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Profile: Douglas Engelbart, Inventor of Mouse, 1925-2013

On a December afternoon in 1968, Douglas Engelbart stood on the stage of the civic auditorium in downtown San Francisco with a message for the world he wasn’t sure anyone wanted to hear. The 43-year-old researcher had worked for years, … Continue reading

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Freeze-Frame from our doc now in post-production

STORIES FROM THE OVERSEAS HIGHWAY Check out the Stories From The Overseas Highway Facebook page here.

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Curation vs. Aggregation

Good post by digital strategist Adam Schweigert on the role of curation in journalism. “Part guide and collector, part interpreter, part researcher, part archivist, the curator of news … collects and organizes information, places it in a broader context, mines … Continue reading

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Smart piece on the future of the news story

Here’s Jeff Jarvis’ post on “new forms, relationships and (business) models for news,” where he says, “I come not to kill the article but to praise it.” Here’s a link to a gigacom piece that talks about Jarvis’ and others’ … Continue reading

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The Internet as a new form of global folk culture

” I think the Internet is causing a renaissance of folk culture in reaction to the domination of the past several decades of mainstream mass media” — In this vlog, Lauren Bird gives a nice explanation of Henry Jenkins’ work … Continue reading

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Early Look: Caribbean Sailing Project

Early Look: Caribbean Sailing Project from Knockemdown Productions on Vimeo. 15 days. 460 miles. 10 islands. Grenada to St. Thomas. Here’s a short teaser on our Lesser Antilles documentary project aboard the 42-foot sailing crusier Painkiller.

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30 Specialist (and super smart) search engines

Here’s a great resource for when you want to really drill down on a subject. This is from Adam Vincenzini, head of digital at London-based PR and social media agency, Paratus Communications. Here’s Paratus’ reel:

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Some production stills from this week

photos by Tim Long

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Harry Crews dead at 76

Author Harry Crews dies in Florida at 76; known for his gritty tales of the US South – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com. Harry Crews’ father worked on the building of the Tamiami Trail across the Everglades, losing one of his testicles … Continue reading

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Steve Rosenbaum, “Curation Nation” Author & Super Hero

Steve Rosenbaum: “A curator is someone who takes their world and organizes it.”

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