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Print Books Are Still Outselling eBooks, Study Finds

According to a study by Statista’s Advertising & Media Outlook, ebook sales are still trailing physical book sales globally, especially during the dog days of the covid-19 pandemic. The study, which asked respondents to describe their book purchases in 2020, found that ebooks still haven’t replaced paper in most…Read more...
Tags: Science, Digital Media, New Media, Information and Communications Technology, Digital Technology, Electronic publishing, Felix Richter, E Book, Web Fiction, Statista 's Advertising Media Outlook

Karen Kurczynski—Jorn on Abstraction and Inhumanity

Kurczynski, The Art and Politics of Asger Jorn ...this renewed interest in painting [in the 1950s] had an important social function as a profound rejection of what critics perceived as the threatening aspects of the spread of mass-media technologies mostly experienced on a screen. (196) ...cultural critics who contrasted the material specificity of painting as the ultimate medium of sensory engagement to the alienating effects of the mass media, despite the media's own claims to collapse dista...
Tags: Television, Jazz, New Media, Hiroshima, Abstraction, Abstract Art, KK, Adorno, Stefan Kac, Jorn, Asger Jorn, From A Notebook, Jorn (asger, Kurczynski (karen, Modernism And Modernists, Paintings And Painters

What is a Multimedia or Multimodal Presentation?

Say you are asked to give a multimedia presentation for your company. Or you are invited to attend a multimodal talk on an important topic. The terms “multimedia” and “multimodal” are hot ones these days when it comes to talking about presentations. I have to confess that these terms remind me of something similar. Have you ever seen cooking shows where a chef makes something amazing and then gives it a name that is impossibly long and hard to understand? It’s like the more big words he can tack...
Tags: Technology, Graphics, Visuals, Multimedia, Presentation, New Media, Vaughan, Speaking, University of Illinois Springfield, Multimodal, Presentation Media, Presentation Trends, Tay Vaughan

Florida Carry Event Part 1 – Riding Shotgun With Charlie #99 ~ VIDEO

U.S.A. -( I love my gig! I really do! Kevin Sona (RSWC #043) has been organizing a camping event for Florida Carry since 2018.  In Florida, it’s legal to open carrying while you’re doing the “…ing” activities: camping, hunting, fishing.  Therefore, anyone camping can open carry while they’re there. Past speakers are a who’s who of the 2A community. Massad Ayoob, Rick Ector, Rob Morse, just to name just a few. This year, the event was held at Runaway Campers in Summerfield, FL, o...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Guns, Detroit, Skype, Partick, New Media, Orlando, Phoenix, Charlie, GRPC, Second Amendment Foundation, Rick Ector, Shooting Industry News, Paul Lathrop, Polite Society Podcast

Google shutting down Poly 3D content platform

Google is almost running out of AR/VR projects to kill off. The company announced today in an email to Poly users that they will be shutting 3D-object creation and library platform “forever” next year. The service will shut down on June 30, 2021 and users won’t be able to upload 3D models to the site on April 30, 2021. Poly was introduced as a 3D creation tool optimized for virtual reality. Users could easily create low-poly objects with in-VR tools. The software was designed to serve as a...
Tags: Google, TC, Facebook, Tech, Digital Media, Computing, Virtual Reality, Visual Effects, New Media, 3d Modeling, Poly, Unity

The 2019 Achievements of Fortress Investment Group

In the year that just ended, 2019, Fortress Investment Group was one of the biggest achievers in the business sector. This firm is a globally renowned private equity manager with more than 1,750 clients worldwide. Fortress has its headquarters in New York manages more than $41.5 billion in assets. This firm also boasts of a 900-member workforce of experts who closely work with its clients to help them realize their investment goals. Here are the achievements of this private equity firm in 2019. ...
Tags: Japan, New York, Entrepreneur, Investment, Las Vegas, New Media, Fortress, Southern California, Fortress Investment Group, Private Equity Firm Plans, Brightline USA

The hype, haplessness and hope of haptics in the COVID-19 era

Devon Powers Contributor Devon Powers is an associate professor of advertising at Temple University and the author of "On Trend: The Business of Forecasting the Future." David Parisi Contributor David Parisi is an associate professor at the College of Charleston and author of "Archaeologies of Touch: Interfacing with Haptics from Electricity to Computing." In March, Brooklynite Jeremy Cohen achieved minor intern...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Facebook, Wearables, Column, Hardware, Developer, Opinion, Disney, US, Tech, Banking, Smartphones, Brazil, Virtual Reality

