Then I might be able to watch and even link to individual parts of it
rather than tell someone:
"you know there's some good stuff from minute 18:30 to 21:10"
(Or i could use MeFeedia's new quoting tool: plugging for Peter)
On 8/8/05, jmedakev <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> PLEASE by all means... check it out. It's about the war. I interview
> three soldiers who served in Iraq, one of whome adamently disagrees
> with the war. I interviewed a woman who's husband was killed in Iraq.
> I interview an actual Iraqi citizen who says what he thinks should be
> done with Saddam. I call Senator Edwards out on not taking my
> questions. I call Margaret Cho out on a blog post she wrote that
> makes me sick. I start my independent journalism series where I'm
> gonna teach you how to start your own news cast.
> Watch the first three minutes. Thats all I ask.
> --- In email@example.com, "Steve Watkins" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > I like small chunks, but I really love long stuff too.
> > Some stuff just cant be handled in little chunks, I like epics. The
> > temptation to talk of legendary lower attention span in certain
> > nations is almost too much to resist, but I will try.
> > Or do a combination. There is the video of lecture
> series 'Everything
> > I Know' by R Buckminster Fuller available free online, I believe it
> > 42 hours long. But it is also broken down into many hundreds of
> > shorter clips.
> > Anyway there is no right or wrong, people differ, and generally I
> > think anybody could be captivated for longer periods of time IF the
> > content kept them captivated. Still its hard to create captivating
> > epics, so its more likely people would watch longer stuff thats on a
> > specific theme thats of special interest to them.
> > To say whether the video in question should be 28 minutes or not,
> > I could not say without seeing it first.
> > Cheers
> > Steve of Elbows
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Joshua Kinberg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > wrote:
> > > > So, josh, I would encourage you to think "out of the Web" ;-)
> > >
> > > I can't watch anything longer than 5 minutes anywhere (5 minutes
> > > really pushing the limits of my attention span), not just on the
> > >
> > > I won't watch a 28 minute segment on TV, or listen to 28 minutes
> > > straight on the radio without checking what else is on, or
> jumping up
> > > to check email.
> > >
> > > I don't think I'm alone. I really wish maintream content producers
> > > would htink in smaller chunks. There are only 2 good minutes
> > > of just about everything on television or in the movies, the rest
> > > filler.
> > >
> > > -josh
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