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Ron Miller

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Get a Life: New Tools Put Lifecasting Within Anyone's Reach

Lifecasting has grown wildly popular, with new tools available that let anyone webcast their own Truman Show. The big question: Is there money to be made, or is it just a passing fad?
Fri., Sept. 5, by Ron Miller

Streaming Video Goes to College

Video advocates must continually work with (sometimes reluctant) professors to understand the power of video and to find a simple way to deliver it to students who are using a variety of equipment, software, and internet connection speeds.

The Search is On

New approaches mean video search might finally take off.

Review: Adobe Captivate 3

Captivate 3 continues to evolve, turning the complex process of creating online demonstrations and training into a relatively simple exercise.

Online Video Advertising: Hit or Miss

A look at what works—and what doesn't—in the world of video ads.

Cookin' With P2P: Recipe for Success or Flash in the Pan?

Although peer-to-peer delivery is finally breaking free of the "outlaw" image that held it back in the past, there's still debate over whether or not it really offers all of the advantages its proponents promise.
Fri., July 13, by Ron Miller

Cookin' With P2P: Recipe for Success or Flash in the Pan?

P2P is much more than a means of distributing stolen content. It enables content owners to slash content delivery costs, and those cost savings grow exponentially when delivering long-form video content.

Gcast Lets Podcasters Phone It In

Is there money to be made by letting people record podcasts for free via the telephone? Gcast’s Ali Partovi thinks so.
by Ron Miller

Review: iPodcast Producer

Looking to get into podcasting? iPodcast Producer is great tool for advanced podcasters, though a bit rough around the edges for the novice.

Review: Macromedia Breeze 4.1

If you're looking for an online meeting tool with powerful features and extensibility, you should give Breeze a try. It’s not perfect by any means, but it provides a host of features you won’t find in similar tools, and for a very reasonable price.