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This Artist Only Uses Her Fingers to Paint and the Results are Amazing

This Artist Only Uses Her Fingers to Paint and the Results are Amazing | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
  In 2009 while living abroad, artist Iris Scott underwent a stroke of lucky laziness one afternoon when it was too hot outside. Scott opted not to pause on her painting to go clean brushes, d...

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CANAL+ Spain took Game of Thrones beyond TV

CANAL+ Spain took Game of Thrones beyond TV | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, June 4, 2014 11:11 AM


Simon Staffans:  "Discover how the pay TV channel engaged Game of Thrones fans beyond TV with crossmedia platform Conducttr" ...

Michelle Cfas's curator insight, June 20, 2014 11:28 AM

Sustaining consumer interest through immersive cross platform experiences - brands take note..

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70 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers

70 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do “they” say? In order to find out I’ve culled together the best quotes on the subje

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Xposedbydesign's curator insight, May 30, 2014 9:13 AM

 

 

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FOTOGRAFISKTIDENDE's curator insight, May 31, 2014 3:28 AM

Citater kan være gode...specielt hvis man kan huske dem og agerer efter dem..

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What Data Journalists Need to Do Differently

What Data Journalists Need to Do Differently | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
Relying too heavily on the same sources leaves important stories untold.
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Presentation Zen: Storyboarding & the art of finding your story

Presentation Zen: Storyboarding & the art of finding your story | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
Storyboarding as we know it may have been pioneered by filmmakers and animators, but we can use many of the same concepts in the development of other forms of storytelling including keynote presentations or short-form presentations such as those made...

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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, May 6, 2014 8:28 PM

Lost? Storyboarding can help you find the essence of you children's or young adult story.

Samantha Melvin's curator insight, May 11, 2014 6:14 PM

Great resource for CEDFA, this demonstrates the importance of planning "slides" in order to communicate our ideas effectively--teaching this to students is important, as they can learn to be efficient at getting their ideas out in the world #ufglobal #arted #communication #storyboarding 

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Infograafi: visuaalinen verkko ja mobiilikuvauksen räjähdys

Infograafi: visuaalinen verkko ja mobiilikuvauksen räjähdys | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
Infograafi näyttää, miten verkko muuttuu visuaalisemmaksi, Instagram ja Pinterest kehityksen kärjessä. Mukana myös mobiilivalokuvausta esittelevä galleria.

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Teaching 1 to 1 with Tablets

This is the presentation from my workshop on using tablet computers in a one to one context.

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Patricia Daniels's curator insight, August 26, 2014 7:28 AM

Slides from Nik Peachey concerning iPad use in the context of one-to-one teaching. As well as providing some practical tips there are some useful links to tools that will enable students to practise diverse literacy skills.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, August 27, 2014 12:10 AM

Here is a great presentation filled to the brim with simple ideas for using iPads - from Tellagami (recorded animation) to TodaysMeet (backchannel) to Fotobabble (recording voice over a picture). Some of these are ones we have used at school before, others open up new channels we are yet to explore! 

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, February 6, 2015 11:20 AM

Looks like an easy way to get started with tablets in classroom

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Words that get content shared on social media

Words that get content shared on social media | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
Want your Twitter followers to retweet something? Just ask them politely. For Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+, however, you’ll need to modify how you phrase your message.

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Dr. Pamela Rutledge's curator insight, April 30, 2014 7:15 PM

#MediaPsych minute: Brain words are behavioral triggers. The words that get shared trigger our instinctive brain, which is driven to satisfy fundamental needs, i.e. rewards (free, improved, how to), avoiding scarcity (hurry, limited), personal impact or relevance (You), social connection (social, share), alert or change (words ending in 'ed') and affiliation and respect (please, follow).  

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How to Green Screen/Chroma Key on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch - YouTube

Shoot amazing green screen/chroma keying with this free iOS App called Veescope Live. Find out more at: http://www.DVDxDV.com. The free version will leave a ...

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Data Links Best With a Good Story--& the reverse is true too!

Data Links Best With a Good Story--& the reverse is true too! | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
The Washington Post is betting on the intersection of data and drama.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, May 5, 2014 11:07 AM

I'm finally back online after a 2-week vacation so I'll be posting more regularly now.


And I found this terrific article on data and storytelling from HBR that is very wise. The author is Walter Frick and he's interviewing journalist Jim Tankersley of the Washington Post. Jim is talking about linking data and story together -- ways to do it and how to think about it. 


I love what he says here: "Data and visualizations and storytelling — human drama — when combined help readers understand concepts. I can get a lot from one great visual chart, I can get more context from several paragraphs just really laying out the conclusions of data. And I can get a lot out of a story about someone like me doing something that is interesting to me. But I think that when you bring them all together what you get is this experience where people have a process of discovery for themselves which I think is important for learning. If you are just looking at a chart you can try to figure out what it’s telling you and there’s a little bit of discovery as [you] decipher it. If that chart occurs in the natural flow of narrative or storytelling, then I think it’s almost a clue popping up as you’re trying to solve this mystery. I think that when they all work together, they're more powerful than any of them alone."


