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Interest-based Content Curation Publishing: the cure for Content Shock?

Interest-based Content Curation Publishing: the cure for Content Shock? | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
In a recent post, top content marketer and blogger Mark Schaefer scored a hit and started a big controversy by predicting the end of content marketing as we know it because of a forecasted Content Shock.
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Interesting to consider the notion of "shock" in term of creating content and what that means.

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▶ Oculus Connect: 360 Degree Filmmaking for VR - YouTube

Kamal Sinclair, Chris Milk, Paul Raphaël, and Ikrima Elhassen discuss 360-degree Filmmaking for VR at Oculus Connect. Learn more about Connect: http://bit.ly...
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Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks

Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
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The inherent impact of massive use of social networks.

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Virtual Roundtable: The Future of Interactive Documentary

Tom Perlmutter, Former Chairman of the National Film Board of Canada, is widely credited with transforming a somnolent traditional media organization into a global media powerhouse for the digital age. To Perlmutter, despite the disruption and havoc that the digital renaissance has wrought on old world notions of storytelling, the digital landscape is teeming with unimaginable possibilities..

 

This week's hangout will explore the future of interactive documentary, through the eyes of Perlmutter and a cast of fellow revolutionaries who have each had a hand in non-linear story-making. Joined by Sandra Gaudenzi, a leading "i-docs" academic and consultant; interactive practitioner and journalist, Dylan Young; Founder, SALTY Features and independent producer, Yael Melamede; and Soraya Murray of USCS's Film and Digital Media Department, our panel of experts will discuss how the web is changing the form of documentary filmmaking."


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Clicking on the real: telling stories and engaging audiences through interactive documentaries.

Clicking on the real: telling stories and engaging audiences through interactive documentaries. | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
An interesting thing about contemporary media is just how much of it is factual. From journalism to social media, YouTube to reality TV we are surrounded by media that claims to be true. Often this...
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Hot Spots: Mapping the World's Most Photographed Locations

Hot Spots: Mapping the World's Most Photographed Locations | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it

Sightsmap forms an aggregation of the most photographed buildings by integrating Google's Panoramio, which allows users to tag a location or attraction within their photo.

 

In a colorful gradient of purples, reds, and yellows, the website reveals the most photographed places around the globe. Broad patches of purple coincide with a lesser amount of photographs, while smaller clusters of yellow reveal the locations where people can't seem to put their cameras down. Unsurprisingly, the densest areas of yellow are the world's most popular tourist spots − including New York City and cities across Europe such as Istanbul.

Sightsmap is more than just a map of tourist destinations however; it also shows the close connection between architecture and what inspires people to take photos. Sightsmap forms an aggregation of the most photographed buildings by integrating Google's Panoramio, which allows users...


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This 20-Year Old Stop-Motion Animator Can Make Magic

This 20-Year Old Stop-Motion Animator Can Make Magic | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
Dylan Blau is practically a Vine celebrity, thanks to his uncanny ability to make ambitious stop-motion paper animations. Here's how he creates them.
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Very clever.

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How To Recognise A Modern Transmedia Audience

How To Recognise A Modern Transmedia Audience | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
As I type this I like to check and read what I write on my mobile at the same time. To see how it looks, flows, feels.

Smartphones and tablets are great devices. You know from looking at the research that the audience loves them too – so port...
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Will Today’s Digital Movies Exist in 100 Years? - IEEE Spectrum

Will Today’s Digital Movies Exist in 100 Years? - IEEE Spectrum | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
We need new storage technologies, standards, and practices to preserve modern cinema
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We knew it was coming…. and now we have to face the fact that it will be difficult to secure it for the future, IF it is not curated into that future with each technological shift.

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Are Interactive Films Transforming Modern Storytelling? Sundance's New Frontier Has the Answer

Are Interactive Films Transforming Modern Storytelling? Sundance's New Frontier Has the Answer | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
Will any of these experiments in storytelling become the dominant forms of tomorrow? Or are they merely timely novelties whose relevance is tied up with the technologies that enable them?
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Potential for new forms, but requiring additional technology to display.

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Inside The Making Of The First Google Glass Stop-Motion Film

The first animated feature made with Google's next-gen wearable headset is here. Here's how it was made.
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Great imagination at work here, with a new tech application.

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Photography Is the New Universal Language, and It's Changing Everything | Raw File | Wired.com

Photography Is the New Universal Language, and It's Changing Everything | Raw File | Wired.com | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
For his book Photography Changes Everything, Marvin Heiferman spoke to experts in 3-D graphics, neurobiology, online dating, the commercial flower industry, global terrorism, giant pandas and snowflake structure to understand the infinite ways...
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Timely and insightful new book.

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The Future of Web and Technology | Visual.ly

The Future of Web and Technology | Visual.ly | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
It seems that, more and more, science fiction is becoming non-fiction. While we wait on delivery of our personal jetpacks, at least we can already lo
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More merging and blurring on the horizon.

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Improve your presentation skills: how to make smoother slide transitions in Keynote

Improve your presentation skills: how to make smoother slide transitions in Keynote | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
Too often, we still think of presentations as one-slide-after-another. But Joe Kissell has some tips for making them practically seamless and cinematic.
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vsmm 2014

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20th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia
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Please join us in Hong Kong for an event that highlights Media and Imagination, research-creation and cutting edge projects !