Explore New Ways of Online Publishing With Mobirise

Blogging has become straight forward especially for those who have already nailed their familiarity with content management systems. But once in a while, it would be nice to explore other forms of digital publishing. Online news outfits have been producing special multimedia reports (like this sample from the New York Times). These are graphics-intensive, data-reliant, and visually appealing stories. One way you can start exploring this concept and practice this the easy way is through Mobirise....
Tags: Advertising, Cms, Google Analytics, New York Times, Multimedia, New Media, Mobirise

People who mostly get news from social networks have some COVID-19 misconceptions

A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center shows a COVID-19 information divide between people who mostly get their news from social networks and those who rely on more traditional news sources. Pew surveyed 8,914 adults in the U.S. during the week of March 10, dividing survey respondents by the main means they use to consume political and election news. In the group of users that reports getting most of their news from social media, only 37% of respondents said that they expected the COVI...
Tags: Health, Social, TC, News, Social Networks, Social Media, Communication, Tech, United States, Digital Media, Pew, Pew Research Center, New Media, Web 2.0, Misinformation, Print Media

Publishing a Book: Print and eBook

I have written several electrical engineering books (see These books were written in the dead-trees print model, focused on creating a book that you can hold in your hand. I recently published VHF, Summits and More in both print and ebook editions. This was a learning process for me and I’ve come to understand a bit more about the differences between these formats. Print I definitely have a soft spot in my heart for a good-quality printed book. It is just plain sa...
Tags: Amazon, Radio, New Media, Ham Radio, Non Kindle Devices Amazon

What’s the difference between social media and new media?

To describe media, marketers and communicators have used multiple, mixed-up terms. Here are just a few ways we’ve described the media landscape in recent years: Old media Mass media Traditional media New media Digital media Social media Social networking Citizen journalism Of these, the differences between old media, new media, and social media are probably […] The post What’s the difference between social media and new media? appeared first on Christopher S. Penn Marketing Blog.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Social Networks, Social Media, Seo, Podcasting, New Media, Podcamp

New Media and Gannett announce board of directors for combined company

Gannett and New Media have announced who is expected to sit on the combined company's board of directors pending completion of a merger.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Gannett, New Media

Holoride makes its in-car VR available to the public for the first time

Audi spin-out Holoride is launching to the general public for the first time, though a collaboration with Ford and Universal Pictures . The young company is focused on a unique twist on virtual reality: In-car VR, to be experienced by a passenger while a vehicle is in motion. VR in cars might sound like a bit of a conflicted or risky proposition, but it actually makes a lot of sense once you understand more about Holoride’s approach. TechCrunch took it for a spin at CES this year, and fo...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Hollywood, Articles, Tech, Automotive, Digital Media, Ford, Virtual Reality, Audi, New Media, Universal Pictures, Frankenstein, Holoride, Contents

Backed by LG, AmazeVR is hoping to resurrect virtual reality’s consumer dreams

For over 100 years entrepreneurs have come to Hollywood to try their luck in the dream factory and build an empire in the business of storytelling. Propelled by new technologies, new businessmen have been landing in Los Angeles since the invention of the nickelodeon to create a studio that would dominate popular entertainment. Over the past five years, virtual reality was the latest new thing to make or break fortunes, and the founding team behind the Korean company AmazeVR are the latest would-...
Tags: TC, Hollywood, Technology, Los Angeles, Training, Tech, Ceo, Netflix, Digital Media, Aol, Computing, Korea, Vr, Virtual Reality, Lg, Kakao

HolodeckVR raises €3M from Germany’s ProSiebenSat1 to put VR onto dodgems

Consumer VR might not have taken off in the mainstream but it’s still fun to use, and it’s even more fun to use in groups. There is more of an arcade renaissance for VR going on right now, as well as location-based multi-user VR experiences. That’s the premise behind Munich-based HolodeckVR which is using proprietary tech to blend radio frequency, IR tracking and on-device IMUs to bring multi-user positionally tracked VR to mobile headsets. How would you like to do VR in a big group, and on fair...
Tags: TC, Europe, Media, Germany, Fiction, Tech, Culture, Munich, Digital Media, Virtual Reality, New Media, Holodeck, Prosiebensat.1, Holodeck VR, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Ciruits IIS, Jonathan Nowak Delgado

