The young generations create their digital profile in these technological networks because they want to be acknowledged by others. In this sense, educators have the challenge of taking full advantage of the potential of technology to 1) replace the vertical, central and unidirectional communication and teaching models used in the classroom with a horizontal, decentralised and multidirectional transmission model; and 2) to transform the school into a space where interaction occurs in every way, level and programme of study.
Some companies have started to hire only people who “fit” into their “culture,” according to an article by Rachel Feintzeig in the Wall Street Journal. Innovation research shows that this is a horrible idea.
These companies have applicants do a “culture fit test” before they’re hired. For example, G Adventures has job candidates climb down into a play pit full of brightly colored plastic balls, and then play a “spin the wheel” game where they answer personal questions, in front of three current employees.
Microsoft's Hololens is going to help a lot of people with design work, collaborative developments and in learning DIY, but it could also help the graffiti artists of the world take their art online, as one Microsoft developer has shown.
Nearly 1 million antiquities including ceramics, a bayonet, perfume and medicine bottles—even a 200-year-old douche device—have been unearthed at construction sites in New York City, artifacts that help shed light o
The resulting tweet is the first entry in the new online guestbook at the MacBride Museum of Yukon History. It read, "Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, September 2016, Whitehorse Yukon". It was immediately retweeted to millions of Twitter-users across the world.
Visual storytelling is one of the most potent forms of communication in existence today. From films and virtual reality experiences to interactive games and data visualizations, visual stories are revolutionizing the way we persuade audiences with our messages.
While brands and marketers have generally lagged behind filmmakers and the media in the visual storytelling department, this is rapidly becoming a thing of the past as marketing shifts from “interrupting what people are interested into becoming what people are interested in,” in the words of Marriott’s VP of content marketing, David Beebe.
As the Internet of Things and wearable tech take us closer to a perpetually connected world, visual storytelling will be all around us. From having conversations with our favorite characters to playing games that will help feed the homeless, these visual storytelling trends will allow us to live within stories of our making and, in the process, blur the lines between reality and fiction.
Restrained only by the pace of technological innovation, here are five visual storytelling trends that will shape the future of all communication-related fields:
Nothing, not even budgets for improving museum staff digital skills, can escape? Museum workers need comprehensive digital skills that are fairly and equally distributed. Will we end up with digital haves and have-nots in the museum? The annual New Media Consortium's Horizon report focusing on museums is always an interesting
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We are facing tough challenges within the business world. To work through these we are all being asked to transform but there has to be a clear end, a return for all this energy and resources it requires, that we are being asked to spend?
Last week, the Natural History Museum London was the latest institute to engage with the mega brand x mega brand love in that is Google Cultural Institute partnerships. Presumably, they've partnered with most of the major art museums so the attention has finally turned to natural history* (at the time of writing, Google Cultural Institute…
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