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The 18th Annual Webby Awards Announces New Categories and Call For Entries

10 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) has announced the opening of the Call for Entries for the 18th Annual Webby Awards. This year’s awards brings a new “City & Urban Innovation” category which is a partnership with New York City’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot. This year also brings a new suite […]

Thursday Morning Stir

-It’s already that time again as the Webby Awards crew has announced their 18th annual call for entries. Judges for 2014 include Kevin Spacey and David Droga. link -Director Rob “Whitey” McConnaughy, formerly with Hungry Man, has signed...Show More Summary

The Proper Way to Make a Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Sandwich

last yearOdd : Laughing Squid

BuzzFeed shows us the proper way to make a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream sandwich: with two cookies, a pint of Ben & Jerry’s, and a big knife. via Tastefully Offensive, The Cheat Sheet, Los Angeles Times, The Webby Awards

GOOD 100: Meet Tiffany Shlain, Changing The Way We Make Movies

Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker, public speaker, writer, founder of The Webby Awards, and co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Her new film series, Let it Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change, will include...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Webbys: Five Word Acceptance Speeches Just as I look forward to the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest awards, I eagerly await the five-word Webby Award acceptance speeches every year. And just like Bulwer Lytton, I always miss 'em when they come out. Show More Summary

#747 Short acceptance speeches

Congrats, everybody! Our peppy little community of eyes-to-the-skies optimists accepted the Best Culture/Personal Blog award at the Webbies this past Monday in New York City. We chatted before about how getting recognized for doing something you love is awesome and … Continue reading ?

Evernote

Description ? New York Times ‘Top 10 Must-Have App’, Winner: TechCrunch Crunchies, Mashable Awards and the Webbys. ? Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Show More Summary

Mister Rogers Remix, Take 2: "Sing Together"

Mister Rogers is back with a new remix. Following the enormous success of "Garden of Your Mind" - which was released one year ago and which earned PBS Digital Studios a Webby award for best remix/mashup - the late children's programShow More Summary

SwiftKey Keyboard Free

Description Try SwiftKey free for one month SwiftKey – the best-selling keyboard on Android #1 selling app in 38 countries, over 100,000 ????? reviews Winner of Webby Award & Global Mobile Award for Innovation A Fast Company Top 10 Most...Show More Summary

Grump Cat Heads To Hollywood

Grumpy Cut, the 2013 Webby Award winner for Meme of the Year, has landed herself a movie deal. Deadline.com reports that Grumpy Cat's reps --...

If This Doesn’t Make Her Smile, Nothing Will: Grumpy Cat Gets Movie Deal

EXCLUSIVE: Grumpy Cat, the cranky-faced kitty voted Meme of the Year Award at the 2013 Webby Awards, has a shot at getting her famous sourpuss on the big screen. Broken Road’s Todd Garner and Sean Robins, and Grumpy Cat’s reps (manager...Show More Summary

GIF vs. JIF: Does It Even Matter?

At the Webby Awards this week, Steve Wilhite, father of the Graphics Interchange Format, used his five-word acceptance speech to end a popular debate: It's pronounced "JIF," not "GIF." Unsurprisingly, this outraged many Internet users. SEE...Show More Summary

Robin Wright & Kevin Spacey: Webby Awards 2013!

Robin Wright strikes a post at the 2013 Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on Tuesday (May 21) in New York City. The 47-year-old actress was joined at the event by Kevin Spacey, Fred Armisen, and Patton Oswalt. Kevin won the Webby Special Achievement award that evening alongside his House of Cards co-creator Dana Brunetti [...]

Photos: Helicopter Tour of New York City

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Statue of Liberty While visiting New York City for Internet Week New York and the Webby Awards ceremony, I took an amazing helicopter tour of Manhattan and surrounding areas through Helicopter Flight Services. The tour takes off from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, is about 15 minutes long, and is worth every penny. Here’s some photos [...]

Arianna Huffington's Advice To Tumblr's David Karp: 'Soak It All In, Then Come The Lawsuits'

David Karp, founder of $1.1 billion Tumblr, attended the Webby Awards Tuesday night. There, he received some advice from a fellow New York entrepreneur who sold her company for a boatload of cash, Arianna Huffington. Huffington and her co-founders sold The Huffingto Post to AOL for more than $300 million. Show More Summary

Grimes on Math, Memes, and Breathing Problems

What was the last thing Grimes Googled as of Tuesday this week? "Why can't I breathe?" she told us at the Webby Awards. "I thought there was maybe mold in my house or something. So I typed in, "Why can't I b —" and then things like be skinny, be ... More »

Videos of the 17th Annual Webby Awards Ceremony

last yearOdd : Laughing Squid

A video of the ceremony in its entirety. Videos have been posted of the 17th Annual Webby Awards ceremony that took place May 21, 2013 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. They have sorted the videos in YouTube playlists in the following categories: –The Best of the 17th Annual Webby Awards –17th Annual [...]

Why The Inventor Of The GIF Is Annoyed With Us All

“The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both pronunciations … They are wrong. It is a soft ‘G,’ pronounced ‘jif.’ End of story.” – Steve Wilhite, the inventor of the GIF and winner of a Webby award, expresses his irritation at the bastardization of the word. I’m sorry, but I don’t think I’m going to be able to [...]

GIF Creator Steve Wilhite Reveals How It’s Pronounced, Twitter Implodes

GIF creator Steve Wilhite answered the enduring question of the age Tuesday night when he accepted his lifetime achievement award at the Webby Awards for his role in creating the Graphics Interchange Format. Since the format was invented in 1987, it’s been around for awhile, but finally Wilhite felt moved to weigh in on the [...]Show More Summary

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