david touve

Apple’s new Facetime commercials: Emotional technology demos or examples of our distant-yet-mediated lives?

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Apple has unveiled (even online) their latest batch of commercials for the Facetime feature plugged into the iPhone 4.  The commercials without question tag at emotional strings tied to memorable moments in life. The above said, do these videos also disclose something unfortunate about a distant-yet-mediated society? I don’t really know.  You decide.


The Big Question: Is a Network License Worth Doing?

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A presentation I gave (as a video) as part of the Digital Music Roundtable in Norway.  The topic was whether a Network License (licensing ISP networks for music, in general) was “worth doing?” The Big Question: Is a Network (blanket license) Worth Doing? from david touve on Vimeo.