Posts Categorized: Books

Star Wars IX Will Be Shot On Film

January 29, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Docucomedy, Documentary, Equipment, Fashion, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Installation, Interaction, Large Scale Art Installations, Movie, Music, New Media, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Reviews, Short Film, Space, Sundance, Technology, Uncategorized, Video, Virtual Reality

Star Wars IX will be shot on film because using digital would be anachronistic. Colin Trevorrow, the director of Star Wars: Episode IX, say he wants to shoot the 2019 movie using real film not digital cameras. And why? Because using digital would be anachronistic. “I could never shoot Star Wars on anything but [film] because it’s… Read more »

The First Ever Electronic Music Awards Is Coming To FOX In April

January 28, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Audio, Best Practices, Black Friday, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Community, Conversation, Interaction, Music, Participation, Social Media, Technology, Video

When it comes to being recognized by the Grammys, the two most neglected genres have been hip hop and electronic music. But while hip hop has had a number of its own award shows over the years including the BET Hip Hop Awards, electronic music hasn’t had its own major gala to shine the light… Read more »

Super Bowl Sunday Is Little Over A Week Away… Cue The Tech Advertising Campaigns.

January 27, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Disruption, Docucomedy, Documentary, Ebooks, Education, Gesture Control

Tech companies are ready to make the most from one of the biggest sporting events in the world, the Super Bowl. That includes Amazon, which will air its first-ever Big Game commercial during the 50th edition of the NFL’s main event. The ad’s teaser focuses on the Echo speaker and Alexa, the retailer’s virtual assistant,… Read more »

Activision Buys Major League Gaming to Broaden Role in E-Sports

January 5, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Comedy, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Ebooks, Education, Equipment, Facebook, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Live Stream, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, New York City, Panel, Panorama, Participation, periscope, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Russia, Science, Search, Second Screen, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Sports, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Tumblr, Twitter, UFO, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Vine, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, WiFi, World Record, YouTube

  “I have a simple vision for this,” Mr. Kotick said in a phone interview. “I want to build the ESPN of video games.” Nick Wingfield, a writer from The New York Times reported that Activision Blizzard, the publisher of Call of Duty and other hit video game franchises, has acquired the assets of Major League… Read more »

LinkSquare Connects To Your SmartPhone So You Can Test Your Own Food or Drugs Authenticity

December 30, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Camera Drone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Educaiton, Equipment, Festivals, Follow-up, Gesture Control, History, Home, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, LG, Medical, Mobile, Monetization, Panel, Participation, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Space, Start-Ups, Technology, TED, Twitter, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality

Have you ever wondered if the non-gmo or organic food that you purchased is truly authentic to its package?  Were you always 100 percent sure that the drugs prescribed to you were truly working towards the purpose that it was designed to heal what ails you? How do you really know that the food or medicine… Read more »

WORLD’S FIRST” ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT AD IS A TEST OF AUTOMATED CREATIVITY

December 28, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Equipment, Facebook, Fashion, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gigapixel, Large Scale Art Installations, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panorama, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Transportation, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, WiFi

M&C Saatchi has developed an outdoor campaign which “evolves” unique ads based on its audience’s reactions, which makes it the world’s first artificial intelligence poster campaign.  The company is experimenting with advertising by algorithm.  The project, now underway, launched with around 1,000 different images and other variable creative components served randomly to passers-by before the self-selection… Read more »

Interviews With ‘Exploding The Phone’ Author Phil Lapsley

February 11, 2013   |   filed under Books, Culture, Disruption, Hacking, Telephone

The Verge’s Jesse Hicks recently sat down with Phil Lapsley, author of ‘Exploding The Phone: The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws Who Hacked Ma Bell.” The book uses original interviews and declassified documents to help tell the tale of a group of people who discovered a billion-dollar flaw in the telephone system. Known… Read more »

The Sketchbook Project

December 4, 2012   |   filed under Art, Books, Community, Conversation, Participation

From The Sketchbook Project’s website: “The Sketchbook Project is a collection of creative works in the form of sketchbooks that are contributed by individuals from around the world. Thousands of people are adding their voice to this project annually. Together, they have formed a library of over 22,000 sketchbooks from over 130 countries and growing…. Read more »

Beck’s “Song Reader”

December 3, 2012   |   filed under Art, Books, Music, Participation, Video

What if Beck released an album but never recorded it? What would it sound like? That’s the radical concept behind the artist’s lastest and greatest project – Song Reader. The album consists of 20 songs, all in sheet music form, all featuring original art work by Marcel Dzama, Leanne Shapton, Josh Cochran and Jessica Hische and are housed in an equally impressive folio…. Read more »

Totally Wired – On the Trail of the Great Dotcom Swindle by Andrew Smith

September 1, 2012   |   filed under Books, Ebooks, Reviews, Technology, The Guardian

From The Gaurdian’s website: “In the late 1990s, easy cash and irresponsibility became an art form. It was the time of the dotcom boom when a small number of clever, usually irreverent and often dysfunctional people invented great things and became billionaires overnight. Some became mainstream corporate bosses; others would disappear off the map. One… Read more »