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A Beginner’s Guide to Made-for-Internet TV

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Web video is expanding right now, and though a lot of attention is paid to episodes of network TV shows like Lost or The Office that you can stream online, there’s an emerging wealth of content made just for the web. There’s going to be even more of it...
A Beginner’s Guide to Made-for-Internet TV

Tate makes surveillance an art form | Leah Borromeo | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

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Tate makes surveillance an art form | Leah Borromeo | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

500 Startups-Backed Tapastic Raises $750,000 To Bring Webtoons To US-Based Comic Fans

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First Gagnam Style. Now Webtoons. Both are Korean phenomenons, and now both are available for U.S. audiences. The latter comes thanks to a new platform called Tapastic, which aims to help artists share and find an audience for their bite-sized web comics. According to Tapastic founder Chang Kim, Webtoons are...
500 Startups-Backed Tapastic Raises $750,000 To Bring Webtoons To US-Based Comic Fans

Cinemagram Turns iPhone Photos Into Animated Gifs In Seconds

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Remember when the iPhone app GLMPS launched last summer, seemingly heralding the start of new image format that blended static photos and video? No? That’s OK. Today, there’s a new twist on the idea of reinventing the mobile photo, this time by turning static photos into animated ones. With the...
Cinemagram Turns iPhone Photos Into Animated Gifs In Seconds
Make mainframes, not war: how Mad Men sold computers in the 1960s and 1970s

Levitagram for iPhone lets you create the impression of levitation in your photos

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It’s a bit of a bizare art-form, but levitation photography has become a minor phenomenon in recent times. Remember Tokyo teenager Natsumi Hayashi, who has a penchant for snapping herself jumping until she captures something that looks like she’s floating? No? Well, that’s exactly what she does. Now, if you...
Levitagram for iPhone lets you create the impression of levitation in your photos
Is 48fps the problem, or do we just need to change filmmaking and our expectations?

Hollywood Joins App Frenzy

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Creative Artists Agency, the Hollywood talent agency, is getting into the business of mobile apps, enlisting its roster of actors, directors and other creative types for what one executive calls 'an art form in itself.'...
Hollywood Joins App Frenzy

Tumblr is hosting an art exhibition to celebrate the magic of GIFs

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Massive social blogging site Tumblr is known to many as the birthplace of the modern GIF. Of course, I’m not talking about those annoying, flashy animations all over GeoCities, or even looping images of cute kittens. I’m referring to the image format’s transformation into an emerging art form. Now, to celebrate...
Tumblr is hosting an art exhibition to celebrate the magic of GIFs

Neil Young and the Sound of Music

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You know what the biggest problem with music today is? Sound quality. That’s Neil Young’s take on the issue, anyway. For years, the musician has been obsessed with improving the way modern music sounds, sonically speaking. In an interview with Walt Mossberg and Peter Kafka at our D: Dive Into...
Neil Young and the Sound of Music

The 7 Biggest Ways Meg Whitman Is Struggling At HP (HPQ)

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When Meg Whitman took the helm of HP in September, the company was in crisis. Employees were openly angry. When one of them warned her they would live blog one of her famous employee meetings, she replied, "You all have taken leaking to a new art form," reports Fortune. "It's...
The 7 Biggest Ways Meg Whitman Is Struggling At HP (HPQ)

VEVO Powerstation at Sundance: An Explanation

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You may know we had some fun at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah last month. Our VEVO Powerstation & Sorel Suite was a popular spot for celebrities to get warm, pick up some gifts from our friends at Sorel and Fresh and, most of all, to relax...
VEVO Powerstation at Sundance: An Explanation

CollegeHumor Pokes Fun at Your Terrible Instagram Shots

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CollegeHumor’s Favorite Funny Videos Of course your personal portfolio of washed-out, sepia-toned Instagram pictures is unique. You’ve got an eye for the art form. Yeah, right. Just like everyone else. Parody masters CollegeHumor put up a video on Tuesday morning skewering the common practices of Instagram users across the...
CollegeHumor Pokes Fun at Your Terrible Instagram Shots

Neil Young's Music Rescue Mission (Video)

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Neil Young is on a quest to improve upon the MP3 file that dominates digital music. Young isn’t opposed to the fact music is going digital, but he says the sound of today’s files isn’t good enough, with audio quality at just 5 percent of traditional recordings. “My goal is...
Neil Young's Music Rescue Mission (Video)

Akira Yoshizawa celebrated by Google Doodle

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The man considered to be the grandmaster of origami would have been 101 todayThe grandmaster of origami, Akira Yoshizawa, has had his paper folding skills celebrated as a Google Doodle to mark the 101st anniversary of his birth.Japanese-born Yoshizawa is credited with turning origami from a children's pastime into a...
Akira Yoshizawa celebrated by Google Doodle
Geeklesque: What's with all of these nerds taking their clothes off?

How social media is powering “The 2nd Golden Age of Cocktails”

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They are often our first responders in a chaotic, messed up world. They are chemists, sociologists and therapists. They are mixologists, cocktologists or better known as–our bartenders.” -Baratunde Thurston Just like the slow food movement of the past decade made us aware of what we put into our bodies,...
How social media is powering “The 2nd Golden Age of Cocktails”

Cory Doctorow: Music: The Internet’s Original Sin

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From the July 2012 issue of Locus Magazine In a recent Search Engine podcast, host Jesse Brown wondered about music’s ongoing centrality to the debate over file-sharing and freedom. After all, the music industry has all but abandoned lawsuits against fans, and services from Last.fm to the Amazon MP3...
Cory Doctorow: Music: The Internet’s Original Sin
Appeals Court Overturns Richard Prince Ruling In Victory For Fair Use & Appropriation Art

Grovo How To Do SEO Video Series

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We've written earlier about Grovo, an online video elearning site that conducts a lot of celebrity interviews. Some of them are more interesting than others. Today they have a new series with Zach Ciperski, the Director of SEO for EliteSEM and also serves as Vice President of CoffeeForLess.com. He has...
Grovo How To Do SEO Video Series

Twittering is a difficult art form: if you're doing it right. @BoraZ riffs off my Tweet about the personal vs. the private http://jr.ly/yn87

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Twittering is a difficult art form: if you're doing it right. @BoraZ riffs off my Tweet about the personal vs. the private http://jr.ly/yn87
'V for Vendetta' author pens essay on the socio-political role of comics

KeyPoint's Adaptxt keyboard enters beta for Android tablets, adds handwriting for that extra touch

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Aftermarket keyboard layouts are still relatively rare among tablets, which makes KeyPoint Technologies' new Adaptxt beta for Android tablets that much more valuable. Along with optionally splitting up the keyboard to make thumb typing that much gentler, it expands on the stock keyboard formula with aggressive word prediction and...
KeyPoint's Adaptxt keyboard enters beta for Android tablets, adds handwriting for that extra touch

Matt Harding: Around the world, one dance at a time with Google Maps

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Today is International Dance Day, a celebration of a universal art form that spans cultures and countries. But dancing isn’t just limited to holidays. Since 2003, Matt Harding has famously been dancing his way across the globe with people from all walks of life and sharing to millions on his...
Matt Harding: Around the world, one dance at a time with Google Maps

Game (scores) are art: Journey soundtrack nominated for a Grammy

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The debate about whether games are a legitimate art form is a never-ending back-and-forth that's actually getting a bit tiresome at this point. At the very least, though, outside bodies are beginning to recognize that games at least contain artistic elements that are worthy of consideration in their own...
Game (scores) are art: Journey soundtrack nominated for a Grammy

Blogging for Bucks: 8 Tips to Earn Pay for Your Say

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Unless you’ve been living up under a rock lately, you’ve heard of the Internet phenomenon known as blogging. What many people don’t know is that blogging is no longer just a recreational pursuit for folks to vent their repressed feelings, showcase their creative work, or promote a personal agenda. It’s...
Blogging for Bucks: 8 Tips to Earn Pay for Your Say

Copyright Worries Threaten The Best Thing To Come Out Of The New Star Wars Movies

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If you haven't seen Red Letter Media's excellent reviews of the Star Wars films, The Phantom Menace and The Attack of the Clones, then you might want to carve out three hours out of your day and watch them (the reviews are 70-minutes and 90-minutes long, respectively) -- they're incredible....
Copyright Worries Threaten The Best Thing To Come Out Of The New Star Wars Movies

Bad Lawsuit, Worse Timing: Beastie Boys Sued Over Infringing Samples On Seminal Albums

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Well, this is just sad. When we reported the unfortunate news of Adam "MCA" Yauch's death, we pointed to the EFF's call for an appropriate tribute to the beloved artist: an end to the legal war on sampling. The Beastie Boys produced some of the earliest sample-based music—including their seminal...
Bad Lawsuit, Worse Timing: Beastie Boys Sued Over Infringing Samples On Seminal Albums

80s Thai Horror Movie Posters Will Melt Your Face [Movie Posters]

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In the 1980s, painted movie ads were the norm in Thailand. These exquisitely creepy collages didn't just divulge important plot points to audiences... they were scarier than the movies themselves. Like Ghana, Thailand is one of those nations where the painted movie poster was an art form unto itself. Here...
80s Thai Horror Movie Posters Will Melt Your Face [Movie Posters]

Diversity challenge for developers

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For years, games heroes have been straight white men. But finally developers are looking to better reflect societyPicture this: after saving humanity from the aggressive forces of the Locust Hordes in hit shooter Gears of War, grizzled, gun-toting hero Marcus Fenix sweeps team-mate Dom Santiago into a tender embrace, and...
Diversity challenge for developers
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