11 February 2008 22:02 | Hulu
The website Hulu -- the so-called YouTube killer (not!) -- is opening itself up to new users. It's still in beta but who cares? Personally, I haven't given it a second thought after checking it out over the holidays because it features ad supported programming of NBC and News Corp content. I think it's obvious why I've been ignoring it. At any rate, I have 9 invitations to give away. Hit me up
14 January 2008 02:24 | Hulu
OK, last year I said I give my full review of Hulu, but frankly, I've been too busy to bother checking it out. Until now.In a nutshell: I find it underwhelming. You need a fat pipe and I don't have one. Just yer bargain basement basic DSL plan. You can't buffer, so I experience a choppy, jaggy program that loads slowly. Will it fulfill its claims to be the YouTube killer? No. I mean, so not because
It's official. I'm full blown sick. What started as a mild case of laryngitis Sunday evening is now some full-on bugaboo. So, by captain's orders I've powered down production of this blog to minimum and am focusing solely on getting the podcast out daily.Having said that, a couple of interesting developments on the tech side of things came out in the blogosphere today that I wanted to share.
18 December 2007 12:30 | Hulu
I still haven't heard back from Eugene Wei , the Director of Product Management at Hulu (see this blog post for reference). For those of you just tuning in, Hulu is an online video on demand service and it's a joint venture of NBC Universal and News Corp.OK, so like I really didn't expect him to respond, but I was kinda hoping he would.Anyway, today I finally received the green light from Hulu
Eugene Wei, the Director of Product Management at Hulu and also an aspiring film director, announced today that the enterprise has added new sci-fi content on their line-up. Included are shows like Tin Man, Firefly, The Outer Limits, and Futurama. FYI, the latter is a show that I contributed to as a massage therapist to the animators of Rough Draft Studios back in the day.Wei, like me, claims
06 December 2007 01:48 | Hulu
Hulu recently launched an HD Gallery featuring a selection of High Definition video clips at 1280 x 720 resolution.You'll need a fast connection and a fast machine to watch HD Hulu. Check out their system requirement here. In a nutshell: a connection of 2,400 Kbps or higher (not your average home user speed) and the latest Adobe Flash Player 9 to stream these High Definition bandwidth clogging clips.
Today I interviewed one of the only writers who's heard of Hulu. The podcast is forthcoming; I'm working on it now.Hulu is an on-line joint venture with NBC Universal and and Fox News Corporation. It will focus on professional content and as opposed to the user generated content (a fancy term for "amateur") mostly seen on YouTube. I blogged about Hulu a couple of days ago, so if you're not up
27 November 2007 00:13 | Hulu
Hulu is NBC Universal and News Corporation’s online video joint venture. It will focus on professional content and not take on YouTube directly as a viral video destination.It is currently in beta and I'm still on the wait-list to participate.More about Hulu in Valley Wag.