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Facebook Knows Everything About You, And If You Don't Believe Us Here's Proof

Facebook Knows Everything About You, And If You Don't Believe Us Here's Proof | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
A marketing stunt for the upcoming Ubisoft game "Watch Dogs" is inadvertently allowing users to check how well they've set up their Facebook privacy settings.

The campaign called "Digital Shadow", which currently is available ...
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Free: British Pathé Puts Over 85,000 Historical Films on YouTube

Free: British Pathé Puts Over 85,000 Historical Films on YouTube | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
British Pathé was one of the leading producers of newsreels and documentaries during the 20th Century. This week, the company, now an archive, is turning over its entire collection -- over 85,000 historical films – to YouTube.

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30 Simple Tools For Data Visualization

30 Simple Tools For Data Visualization | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
Need a simple tool to create a fantastic data visualization? Here are 30.

There have never been more technologies available to collect, examine, and render data. Here are 30 different notable pieces of data visualization software good for any designer's repertoire. They're not just powerful; they're easy to use. In fact, most of these tools feature simple, point-and-click interfaces, and don’t require that you possess any particular coding knowledge or invest in any significant training.

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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, April 20, 9:55 AM

Love the colors, great tools.

Anne Pascucci, MPA, CRA's curator insight, July 21, 9:47 AM

Nice resource

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Zero Point: An Interactive Documentary Made For Oculus Rift | Filmmaker Magazine

Zero Point: An Interactive Documentary Made For Oculus Rift | Filmmaker Magazine | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
Zero Point, a meta-documentary about the virtual reality industry, is about to remove the popular practice of 3D filmmaking from theaters. Founded by
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Now we go deep… inside the film.

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Text During a Movie! Here's the First Trailer for 'APP,' a Film That Wants You to Keep Your Phone ON

Text During a Movie! Here's the First Trailer for 'APP,' a Film That Wants You to Keep Your Phone ON | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it

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Turn on your phone in the movies. A first but maybe not the last?

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, February 19, 12:18 AM


Paula Bernstein:  "Usually moviegoers are instructed to turn off their smartphones while watching a film, but with "App," the new Dutch thriller directed by Bobby Boermans, viewers are encouraged to keep their phones on in order to experience the second-screen content."

Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, February 19, 5:14 AM

Usually moviegoers are instructed to turn off their smartphones while watching a film, but with "App," the new Dutch thriller directed by Bobby Boermans, viewers are encouraged to keep their phones on in order to experience the second-screen content.


As the first film made with the intentional inclusion of content on a second, mobile screen, "App" relies on an app, IRIS, which is equipped with sonic technology that triggers additional content during the movie.


Though it's not required for viewing the movie, using the second screen adds layers to the big-screen narrative.


The audience will be advised to leave their devices on their laps while watching the film. When there is additional content available on the second screen, their devices will vibrate. 


Click to watch teaser/trailer and read more.

ELorenzut's curator insight, February 27, 8:59 PM

Esto ya lo ví, pero me parece que se impone.

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Hands On With Facebook Paper | TechCrunch

Hands On With Facebook Paper | TechCrunch | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
This ain't your mama's Facebook. Paper is almost too modern, or maybe it's just years ahead of its time. The free new iOS app released today in the US lets..
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Next generation interface for content on a phone. Bravo!

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Interest-based Content Curation Publishing: the cure for Content Shock?

Interest-based Content Curation Publishing: the cure for Content Shock? | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
In a recent post, top content marketer and blogger Mark Schaefer scored a hit and started a big controversy by predicting the end of content marketing as we know it because of a forecasted Content Shock.
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Presentation Zen: Sir Ken Robinson gives best talk yet at TED Talks Education

Presentation Zen: Sir Ken Robinson gives best talk yet at TED Talks Education | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it

"Creativity and education expert Sir Ken Robinson delivered two amazingly popular TED Talks prior to 2013. His first talk http://bit.ly/1fjhkH6 —presented sans multimedia in the true Sir Ken Robinson style — was made in 2006 and is the most viewed TED talk of all time. His follow-up talk given in 2010 http://bit.ly/1f6zZp2 also has been downloaded millions of times. I have seen Sir Ken speak many times and he is always inspiring and engaging, but his latest TED talk, http://bit.ly/IEXH0Q presented at TED Talks Education in April of this year, is my favorite yet. Good presentation is a balance of information, persuasion, and inspiration. Presentations related to leadership must necessarily light a spark and point the way. Sir Ken does not scream or jump up and down but he nonetheless ignites, provokes, and inspires his live audience, and anyone else who cares to listen to his presentation on line, in a meaningful and memorable way. Millions of people have seen his latest talk, but just in case you have not, please set aside about 20 minutes to watch this outstanding, albeit short, talk below."

 


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simondcollins's curator insight, January 20, 6:11 AM

The brilliant Sir Ken Robinson.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 20, 1:51 PM

Sir Ken is always a good listen and viewing.

Graeme Reid's curator insight, January 22, 5:57 PM

Fabulous presenter making some excellent points about education.

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This So-Called Digital Life: Re-Evaluating the Value of Time Spent in Social Networks

This So-Called Digital Life: Re-Evaluating the Value of Time Spent in Social Networks | Media & Imagination | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, this isn't anti-social...it's a norm of a then analog society. Whether we like it or not, it happens with every media and technology revolution. It's happening again right now
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Some good food for thought here..... here it is again.

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