There are many other great insights and words of wisdom here for anyone who needs/wants to work with both stories and data together. There's lots to learn here.


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it 

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10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
Know what the fastest-growing demographic on Twitter is? Or how many new members join LinkedIn every second? The answers will surprise you!

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Jodi Dichter Kaplan's curator insight, April 4, 2014 10:04 AM

We want to collaborate with you on your strategy.  Peak Reputation offers a free strategy session - book yours today.

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Kathputli colony | Serge Bouvet, photographe reporter

Kathputli colony | Serge Bouvet, photographe reporter | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it

Planners have decreed that the famed Kathputli Colony in India's capital, New Delhi, is to make way for luxury flats and shops 

The roads that lead to it are unpaved, dirty and narrow. The houses are rudimentary and sparse. The meandering alleys, slippery and narrow, are almost a hazard to navigate with an overbearing smell of sewage and wood smoke.

Located in the western part of India’s capital, New Delhi, this slum is known as the Kathputli (or puppeteers’) Colony — though it isn’t just puppeteers who live here. With its origins in a simple encampment for roving and mostly Rajasthani performers, this 50-year-old community today comprises some 3,500 families. They are magicians, snake charmers, acrobats, singers, dancers, actors, traditional healers and musicians as well as puppeteers, and make up what it probably the largest congregation of street performers in the world. Musical instruments — for sale or repair — line the alleys, and a simple chat can turn into a magic show. Days reverberate with song and music, and many houses are crammed with huge puppets and other props.

The local authorities have plans for Kathputli Colony, however.

“Our policy is to give slum dwellers and their children better living conditions, and that’s what we are doing,” says S.K. Jain, director of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), the civic body that owns the land where Kathputli Colony stands.

 

So, come April 1, this unique community will disappear to make way for luxury flats and a mall. The residents will be shifted to a nearby transit camp for two years and finally to a new high-rise building, which, the government claims, will be a modern artistes community with facilities to nurture and showcase street art.

 

The residents are skeptical. “How are we going to store our equipment in a cramped flat?” asks Puran Bhat, the oldest resident of the Kathputli Colony and a puppeteer, pointing at the 10-to-15-ft.-high puppets lined up against the wall of his room and spilling over onto a small terrace. “And we have big families.” (In Bhat’s case, there are 18 of them.)

“Our art dictates our lifestyle and our lifestyle is our identity; the lifestyle of a multistory building is not for us,” says Aziz Khan, a magician who made Guinness World Records for his great Indian rope trick in 1995.

Almost everyone in the Kathputli Colony shares these feelings, and many have asked that the community be redeveloped in situ, as a tourist attraction. But the DDA has other plans. “Middle-class India looks upon us as a nuisance, at odds with the image of India as a rising world power,” says Ishamuddin Khan, a street magician whose rope illusion was once ranked among the 50 greatest magic tricks in the world.

 

Meanwhile, Bhat, in his home, works on the script of a play that the residents are planning to perform on the streets of Delhi to protest the demolition of Kathputli Colony. “We perform for the poor as well as the rich, for the Prime Minister as well as the commoner,” Bhat says. “And we have always lived like kings without worrying about the future.”

That freedom, unfortunately, is a luxury that the residents of Kathputli Colony no longer have.

 


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Kathputli colony | Serge Bouvet, photographe reporter

Kathputli colony | Serge Bouvet, photographe reporter | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it

Planners have decreed that the famed Kathputli Colony in India's capital, New Delhi, is to make way for luxury flats and shops 

The roads that lead to it are unpaved, dirty and narrow. The houses are rudimentary and sparse. The meandering alleys, slippery and narrow, are almost a hazard to navigate with an overbearing smell of sewage and wood smoke.

Located in the western part of India’s capital, New Delhi, this slum is known as the Kathputli (or puppeteers’) Colony — though it isn’t just puppeteers who live here. With its origins in a simple encampment for roving and mostly Rajasthani performers, this 50-year-old community today comprises some 3,500 families. They are magicians, snake charmers, acrobats, singers, dancers, actors, traditional healers and musicians as well as puppeteers, and make up what it probably the largest congregation of street performers in the world. Musical instruments — for sale or repair — line the alleys, and a simple chat can turn into a magic show. Days reverberate with song and music, and many houses are crammed with huge puppets and other props.

The local authorities have plans for Kathputli Colony, however.

“Our policy is to give slum dwellers and their children better living conditions, and that’s what we are doing,” says S.K. Jain, director of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), the civic body that owns the land where Kathputli Colony stands.

 

So, come April 1, this unique community will disappear to make way for luxury flats and a mall. The residents will be shifted to a nearby transit camp for two years and finally to a new high-rise building, which, the government claims, will be a modern artistes community with facilities to nurture and showcase street art.

 

The residents are skeptical. “How are we going to store our equipment in a cramped flat?” asks Puran Bhat, the oldest resident of the Kathputli Colony and a puppeteer, pointing at the 10-to-15-ft.-high puppets lined up against the wall of his room and spilling over onto a small terrace. “And we have big families.” (In Bhat’s case, there are 18 of them.)

