Pull up a chair and make yourself comfortable. Block out 15 minutes of your time to watch a story, a corporate video with a difference. Watch it full screen in high definition and turn up the sound a little. Ready? Then let's begin. (If you don't see the video embedded above, watch it at Vimeo.) This is a video that portrays the experiences and views of some opinion leaders who present credible perspectives on social media in the workplace - why it matters and what it means to the … [Read more...] about No-fuss perspectives: Social Media @ Work
Doesn't this... ...look remarkably like this... Reality in a Back To The Future II style. Not in five years - 2015 was the year portrayed in that film - but ten is credible, I reckon. (Via Engadget) Related post: No hoverboards in San Francisco? … [Read more...] about A hoverboard that works
We went and saw Avatar yesterday, the film thatâ€™s getting a lot of attention for a variety of reasons since its release on December 17: the amazing digital effects, the dramatic and epic scale of the story, the $400 million budget, the groundbreaking 3D version. We saw it in 3D at Cineworld Brighton, a multiplex almost right on the seafront (not a fun experience getting there on a freezing windy December evening) at the Brighton Marina. But it was unquestionably worth the trip. Itâ€™s a long … [Read more...] about Avatar: telling an old story in a new way
Iâ€™d not heard about The Age of Stupid before seeing a story in the Financial Times about it that showed up in my RSS reader this morning. The Age of Stupid is a 90-minute film about climate change, set in the future, which will have its world premiere in London on March 15th 2009 and then be released in UK cinemas on March 20th 2009, followed by other countries. SYNOPSIS Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite (In The Name of the Father, Brassed Off) stars as a man living alone in the … [Read more...] about The Age of Stupid
I love a journalist who genuinely has a way with words. Whoâ€™s actually a good writer. Who might have an agenda and doesnâ€™t pretend he or she doesnâ€™t. Who touches on things that make you nod in recognition as well as laugh your head off. In sum, a journalist who writes so damn well and, usually, without giving a toss that Iâ€™ll read his or her content no matter what. For me, Paul Carr falls under that description. I tune in via RSS to Not Safe for Work, his weekly column in the Guardian … [Read more...] about No hoverboards in San Francisco?