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On Twitter, the Oscars Were Huge – But Not Whitney Huston Huge

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Big TV event + lots of people on Twitter = lots and lots of people Tweeting about the Big TV event. Right? Yes. But not that many people. Social TV tracker Bluefin Labs counted 3.44 million “social comments” about last night’s Oscar awards. That metric, which primarily tracks Twitter usage...
On Twitter, the Oscars Were Huge – But Not Whitney Huston Huge

WobbleWorks has raised $2m for its 3D printing pen 3Doodler on Kickstarter, with 19 days to go

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Boston, Massachusetts-based WobbleWorks was hoping to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter to fund the development of ‘the world’s first 3D printing pen’, dubbed the 3Doodler. Yesterday, the campaign hit the $2 million funding mark, from over 23,000 backers, with nearly three weeks left. As the company touts in a press release,...
WobbleWorks has raised $2m for its 3D printing pen 3Doodler on Kickstarter, with 19 days to go

Must See HDTV (March 4th - 10th)

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We begin this week for a vital PSA aimed at the fan of ABC's Zero Hour -- that show has been cancelled after airing just three episodes. In other news, fresh iterations of SimCity and Tomb Raider arrive this week for some old-but-new-again gaming. Look below for the highlights...
Must See HDTV (March 4th - 10th)
How Forest Whitaker Wants to Crowdsource Filmmaking [TCTV]

Here's How Oreo Tried To Win The Oscars On Twitter

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You probably can't sleep if you're on Oreo's social media team. After the cookie company's clever -- and immediate -- reaction to the Super Bowl blackout with a tweet that read "You can still dunk in the dark," Oreo has become the go-to brand for quick tweets on notable pop culture...
Here's How Oreo Tried To Win The Oscars On Twitter
Sony continues global rebranding with Wes Anderson-directed stop motion ad

Trading Happiness for Money: A Bad Bargain?

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I think a lot about happiness — about my own happiness and about the happiness of those around me. Knowing my interest in the subject, Kris forwarded a recent column from David Brooks of The New York Times about what he terms “the Sandra Bullock trade”: Two things happened to...
Trading Happiness for Money: A Bad Bargain?
Intrade shutdown disrupts betting market on elections, air strikes, and celebrity arrests
Legendary Star Wars concept artist Ralph McQuarrie passes away at 82

The Future Of Video: Interactive Clips With A 180-Degree Viewing Angle

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We've been fans of ConditionOne for a while. That's the augmented reality app backed by Mark Cuban that lets users view videos with a 180-degree field of vision. But we recently tested out ConditionOne's version 2.0 iPad app and now we're more impressed than ever. The company, led by Academy Award nominated storyteller...
The Future Of Video: Interactive Clips With A 180-Degree Viewing Angle

Anna Kendrick Admits She's A Redditor On Letterman

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(Photo: youtube.com) Academy Award-nominated actress Anna Kendrick was on The Late Show last night to promote her new movie, Pitch Perfect. The movie, about an undergraduate a capella group, features a scene in which Ms. Kendrick sings a rendition of the extremely viral “You’re Gonna Miss Me,” better known as “the cups song.” She...
Anna Kendrick Admits She's A Redditor On Letterman

Google Buys Startup KikScore Just To Shut It Down (GOOG)

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If you can't beat 'em, you can always buy 'em and shut them down. That's the choice Google made with tiny competitor KikScore, a service that rates the trustworthiness of e-commerce sites. Google just bought the company and on June 28 will turn the service off for KikScore's ~1,700 customers....
Google Buys Startup KikScore Just To Shut It Down (GOOG)

jvogl: its academy award time.

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jvogl: its academy award time....
jvogl: its academy award time.

Twitter's Oscar Index To Measure Just How Wrong All Your Predictions Are

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Your opinions matter to Twitter, even if you aren't a member of the Academy. Just in case your social flow isn't already telling you just how great Daniel Day-Lewis's performance was in Lincoln, there's now a Twitter Oscars Index. The feed, which builds on the earlier success of the...
Twitter's Oscar Index To Measure Just How Wrong All Your Predictions Are
Mark Cuban puts $500,000 into immersive video startup, ConditionOne

Why 'Rango' and 'Hugo' won at the Oscars

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With no Pixar film to beat, 'Rango' won the Academy Award for best animated feature, while "Hugo" won for best visual effects. Both victors show things are changing in Hollywood. [Read more]...
Why 'Rango' and 'Hugo' won at the Oscars

