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Experiments in fixed aspect ratios
Revisiting responsive aspect ratios techniques with CSS Grid.
css  grid  video  webdevelopment  webdesign  media 
may 2017 by garrettc
H.264 is Magic
H.264 is a video compression codec standard. It is ubiquitous - internet video, Blu-ray, phones, security cameras, drones, everything. Everything uses H.264 now. H.264 is a remarkable piece of technology. It is the result of 30+ years of work with one single goal: To reduce the bandwidth
video  encoding  programming  media 
november 2016 by garrettc
6 Things We Learned from Podcast Listeners — Medium
This year we did a lot of research on podcast listeners. Here's what we found out:
audio  podcasts  media 
december 2015 by garrettc
Popcorn Time - Watch movies and TV shows instantly!
Now this is quite amazing: p2p really is shaping the web in new ways.
p2p  video  media 
april 2015 by garrettc
14 British Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To
"There's more podcasts out there than just Serial, you know. Here are some British ones you should be listening to..."
podcast  media  audio 
april 2015 by garrettc
Must-Have Social Meta Tags for Twitter, Google+, Facebook and More
By including social metadata in all new pieces of content that we publish, we can optimize how that content appears on social networks. Thumbnails, author names, proper descriptions, and other rich information directly correlate with clicks and shares.
facebook  media  social  socialnetworking  twitter 
march 2015 by garrettc
"Trove helps you find and use resources relating to Australia. It's more than a search engine. Trove brings together content from libraries, museums, archives and other research organisations and gives you tools to explore and build.

Trove is many things: a community, a set of services, an aggregation of metadata, and a growing repository of fulltext digital resources."
library  research  australia  theost  media  education 
february 2015 by garrettc
Features – Beamer
Stream any movie file from your Mac directly to Apple TV.
osx  airplay  media 
november 2014 by garrettc
BBC Genome
The site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.
bbc  broadcast  history  media  uk  society  data 
october 2014 by garrettc
Digital engagement rules of participation
Why The New York Times eschews formal social media guidelines for staff
socialmedia  socialnetworking  media  guidelines  wdcsintranet 
july 2012 by garrettc
Why AirPlay just wrecked your responsive media strategy
"We can no longer presume that the content accessed through mobile devices will also be viewed on them. With AirPlay, mobile device experiences can just as easily become 10 foot lean-back experiences, negating all your assumptions about display size and bandwidth."
responsivedesign  mobile  media  mediaqueries 
february 2012 by garrettc
The New, Convoluted Life Cycle Of A Newspaper Story
How do you publish and update news when 24hr cycles don't exist any more.
journalism  media  news  publishing  storytelling  wdcs  wdcsintranet 
november 2011 by garrettc
Download videos from YouTube.
youtube  video  howto  multimedia  media 
november 2010 by garrettc
Kill or cure?
Help to make sense of the Daily Mail’s ongoing effort to classify every inanimate object into those that cause cancer and those that prevent it.
health  science  funny  journalism  news  humour  media  dailymail  cancer 
october 2010 by garrettc
How the Old Spice Videos Are Being Made
A peek behind the scenes of the Old Spice virals.
socialmedia  advertising  marketing  viral  video  media 
july 2010 by garrettc
Links in Print: Story of a Beautiful Failure
Applying web UX design experience to newspaper design
design  newspaper  typography  usability  print  media 
may 2010 by garrettc
Pecha Kucha Vancouver: Kris Krüg
Kris Krüg talks about open design, media, & software standards (7 mins)
towatch  design  media  video 
april 2010 by garrettc
Science Digestive: "Dear Media, from Science"
A letter from "the personification of the abstract concept of Science, just to clarify" to Media. Sarcastic, funny and spot on. There are also ones to Homeopathy and Astrology
science  media  funny  humour  letters  skepticism 
february 2010 by garrettc
Integrating Social Media into a Web Content Strategy
How to explain social media to companies and integrate it with their existing communication plan.
socialmedia  socialnetworking  socialsoftware  strategy  content  media  communication 
november 2009 by garrettc
Online Database of Social Media Policies
Collection of internet policy documents from various countries.
socialmedia  policy  guidelines  reference  media  business 
september 2009 by garrettc
Gin, Television, and Social Surplus
Clay Shirky talks about cognitive surplus and the rise of editable media.
culture  media  internet  television  society  socialsoftware  clayshirky 
june 2009 by garrettc
The end of The Wire
Now that I've finally finished series 5 I can start to absorb the analysis and discussion without spoilers.
television  media  art  thewire  kottke 
may 2009 by garrettc
This is how Social Media really works
Matt Haughey lays into the flaws of "marketing gurus" and social media.
marketing  socialmedia  business  twitter  media  advertising  wordofmouth 
april 2009 by garrettc
Commissioning for Attention Part 1
"Attention is far too precious a resource these days to act like a bouncer and pull across a velvet rope if people turn up too late. The dirty secret of the web is that, although its never been easier to publish, its never been easier to be ignored.”
media  trends  education  socialnetworking  socialsoftware  socialmedia  advice 
april 2009 by garrettc
Google's Love For Newspapers & How Little They Appreciate It
Danny Sullivan on the dying newspaper industry and how they just keep shooting themselves in the foot
google  journalism  business  media  search 
april 2009 by garrettc
From Cave Paintings to the Internet
A timeline on the history of information and media.
science  history  media  technology 
november 2008 by garrettc
Barack Obama: the front pages
Guardian slideshow of how papers and magazines around the world reported Barack Obama's victory.
news  media  journalism  gallery  newspaper 
november 2008 by garrettc
the evolution of the front page
Images track the evolution of the front page of the Los Angeles Times starting in 1881.
visualisation  trends  research  print  newspaper  media  webdevelopment 
october 2008 by garrettc
The Evolution of Tech Companies’ Logos
How companies such as Apple, Adobe and IBM's logos have evolved over time.
advertising  apple  ibm  adobe  branding  business  commercial  design  evolution  gallery  graphics  history  logo  marketing  media  reference 
february 2008 by garrettc
Show your workings
Very interesting study of the UCD process at the BBC Radio Labs
bbc  collaboration  design  media  radio  userexperience  usability  webdevelopment  usercentereddesign 
december 2007 by garrettc
The Secret Life Of Machines - The Videos
I loved this show when I was a kid. And they're still as good as ever
animation  education  humour  information  interesting  media  science  technology  video  machines 
october 2007 by garrettc
Khoi Vinh's "Control"
Khoi Vinh's presentation on why interactive is so different to print. Recommended for anyone in web development.
design  digital  inspiration  media  presentation  slideshow  webdevelopment 
october 2007 by garrettc
Doing Local Right
Simon Willison talks about newspapers becoming more involved in their locality and acting as a hyper local listing engines / reviews system / events guide
business  community  journalism  media  newspaper  research  socialsoftware  strategy  local 
june 2007 by garrettc
Personal and Historical Perspectives of Hans Bethe
"IN 1999, legendary theoretical physicist Hans Bethe delivered three lectures on quantum theory to his neighbors at the Kendal of Ithaca retirement community"
education  entertainment  history  interesting  learning  lectures  maths  media  movie  physics  science  talk  theory  quantum  video  mathematics 
february 2007 by garrettc
I/O Brush
I remember seeing this a little while ago and forgot to save the link. Very very cool, the world as a palette.
art  camera  cool  design  digital  drawing  education  entertainment  fun  gadget  graphics  hci  ideas  inspiration  interaction  interesting  interface  media  multimedia  painting  projects  research  scanner  science  software  mit  video  visual  visualisation  textures  technology  userinterface  computer  colour  tools  hacks 
august 2006 by garrettc
Free Online Broadcast & New Media Courses
Useful and free. Guides and internal training documents from the BBC concerning televsion and radio production, journalism and style guides
radio  television  bbc  media  broadcast  multimedia  journalism  howto  free  education  editing  audio  reference  resource  sound  study  useful  video  training  tutorial  guide 
august 2006 by garrettc
Interesting community based story site. Stories are presented in a timeline manner.
application  socialsoftware  tagging  free  ideas  interesting  internet  media  people  social  socialnetworking  timeline  life  story  network  lifehack  tools 
july 2006 by garrettc
ted: torrent episode downloader
Java based app that watches for new torrents of TV episodes and downloads them.
bittorrent  downloads  internet  media  software  television  torrent 
january 2006 by garrettc
Poloroid frame an image. There's something about poloroids, that white frame.
art  cool  digital  free  fun  gallery  geek  graphics  layout  media  photo  photography  toys  hacks 
june 2005 by garrettc
The Mercury Theatre on the Air
MP3s and RA files of classic Orson Welles / Mercury Theatre plays. Includes that War Of The Worlds broadcast as well as Dracula, A Tale Of Two Cities and more.
art  audio  broadcast  downloads  history  media  mp3  radio  literature  bittorrent  culture  torrent  sciencefiction 
june 2005 by garrettc
KHRONOS PROJECTOR - Alvaro Cassinelli
Interactive art installation that gives you temporal control of video footage. Very cool!
art  camera  cool  design  geek  graphics  interface  media  research  science  software  technology  video  userinterface 
may 2005 by garrettc
Bootleg Browser
Links to audio and video footage from live gigs. Over 350 artists covered
audio  bittorrent  downloads  media  mp3  music  video  links  tools 
may 2005 by garrettc
CBC Radio | Quirks & Quarks | Archives
Canadian radio station CBC's saturday morning science program
audio  free  learning  media  radio  technology  science  mp3  canada  cbc 
april 2005 by garrettc

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