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The Book Bench: White Until Proven Black: Imagining Race in Hunger Games

The Book Bench: White Until Proven Black:  Imagining Race in Hunger Games | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

On Tuesday, February 28th, a twenty-nine-year-old Canadian male fan of Suzanne Collins’s dystopian young adult trilogy, “The Hunger Games,” logged onto the popular blogging platform Tumblr for the first time and created a site he called Hunger Games Tweets. The young man, whom I’ll call Adam, had been tracking a disturbing trend among Hunger Games enthusiasts: readers who could not believe—or accept—that Rue and Thresh, two of the most prominent and beloved characters in the book, were black, had been posting vulgar racial remarks.

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The Real Jessica Rabbit

The Real Jessica Rabbit | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

What I remember most about Jessica Rabbit is how she was always wearing that provocative red dress, cut oh so inappropriately low at the back, even just to run around town. Meet the real-life Jessica Rabbit, Miss Vikki Dougan, the 1950s ‘It girl’ who inspired the iconic cartoon sex bomb…

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Girls Lead in Science Exam, but Not in the United States

Girls Lead in Science Exam, but Not in the United States | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

Researchers say these cultural forces are strong in the United States, Britain and Canada but far less pervasive in Russia, Asia and the Middle East, which have a much higher proportion of women in science and engineering. In Jordan, for example, girls score more than 8 percent better in science than boys do.

 

“For girls in some Arab countries, education is the only way to move up the social structure,” Mr. Schleicher said. “It is one way to earn social mobility.”

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Because It’s Easier to Learn in Hindsight.

Because It’s Easier to Learn in Hindsight. | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

That’s the defining statement for The Hindsight Project, founded by Mat Zucker, Andrea Leminke and David Gaddie. Here you’ll find a series of short videos featuring successful creatives walking ad upstarts though some of the most fruitful lessons worth learn: succeeding on the business side (Barry Wacksman), writing clearly (Nick Parish) and how best to perceive the letters in your title (Ricardo Trejo), among others. 

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Dow Chemical: Using Social Media to Educate and Train the Next Generation

Dow Chemical: Using Social Media to Educate and Train the Next Generation | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

Think social media is just being used by large companies for gaming or brand awareness? Think again.  Dow is on a mission to utilize social channels to make science a compelling career choice for millennials and the next generation.

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How and Why You Should Write a Social Media Will

How and Why You Should Write a Social Media Will | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

Social media is a part of daily life, but what happens to the online content that you created once you die?


If you have social media profiles set up online, you should create a statement of how you would like your online identity to be handled.

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Sherlock Actor Scores Star Trek Role ... via iPhone

Sherlock Actor Scores Star Trek Role ... via iPhone | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

This is kinda cool: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch of Sherlock, who’s already scored a role in the upcoming Hobbit film, has managed to secure a place in the Star Trek sequel as well. The crazy part is how he did it: by auditioning on his iPhone.

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Deathless data

Deathless data | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

Passing music on is one thing; not everyone may want their relatives snooping on their e-mails. Colin Pearson, a London-based lawyer, says access should come only with an explicit provision in a will.

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Tumblr Signs Exclusive Social Data Deal With Gnip

Social media aggregator Gnip has exclusively partnered with Tumblr to make the platform's full stream of public posts available for analysis for the first time.


And that's no small set of data. In the past few weeks, the micro-blogging platform reached two macro milestones: 20 billion blog posts and 50 million blogs.

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The 101 Most Useful Websites

The sites mentioned here, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can easily learn by heart thus saving you a trip to Google.

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The Book Bench: White Until Proven Black: Imagining Race in Hunger Games

The Book Bench: White Until Proven Black:  Imagining Race in Hunger Games | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

On Tuesday, February 28th, a twenty-nine-year-old Canadian male fan of Suzanne Collins’s dystopian young adult trilogy, “The Hunger Games,” logged onto the popular blogging platform Tumblr for the first time and created a site he called Hunger Games Tweets. The young man, whom I’ll call Adam, had been tracking a disturbing trend among Hunger Games enthusiasts: readers who could not believe—or accept—that Rue and Thresh, two of the most prominent and beloved characters in the book, were black, had been posting vulgar racial remarks.

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the sure thing

In a recent study, "From Predators to Icons," the French scholars Michel Villette and Catherine Vuillermot set out to discover what successful entrepreneurs have in common.

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SHORT stories - "Fresh Guacamole" - PES

PES: In this follow-up to his stop-motion hit Western Spaghetti, director PES transforms familiar objects into Fresh Guacamole.

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In 'Shatner's World,' Stories About Acting, Loss, Life

In his new one-man show, William Shatner talks about his childhood growing up in Montreal — and the ups and downs of creating iconic characters, from starship captain James T. Kirk to lawyer Denny Crane.

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What the Dow Tells Us About Ourselves

What the Dow Tells Us About Ourselves | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

We think of the Dow as a way to track the stock market. But what if we use it as a barometer for consumer culture over the past century?

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Biz Stone Explains How He Turned 91 Random Photos Into a Movie

Biz Stone Explains How He Turned 91 Random Photos Into a Movie | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

"It’s like what I’ve done over the last decade. Filmmaking allows people to express themselves. Film is a carrier of ideas, a way of disseminating ideas to a lot of people."

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How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet

How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

Things were going to be great; things are always going to be great the first time you embrace a new corporate mother.

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The Science of Social Pressure

The Science of Social Pressure | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard that Facebook allows people to share their organ donor status. A friend of mine adjusted her information on the day of the announcement to reflect her donor status and someone quipped, “What did you donate?” Snark potential aside, it’s a wonderful way to bring the donor community together and to raise awareness about organ donation overall.

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Why Big Brands Are More Socially Fit

Why Big Brands Are More Socially Fit | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

Originally the domain of scrappy startups, social media has definitely hit the big time -- or at least has become the province of big companies. The recent Social Media Fitness Study reported that large and mid-size brands significantly outscored their smaller counterparts, filing respective scores of 57 and 56 versus 44 (with 100 being the maximum score). While these results may surprise some, a deeper dive into the reasons behind the gap reveals intriguing insights into the overall state of social media fitness.

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For Couples, New Source of Online Friction

For Couples, New Source of Online Friction | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

Social media can become a source of irritation for couples. Some spouses have started insisting their partners ask for approval before broadcasting comments and photos.

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Why social media will reveal French election winner

Why social media will reveal French election winner | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

Can an election be won on social media? That question is being increasingly asked in France, before the first round of the presidential election.

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Q&A: Frank Rose on digital storytelling and media immersion

Q&A: Frank Rose on digital storytelling and media immersion | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

How is digital – and the digital generation – changing the way we tell stories? What’s the difference between this at an individual level and a commercial level?

 

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Why Storytellers Lie

Why Storytellers Lie | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

A new book explains humans like to spin yarns—and why we're so likely to stretch the truth when we do.

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The Young Influentials: 20 Under 40 Who Are Wicked Smart and Rebooting Your World

The Young Influentials: 20 Under 40 Who Are Wicked Smart and Rebooting Your World | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

In the domains of media, marketing and technology, to be merely young and successful isn’t so remarkable.

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The story of the Titanic is being live-tweeted in the build up to its 100-year anniversary

The story of the Titanic is being live-tweeted in the build up to its 100-year anniversary | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

As we approach the 100-year anniversary of the sinking, there will likely be a plethora of TV, magazine, Internet and newspaper features covering the iconic event, looking at how the supposed ‘unsinkable ship’ met its maker on its maiden voyage, taking 1,517 passengers and crew with it to a watery grave.

 

Whilst you’ll no doubt know many of the anecdotes already, if you’re keen to relive the events through the eyes of those alive at the time, a new Twitter account has been set up for the month leading up to the anniversary of its sinking.

 

@TitanicRealTime will chart the Titanic’s epic journey through ‘live’ tweets, broadcasting as though they’re coming directly from those involved.

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Salvador Dalí's Real Masterpiece: The Logo For Chupa Chups Lollipops

Salvador Dalí's Real Masterpiece: The Logo For Chupa Chups Lollipops | Social Storytelling | Scoop.it

Salvador Dalí, the wacky surrealist known for his Fu Manchu mustache and painting melting clocks, was also graphic designer behind the classic Chupa Chups--an enduringly sweet, bright rendition of a daisy.

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