“Our art dictates our lifestyle and our lifestyle is our identity; the lifestyle of a multistory building is not for us,” says Aziz Khan, a magician who made Guinness World Records for his great Indian rope trick in 1995.

Almost everyone in the Kathputli Colony shares these feelings, and many have asked that the community be redeveloped in situ, as a tourist attraction. But the DDA has other plans. “Middle-class India looks upon us as a nuisance, at odds with the image of India as a rising world power,” says Ishamuddin Khan, a street magician whose rope illusion was once ranked among the 50 greatest magic tricks in the world.

 

Meanwhile, Bhat, in his home, works on the script of a play that the residents are planning to perform on the streets of Delhi to protest the demolition of Kathputli Colony. “We perform for the poor as well as the rich, for the Prime Minister as well as the commoner,” Bhat says. “And we have always lived like kings without worrying about the future.”

That freedom, unfortunately, is a luxury that the residents of Kathputli Colony no longer have.

 


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Use your Network, Hollywood is the group of people you come up with - Stacey Sher - YouTube

Stacey Sher talks about using your network and crowdfunding during her session "The State of Producing - Finding Funding, Tying Up Talent & Securing Screens"...
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Last year 40 % of the films on the Sundance Film Festival were partially or fully funded by Kickstarter. 

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Journalism Grants

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Currently EJC supports the development of 28 stories, and there will be two more grant rounds in 2014.

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Social Media Battle Stats 2014

Social Media Battle Stats 2014 | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it

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Tomas Trejbal's curator insight, May 14, 2014 4:59 PM

another few numbers around demography and social media market position...

Alexandre Saint-Jean's curator insight, May 14, 2014 5:09 PM

A global overview of the social media world in one infographic!

Le Brame du Cerf's curator insight, May 22, 2014 6:30 AM

une synthèse de l'utilisation des médias sociaux et du profil des utilisateurs. Si vous voulez vous aussi synthétiser des informations sous cette forme, le collectif "le brame du cerf" peut le faire pour vous.

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Experts: Internet of Things and Wearables Will Dominate by 2025

Experts: Internet of Things and Wearables Will Dominate by 2025 | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
Experts believe the Internet of Things and wearables will have a widespread effect on the way we live our everyday lives by 2025.

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The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age

The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
It's an astonishing look inside the cultural change still needed in the shift to digital — even in one of the world's greatest newsrooms. Read it.
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The report itself can be read here:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/224332847/NYT-Innovation-Report-2014

 

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Spectacular Gravity-Defying Levitation Photos by Bairon Rivera

Spectacular Gravity-Defying Levitation Photos by Bairon Rivera | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
Maryland-based conceptual photographer Bairon Rivera (of Barnel Photography) defies gravity in his fascinating photo series titled Levitation?, which features…

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Transmedia – different fields, different uses

Transmedia – different fields, different uses | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it

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It is not the concept transmedia that is important. The story and the ways and tools to tell them to engage the people around you, that´s the most important thing.

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, May 4, 2014 4:17 PM


Simon Staffans:  'When I pitch projects to possible buyers, possible customers or possible collaborators, I frequently refrain from using the term ”transmedia”'

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Kerro tarina ja pakkaa se kirjaksi – puhelimellasi

Kerro tarina ja pakkaa se kirjaksi – puhelimellasi | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
Sähköinen kirja on tehnyt tuloaan reilun vuosikymmenen. Kirjan kokoaminen on opettavainen matka valittuun sisältöön, sopii siis hyvin oppimismenetelmäksi. Kuten elokuva, myös kirja vaatii suunnitte...
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The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics.

The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics. | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it

Research collaboration now involves significant online communication. But sending files back and forth between collaborators creates redundancy of effort, causes unnecessary delays and, many times, leaves people frustrated with the whole idea of collaboration. Luckily, there are many web-based collaborative writing tools aimed at the general public or specifically at academic writers to help.


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massimo facchinetti's curator insight, April 5, 2014 3:34 AM

Not only for academics…!!!

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 14, 2014 2:58 AM

Five collaborative writing tools for academics.

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We Recommend: Bored Couples from Martin Parr

We Recommend: Bored Couples from Martin Parr | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it

Martin Parr, british contemporary photographer, is one of the most influent  photographers today. The “banality, boredom and lack of meaning” in modern times and daily life is what his work portraits. Bored Couples was taken in 1990´s in Europe. You can find his criticism to banal society with a little sense of humor in his work.


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Mario Pires's curator insight, March 28, 2014 5:28 AM

"Bored Couples" from Martin Parr is a fantastic exercise in hypocrisy and irony. It's easy to understand why some members of Magnum were against his membership.

Anne Duncan's curator insight, April 4, 2014 6:14 AM

I remember seeing couples showing an air of boredom.  Now it's couple both staring and their phones and texting or playing games... different image... no change in boredom levels  as far as I can see!