SideShow Showcase 1/27/12

It’s time again for our SideShow Showcase, where we honor this week’s best of the best! First off is Chad‘s SideShows for Archer. He’s done a great job catching all the show’s references and trivia throughout these first episodes of the hilarious cartoon’s third season. If you love that dimwitted spy Archer, you won’t want to miss Chad’s Archer SideShows! And for you zombie fans, Chad has great SideShows for every episode of The Walking Dead, which returns on February 12th! This week, our friends at USA presented a great SideShow for the episode “Upper West Side Story” of their hit series White Collar! Their links took us all over the Internet, with comical supplementary…
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SideShow Playbook: The Fundamental Five

Want to start creating a Miso SideShow but just don’t know where to start? We’ll be sharing a series of posts to give you tricks of the SideShow trade called the SideShow Playbook! Introducing the very first post: The Fundamental Five: 5 no-fail ways to making a great SideShow! 1. Social and shareable quotes!  People love sharing quotes from their favorite TV shows, but what quotes get the most shares? How about something that makes you laugh or inspires you. Here’s a rule of thumb: add quotes that people would want to share to Facebook and Twitter. The best quotes get the discussion started! 2. New face on screen? Tag the actor or…
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Go Abroad with Science and Miso

Our favorite bloke from England is back and traveling the world…again! Starting January 21 at 10PM E/P, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are sending Karl Pilkington to the ends of the Earth, and this time it’s to cross things off the ultimate bucket list. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s his list… Miso and Science have partnered to bring you a special synced experience for EVERY episode of An Idiot Abroad 2: The Bucket List. Join Karl on his journey and get the ultimate inside view to the idiocy with SideShows on your Miso iPhone app! Travel to Russia by train, swim with dolphins (or sharks), tour the beautiful landscape…
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Quips: Hackathon #2 Recap

It’s been a while since our last hackathon, so we were excited to do another to end the year 2011 at Miso. In the 6 months since our last hackathon, the team at Miso has grown significantly and that has allowed us the option to split into two different teams to work out on separate ideas. I got placed on the Quips team, so that’s what I’ll be talking about today. What is Quips? Have you ever hung out with friends, and someone said something so hilarious you wanted to quote them on your social network of choice? That’s the moment we wanted to capture. Drawing inspiration from quote cards…
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Miso Engineering Culture, Part I: we believe in sharing

Within Miso as a company, communication is key Before talking about how the engineering team works, it might be useful to mention Miso is a small team and that we try to communicate efficiently between each other and to be aware of the work others are doing.  Still, we don’t want to waste time by attending meetings which aren’t productive for us. That’s why we use several channels of communication at work: Yammer,  we use it to post about the status of our work or to share a link for everyone Emails, like everyone else for targeted questions, long updates or event invites Campfire, it’s by far my favorite. We…
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SideShow Showcase: Sheldon Moments, Factoids and Quotable Quotes

Welcome to the very first SideShow Showcase, where we shine the spotlight on some of the extraordinary second screen moments made by you, our Miso Hosts! We hope they serve as inspiration for future SideShow creators. Our first set of excellent cards come from Gerald’s SideShow for The Big Bang Theory episode “The Shiny Trinket Maneuver.” His SideShows have great Pick ‘Em cards, and his innovative “Sheldon Moments” poll is one of our favorite features. Be sure to check out Gerald’s Big Bang SideShows! Another one of our popular SideShows is Meghan’s SideShow for the Once Upon A Time  episode “Desperate Souls.” Her cards are insightful and scrutinizing, and viewers love…
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Miso & USA are Conning their Way into Your Living Room

Miso and USA are pairing up for the first time and it’s going to be…a steal! Tune in to White Collar on Tuesday, January 17 at 10/9c on USA and get even closer to the fast-paced action with criminally good SideShows! Share your theories about what will happen to Elizabeth, get insight into Keller’s obscure references, and be the first to share Neal’s sophisticated one-liners. Cover your tracks by coming back each week for SideShows on the Miso iPhone App. Want to stay one step ahead? Unlock these sexy badges. Looks good on you.

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New Updates for Miso at CES 2012

2012 is already off to a great start! We’re excited to announce a new partner in the tech and entertainment industry: Audible Magic, a pioneer in audio content recognition services. With Audible Magic’s digital fingerprinting technology, Miso will be able to identify live, never-before-seen content on TV as it airs. Adding frame-specific automated content recognition to Miso’s flexible platform expands the ways we can deliver a true synchronized content experience to every TV viewer, and we can’t wait to have it available and ready for use in our iPhone app in the near future. You can find out more information here. If you’re attending CES 2012, come check out a…
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