You may know Dana Brunetti from his work producing “The Social Network” or more recently “House of Cards” but you may not know that he started as an assistant for Kevin Spacey. He claims he has built his career through … Continue reading The post Anyone Can Be a Producer appeared first on Flip the Media.
The primary reason, arguably, that Yelp and TripAdvisor are so successful is because of their content — mostly reviews and other user-generated content. Sites like OpenTable are less about content (though it exists) and more about functionality (reservations and now payments) By the same token, one of the reasons that traditional local directories are suffering […]
My name is Cynthia Alice Andrews and I am a Spontaneous Planner. Some of you may think that saying so is an oxymoron. Some of you may know exactly what I mean when I say that and others may have … Continue reading The post Spontaneous Planning at SXSW appeared first on Flip the Media.
Hidden Gem of The Day With the Austin Convention Center serving as the hub for SXSW Interactive, it’s easy to overlook the events that happen away from the hustle and bustle. I’m glad I ventured off the beaten path to … Continue reading The post Day 4 Wrap Up: Unexpected moments make SXSW special appeared first on Flip the Media.
Connection is the new digital currency. Brands, individuals and groups actively seek new ways to harness social platforms, art and technology to build relationships. Technological advances on the internet, and now on mobile, make ideas easily sharable. For many brands … Continue reading The post Forging Connections With Art and Technology appeared first on Flip the Media.
Something We Will All Do in 10 Years We will all make better infographics. Ok, maybe a slight exaggeration but it seems more than likely that data visualization will become a mainstream activity. Three trends point in this direction. First, … Continue reading The post SXSW Day 3: That’s a Wrap appeared first on Flip the Media.
Restaurants as diverse as The Cheesecake Factory, Chevy’s, Appelbee’s, Bucca di Beppo, IHOP, California Pizza Kitchen and Pizza Hut fall into “casual dining” or “fast causal” dining categories. The fast-casual segment alone is approaching $40 billion in annual sales. The four recognized restaurant segments are: fine dining, casual dining, fast causal and QSR (fast food). […]
When news breaks, many media organizations turn to social media to find members of the public who become a reporter’s eyes and ears on the ground. Collecting information in this way has many challenges – for example, verifying that a photo … Continue reading The post How Journalists Can Make User-Generated Content Work appeared first on Flip the Media.
A strongly-worded column by venture capitalist Marc Andreessen triggered an intense debate on the future of news. Andreessen might be right places, but his views can also be dangerously simplistic. For starters, it is always great to have an outsider’s view. Show More Summary
Putting hopes for Apple’s future on a magical New Category misunderstands the company’s real direction. Instead, Apple stays the course and continues to play its Ecosystem Game. Many interpret this as a company in death throes. The iPhone is 7 years old. Show More Summary
Mind-blowing Thought of the Day: Remember the “Oreo” moment at last year’s Superbowl? When the lights went out in New Orleans, a team of creatives came up with a starkly lit picture of an Oreo and the tagline “Power out? … Continue reading The post SXSW 2014 Wrap-Up: Day 2 appeared first on Flip the Media.
SXSW throws a lot at its inhabitants over the course of a day. Where else can you go to absorb the buzz about the latest issues in everything from journalism to science to the motion picture industry – from … Continue reading The post They’re All Connected: Journalism, Science, Movies, and Giving. And Family Guy is in There Somewhere. appeared first on Flip the Media.
Fifteen feet by 13 feet – that’s allegedly the size of Julian Assange’s room at the Ecuadorean embassy. It has been the physical home of the Australian Wikileaks founder since June 19, 2012 and the British government has so far … Continue reading The post Julian Assange at SXSW: Privacy’s Big Brother appeared first on Flip the Media.
Weirdest Moment: I didn’t know Gary Vaynerchuck (@garyvee) but this entrepreneur/author/CEO of Vaynerchuck media really knows how to amp up a crowd. He jumped right into an energetic Q&A-session with questions submitted by the audience via Twitter. One surprising – … Continue reading The post SXSW 2014 Wrap-up – Day 1 appeared first on Flip the Media.
Go to a Japanese nursing home and you might see elderly people hugging a fluffy white baby seal. This is not a stuffed animal, it’s a robot that responds to petting and sounds – and can show emotions. Paro (that’s … Continue reading The post Why Smart Devices Are Getting All Emotional On Us appeared first on Flip the Media.