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July 27, 2011

The Invisible Gorilla


What You See is What You Get
By MANOHLA DARGIS
Published: July 8, 2011 NYTIMES
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/10/movies/why-difficult-movies-are-more-um-difficult.html?_r=1&hpw


http://www.theinvisiblegorilla.com/gorilla_experiment.html

Using the Kinect to shoot video


2 examples of using a hacked Kinect in music video production

http://www.wired.com/underwire/2011/03/kinect-hack-music-video/

http://boingboing.net/2011/07/21/music-video-for-bell.html

July 17, 2011

Marshall McLuhan Speaks

2011 marks Marshall McLuhan's 100th birthday. For more than half a century, his thoughts have been hotly debated, discussed, and interpreted in myriad ways. Yet very few people have actually heard McLuhan speak. They have not had the opportunity to see and hear him explain what he meant by his best-known sayings, "The medium is the message," "global village," and others.
Find out more about media theorist Marshall McLuhan>>>
Marshall McLuhan Speaks
http://www.marshallmcluhanspeaks.com/
A century after his birth, Marshall McLuhan is 'still ahead of us'
http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/article/1025757--a-century-after-his-birth-marshall-mcluhan-is-still-ahead-of-us

July 11, 2011

Look at Artscape on AlJazeera

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Artscape gives expression to the creative forces behind many of the world's headline stories. Across the globe people are using their voices, their imaginations and their visions to break down powerful barriers in their communities.

http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/artscape/