Monthly Archives: March 2011

Larry Page Wants to Return Google to Its Startup Roots | Magazine

To Page, the only true failure is not attempting the audacious. “Even if you fail at your ambitious thing, it’s very hard to fail completely,” he says. “That’s the thing that people don’t get.” via Larry Page Wants to Return … Continue reading

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Syllabus Update: Details of Assignment on Multimedia Draft

The syllabus has been updated in Week Nine with details of what’s expected for the draft of your multimedia project next week. Please review this carefully, so you’re prepared to take maximum advantage of the open lab time we’ll have … Continue reading

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Russell’s Got a New Kid!

Just wanted to share the good news that adjunct professor Russell Chun’s wife Khin gave birth to a baby girl, Chloe Mai, 5lb. 9oz., 18″, on Tuesday, March 29. I’m collecting contributions for a gift, so feel free to pass … Continue reading

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Technical resources for your multimedia project

A reminder when you get to post-production phase on your multimedia projects — we’ve got some superb resources available to you among our broadcast associates on the third floor. They’re knowledgeable, ready to help and open to scheduling one-on-one time … Continue reading

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The world’s incredible march toward better health in the 20th century

A friend forwarded this BBC segment, which combines some truly amazing data visualization with a narrated stand-up.

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Ethics and Forensics in the age of Photoshop Photojournalism at MIT | Lightstalkers

Come hear about the history of faked photos and what news organizations can do about them. via Ethics and Forensics in the age of Photoshop Photojournalism at MIT | Lightstalkers.

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Getting started in podcasting | Knight Digital Media Center

A new podcasting guide offers a practical way to get started with this already highly popular medium. The how-to guide, from podcaster Matthew Haughey, covers everything from appropriate podcast lengths and formats to all the equipment, software and hosting services you’ll … Continue reading

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Finding photo fakes; Getting started in podcasting | Knight Digital Media Center

If you’ve ever worried about photo fakery on your news outlet, you may soon have a detection tool to help uncover it.A digital forensics expert is working to develop commercial software that detects subtle changes to the standard jpeg format … Continue reading

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Website hack session tomorrow, Wednesday, at 5:30 pm. Come one, come all! If you have any questions about setting up your personal or project website, using HTML/CSS, want to learn a little bit of Javascript, or anything else, please stop … Continue reading

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Manuals! Manuals. MANUALS!

Marantz 620: Handbook, menu options, audio manual (Mic types, p. 5; Field recording, p. 8-10; Switch, p. 46). Marantz 660: User Guide Portable Solid State Recorder (manual) Marantz PMD 660 Tutorial (video). Sony PD170: Sony Manuals (select DSR-PD170 from the … Continue reading

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