• Chris Williams

    October 31, 2007

    Our buddy, Chris Williams, just re-launched his website with a new look. Click on over and take a look when you get a chance. Click on the storyboard, graphic design and miscellaneous link...

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  • Happy Halloween

    October 31, 2007

    Hope everyone gets their sweet tooth and freak on tonight. Be safe and send us over some of your pictures from the evening. Here I was last year for all my German friends. I'll throw up this year's outfit later tonight....

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  • Brad Elterman

    October 29, 2007

    Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Ron Galella, Los Angeles Music Center 1976 Brad Elterman is a real "stock" pro. I had the pleasure of speaking with him this past weekend. I first saw B...

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  • Splash News Gets a Boost

    October 26, 2007

    The Press Gazette reported today that Splash News, a British owned US celeb news agency, has bought the Kaplan archive, which includes 4,000 videos compiled by Gary and Rachelle Kaplan since 1994. Splash propri...

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  • Rumor - Two Hedge Funds to invest in Facebook

    October 25, 2007

    Working in the stock trading world by day, you hear tons of rumors. We work on Cutcaster at night;-) "Company X is going to buy Company Y." "Company Z is going to report lighter than expected revenues." "The US captured Osama bin Laden with Posh Spice." "The Knicks traded for Kobe Byrant." ALL BS in almost 99% of the cases. What some are hea...

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  • Openness Online

    October 24, 2007

    What is Openness online? It's the relatively new buzz word, which we have reported on before in this blog when we wrote about Facebook, Yahoo, Google and Myspace opening up the code to their platforms or at least thinking about doing it. "Openness is upon us," Jerry Yang from Yahoo said in his first public speaking appearance since taking ov...

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  • Avoid Quality Loss when Resizing Images

    October 24, 2007

    We are going to be offering some tips to our readers on image and videos over the next few months that should help with everyones work and the quality of content on Cutcaster. Photo resolution confused even us for a long time. It is probably one of the most misunderstood aspects of digital image editing. Taking a closer look, image resolutio...

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  • Is anyone going to picturehouse tomorrow?

    October 24, 2007

    When: Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 11am - 7pm Venue: The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street, NY 10012 Details and directions: http://www.picturehouse.org/newyork If you are hit me up at john@cutcaster.com and my cell is 2156882751. We can meet up for a chat and a beer. Looking forward to seeing some old faces and meeting some new ones....

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  • Thoughts and Prayers go out to all those in California

    October 23, 2007

    We are thinking about our friends and Cutcaster community out in California who are suffering from these extraordinary fires. We are passing along our thoughts and prayers and be safe....

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  • My Sister, Jane Griffin's Wedding!

    October 22, 2007

    Sorry we have been a bit Missing in Action (MIA) the last week. My sister, Jane, got married this past weekend to Wyatt Gruber and we spent a wonderful weekend celebrating and welcoming Wyatt into our family. I couldn't have been happier or had more fun. We had our entire family over from Ireland and all our friends from every walk of life the...

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  • A Quick Note on Joost...

    October 21, 2007

    I don't want to push the post below about our watermarking out of sight because we still want people to comment on what option they think looks better (color or no color), but I wanted to write a quick note on Joost. They are planning on building out a ...

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  • Which Watermark do you like better?

    October 17, 2007

    Watermarks are an important security feature for most sites that sell images or vi...

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  • Friday's Deep Thought

    October 12, 2007

    I thought this was very important quote for everyone at Cutcaster and the efforts of all our CC crew, who have done such an awesome job over the last year and believed in our collective efforts. It's deep so sit back, relax and lets not forget this ;-) The quote is from a 1910 speech in Paris by Theodore Roosevelt. "It is not the critic w...

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  • College Groups Fighting Copyright

    October 11, 2007

    The New York Times today reported that the Recording Industry Association of America has got a new thorn in their side and this time its popping up at co...

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  • Howard Rheingold

    October 11, 2007

    I had a very interesting conversation with one of the foremost experts on virtual community building, Howard Rheingold. Howard might be known to some of you who are familiar with the WELL, the fi...

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  • Happy Anniversary!

    October 11, 2007

    How nice for Techcrunch to wish Google/YouTube a happy 1 year anniversary. The more in...

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  • CopyCats- Google and Myspace to follow Facebooks Platform

    October 10, 2007

    The Facebook Platform has a few more copycats this week as Google and Myspace announced the will open up their borders to third party software developers. We first reported on ...

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  • Another Amazing Wall Animation from Blu

    October 05, 2007

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Jfcpa_x4Lg] You're my boy, Blu. This is unreal work and takes things to a whole new level. Thanks to Marc from Wooster Collective for sharing this with me....

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  • 600,000 and counting!

    October 05, 2007

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_m8hXJR0Io&rel=1] This is a great video of the Myers family of Sacramento. They have a collection of 600,000 slides of photos which means they were born with a camera in their hands and it never left their side. Check out the organization and the time it must have taken to amass that collection....

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  • Radiohead's "pay what you want" model

    October 04, 2007

    Seems like the music industry keeps taking it on the chin when it comes to monetizing their artist's work while at the same time trying to grasp what the emerging business model will be for music distribution online. Just this week, Radiohead released their new album for a "pay what you want" online purchasing price, which amounts to basically...

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