Re: [videoblogging] Re: New Video Upload Website

On 08/11/2004, at 8:39 AM, guru5571 wrote:

> The site is not just for cameraphones but that was one of my main
> thoughts while developing it. In the UK cameraphones are pretty
> common now. I think there will be more and more of them in the US
> soon. I think in the coming year they will be used more and more for
> vidblogging than conventional cams or videocameras.

yep. this is where I'd agree with Mr Jobs. Video is sedentary and a
portable video watching device isn't a mass consumer item. shooting
video is. witness digital cameras, and now video on your phone. lots
shoot stuff here, but no one is really using their phone as a viewing
platform. we do that elsewhere (eg in the system you've just
described). 🙂

and in answer to Jay's question about content, it isn't just about
narrating. imagine you're at an event (protest, meeting, classroom) you
can now shoot and publish instantly. this has enormous implications
(can anyone say Rodney King?).

cheers
Adrian Miles

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