Journalism Grads: 30 Things You Should Do This... →
This is a great list, full of stuff we should all probably do this summer. Favorites: 2. If you already have a blog, write a post that gets retweeted 20 times 3. Shoot 100 amazing photos and post them on Flickr 5. Become a part of a crowdsourcing project (start here) 8. Shoot and edit a 3-minute video and post it to YouTube 9. Design a website from scratch using HTML and CSS
Pearls Before Breakfast - washingtonpost.com →
A couple years old, but an amazing social experiment. This story got a ton of response. Don’t think we could necessarily do something exactly like this, but food for thought.
BBC Map: Are you feeling the pinch? →
It’s not the most visually compelling map, but allowing users to add comments/information to maps is something we’ve discussed in the past.
Vimeo Weekend Projects →
So the prizes are pretty cool - if you win, you get an extra 100MB of upload space. What a nice incentive to keep participating!
Post-it Note inventor watches Sticky Note... →
lilacina: The best way to watch this is to start both videos at the same time so you get a synchronous experience of the pair. That plus the inbflat site that I’ve been pestering everyone with this week has me thinking hard about simultaneous streaming, and how it might apply to storytelling. Surely people are already working on it. Examples, anyone? Watch these together! So cool! Let’s try...
This I Believe, Inc. →
“This I Believe is an international project engaging people in writing, sharing, and discussing the core values that guide their daily lives. These short statements of belief, written by people from all walks of life, are archived here, heard on public radio, and featured in weekly podcasts. The project is based on the popular 1950s radio series of the same name hosted by Edward R. Murrow.” ...