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“Life In A Day” YouTube Debut

Life In A Day: Ridley Scott Remixes the World

Ultimate Remix

In a grand collaboration with the global community, Producer/Director Ridley Scott, Kevin MacDonald and the Youtube Community present the ultimate remix with what it is like to be alive on the 24th of July, 2010 on Thursday, January 27 at 8PM EST.

Visit Life In a Day. http://www.youtube.com/lifeinaday

 

Be a Star: One Day Left to Get in Next Ridley Scott Film

Life in a Day - Youtube, Ridley Scott video project

Got your Flip, video camera or cell phone at the ready?

Join Youtube and film maker Ridley Scott Saturday, July 24 in filming in what promises to be an historic participatory video project, Life In A Day.

Learn more on the social video conversation here.

Does your messaging represent your audience?

Do your messages represent your intended target audience?

Bill Nye delivers, and big! His science music videos are hip hop
meets Big Blue Marble mashup.

Something every middle school or junior high school teacher should
watch with their students.

HT to AllTop!

Vodpod videos no longer available.

more about “The 11 best Bill Nye the Science Guy …“, posted with vodpod

How do you stand out from 100 Million Twitter users?

Twitter. 100 million+ and growing.

So how do you visually differentiate your Twitter profile for influence?

Check out these Twitter layouts in this Fast Company post.

3 Design Themes for your Twitter Profile.

  1. Get Personal
    It is the “social web.” Add a personal picture to personalizes your profile or  business profile.
  2. Use the Real Estate
    Left and right sides, top and bottom.
    How you can visually impress your audience?
  3. Design Counts
    Consider how your content is set off or distracted by
    your logo, or a minimalist or high impact look.

See the full post here.

Read the original Smashing Magazine article.

Kindle, iPad: Is e-Paper that far behind?

What is the design arc of our reading mediums?

The CooperJ design team best posits, “How do we combine the affordances of print and online versions of news and translate that hybrid into a single device?”

The CooperJ e-reader solution centers on the development of Smart Paper, a futuristic e-paper that serves as the material of the e-reader.

What mobile device, mobile medium, or mobile cornea, will we be reading in the future.

Read the Designboom post here.

Apple iPad with Kindle app

Above: the Amazon Kindle app as premiered on the Apple iPad.
Below: the LG Newspaper e-Reader employs flexible ink.

LG's Flexible ink Newspaper eReader

Watch a fascinating video on Jae Kim‘s The Page.

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