Archive for December, 2009

Why Indie Directors Are Releasing Movies Online — For Free

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

"Releasing it for free is just good marketing," he says. "Whether it's through piracy or distribution your film is out there on the Internet, so we decided to harness this." … Online sales of merchandise – including T-shirts and collector's editions of the DVD – have generated $430,000 on a film that only cost $21,500 […]

Scanimate News Report – SLYT

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Awesome news report about computer animation and Scanimate c. 1978. "We are in the process of being given some servant of the visual imagination that will allow us to communicate in a very marvelous and exciting way." More at http://www.metafilter.com/87653/The-Computer-Graphics-Revolution-circa-1978 Visit Scanimate News Report – SLYT

Association for Computing Machinery tries to undermine open access – Boing Boing

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Visit Association for Computing Machinery tries to undermine open access – Boing Boing

Cornell University Library Partners with the Internet Archive

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

In an effort to make its materials globally accessible, Cornell University Library is sharing tens of thousands of digitized books with the Internet Archive. Visit Cornell University Library Partners with the Internet Archive

Slashdot | White House Plans Open Access For Research

Saturday, December 12th, 2009

White House/OSTP wants comments re: extending the NIH OA mandate to other agencies. #oa Visit Slashdot | White House Plans Open Access For Research

ResearchBuzz » Get Your Internet TV Listings with Clicker.com

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Data on 400,000 episodes over 1200 sources in over 1200 categories. Visit ResearchBuzz » Get Your Internet TV Listings with Clicker.com

Archives without borders 30-31 August 2010

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Location Organisation About The Hague Registration Sponsors Press Contact About the congress VVBAD, the Belgium association for archivists, and KVAN, the Dutch association for archivists, are holding an international congress titled Archives without Borders on August 30 and 31, 2010 in the Peace Palace in The Hague, The Netherlands. This Congress commemorates the first international […]

More Research To Back The Notion That Streaming Kills Piracy

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

"…streaming video online has unequivocally turned mainstream with almost two thirds (64%) of Internet users watching video clips, almost a third (31%) watching full length TV and video programming and 13% sharing videos." Visit More Research To Back The Notion That Streaming Kills Piracy

Feature – OpenAIRE: archive access anytime, anywhere

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

"Formally embracing the open access ethic, the European Commission has decided to require that results from research it funds in some fields — such as health, energy, environment, information and communication technologies, research infrastructures, social sciences and humanities — become freely available." Visit Feature – OpenAIRE: archive access anytime, anywhere

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting