Posts Tagged ‘digital media’

How Cognitive Surplus Will Change the World

Monday, January 10th, 2011
Clay Shirky and Cognitive Surplus: the shared, online work we do with our spare brain cycles. His TED Talk looks at how we're building a better, more cooperative world. The Guardian reviews the book and Wired converses on the subject: the Great Spare-Time Revolution.

What Matters Now Project

Monday, April 26th, 2010
[caption id="attachment_2059" align="alignnone" width="540" caption="archive and visual interface"][/caption] The project aims to collect and analyze content from a variety of sources to display trends in word usage. Interesting.

NowPublic | Crowd Powered Media

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
[caption id="attachment_1712" align="alignnone" width="540" caption="Report, Explore, Share"][/caption] NowPublic is a multimedia online news magazine where you can make, break, shape, and share international news as it happens. A unique hybrid of content, context and conversation. Here, you participate in the news-making process.


Thursday, February 4th, 2010
[caption id="attachment_975" align="alignnone" width="540" caption="life on the virtual frontier"][/caption] From PBS FRONTLINE, a report on the digital revolution and how it's changing our lives. Within a single generation, digital media and the World Wide Web have transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we learn and work to the ways in which we socialize and even conduct war. But is the technology moving faster than we can adapt to it? And is our 24/7 wired world causing us to lose as much as we've gained? Living Faster, Relationships, Waging War, Virtual Worlds and Learning Web Exclusives go further, from iPods to drone attacks to how Google saved a school.  From this lover of FRONTLINE, consider me really looking forward to my (digital) weekend.