“Skeuomorphic” design – software that resembles the physical objects it replaces – went from being the hot design principle to an insult in an amazingly short period of time. If you weren’t reading tech news in the late 2000s and early 2010s, you might have completely missed that this even happened. Show More Summary
Today Electric Literature unveiled a short story by science fiction fabulist Charles Yu with its own futuristic twist: digital annotations, courtesy of the close-reading behemoth Genius. “Hero Absorbs Major Damage” chronicles the epic...Show More Summary
Images via, GIFs via Video artist Gero Doll, also known as Limbicnation, is known for his fantastically tumultuous digital worlds. His new short film, FUTUREBIRDS, is a journey into the "controversial future predictions on our environment and species" from the perspective of an "infected" bird. Show More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu almost-a-surprise victory last week seems at least partly due to how he played the digital game, with an aggressive online outreach effort, active social media accounts and short but attention-grabbing videos. That digital strategy was mostly engineered by an American consulting firm, Harris Media, which was recently hired by Sen. Rand…
In the May/June 2015 Writer’s Digest, James Scott Bell discusses how to grow your career by independently publishing digital shorts, and points to Hugh Howey, who hit the big time by self-publishing early short installments of his breakout hit, Wool. Show More Summary
Digital Wizards Studios makes LEGO stop motion films. To prove to his 8-year old daughter Hailee that they could do anything with LEGO, Digital Wizards’ Paul Hollingsworth, Hailee and his friends recreated some of the key…
Here at RedState, we’ve already spilled a lot of digital ink discussing how Obamacare has fallen well short of expectations. Now, we have one more story for that long list. According to the Congressional Budget Office’s latest projection, the ACA will only meet 65% of its 2015 coverage goal. Show More Summary
This week, CNN Films released a digital short about Ryland, a 6-year-old transgender boy and his parents.
Digital Trapstars present their new mixtape Screens On Lock 2 featuring exclusive tracks by Too Short, Kevin Gates, Rich the Kid, Rocko, Lil Bibby and more. Download: Link
Starting in late April, the “D” in WWD will no longer stand for daily. Rather, it will be short for “digital.” Or, if you prefer, media disruption with a capital D. Fairchild Fashion Media owner Jay Penske has been spending a great majority of his media-calendar time recently not on Deadline or Variety but rather WWD. Show More Summary
This collaboration between Vizio and the digital storytellers of Everdream is a short documentary about the unique and common experiences of growing up as told from the perspective of 75 individuals. Premieres 3/14/15 at SXSW.
Is anyone else super excited for Disney's upcoming short, Frozen Fever?? Riding the popularity of the award winning feature film Frozen, this seven-minute digital short is going to air before the upcoming live-action Cinderella movie! We can literally feel the nation quivering with excitement! Disney must've thought people just hadn't had enough of Elsa, Anna, Olaf and the [...]
Topic: Technology ‘Twas a world of limited options for digital libraries just a few short years back. Nowadays, however, the options are many more and the features and functionalities are truly groundbreaking. From Three Emerging Digital Platforms for 2015 | Fail!lab
Yo, so my boy and yours, Alejandro Ghersi a.k.a. Arca, is making some major moves in the reissue sector of this gorgeous spaceship we call Earth right now. Maybe he texted you already and you know all this, but maybe not. You know about...Show More Summary
A number of ted tech companies said they would improve the security and privacy of their services. But a new report concludes they are falling short of expectations.
The women of Saturday Night Live took Sara Bareilles' advice to be honest to heart in a musical digital short Watch Aidy Bryant, Leslie Jones, Cecily Strong, Kate McKinnon and host Dakota Johnson be brutally honest about their dislike...Show More Summary
07-16 Apr The Australian Film Television and Radio School in Sydney offers short courses for kids and teens in filmmaking, digital animation, HSC video, TV presenting,...
Hello fellow app enthusiasts. This week was a good one for smartphone app stores across the board. An automation juggernaut makes putting your digital life on autopilot even easier. Sending short video messages is now as easy as texting. Sending email is as easy as texting. Sending texts is as easy as texting! Just kidding on that last one. Read more...
If there’s one downside to digital storage, it’s the short lifespan. Despite technology’s best efforts, digital storage beyond 50 years is extremely difficult. [Robert Grass, et al.], researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute ofShow More Summary
“Deskloop” is an extremely clever short film by Dutch filmmaker Evelien Lohbeck that features a Rube Goldberg Machine that is kickstarted by a computer fan triggered by a burning DVD that eventually crosses over into the PC’s digital desktop. via Viral Viral Videos