I am currently in the process of updating a couple of Mobile Media Making courses. I'm running a number of courses in various locations over the next few weeks. This means I have to play and experiment with apps that have either been updated, or that I've not used for a while. Those that follow me on twitter will know I record and upload much more audio than video. Mainly because my workflow … [Read more...] about The Noises on the Roof
Once again I wake to the BBC News channel 'Britain's most watched news channel' wondering why I bother. I can avoid buying the Daily Mail and it's tittle tattle quite easily yet i find the BBC's 24 hour news channel streamed into my home unavoidably disappointing. I am forced to pay to have the BBC in my home, is it too much to ask for a news service to transmit what I class as … [Read more...] about Weapon of mass distraction reports Tiger Woods, Xfactor shocker!
Here is a phone call between the Independent Newspaper and myself as I try to resolve the issue of my photo being published without my permission in this story. I must add that this is not the first time it has happened. I had to make similar calls regarding photography taken in Iraq. Once a photo has been kept on file (with or without permission) it is impossible to know if it is being used … [Read more...] about Independent Copyright Theft
I am finding it easier and easier to just click record and speak my thoughts into some form or video blogging application. It all began with Seesmic and now in addition (especially when wanting to cross post and use multimedia) I also use Phreadz. For live streaming (in my opinion), there is still only Qik. The more I used these places the more I noticed a dip in my frequency to blog and … [Read more...] about Less is more: The 12 second blog killer
I was having a quiet night in on the net, flitting from one platform to another, posting a video here and a tweet there. The chatter in the networks was all about the upcoming New Media Expo in Las Vegas. Having missed out on the Boston Podcamp while on a photo assignment I felt a pang of longing and posted this video.. Apparently I was not clutching at straws.. an hour later I was looking at … [Read more...] about Phreadz and the New Media Expo