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Sent From My iPad

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Can the iPad substitute for a laptop when you're on the move for quite some time? MG Siegler says yes (caveat: using one of these), explaining why some of the shortfalls like the lack of multi-tasking can be seen as advantages (e.g. a way to focus better).

 

Just been back from a trip myself and the iPad could have been all I used if it wasn't for all the videos I took with my GoPro and that needed uploading and editing on the spot (at least in my opinion).

 

This seems to be a trend as others have been considering similar moves: Robert Scoble was wondering in that post whether his son could make it through college on just an iPad (he apparently was convinced to let go of his MacBook Air but the intent was there). 


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Jérôme Colas's comment, August 20, 2012 8:44 PM
If you're happy with basic video editing (no color correction for example) just get the SD card adapter and iMovie for iPad.
Works very well with my GoPro (except for color correction, which I really need for underwater footage).
Guillaume Decugis's comment, August 22, 2012 8:37 PM
Good point Jerome: my editing of movies doesn't involve fancy stuff so I'll give it a try ;-) Does it support speed changes and reverse playback? I sometimes use that for action movies.
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Only 2% of People Can Multitask Successfully [INFOGRAPHIC]

Only 2% of People Can Multitask Successfully [INFOGRAPHIC] | Media Techniques | Scoop.it

This infographic from OnlineCollege.org details how often we confuse multitasking with actual distraction. For example, employees who use a computer for work are, on average, distracted every 10.5 minutes. Students who bring their laptops to class aren’t doing much better, since 62% of the web pages that they open during class are completely unrelated to the lecture. And what about the 67% of people who check their email or use a mobile web browser while on a date?


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Double digit % sales losses for most nationals - Press Gazette

Double digit % sales losses for most nationals - Press Gazette | Media Techniques | Scoop.it

Most national newspapers suffered double digit percentage sales losses year on year in July.

The i was the only title to increase sales year on year, mainly due to the affect of taking over The Independent’s bulk distribution copies. This also largely explains The Independent’s sharp 52.3 per cent year on year circulation decline.


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40 Tips To Help Journalists Turn Facebook Into A Useful News Portal

40 Tips To Help Journalists Turn Facebook Into A Useful News Portal | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
With Facebook's transformation into a media portal over the past year, news organisations and journalists have been using the service to improve their...

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The writing's on the paywall for newspapers

Most newspapers are fighting a losing battle for readers, with circulation dropping drastically in recent years. Eyeballs are moving elsewhere, mainly to Internet news sources, which are free, convenient and user-customisable.

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Pride Yourself On Multitasking?

Pride Yourself On Multitasking? | Media Techniques | Scoop.it

Everybody multitasks, but what most people don’t realize is that, in fact, multitasking doesn’t work.

And with today’s technology, everyone multitasks more than ever—from using smartphones in class to tablets while watching television, there are always multiple things to be doing at one time.

 

While multitasking may make you feel like you’re accomplishing more things in less time, in actuality trying to multitask does more harm than good:

Focusing on more than one thing decreases your productivity by 40% and lowers your IQ by 10 points, according to Harvard Business Review and that only 2% of people can multitask effectively. As for the remaining 98%? They’re actually lessening their productivity without even realizing it.

 

Check out this Infographic from OnlineCollege.org  on how often we confuse multitasking with actual distraction.

 

By Online College. http://bit.ly/NdStHK

Source. http://bit.ly/P9z0JV


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It’s Finally Out: A Little Printer That Delivers A Tiny, Custom Newspaper

It’s Finally Out: A Little Printer That Delivers A Tiny, Custom Newspaper | Media Techniques | Scoop.it

The Little Printer, by Berg London, manages to bridge some undefined gapbetween these disparate worlds. It’s a super efficient, cloud-connected printer capable of ticking off everything from your GCal to your friends’ tweets. It’s also the first printer you’ve ever seen that sits in the living room and draws its own face.


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Smooth content curation with Scoopinion

Smooth content curation with Scoopinion | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
"Scoopinion: The crowdcurated online magazine launches to the public" "Scoopinion is a news aggregation Web app that ‘curates’ news based on what you read." Mines the new content curation site,...
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The Future of News As We Know It, July 2012: A new ebook collection from Nieman Lab

The Future of News As We Know It, July 2012: A new ebook collection from Nieman Lab | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
Perfect reading for a long summer weekend, a compilation of our best reporting and analysis from July.
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Story of the Week: Freedom of Tweet

Story of the Week: Freedom of Tweet | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
The Tech blog from the Financial Times writes about the web, Silicon Valley, innovation and social media.
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Free e-Book: 20 iPad Lesson ideas - HOME - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet.

