Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) does an imitation of a Steve Jobs presentation

Last night on 30 Rock, Tina Fey’s character, Liz Lemon, makes a presentation to executives sent in to make cuts to the budget of the Tracy Jordan Show, the show Liz runs. The presentation was especially funny to those who recognized it as a dead-on parody of a Steve Jobs keynote. Here’s the clip (via […]

This is a test of the WSJ.com embedded video code

(Update, Aug 18, 2018: It worked for a while in 2007) I’m using this post to check out the embedded video feature WSJ.com is using with the “video sidebars” it has started including with “free features.” This video accompanies a story about insurance-company provided driver-monitor cameras parents can put in their teenager’s car. I’m less […]

Radar feature in WSJ has a video sidebar

Despite my many previous promises of no more posts about the longest-continuing story appearing on this weblog, I felt the need to link to free WSJ.com article about the re-re-launch of Radar as it is the first time I have ever seen a “video sidebar” in a WSJ.com article. For the record, I hope the […]

How to use a video sidebar, lesson #1

Introducing a new buzz term: video sidebar. At least that’s the most obvious term I can think to call a great use of embedded video I’m seeing more and more. I am crediting YouTube with making the concept of embedded video (in simple terms, the little boxes on a webpage where video is displayed) easy […]