Where top VCs are investing in media, entertainment & gaming

Most of the strategy discussions and news coverage in the media & entertainment industry is concerned with the unfolding corporate mega-mergers and the political implications of social media platforms. These are important conversations, but they’re largely a story of twentieth-century media (and broader society) finally responding to the dominance Web 2.0 companies have achieved. To entrepreneurs and VCs, the more pressing focus is on what the next generation of companies to transform entertainm...
Tags: Apple, Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Gaming, Facebook, Spotify, Video, Media, Instagram, Entertainment, Funding, Sports, Tech, Netflix

We are leaving older adults out of the digital world

Jessica Fields Contributor Share on Twitter Jessica Fields is a research analyst and program manager at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and a collaborator in The OpEd Project. May is national  Older Americans Month , and this year’s theme is Connect, Create, Contribute. One area in particular threatens to prevent older adults from making those connections: the digital div...
Tags: Google, Startups, Column, Technology, Internet, Articles, San Francisco, Social Media, Broadband, Comcast, Internet Access, Digital Media, Digital Divide, AT&T, Humans, New Media

Media fragmentation is annoying consumers

Deloitte’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications division published its 13th-annual Digital Media Trends survey, focused on identifying changes in the ways US consumers engage with various types of media. Led by an independent research firm, the survey had roughly 2,000 consumer respondents across demographics – with the report categorizing respondents based on age (Gen-Z: ages 14-21, Millenials: 22-35, Gen-X: 36-52, Boomers: 53-71, and Matures: 72+). While already accompanied by a succinct 1...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Gaming, Music, Television, Media, Podcasts, Video Games, Entertainment, Advertising Tech, Cloud Storage, US, San Francisco, Tech, United States

Google’s new Stadia gaming platform is all about streamers

Google and while we’re still waiting to hear more details about how (and when) consumers will be able to access the service, it’s clear that Google clearly kept game streamers in mind when it designed this new service. Indeed, it’s the first modern gaming platform that was clearly designed from the ground up with game streamers in mind. During its presentation today, Google almost spent more time talking about streamers than the games that will be available on the service. Since Google owns...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Gaming, Internet, Youtube, Tech, Digital Media, Twitch, Live Streaming, New Media, World Wide Web, Video Hosting, Stadia, Twitch TV, Ryan Wyatt

Fifty years of the internet

Leonard Kleinrock Contributor Share on Twitter Leonard Kleinrock is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering. When my team of graduate students and I sent the first message over the internet on a warm Los Angeles evening in October, 1969, little did we suspect that we were at the start of a worldwide revolution. After we typed the first two letters from our computer room...
Tags: TC, Column, Utah, Technology, Instagram, Email, Social Networking, Internet, California, Los Angeles, Social Media, Tech, E-commerce, Authentication, Digital Media, Aol

Smashbox Cali Kissed Face Palette & The Cali Contour Palette for Spring 2019

Smashbox Cali Kissed Face Palette ($39) is giving me all kinds of NARS vibes over here! I think I needs it. This compact is filled with four shimmering highlighters and two matte blushes to mix and match to create that perfect glow! Doesn’t it look like something NARS palette? Dunno why but I’m totally get that vibe! Along with the Cali Kissed Face Palette there’s a new the Cali Contour Palette ($39) which contains four matte bronzer and two pearlescent powders to shape, bronze and highligh...
Tags: Beauty, NARS, Gillian Anderson, Kristin Chenoweth, New Media, Kahyun Kim, Macy s You, Spring Collections 2019, Smashbox Cali Kissed Face Palette

China’s authorities propose to keep minors out of live streaming

China is getting serious about the way live streaming videos affect tens of millions of youngsters, so much so a top authority has proposed to tighten restrictions on underage use. According to a report from the China Youth Daily, the Communist Party-controlled All Youth Federation recently submitted a proposal during the once-a-year parliamentary session, urging the country to introduce rules for protecting minors online and considers banning those under the age of 18 from hosting live videos. ...
Tags: Apps, Asia, Entertainment, China, Tech, Beijing, Digital Media, Tencent, Facial Recognition, Young, Multimedia, Live Streaming, New Media, Streaming Media, Video Services, Communist Party

Neil Gaiman Says ‘American Gods’ Hasn’t Changed Since Showrunners Left, Ian McShane Says It’s Closer to the Book [TCA 2019]

It’s been two years since Starz had a Television Critics Association panel for American Gods . That’s because it took two years to make the second season. In that time, original showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green left. The new showrunner Jesse Alexander left as well  and the only producer on the season 2  panel was original author Neil Gaiman. Despite the problems behind-the-scenes, the TCA panel assured fans that everything was all good for the new season. Nothing’s Changed in...
Tags: Television, Movies, Media, Fantasy, Neil Gaiman, Green, Ireland, Adaptation, Starz, Gillian Anderson, Anderson, New Media, Michael, Television Critics Association, Tca, Ian Mcshane

