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Makers Will Change Everything
Remember Spider Jerusalem in Transmetropolitan? Here come the makers. The thingiverse is stocking up on designs you can download. You can create designs using Google SketchUp…the future is always here. We just forget that sometimes.
Hollywood-Style Tricks on the Cheap – NYTimes.com
How David Pogue set up green screen for his daughter, for about $250. Folks, when you buy online, check out the reviews. David did, and saved money and got the green screening setup he needed to help his daughter with her school projects. But there, nestled among all the high-priced kits, I saw something that…
Her hair still looks dumb.
True 3D realtime holography is not only possible – it makes use of a Kinect as its input device. A team at MIT has recreated the famous 3D Princess Leia scene from the original Star Wars – but as a live video feed! via A Kinect Princess Leia hologram in realtime. Related articles A Kinect…
Stroome Plus Reporters Shows Some Promis
Image via CrunchBase My students in Online Journalism experimented with a new site that let’s you upload video clips, edit and publish videos, with a twist. Not only can you mix up your own video from your clips, Stroome is collaborative and social, designed to let you share your clips or use the clips of…
Don’t miss this: OVC presents Wireside Chat with Lawrence Lessig
Image via Wikipedia The talk The lecture by Lawrence Lessig will last 45 minutes, and will be followed by a 30 minute interactive Q & A session. The event will be moderated by Elizabeth Stark of the Open Video Alliance. Questions can be submitted using the hashtag #wireside. This is a talk about copyright in…
Tips on Videojournalism
Ok, so in general, mostly big-picture tips for videojournalism. Quick follow-up, I shouldn’t have said “Web video” before. I consider this advice more in the non-traditional broadcast style because “Web video” should scale to mobile, TV, Hulu, iPhones, pocket watches (wait, what?), whatever (h/t Chuck Fadely re scaling). I’m biased toward a documentary-style videojournalism, so…
About VBS.TV- another way to do news
ABOUT VBS VBS is an online broadcast network. We stream original content, free of charge and 24 hours a day. We carry a mix of domestic and international news, pop and underground culture coverage, and the best music in the world. People have used words like eclectic, smart, funny, shocking, and revolutionary to describe VBS,…