Best Websites to Stream TV and Movies Online for Free

When it comes to the best websites to stream TV shows and movies, it’s an evolving subject. Due to the legal issues surrounding this topic, the existence of sites that share content online is constantly in jeopardy (RIP MegaVideo). Usually, websites that host videos are more at risk than sites that simply share a directory of links to external websites that host videos. However, link directories for TV and movies are occasionally targeted by legal authorities as well (i.e. NinjaVideo). Despite the ongoing legal battles, there are still...

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The Best Ways to Find and Download Free Music

There are many opinions on the best way to find and download free music online and the websites and software that enable one to do so are constantly changing. The obvious option is to find and buy the song directly on the artist’s webpage or on iTunes, but there are many times that the specific song you are looking for isn’t available to purchase. In those cases, the following four steps are useful to find and download free music. Note: unless you’re running a Mac it’s important to have up-to-date anti virus software...

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Youtube Video Resources

If you’ve ever uploaded a video to Youtube, you’ve likely had several questions about the best way to do so. I’ve compiled several links below that can answer the most common questions: What video format to use? http://corpocrat.com/2008/12/27/best-quality-video-format-for-youtube-with-small-file-size/ Here’s Youtube’s official recommendations: http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/static.py?hl=en&guide=1728585&topic=1728569&page=guide.cs What video formats are supported by Youtube?...

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How to Disable Popups & Ads While Browsing the Web

For those of you who are tired of annoying pop-up windows and distracting ads like the example on this post, I have the perfect solution for you. Google Chrome has an amazing extension called AdBlock which disables all advertisements while you’re using Chrome as a web browser. It is really an amazing extension and it is completely free to download and use. AdBlock even prevents the annoying ads on Youtube so you never have to wait for an advertisement to watch a Youtube video ever again. If you don’t have Googe Chrome, I highly...

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The Dragon Fly Effect Review

I just finished reading The Dragonfly Effect and I recommend it to anyone who is interested in harnessing the power of social media to make a change in the world. The book is a great introduction to the power and influence of social media and it discusses several real world examples of the impact of the effective use of social media. I really enjoyed the abundant use of relevant examples that were used to illustrate points throughout the book. For example, the book talks about the story of Sameer Bhatia and Vinay Chakravarthy who used social...

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The Inconvenient Truth About Kony 2012

Recently, a friend of mine commented on a video I reposted about a campaign to remove Joseph Kony from power. This sparked a debate that brought up several issues. An analogy between Kony 2012 and An Inconvenient Truth was made and before long the issue of climate change was added to the debate. Due to size and format limitations of Facebook comments, I figured it would be better to address my friend’s comment in a blog post. (From my friend): “Let me break down my issue with An Inconvenient Truth.: In the movie Al Gore presents a...

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