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NanoShorts Spring Cleaning video

Prizewinning YouTube video: “He blew out his pants!”

PaintCare has awarded $10,000 to NANOShorts Entertainment as the winner of an online video contest meant to raise awareness about paint recycling in California. NANOShorts submitted “Spring Cleaning,” a comical video short that features an unsuspecting young man, named Rick, walking his garbage to the curb, which sets off a chain of “telephone-style” miscommunication among […]
Humble Governor

Trolls Love Vague Patents, Friendly Courts

“If you grew up anywhere in Texas, you knew at an early age they was selling somethin’ out there – and it wasn’t poultry! – Deputy Fred, “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” Universal Pictures, 1982 There are a lot of things to like about Texas – the people, the space, the open skies, the […]
Racontr screen shot

Racontr interactive storytelling platform emerges from beta

Racontr, a French company that has been working on an online platform for interactive visual storytelling since 2013, has brought their product out of beta this week. I noticed it first at the Tribeca Film Festival’s Tribeca Hacks in late 2013, and since then they have continued to add to the platform, completely mindful of […]

Using gestures to take selfies on mobile devices using Elliptical Labs ultrasound technology

Taking selfies with a swipe highlights ultrasonic gesture technology

Elliptic Labs has just announced an update in its latest technology — ‘Ultra-fast Ultra-far Interaction’; split-second speed and a remarkably large field of response for touchless gesturing. These breakthroughs enable OEMs to make mobile phones and other products deliver the fastest, most natural and easiest interface currently available. Visitors to the Elliptic Labs booth (Hall […]
Thanks a million from Paper by 53

FiftyThree thanks a Million Collaborative Visual Creators on Mix

Mix, the collaborative component of ipad drawing app Paper from FiftyThree, has surpassed one million accounts just 157 days after launch. FiftyThree, creator of the Paper iPad ap, marks a milestone for themselves and and their community of visual creators around the world: Mix, the collaborative component of Paper, has surpassed one million accounts just […]
13 reasons why your brain craves infographics

13 Reasons why your Brain Craves Infographics (INFOGRAPHIC)

NeoMam Studios has created both an interactive and static infographic visually explaining why your brain craves… infographics. But the story here is that we don’t just crave infographics; for the most part, we depend on visuals to explain the world, to give our memories anchors, to help us create everything from art to a meal […]

The Cost of Connectivity 2014

Who’s the fastest in any land? DataViz of 2500 Internet offerings across the world (INFOGRAPHIC)

Who doesn’t want fast internet speeds? This table and interactive data visualization has been created by Sik.co, as part of their Cost of Connectivity 2014 data visualizations. Read and share the info below. You might want to move to Amsterdam if you’re really hoping to stream House of Cards with no buffering. Data from cost-of-connectivity.silk.co […]
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How new tech is renovation the world’s (almost) oldest business (INFOGRAPHIC)

Technology is becoming an all-inclusive word. Stick “nano” in front of it and it can reach from medicine to printing (see our article about the use of particles compounded into inks to create sophisticated marks that cannot be seen by the eye or standard cameras). This infographic is about technology applied to arguably the world’s […]

The Squiggle Birds visual thinking exercise

Dave Gray, well-known visual thinker and author, demonstrates an easy and fun exercise in visual thinking, especially helpful for anyone who says they can’t draw. Dave (@davegray) shared this through Slideshare, and credits his friend Chris Glynn, “a fine teacher who teaches fine things” with this visual thinking activity. Notice he just adds a few […]

MY RODE REEL prizes for 2015

RØDE Short Film Competition rides again: over $200K of prizes in the pool

“MY RØDE REEL” – THE WORLD’S LARGEST SHORT FILM COMPETITION RETURNS BIGGER AND BETTER FOR 2015 Pro-audio brand RØDE Microphones announces that the ‘My RØDE Reel’ international short film competition – first launched in 2014 to huge international acclaim – will return in 2015, with an increased total prize pool of more than $200,000 in […]

Indiegogo and Vimeo Partner to Support Filmmakers

Indiegogo and Vimeo announced this past weekend from the Sundance Film Festival, a partnership designating Vimeo as a preferred distribution platform for films funded on Indiegogo. Vimeo has also committed to an ongoing creator fund for select Indiegogo funded film campaigns in exchange for exclusive distribution on Vimeo On Demand. Additionally, Indiegogo will be joining […]
UK Small business infographic

Small Business focus on UK economy (INFOGRAPHIC)

Everline has shared with VizWorld.com this infographic, created for them by kurve.co.uk, highlighting the benefits of funding small businesses in the UK. With simple but clear use of icon-driven charts and other diagrams, it looks like a nice selling tool for the point it’s trying to make. The full article and infographic is at https://www.everline.com/blog/small-business-building-blocks-economy […]

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