After watching the new documentary “Me @ the Zoo” featuring YouTube celebrity Chris Crocker, I can now see how enticing it is to rake in views and how this in return validates worth. Aside from the business aspects of viewership there is something that happens psychologically, it’s a little bit of a digital media buzz that makes me want to press the red button again, and again, and again.
Social networking spaces like “Facebook” and competitors with similar structures, have managed to take the fear out of constructing one’s identity online and sharing that virtual self with anyone whom has access to it. For many people, developing and sustaining a virtual representation online is a necessity and a crucial part of who they are, physically and virtually. This of course now leads me to ask, what’s next for the virtual self ?
In technical jargon, the patent is described as “an immersive display environment is provided to a human user by projecting a peripheral image onto environmental surfaces around the user – the peripheral images serve as an ...
"Have you ever overheard this conversation, or something similar, in the departmental copy room? One teacher says, “How many pages of a book can I copy and still call it fair use? Another teacher replies, “I think it’s ten percent (or ten pages).” I overhear these conversations all the time. As a recovering corporate intellectual property attorney I am perhaps especially attuned to them. One always correct potential answer to the question is, “Well, that depends.” "
Your Guide to Social Media Success, Articles about the top SME's providing services to the B2B industry in the US and UK. (Your Guide to Social Media Success - Social media can seem a bit like a black hole.
If you're not convinced yet, freelance Content Marketer and blogger Mike Farmer has some interesting points for you.
One thing I would add to his post is the importance of creating a Content Curation hub to really capture the benefits of your Content Curation efforts. Sharing links is just not going to be enough: in a world where tweets have a very short lifetime, you need to give your curated content a second chance by putting it on a curation layer where it can be discovered from search and from people with similar interests.
This can be a blog, a site or a Scoop.it page but if you're going to make content curation part of your content marketing strategy, you will need that long term repository that social networks don't bring.
Talking avatars for PowerPoint presentations can help to make more dynamic and familiar presentations. There are many different places where we can download free avatars and characters for presentations.
"This is a list of my favorite iPad apps that are useful for everybody in academia – college students, grad students, postdocs, lecturers and professors – because they help us excel in our core workflows: Writing, Reading, Thinking, Presenting and Organizing our academic lives."
"Course Builder is our experimental first step in the world of online education. It packages the software and technology we used to build our Power Searching with Google online course. We hope you will use it to create your own online courses, whether they're for 10 students or 100,000 students. You might want to create anything from an entire high school or university offering to a short how-to course on your favorite topic."
All digital media scholars study social change- yet surprisingly undertheorised.We tend to fall into vague present continuous (-ing) of how people and technologies are constantly changiing, what people are now doing with this or that digital tech, etc.
… in pursuit of next big technology, we often neglect historical and diachronic in favour of contemporary and synchronic.
Dubious idea that a technology now trending in global North will soon be trending worldwide (‘imminentism’).