Co-Founder of Stanford's Design School and creativity company IDEO, David Kelley talks about his mission to encourage people in creative confidence. When recently visited Stanford, we had the privilege of talking with David who told us about his lifelong struggles with reading and writing and how many students in the arts and design seem to combine "raw talent" with signs of dyslexia.
If you start noticing a few more messages in your Facebook inbox in the coming weeks from people you don't know, here's why. Facebook announced Thursday that it is testing a new option to charge users a one-time fee of $1 to send a message to another user's inbox on the network who they aren't friends with"
200th anniversary of Brother Grimm’s fairy tales and the discussions around their work are still flaming. You can easily find an wealth of opinions, just hit search. I’m arriving to this discussion from the viewpoint of story as action – Storytelling.
For storytellers, the real discussion starts with the tales, and all those issues around Brothers Grimm are not relevant beyond a certain level; something I suppose requires an explanation.
Well, a skillful storyteller reads and hears thousands of stories and is a serious self-appointed researcher. In addition, he shares his questions and musings with other storytellers, listens to what they are thinking and questioning and receives references to more resources. Another important activity is meeting informants, folklorists, elderly storytellers, storytellers with greater experience and storytellers who are devoted to carrying on a tradition. This kind of intensive research is worthy even if the storyteller will eventually end up telling personal stories.
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The HTML5 is the latest version of HTML language however it is not supported yet by all browsers. Nonetheless, by next year there will be huge improvements in HTML5 until 2014. In the meantime, you can enjoy the new features this Hyper Text Markup Language has to offer. HTML5 may not be big yet the improvements it can provide are truly effective. Since HTML5 has different features for different browsers, it is very important to determine which features would go well with your browser before running HTML5 on your website. Selecting features not suitable for your browser can make you keep from enjoying the web quality this latest version offers you so be careful at this step to get fully benefited from its amazing features.
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Andrea Mulle: "Leveraging the individual strengths of multiple storytelling platforms, transmedia builds a storyworld meant to engage and involve its audience and delivers an informative, entertaining experience" ...
Website up-time -- the amount of time a business' website is up and functioning -- is an important metrics for marketers and IT professionals to track. But no matter how many resources you put into ensuring your website never, ever, ever goes down ... your website will totally still go down.
It's a bummer, but a fact of life. And the reaction of visitors when they land on your temporarily unavailable website can run the gamut from "taking it in stride" to "totally losing their minds." There's nothing you can do about the latter, but for everyone else, you can make your website down time a little less of a pain by having a funny, whimsical, creative error 404 message. You know, something other than the boring message most other websites display.
To get your creative juices flowing, this post will display some of our favorite website error pages. Hopefully you'll be able to take away a few ideas to snazz up your own 404 message!
John Pavlus: "If Popcorn.js is the Final Cut Pro of online interactive video--a professional-grade tool for creating world-class multimedia experiences from scratch--Popcorn Maker is more like iMovie" ...
As I watch one very loyal Facebook marketer after another become disolutioned with Facebook paid posts I remember the days of Digg’s demise due to the CEO’s ego, Kevin Rose’s disconnection and a malicious group called the Digg mafia. Will we see history repeat itself at Facebook?
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Following a week of the release of Facebook Nearby in the moble app, thenFacebook Nearby’s Potential as a local marketing platform challenging FourSquare, I have to ask you: Is Facebook a local marketing contender or a social giant in early decline?
Now today, a very well written article on Ileane Smith’s blog that really cleared the air about the Facebook Page true reach brought it home for me.
Here are a few tips on how to become a more effective Wordpress blogger and attract more users to read your posts.Wordpress is a great platform for bloggers...Implementing these basic tips can increase the effectiveness of your WordPress blog and help you achieve online popularity. Remember to be original and avoid becoming boring and repetitive, and, with sufficient effort and discipline, you can become a successful blogger.
A site for young people about the books they like to read. Discover the latest youth literature news, find YA books for teenagers (reviewed by teens), join a book club and discuss your favourite reads, and enter our monthly competitions.
These tablets come pre-loaded with educational content, (you can purchase more, of course) built-in accelerometers for gaming, and most of them have cameras. They’re built with kids in mind, so you don’t need to worry about watching your iPad screen shatter if it’s dropped. These are built with hard plastic that enables a firm grip, as well as take a fair amount of drops and dings.
They features touch screens, cameras and video recorders, music players, and some have e-books. A few of them have built-in Wi-Fi which means you don’t need to connect the tablet to the computer to buy and download new content for the kids.
In the book I examine how the tablet allows us to enhance storytelling through audio, video, "pop-up moments" and, of course, narratives. The book covers everything from storytelling and navigation to advertising and economics. It was designed for the iPad and contains over two hundred illustrations, including video walkthroughs, audio introductions, photo galleries and links to useful websites.
Sorry, democracy fans. The world's largest virtual nation, a billion citizens strong, just officially became an oligarchy.
You probably weren’t even aware of it, but until Wednesday, you had voting rights on Facebook. The site used to put major changes to its governing documents — that is, the rules for how it treats your information and your privacy — up for a vote.
Charlie Jane Anders: 'We were lucky enough to get a chance to talk one-on-one with del Toro about Rise of the Guardians, and he explained to us why children's stories need to be dark, because "kids are neurotic."'
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