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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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Google Research project turns 64 years of music into a rock rainbow

Google Research project turns 64 years of music into a rock rainbow | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Google has compiled the last 64 years of musical history in a large, rainbow-colored chart for both education and the hope that you might buy some of it on the company's store. Today Google's Research group put out a new project called Music Timeline that tracks the popularity of musical genres dating all the way back to 1950. Users can track each individual genre as time goes by, and both view and buy key albums along the way.

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Tech Giants: Beware the Campus Curse

Tech Giants: Beware the Campus Curse | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

It comes as no surprise that Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon are building huge corporate headquarters—they’re making the kind of profits that often go hand in hand with altering a city skyline. Yet besides needing more space for a growing workforce, the buildings they have planned tell us something significant about the mood of the company.

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A Rare Peek At The Guidelines That Dictate Google’s Graphic Design

A Rare Peek At The Guidelines That Dictate Google’s Graphic Design | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

A PAIR OF "VISUAL ASSETS GUIDELINES," POSTED BY ONE OF THE COMPANY’S SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNERS, OUTLINE PRECISELY HOW GOOGLE DESIGNERS ARE SUPPOSED TO SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF.

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Today Google Celebrates Graphic Designer Saul Bass, The Unsung Hero of Hollywood films (video)

Today Google Celebrates Graphic Designer Saul Bass, The Unsung Hero of Hollywood films (video) | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Today Google is celebrating the birthday of late graphic designer and film artist Saul Bass (he would have been 93). The search engine has created an 81-second "Google Doodle" embedded on the site's homepage that shows appreciation for his timeless aesthetic that has been used by major Hollywood movies in opening credits, posters, and even corporate logos.

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Le livre selon Google | ARTE - mardi 2 avril 2013 à 20h50 (89 min.)

Le livre selon Google | ARTE - mardi 2 avril 2013 à 20h50 (89 min.) | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Dès 2002, Google entreprend de scanner tous les ouvrages de la littérature mondiale. L'entreprise californienne signe des contrats avec de grandes bibliothèques universitaires.
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Google, Volume 1 King Zog’s

Google, Volume 1 King Zog’s | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Felix Heyes and Benjamin West, of the collective King Zog’s, came up with the idea to manually collect the first results in Google Image Search for the 21,110 words of the Oxford English Pocket dictionary, as their final project for Saint Martins, the prestigious London art school. Then they turned it into a book. Oh, what long, absurd, sleepless nights they must have spent. And yet…

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Redesigning Google: how Larry Page engineered a beautiful revolution

Redesigning Google: how Larry Page engineered a beautiful revolution | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Something strange and remarkable started happening at Google immediately after Larry Page took full control as CEO in 2011: it started designing good-looking apps.

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What Will It Really Be Like To Live In A Google Glass World?

What Will It Really Be Like To Live In A Google Glass World? | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

FROM THE MOMENT SERGEY BRIN WANDERED PAST THE AUTHOR AT THIS YEAR'S TED CONFERENCE, THE AUTHOR WAS SMITTEN. BUT WHAT WILL GLASS TRULY CHANGE ABOUT OUR LIVES? ONE THOUGHT: EVERYTHING.

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Google Glass – How it works

Google Glass – How it works | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

How does it work, Google’s new Glass? Why can you see with it a sharp image-layer? How does the image overlay the image of reality? The following infographic illustrates the optical principle – very simple and easy to understand.

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