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Andy Baio / Waxy.org:
The Death of Upcoming.org   —  So, Yahoo's finally decided to close Upcoming.org, the events community I started nearly ten years ago.  And, in Yahoo's typical f**k-off-and-die style, they're doing it with 11 days notice, no on-site announcement, and no way to back up past events.
Apr 19, 2013, 7:15 PMIn context
Andy Baio / Waxy.org:
No Copyright Intended   —  On October 26, a YouTube user named crimewriter95 posted a full-length version of Pulp Fiction, rearranged in chronological order.  —  A couple things struck me about this video.  —  First, I'm surprised that a full-length, 2.5-hour very slight remix of a popular film …
Dec 11, 2011, 12:15 AMIn context
Andy Baio / Waxy.org:
Heello is Twitter for Pretending   —  It's easy to write off Heello as a Twitter clone.  Created by the founder of Twitpic, the shameless knockoff looks and behaves like a stripped-down version of Twitter, down to the [tweets] pings, [followers] listeners, and [retweets] echos.
Aug 11, 2011, 2:50 PMIn context
Andy Baio / Waxy:
Kind of Screwed   —  TL;DR version: Last year, I was threatened with a lawsuit over the pixel art album cover for Kind of Bloop.  Despite my firm belief that I was legally in the right, I settled out of court to cut my losses.  This ordeal was very nerve-wracking for me and my family …
Jun 23, 2011, 1:05 PMIn context
Andy Baio / Waxy.org:
How I Indexed The Daily   —  For the last three weeks, I've indexed The Daily.  Now that my free trial's up, I've had an intimate look at what they have to offer and, sad to say, I don't plan on subscribing.  As a result, I'm ending The Daily: Indexed, my unofficial table of contents for every article they published publicly.
Feb 23, 2011, 5:45 PMIn context
Andy Baio / Waxy:
The Daily: Indexed   —  Anybody else think it's weird that The Daily, News Corp's new iPad-only magazine, posts almost every article to their official website... but with no index of the articles to be found?  They spent $30M on it, but apparently forgot a homepage!  —  So I went ahead and made one for them!
Feb 3, 2011, 12:35 PMIn context
Andy Baio / Waxy.org:
Joining Expert Labs   —  Big news!  I'm very happy to announce that I've joined Expert Labs as a Project Director, working alongside the wonderful and talented Anil Dash and Gina Trapani.  (Read the official announcement.)  —  Our goal's to help government make better decisions about policy …
Nov 13, 2010, 10:55 AMIn context
Waxy.org:
Attribution and Affiliation on All Things Digital   —  Getting linked from a high-profile website is almost always a huge compliment, well-received by any blogger.  But Monday morning, I saw two friends taken by surprise when they were featured on the front page of AllThingsD …
Apr 9, 2009, 5:30 AMIn context
Waxy.org:
Translating “The Economist” Behind China's Great Firewall   —  While researching Oscar screeners last month, I stumbled on a remarkable example of online collaboration in China that's completely undiscovered here.  In short, a group of dedicated fans of The Economist newsmagazine …
Feb 26, 2009, 10:00 PMIn context
Waxy.org:
Pirating the 2009 Oscars   —  The Oscar nominees were announced this morning, which means it's time to get out your scorecards to see who's winning in the eternal struggle between the MPAA vs. the Internet.  (Hint: It's not the MPAA.)  —  I've been tracking the distribution …
Jan 23, 2009, 4:40 PMIn context

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