Justin.TV

Interesting. Look at this http://www.justin.tv/。 Richard sent me the link.

This is exactly what I am looking for. This is what exactly what I think the future blogging will be.

There is a Microsoft Research project to record everything (including sound and picture) of your life. I like this idea. I know it is not possible to process the 2G of data (daily!) with the current technology, but there must be some time it is possible.

Justin made a further step by broadcasting it in real time. I am not sure if I want to do it as Justin (well. I am sure I won’t do it), but I am pretty comfortable to record everything like Justin for my personal record. After 20 years, it must be very funny to rewind and see what happened when I am still young.

9 Comments

  1. Haha, I’m not sure I can be as crazy as that. I’m too busy to carry the camera all the time.

  2. American’s much crazier than other people.

  3. It is great for personal memory record,

    but to reader/visitor, I think it a waste. I read the blog just for something not everything of the blogger, and the picture/video does not show the real inside world of a person as by literal.

  4. Isn’t this the problem with the internet, and with life in general these days? I mean too much information. There are already too many interesting blogs, books, movies, places, people, etc. that I can’t get to them all. At the same time, the signal to noise ratio for life in general is decreasing – meaning that there is too much NON interesting stuff which keeps me from getting to the interesting stuff. I would place 2GB daily of unfiltered data about someone’s day – and I mean anyone, including Zhang Ziyi or Bill Gates – firmly in the noise category. I would find that boring even for myself, why would I want it for anyone else? What we need is not more raw data, but better editing!

  5. Isn’t this the problem with the internet, and with life in general these days? I mean too much information. There are already too many interesting blogs, books, movies, places, people, etc. that I can’t get to them all. At the same time, the signal to noise ratio for life in general is decreasing – meaning that there is too much NON interesting stuff which keeps me from getting to the interesting stuff. I would place 2GB daily of unfiltered data about someone’s day – and I mean anyone, including Zhang Ziyi or Bill Gates – firmly in the noise category. I would find that boring even for myself, why would I want it for anyone else? What we need is not more raw data, but better editing!

  6. Is this something like that Robin William’s movie, “The Final Cut”?

  7. I can only say that I am so poor of English, and I should “good good study, day day up”!haha

  8. I think that this desire results from the modern confusion, pushed strongly by advertisers, to equate a record of something with the real thing. I am in the music business and it makes me very sad to talk to people who believe that they are experiencing music when they listen to a recording of music. What you experience when you listen to recordings are your emotions that are brought out by the recording. Listening to musicians playing in a room is a completely qualitatively different experience. Wanting to have a complete record of your life so you won’t forget anything might mean you won’t truly remember anything, that your remembrance will be based on the recorded media, ie. a bad video, poor lighting, funky sound, etc. rather than a true memory. Before recording, just over 100 years ago your question could not have been asked, now people seem to take it for granted

  9. Good point, les. Live music is completely different from recorded music. I totally agree with you on this.

    A lot of attempt people try to use technology seems to be “naughty”.

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