopes]?” The responder pointed out the images the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter grabbed of the Apollo landing,…
Perl is what you get when clever engineering is taken to its logical conclusion.
annieisms: March 31st, 2011: blip.tv LA presents “blip danube waltz”. (featuring Johann Strauss’ Blue Danube Waltz, recorded by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra)