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A guide to the best free sites for cc0 art and stock photography

A guide to the best free sites for cc0 art and stock photography | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
  Tweet I recently wrote a guide for my library's blog on the best sites for high quality, free, and public domain images. I've recreated part of it below. These sites are hugely useful for marketing purposes, as you can use them in websites, posters, slides, on social media (but NOT insta! That nee

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ADVERTISING APPEALS (OVERVIEW)

ADVERTISING APPEALS (OVERVIEW) | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
WHAT ARE ADVERTISING APPEALS? Advertising appeals are communication strategies that marketing and advertising professionals use to grab attention and persuade people to buy or act. In rhetorical theory, the idea of an "appeal" dates back to
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A Clemson RCID colleague takes an interesting looks at how persuasion works in advertising.
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Sounds of the Nightmare Machine

What happens when a horror movie composer and a guitar maker join forces? They create the world’s most disturbing musical instrument. Affectionately know
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Multimodal composition isn't always digital! (Every Foley Stage should have one!)
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Recruiters Explain What The Worst LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common

Recruiters Explain What The Worst LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
Recruiters and hiring managers need to find your profile in the first place. Then they need to like what they see there.
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Job hunting? Be digi-socially-savvy about your LinkedIn profile...
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You Can Finally Ride in Google’s Self-Driving Car

You Can Finally Ride in Google’s Self-Driving Car | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
And starts a new chapter of its autonomous saga.
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Uber is so, like, early 2017.
And, so it begins...
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Welcome to Zuckerworld: Facebook’s really big plans for virtual reality

Welcome to Zuckerworld: Facebook’s really big plans for virtual reality | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
Facebook’s really big plans for virtual reality
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The Untold Story of Magic Leap, the World’s Most Secretive Startup

The Untold Story of Magic Leap, the World’s Most Secretive Startup | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
Virtual reality is posed to become a fundamental technology, and outfits like Magic Leap have an opportunity to become some of the largest companies ever.
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Rhetoric Soup: Calling Our Bluff: VR & Our "New Media" Theories

Rhetoric Soup: Calling Our Bluff: VR & Our "New Media" Theories | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
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VR is a brand new game. We better learn some new rules.
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The Future Has Arrived: How 360° VR Stock Footage Is Changing Everything - VideoBlocks

The Future Has Arrived: How 360° VR Stock Footage Is Changing Everything - VideoBlocks | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
We recently partnered to bring virtual reality and 360° stock footage to the VideoBlocks library. Now that it’s available, we spoke to a few of our expert partners to find out how VR is a game-changer for visual storytelling.
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VR is a truly new medium - let the remediation of old media literacies commence!
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A UX Designer Explains Which Presidential Candidate Has The Best (And Worst) Website

A UX Designer Explains Which Presidential Candidate Has The Best (And Worst) Website | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it

Analyzing the UX of the presidential candidates' websites (Spoiler: Donald Trump's is the worst.)

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Candidate websites: Interfaces, engagement and interactivity?
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What Disney's Classic Animation Principles Could Teach Web Designers

What Disney's Classic Animation Principles Could Teach Web Designers | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
Disney's 12 principles of animation are as relevant for today's interface designers as they were for yesterday's dancing-broom illustrators.
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Old stuff for New Media.

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YouTube Film School: Lighting 101 - VideoBlocks

YouTube Film School: Lighting 101 - VideoBlocks | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it

"Nothing can replace the mentorship model of a film school, but YouTube and Vimeo are amazing resources to turn to when you don’t have that option. To help you out, we’ve collected another group of amazing video tutorials that will help you learn a diversity of lighting techniques you can use to enhance your own content and make it even more professional."

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Useful Tutorials for Lighting for Video (& Photography)

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This Photographer Removes Our Phones From His Photos To Show Us How Addicted We Are

This Photographer Removes Our Phones From His Photos To Show Us How Addicted We Are | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
You're so accustomed to everyone holding a phone, you might not even notice they're missing.
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126 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Digital Learning

126 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Digital Learning | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it

"Put simply, learning taxonomies help us think about how learning happens."


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Vocabulary to articulate learning in the 21st century.
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How to spot a misleading graph (Vol.1)

How to spot a misleading graph (Vol.1) A toothpaste brand claims their product will destroy more plaque than any product ever made. A politician tells you their plan will create the most jobs
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Fake "Facts" to Make Mark Twain Proud(ly furious)
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Be inspired by the early-stage pitch decks of 20 of today’s most innovative companies

Be inspired by the early-stage pitch decks of 20 of today’s most innovative companies | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
Take a look at where and how these powerhouse companies started and get inspired to give your ideas the pitching power they need to thrive.
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See how the big guys build their presentation decks (Slide Sows.)
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Amazon’s ‘Echo Look’ Could Snoop a Lot More Than Just Your Clothes

Amazon’s ‘Echo Look’ Could Snoop a Lot More Than Just Your Clothes | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
Amazon put Alexa inside a camera---one that could know more about you than you realize.
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OK, the Echo Look makes it very clear: You will be assimilated. #Resistanceisfutile #echolook #robotoverlords
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The Rhetoric of Speed: The megabytes-per-second IS the Message

The Rhetoric of Speed: The megabytes-per-second IS the Message | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
Every golfer has heard the saying, "Direction is more important than distance." And, golfers will come to believe the saying after losing
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Rhetoric Soup: Open-Sharing VR First Step: Google Cardboard Pics

Rhetoric Soup: Open-Sharing VR First Step: Google Cardboard Pics | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
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A first step in sharing our VR work with each other in this emerging field...
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Note & Point | A gallery devoted to making your Keynote & Powerpoint presentations look that much better

Note & Point | A gallery devoted to making your Keynote & Powerpoint presentations look that much better | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
"Making designers love you is what will bring you closer to your dream job. In this talk I'm giving my 2 cents about it :)" Thanks, Thanos!
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Like SlideShare- great ideas for PPT/Keynote decks and presentations.
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How Machines Are Getting Better at Making Conversation 

The thinking is that instead of searching the Web to get information, we will increasingly rely on bots to do it for us, whether it’s through conversational digital assistants like Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana, or through more specialized software.
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Yet another way to welcome our robot overlords...
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Oculus Rift and the Future

Oculus Rift and the Future | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
c/net looks at Oculus Rift - and what is means for media composition of tomorrow.
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Best Reverse #Image Search Engines, Apps And Uses in 2015

Best Reverse #Image Search Engines, Apps And Uses in 2015 | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
Here are some of the best reverse image search engines for desktop, mobile apps, browser plugins and how searching from an image can be helpful in 2015.

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Sometimes you need to know "where's that pic from?"

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10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them)

10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them) | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
The global design firm Fjord part of Accenture Interactive delves into the major ideas shaping markets next year.
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These Beautiful "Mental Maps" Of Cities Help Your Brain Regain What It Has Lost To GPS

These Beautiful "Mental Maps" Of Cities Help Your Brain Regain What It Has Lost To GPS | Brave New Digital World | Scoop.it
We're getting to a point where we can't navigate even our own neighborhoods without the help of smartphones. Here's an antidote.
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Google (Maps) is Making Us (Spatially) Stupid?

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