[cmc-users] Fwd: Saddle Up!

douglas irving repetto douglas at music.columbia.edu
Mon Apr 11 14:42:35 EDT 2005


Columbia VA students Trish and Klara scored with Linux Virgins 
earlier this term...who's going to be next?


>
>Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2005 12:28:22 -0400
>From: Michael Frumin <mfrumin at eyebeam.org>
>X-Accept-Language: en-us, en
>To: mfrumin at eyebeam.org
>Subject: Saddle Up!
>Status: RO
>
><http://showdown.contagiousmedia.org>
>
>Get your posse ready, because here it comes -- the first ever 
><http://showdown.contagiousmedia.org/>Contagious Media Showdown: 
><http://showdown.contagiousmedia.org/>http://showdown.contagiousmedia.org/
>
>"Do you have what it takes to corral enough traffic to win the cash 
>prizes? Can you make the next 
><http://burningpixel.com/Baby/BabyMus1.htm>Dancing Baby, 
><http://www.allyourbasearebelongtous.com/>All Your Base, or 
><http://www.screamingpickle.com/members/StarWarsKid/>Star Wars Kid 
>and ride into the sunset with the bounty? This is your chance to 
>prove you are the best in the West."
>
>In short, it's a formalization of the general phenomenon of lots of 
>people making lots of silly stuff on the internet, some of which 
>lots of other people see and enjoy.  The contest is hosted by 
><http://www.eyebeamresearch.org>Eyebeam R&D and includes real cash 
>prizes.  It is complemented by a day of workshops (I'm teaching one) 
>at Eyebeam's newly-renovated space in Chelsea, and an evening panel 
>of internet experts who will make their predictions as to which 
>entries will take off and which will sputter out.
>
>If you have any interest in making a submission, please sign up so 
>that we can get back to you with the details.  And if you have any 
>friends or colleagues you might imagine would be interested in 
>submitting or just watching and learning, please forward this on to 
>them too.
>
>Thanks,
>Mike Frumin
>
>Research Fellow
>Eyebeam R&D
><mailto:mfrumin at eyebeam.org>mfrumin at eyebeam.org


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