A project which allows laptops or phones in close proximity to be ganged together to form a large display. Developed by the MIT Center for Future Civic Media.
A great insight into how media and celebrity are tied together from Popbitch. The shorthand version seems to be: 1. Many journalists are lazy and useless. 2. All media is biased. Read on….. STORY 1 Nadine from Girls Aloud is really splitting opinion with her solo career. It seems that whenever someone writes something niceContinue reading “PR and Media explained… via Popbitch”
Unless you’ve been living under a rock you might’ve noticed that a bloke called Raoul Moat has been running around trying to hide from the Police – after shooting his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. It’s a pretty dark tale of a ex-doorman who went off the rails massively. However it’s been a pretty weirdContinue reading “The Raoul Moat saga”
I thought long and hard about posting these videos because I imagine quite a few people won’t like a) what Doug Stanhope has to say, and b) the way he says it. His bio reads like a NSFW website warning: “Dougs material ranges from true-life graphic perversion to volatile social criticism. Doug is vulgar, opinionated,Continue reading “Comedian Doug Stanhope on the US News Media networks”
Another nice idea to get yourself some attention. http://stealourideas.tumblr.com/
Wooooah…. Best thing I’ve seen on the internet for ages!! Batman vs Joker. An interactive breakdance competition in stop-motion. (Best viewed on YouTube) Superb stuff.
http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=4147129&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=ffffff&fullscreen=1 iPhone RFID: object-based media from timo on Vimeo. Last bit of nerd shenanigans for today… This is a prototype of an iPhone media player that uses RFID embedded in physical objects to control media playback. Another interesting idea to put in your back pocket and bust out later.
I know everyone’s talking about how amazing it is that Obama is going to be the next President so I’ll keep this short. I think it’s an incredible landmark moment for so many reasons, but one thing that impressed me about the Obama campaign was it’s use of social media. This was in my TwitterContinue reading “Obama won… because of me”