Zimbabwe’s government faces off against its tech community over internet restrictions

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Harley Davidson reveals more about its push into electric vehicles Venture capital, global expansion, blockchain and drones characterize African tech in 2018 After days of intermittent blackouts at the order of the Zimbabwe’s Minister of State for National Security, ISPs have restored conn...
Tags: Column, Internet, Congress, New York City, Court, Social Media, Tech, Ceo, Sms, Whatsapp, Davos, Internet Access, Digital Media, Washington Dc, President, Cameroon

Austin’s Media Tech Incubator Readies for First Group of Startups

Austin—An incubator for startups that are developing a media product is in its final week of accepting applications.Called Collective, the incubator is focused on startups that are working on innovating the media space, which includes augmented and virtual reality, publishing, news, public relations, video games, music, sound, film, marketing, advertising, radio, and podcasting, the group says. The incubator is a part of the Austin Community Foundation, a nonprofit philanthropy organization, an...
Tags: Startups, Accelerator, Publishing, Music, Texas, News, Media, Video Games, Film, Incubators, Advertising, Marketing, Trends, Social Media, Startup, Public Relations

The Internet Bill of Rights is just one piece of our moral obligations

David Gorodyansky Contributor David Gorodyansky is the CEO and co-founder of AnchorFree. More posts by this contributor Warrantless surveillance law proves it’s time to take privacy into our own hands This is the future if net neutrality is repealed; the creeping, costly death of media freedom Congressman Ro Khanna’s proposed Internet Bill of Rights pushes individual rights on the Internet forward in a positive manner. It provides...
Tags: Facebook, Column, Technology, Net Neutrality, Internet, Tech, Smartphones, Internet Service Providers, United States, Internet Access, Digital Media, Open Internet, Virtual Reality, Bill, Isp, New Media

Four reasons why you should attend TC Sessions AR/VR 2018

On October 18 — just one week away — some of the most brilliant and innovative minds in reality creation will gather at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles to attend TC Sessions AR/VR 2018. Whether you’re an early start-up founder, an investor, a developer or a student, if you’re focused on AR/VR, you don’t want to miss this day-long intensive that goes deep into the current and future state of augmented and virtual realities. Need a bit more convincing? Here are four reasons why you should buy a t...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Disney, Los Angeles, Tech, Smartphone, Digital Media, Arkansas, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Sequoia Capital, FirstMark Capital, New Media, Ucla, Shasta Ventures

CEOs from Mindshow, SVRF and TheWaveVR are talking social VR at TC Sessions: AR/VR

With Facebook holding a dominant role in the VR space, one would think that the social networking implications are all taken care of — but for the time being, it actually seems to be one of the best areas for virtual reality startups to get creative and find an audience. VR and AR has the potential to really change how we interact with other people, but who says it has to be standing next to each other over a virtual cup of coffee? At our one-day TC Sessions: AR/VR event in LA later this mont...
Tags: Facebook, La, Training, Tech, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, New Media, Ucla, Gil Baron, Adam Arrigo, SVRF, Sophia Dominguez, Video Gaming, Mindshow, TheWaveVR, TC Sessions: AR/VR 2018

Hear how Oculus is minimizing VR’s content problem at TC Sessions: AR/VR

In 2018, VR adoption has plenty of demons to chase as it looks to build a larger, more mainstream audience. In 2017, the chief concern for most in the industry was the lack of content available for headsets. The “content problem,” as it was called, was a huge concern for headset companies like Oculus which were selling pricey headsets that users could blaze through the available content for in a few weeks. It was a daunting challenge for the young industry, but one that no one seems to be talkin...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, La, Tech, Ceo, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Oculus Vr, Oculus Rift, New Media, Reality, Mixed Reality, Yelena Rachitsky, Rachitsky

CBS’ New Directors Specialize In Deal-Making and New Media

CBS must work to put its former CEO, Leslie Moonves, in the past. To do so, it has hired a  new slate of directors who have a fair amount of expertise in peering into the future. CBS’ new directors include an attorney who specializes in mergers and acquisitions; a former top Wall Street investment banker; […]
Tags: News, Cbs, Leslie Moonves, New Media, CBS Corp, National Amusements, Strauss Zelnick, Richard Parsons