I’ve been looking for an interaction design book I could recommend to documentary filmmakers interested into expanding their practice beyond linear video and towards mobile devices and the web and Inventing the Medium: Principles of Interaction Design as a Cultural Practice by Janet Murray is it.
Here are some highlights from the March 2, 2008 meeting of Boston Media Makers.
On Monday, February 25, 2008 the FCC held a public hearing, hosted by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society on the campus of Harvard Law School. It turns out that Comcast was paying people to fill seats in the Ames Courtroom to prevent net neutrality supporters from participating in the dialog.
An IBM survey of consumer behavior, reported by the Hollywood Reporter in the article “Study: TV is taking a back seat” by Georg Szalai, documents that the time consumers spend on the Internet is rivaling their TV time. I took away two interesting data points from the article: First is that “consumers are divided over […]
The Center for Social Media has released a new report titled, “The Cost of Copyright Confusion for Media literacy” which is available as a pdf download. The report sheds light on the fact that media literacy education is compromised by unnecessary copyright restrictions and lack of understanding about copyright law. Copyright law permits a wide […]
Here’s the sequel to Michael Wesch’s Web 2.0 … The Machine is Us/ing Us, which I blogged about a while back and another example of using the medium of the web to communicate ideas about the web, I’m sure this one will spread just as the first one did. Thought provoking, yes, but it still […]
I’ve been saying for a while now, I don’t like it when I go to an event and I don’t shoot photos and then experiencing the feeling that, if it’s not on Flickr, it did not happen, this has been troubling me, and now I read “Will You Marry Me? Say Cheese!,” an article in […]
It’s been a media saturated weekend, first was at the Making Media Now Conference at Boston University on Friday and now its Sunday morning and I’m attending the monthly Boston Media Makers meeting held the first Sunday of every month at Sweet Finnish in Jamaica Plain. The image to the left provides a link to […]