Free e-Book: 20 iPad Lesson ideas - HOME - Edgalaxy:  Where Education and Technology Meet. | Media Techniques | Scoop.it

"I came across this great e-book from RM education today that is full of realistic lesson ideas about using the iPad in the classroom. It covers all key learning areas and is definitely worth the download. "


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No More Invites to Join Pinterest - 10,000 Words

No More Invites to Join Pinterest - 10,000 Words | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
Pinterest has dropped its invite-only policy, announcing open registration for prospective pinners.
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Journalism education reform: How far should it go?

Journalism education reform: How far should it go? | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
Eric Newton, senior adviser to the President at Knight Foundation, gave the keynote address this morning a national conference of journalism educators, “Journalism Education in the Digital Age,” at Middle Tennessee State University.
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Discovery Invests in Digital Textbooks in Hopes of Growth

Discovery Invests in Digital Textbooks in Hopes of Growth | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
Under pressure to expand, media companies are capitalizing on the changes that technology is bringing to classrooms.
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5 Reasons Why Web Publishing is Changing (Again)

5 Reasons Why Web Publishing is Changing (Again) | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
We're witnessing another sea change in Web publishing. From Pinterest at the beginning of this year to the launch this week of a new product from two Twitter founders, Medium, 2012 has been a year where the norms of publishing are being challenged.

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Blogging impacts journalism

Blogging impacts journalism | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
I origanally wrote this feature article on my old blog site on 6/27/2012.  I return to it here because, following my article's publication, Galley Cat revised their article, making the following...

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How To Optimize Your Tweets To Increase Engagement — socialmouths

How To Optimize Your Tweets To Increase Engagement — socialmouths | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
This infographic shows you a few ways to optimize your Tweets to get more people to engage, Retweet and click on them...

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Google adds a handwriting option for searches | Digital Trends

Google adds a handwriting option for searches | Digital Trends | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
Likely added to appeal to smartphone and tablet owners that despise on-screen virtual keyboards, Google's new search feature allows users to write what they are looking for rather than type it.

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Infographic: How Your Personality Type Explains Your Social Media Use

Infographic: How Your Personality Type Explains Your Social Media Use | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
From CPP, publishers of the Myers-Briggs personality assessment. Click to enlarge:...

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Facebook looks to drive app installs with ‘send to mobile’ button in News Feed

Facebook looks to drive app installs with ‘send to mobile’ button in News Feed | Media Techniques | Scoop.it

Facebook is testing a “send to mobile” button in the hover card that appears when users mouse over app stories in News Feed.

The feature, which initially launched as part of App Center, helps users discover mobile apps while browsing Facebook on desktop. If an app has a mobile component, users will see a “send to mobile” button when they hover over the name of the app within the feed. Clicking the button will send a notification to the user’s phone and link to the app’s mobile site or native app download page in the Apple App Store or Google Play.


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Social Network Size Linked to Brain Size: Scientific American

Social Network Size Linked to Brain Size: Scientific American | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
How and why the volume of the orbital prefrontal cortex is related to the size of social networks...
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Two years after the tipping point, papers' web readership is booming

Two years after the tipping point, papers' web readership is booming | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
We crunched data from the last 12 years to examine UK newspaper and website readership. Here is what the results say about the future of online news.
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Higher Ed's Non-Revolution of the 90s

Higher Ed's Non-Revolution of the 90s | Media Techniques | Scoop.it

Think back. What was the revolutionary technological advance of the 1990s that we thought pointed the way to the future of higher education? It was "interactive television," of course!


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10 Key Reasons That Make Content Curation Important for Education And Learning

10 Key Reasons That Make Content Curation Important for Education And Learning | Media Techniques | Scoop.it

Excerpted from long but very interesting article by Master Curator Robin Good:

 

"Content curation will play a major role both in the way we teach and in the way we educate ourselves on any topic. 

This article, builds up over my recent presentation on Content Curation for Education that I delivered at Emerge2012 virtual conference.

