5 Trends That Will Change Media in ’09

One of my areas of interest is sales and delivery of mobile content. Sometimes it feels like a dead market, but my opinion was enlivened by reading an article from Steve Rosenbaum which puts a distinctly positive spin on the whole area. Steve Rosenbaum: 5 Trends That Will Change Media in ’09 Maybe there are …

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Describing RESTful Applications

I have read a lot of faux-REST APIs recently, which are essentially just HTTP/XML or HTTP/JSON remote services, and still need a client to be pre-built with specialist knowledge of URI structure. “Proper” REST allows a server to change its URIs however and whenever it likes, with client applications seamlessly adapting to the change. InfoQ …

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the economics of digital music

I’m always interested in how other parts of the industry view the key issues in mobile and digital music publishing. It seems like a few people got together for a conference on this topic on 23 September in London. Here’s a few links about the event EconMusic – the economics of digital music : Blogs …

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Amazon announces a cloud-based content-delivery service

The industry in which I work involves a fair amount of content delivery over HTTP. or at least it does when the rest of the system is in place to allow people to buy stuff. As such, we have a fair amount of operation and deployment issues around keeping this working. For each new customer …

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