Wednesday, July 21st, 2004

I’m fundamentally lazy, as well


I’m fundamentally lazy, as well has having the programming skill of a mollusk. But I’d like to spitball a few ideas around on features I’d like to see (but haven’t yet) on websites:

-Why isn’t there a “Billboard Top 10” for all the independent tunes posted on the web? You could make it like Blogdex, see which tunes are being downloaded the most and then rank them accordingly. Of course, a lot of bloggers arfe mopey poseurs, so you might get a surfeit of emo crap.

-I’d like to see a program/website that emails or otherwise notifies me when the torrents for shows I want to see come out, or better yet, downloads them straight to my drive. You could call it “Torrentivo” or something equally unimaginative.

-I’ve often thought that Edmonton and Vancouver need snarky websites a la Gawker‘s take on New York. Granted, nothing interesting happens in those two cities in comparison to the Big Apple, but hey, a man can dream, right?

that’s it for now, but if you have any ideas for sites you haven’t seen but would like to, fire away in the discussion forum…

I want…

Warren Frey is a journalist, freelance writer, podcaster, video producer, and all-around media consultant currently based in Vancouver, Canada. His written work has appeared in such publications as Metro Vancouver, the Westender, Mac | Life and the Japan Times.

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