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'Comb' smooths out fibre optic barrier to fast internet

'Comb' smooths out fibre optic barrier to fast internet | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
A faster and vaster internet is a step closer with the discovery of a way to push more light further along optical fibre networks.
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New look for silent classic The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

A German Expressionist film made in 1920 has been restored to its original quality for the first time. BBC Culture reports on its Berlin premiere.
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What duty to historical accuracy does a film have?

What duty to historical accuracy does a film have? | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle in Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper'

Reality TV isn't really real. That previous sentence shouldn't come as a shock to anyone that's ever seen an episode of Keeping Up ...
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What’s new in digital and social media research, November 2014: From the “Dark Web” to net neutrality; tracking technologies to Twitter

What’s new in digital and social media research, November 2014: From the “Dark Web” to net neutrality; tracking technologies to Twitter | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
November 2014 review of recent studies relevant to digital, social and news media, with a focus on advertising and online journalistic practices.
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Media monarchs have finally seen the future, and it is digital

Media monarchs have finally seen the future, and it is digital | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Don't be surprised if the future monarchs of media look a lot like the ones that rule today.
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It's time to remove the invisibility cloak from women in technology

With nearly 16 million programmers in the world, at 10 to 15 percent women, there are more than two million female programmers — but we never see them.
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What does the gender gap in online social networks looks like?

What does the gender gap in online social networks looks like? | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
A Twitter and Google+ study of online gender gaps shows some surprising results.
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Interactive, purposeful storytelling meets Virtual Reality at Learn Do Share London with ‘Meet Lucy’.

Interactive, purposeful storytelling meets Virtual Reality at Learn Do Share London with ‘Meet Lucy’. | Film and digital media | Scoop.it

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i-docs:  "The brainchild of Creative Director and PhD researcher, Nina Simoes, Meet Lucy is an innovative and interactive story that highlights the reality of housing issues in London and runs parallel to Learn Do Share."

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Graphic Novelist Breaks Boundaries with Multimedia Approach - New America Media

Graphic Novelist Breaks Boundaries with Multimedia Approach - New America Media | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Graphic Novelist Breaks Boundaries with Multimedia Approach
New America Media
A multimedia graphic novel seems to be a paradox.
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Technology and Graduation Rate: A Direct Correlation - Huffington Post (blog)

Technology and Graduation Rate: A Direct Correlation - Huffington Post (blog) | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Technology and Graduation Rate: A Direct Correlation
Huffington Post (blog)
"Educational technology is needed for a variety of reasons. It provides an alternative method of learning for those who struggle to learn using traditional methods.
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Knight Foundation Funds 3 Public Media Initiatives - mediabistro.com

Knight Foundation Funds 3 Public Media Initiatives - mediabistro.com | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
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Knight Foundation Funds 3 Public Media Initiatives
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knightlogo This week the Knight Foundation announced funding for three new public media projects.
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Plugged in: Digital technology extends conventional media - Bucks County Courier Times

Plugged in: Digital technology extends conventional media - Bucks County Courier Times | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Plugged in: Digital technology extends conventional media Bucks County Courier Times Digital artists use computers to combine, manipulate and alter photographs, drawings and paintings; to sketch and paint using pixels that can assume hundreds of...
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Can a $7 gadget change the world?

Can a $7 gadget change the world? | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
An Israeli start-up is trying to provide computer access to billions of the world's poorest people with a $7 USB stick.
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This Simple Water Purifier Is Saving Lives

This Simple Water Purifier Is Saving Lives | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Over 840,000 people around the world die each year of causes linked to contaminated water, and one company is working to change that -- one straw at a time.
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Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology

Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Phys.org internet news portal provides the latest news on science including: Physics, Space Science, Earth Science, Health and Medicine
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Technology set journalism free, now new platforms are in control

Technology set journalism free, now new platforms are in control | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
As Emily Bell of Columbia pointed out in a recent speech about the disruption of journalism by technology, publishing has never been easier — but now it is controlled in a disturbing way by proprietary corporate platforms like Twitter and Facebook
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Clear Channel Unveils Largest Digital Billboard In The World - Now What? - Forbes

Clear Channel Unveils Largest Digital Billboard In The World - Now What? - Forbes | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Outdoor company Clear Channel has outdone itself this time. This week it introduced the largest, most technically advanced billboard in the world.
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Why is that lamp-post watching me?

Why is that lamp-post watching me? | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Cities are filling up with sensors which in turn means a lot of data to be analysed. What does that mean for citizens and their privacy?
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Destiny: new game expected to draw 10 million players on its first day

Destiny: new game expected to draw 10 million players on its first day | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Experts predict the immersive sci-fi fantasy the world's most expensive video game will change the face of gaming Continue reading...
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Cord Cutters: 4SeTV lets you watch four live TV channels at once

Cord Cutters: 4SeTV lets you watch four live TV channels at once | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Sports fans and news junkies may get a kick out of this one: 4SeTV lets you watch four live TV feeds at once.
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2.6m historical pictures put online

2.6m historical pictures put online | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
An academic is posting millions of historical photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.
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Genetic Engineering to the Rescue Against Invasive Species?

Genetic Engineering to the Rescue Against Invasive Species? | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Powerful genetic engineering technology could fight invasive species-but scientists warn that battle comes with risks.
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Microsoft lagging behind rivals in virtual reality technology - Load The Game

Microsoft lagging behind rivals in virtual reality technology - Load The Game | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
The Guardian Microsoft lagging behind rivals in virtual reality technology Load The Game According to Techradar, a source close to Microsoft has revealed that the technology giant is still lagging behind its rivals in getting a virtual reality...
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Television moguls jostle to take control of the global audience

Television moguls jostle to take control of the global audience | Film and digital media | Scoop.it
Rupert Murdoch's Shine, Endemol and ITV are among companies positioning themselves as broadcasting consolidatesRupert Murdoch's bold attempt to create one of the world's largest TV production businesses is the latest offensive in an increasingly...
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How to Maximize the Exposure of Your Photography Through Social Media

with +Daniel Krieger and +Laurie Rubin.
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