Monthly Archives: November 2010
Awesome Cinematography Thursday Nov 25, 2010
This week’s clip is actually not filmed at all, but is rather a photorealistic computer animation from Alex Roman. The score reminds me of Gattaca (which makes sense, since Roman claims the score was based in part on the music … Continue reading
Happy Thanksgiving! Nov 25, 2010
I won’t be posting much over the holiday weekend. The awesome photo belongs to Yvonne Cox—it is, alas, copyrighted, so I’ll remove it if she asks. But you should still check out her awesome photostream on Flickr.
"What game has made more money than James Cameron’s Titanic? . . . Activision just announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops has just grossed $650 Million in it’s first week of sales." Nov 24, 2010
—Christian Davis, Xbox 360 Digest I’d love to hear what Mark Deuze has to say about this—probably just that he’s not at all surprised.
—user xthlc on metafilter [H/T Matt Haughey]
Jenkins, Spreadability, and MSNBC.com Nov 23, 2010
My friend Nikki Usher has just posted an interview with the inestimable Henry Jenkins to Nieman Lab about his new concept of “spreadability” (actually, he’s a co-author, along with Sam Ford and Joshua Green, on the book that introduces this notion, first floated … Continue reading
New Book on Changes in Journalism Nov 23, 2010
My friend Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is releasing a book today, co-edited with David Levy, on the “the changing business of journalism and its implications for democracy,” which also happens to be the straightforward title of the volume. It contains pieces … Continue reading
Brian Reed is Above the Fray Nov 22, 2010
Brian Reed is the first recipient of The John Alexander Project‘s “Above the Fray” fellowship, which sends promising young reporters to underreported regions of the globe to produce stories for NPR and the Web. He’s just landed in Kiribati (and … Continue reading