Archive for January, 2008

January 29th, 2008

Flightclub, new year, new look, new code!

Flightclub screenshot

Today we released the new version of one of our big projects from last year, Flightclub. The project was built for KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) and in its young life has already become an authority on many interesting topics related (and not so related) to travel in Europe for the Japanese market. We were very […]

January 28th, 2008

REVIEW : Steal This Film II

Steal This Film II

I recently checked out the documentary film “Steal This Film II“. It is a film put together by the League of Noble Peers, a group of file sharing evangelists who got together for the purpose of communicating about the realities of digital media sharing. The documentary itself was released over the bit-torrent network as a […]

January 26th, 2008

Getting in to ReacTable

ReacTIVision Invitation cards

Spanish open source project ReacTable has been in my ear a lot recently. First it was integrated in an invitation to an event I went along to recently. After arriving at the event and you were able to use the invitation card (about the size and thickness of a credit card with an ReacTable style […]

January 26th, 2008

Don’t Hurt the Web!

Firefox : Don’t hurt the web

I found a very nice little campaign today from the good people at the Mozilla Developer Center. They are pushing the open standards movement and have made a very nice little banner to help the effort. At UltraSuperNew Inc. we are big supporters and users of open standards, so I want to pass on the […]

January 13th, 2008

HOW TO : Register for Nico Nico Douga

Nico Nico Douga - video of fish

When writing a recent article about the biggest internet stories in Japan for 2007, I wrote about probably the biggest story of the year, hot-shot video site Nico Nico Douga. This site is uniquely Japanese and has some truly strange and bizarre content. By using time referenced text chat on top of the video feeds, […]

January 12th, 2008

Pecha Kucha Night’s new website launched

I am very happy to announce that on Friday we (ie. the UltraSuperNew Inc. team) finally put the new website for Pecha Kucha Night live. We have been fans, audience members and presenters at Pecha Kucha Night since its inception in 2003, so this is a special project for us to be working on. We […]

January 8th, 2008

UltraSuperTube Vol.2 & USN First Anniversay

Its time for another UltraSuperTube event! UltraSuperTube is about having as much fun as possible running a party completely by streaming content from the interweb. We did the first event in 2007 and enjoyed it so much that we are back for seconds. Vol. 1 was all streamed from YouTube. For Vol. 2 we are […]

January 8th, 2008

Tokyo2point0 #8, January 2008

I have been involved in organising the Tokyo2point0 events since the second event in the middle of 2007. The night just keeps getting better and more interesting, so I hope you can all join us for edition number 8 on Tuesday 15th of January. I have copied in all the event details below from the […]

January 7th, 2008

Getting into 2008!

I have been getting busy in the office for the last week already, but UltraSuperNew officially opened its doors for the year today. So, a big happy new year from all at USN. あけましておめでとうございます! 2007 was a big first year for us and we came much further than we imagined we could thanks to a […]

January 7th, 2008

Tokyo Expresso at guyperryman.com

Our good friend Guy Perryman from guyperryman.com has just started, from today, a new Tokyo breakfast show called Tokyo Expresso. It is a show aimed at the international community in Tokyo and Guy is getting up super early every day to make sure he has the show uploaded by 6 or 7 am with the […]