In that presentation I claimed that the adoption of "curation approaches" will directly affect the way competences are taught and the value that can be generated for "others" through a personal learning path.

 

In this article I outline ten key factors, already at work, which, among others, will very likely pave the way for a much greater and rapid adoption of curation practices in the educational / academic world.

 

These factors are:

 

1) An Overwhelming Abundance of Information Which Begs To Be Organized:

New digital literacy skills are of such great importance. They provide the mental tools for individuals to be able to evaluate, assess, filter and organize information in more effective ways than they have done until today.

 

2) A Growing Number of "Open" and Freely Accessible Teaching/Learning Content Hubs:

Learners will soon need some guidance in selecting the most appropriate course, instructor, approach and institution to achieve their goals most effectively.

 

3) From a Static, Unchanging World of Information To a Constantly Changing One:

a) Some of us dedicate their efforts to find, identify, monitor and update which are the most relevant "information sources", hubs or curators in every possible area of interest.

b) We equip our youth and ourselves with appropriate mental tools to be able to carry out such tasks.

 

4) Real-World Information Is Not Held Inside Silos Like Academic Institutions Pretend:

Curation fits in as a more appropriate approach to learning and to prepare for real-world work challenges, by allowing learners to construct meaning by having to research and to understand and to create new relationships between different information-elements.

 

5) Fast-Food Information Consumption In Rapid Decline - Curation Is the New Search:

Google has lost its "mojo". Search results have become increasingly unsatisfactory as they are often polluted by irrelevant, commercially-driven results or by large brands which Google likes to favor over small, independent and - hard to verify - information sources.

Researchers, educators and guides prefer to refer to trusted "curators" of specific information areas rather than to rely on Google-style secret and commercially-driven algorithms.

 

6) The Job Market is Rapidly Changing:

Outside of traditional "professionals" as doctors and engineers, companies recruiting new people are looking more for "skills and experience" than for degrees and certificates.

Today, the job marketplace requires people who can "think". People who can come up with creative solutions to unexpected problems...

Content curation offers a practical and immediately usable approach to help new learners train themselves in developing such very skills.

 

7) Alternative Certification Systems Are Emerging: Open Badges:

Here a few simple ideas.

Move from teaching and certifying to:

a) curating talent - breed new talent by providing motivated learners with the ideal conditions to study, research and develop new ideas.

 

b) curating educational resources for a specific area of interest / language / region / by creating and maintaining highly qualified "learning paths", and providing assistance, specialized training and resources, to those in specific need of it.

 

c) curating human guides, training future curators - by cultivating and supporting the development of skilled information-guides and coaches that possess the skills of a curator and those of a great story-teller.

 

8) Teachers and Professors Can Now Curate Their Own Textbooks:

Academic and independent teaching curators will design new textbook and teaching curriculums / learning paths. They will do so by selecting and pulling together the best and most relevant material in a variety of formats and configurations to satisfy the needs of many different "audiences".

These individuals will create also great collections of exercises, case studies, real-world examples, people's profiles and toolkits to further facilitate the exploration and learning of such topics.

 

9) Educational Marketplace Open to Thousands of Competitors:

There are now tens of learning marketplaces and platforms that allow anyone to offer and sell courses online. From WiziQ to Udemy the number of alternative services making it possible for anyone to deliver a "professional" course is rapidly increasing.

Today, anyone can become both a "resource", a supplier of content as well as a curator / editor / publisher of new curated content resources such as book collections, expert guides, curated and annotated lists of resources, examples, or templates galleries.

 

10) Growing Demand for Trusted Guidance Over Learning Content and Curricula:

Traditional academic institutions may indeed become trusted curators and guides to the greater universe of information out there, while specializing their efforts for a set of specific areas, needs and communities of interests.

With such abundance and variety (in quality) of educational materials, learners will soon express a growing demand for trusted guides to help them in selecting quality learning guides, sources, hubs and more than anything, curated learning paths and toolkits to explore and learn deeper about a specific topic.

This is where the opportunity for both sides lies."

 

 

Each factor is analyzed with more information, examples and external links. Read full, long and interesting article here:

http://www.masternewmedia.org/curation-for-education-and-learning/


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Five ways the New York Times is 'getting personal' on social media | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

Five ways the New York Times is 'getting personal' on social media | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Media Techniques | Scoop.it
Recent innovations on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and Tumblr from the New York Times...
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