Sandra Bullock Wants Oscar Welded to Her Car

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Sandra Bullock wants to have her Oscar welded to her car. The 45-year-old star, who picked up the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘The Blind Side’, wants to be reminded she is a movie star when doing mundane daily chores and has asked her husband,...
Sandra Bullock Wants Oscar Welded to Her Car

'Hurt Locker' Studio Sues 2,514 Over Copyright Infringement

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Voltage Pictures has filed a new lawsuit against 2,514 unnamed defendants, all of whom are accused of illegally downloading the Academy Award-winning movie....
'Hurt Locker' Studio Sues 2,514 Over Copyright Infringement

Vimeo now lets video producers sell and rent their work - and keep 90% of the revenue

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Vimeo‘s business model has taken a major step forward today with the launch of Vimeo On Demand, an easy way for video producers to distribute and earn revenue from their work. Vimeo On Demand allows Pro account subscribers to sell or rent their videos on the platform at a price of...
Vimeo now lets video producers sell and rent their work - and keep 90% of the revenue
Millions share fake Morgan Freeman message slamming media for Sandy Hook coverage

'Steve Jobs' biography to become Aaron Sorkin movie

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It's official: Walter Isaacson's bio on the Apple co-founder is to be adapted into a movie with the screenplay written by Academy Award-winning writer for "The Social Network," Aaron Sorkin. [Read more]...
'Steve Jobs' biography to become Aaron Sorkin movie

Academy Award Winning Movie Trailer

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Academy Award Winning Movie Trailer

Hollywood and “The Cove” Join Forces for Dolphin Awareness PSA [VIDEO]

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Hollywood is coming together to spread the word about the brutal slaughter of dolphins off the coast of Japan. In the Academy Award winning documentary The Cove, these practices are exposed from the perspective of those that are working to put a stop to it.In honor of Earth Day,...
Hollywood and “The Cove” Join Forces for Dolphin Awareness PSA [VIDEO]

Animation pioneer Bill Plympton takes to Kickstarter to fund his new feature film

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In what can only be described as a sign of the times, American animator Bill Plympton has taken to Kickstarter in his quest to fund a new animated feature film called Cheatin‘. Plympton’s perhaps best known for his 1987 animated short called Your Face, about a man in a chair...
Animation pioneer Bill Plympton takes to Kickstarter to fund his new feature film

Must-See Academy Award Winning Movie Trailer (featuring magic negro) http://post.ly/SJqz

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Must-See Academy Award Winning Movie Trailer (featuring magic negro) http://post.ly/SJqz

Remember Rejected? Digital Artist Series at Pratt Includes Animator Don Hertzfeldt and Algorithmic Artist Roman Verostko

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Roman Verostko. Epigenetic pen plotted drawing, 3" by 5", 1987 Starting next week, Pratt will showcase six digital and new media artists for its free and open to the public spring lecture series. The lineup looks pretty sweet: Don Hertzfeldt of Bitter Films, the Academy Award nominated animator whose short Rejected...
Remember Rejected? Digital Artist Series at Pratt Includes Animator Don Hertzfeldt and Algorithmic Artist Roman Verostko

Netflix locks up Academy Award nominated exclusives from The Weinstein Company

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If you're looking for more content to watch on Netflix's Watch Instantly streaming service -- especially since all those Starz movies are exiting stage left at month's end -- we have good news, as it just announced a multi-year exclusive deal with The Weinstein Company. The agreement covers foreign language,...
Netflix locks up Academy Award nominated exclusives from The Weinstein Company

'Hurt Locker' Studio Sues 2,514 Over Copyright Infringement

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Voltage Pictures has filed a new lawsuit against 2,514 unnamed defendants, all of whom are accused of illegally downloading the Academy Award-winning movie....
'Hurt Locker' Studio Sues 2,514 Over Copyright Infringement
Meet Moonbot, the tiny startup that won an Academy Award

Fusion-IO Brings Flash Madness To Workstations, And Movies Like 'Hugo'

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After working mostly in the realm of servers, Fusion-IO, the founding member of the AllThingsD Flash Madness Club, last summer’s hot IPO, said today it is bringing its flash technology to workstations. It is calling the product ioFX. One early customer is Rob Legato, the Visual Effects Supervisor who won...
Fusion-IO Brings Flash Madness To Workstations, And Movies Like 'Hugo'
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