Tag: videos

by Joanna Kao

Ever wanted to watch someone get a face full of pie over and over again with audio and from multiple angles? Thanks to Vine, it’s possible. The unofficial NICAR13 “pie-ing” event above was part of a Kickstarter reward for a project to create data journalism educational materials. For the $150 reward level, someone could “smash […] more »

by Nicola Hughes

Come the holidays, we all like to do ourselves up — a new frock for the party season, or a post-Movember shave. We all like to look our best in preparation for the Christmas glut. This extravagance now extends to the web. But instead of adding a bit of snowfall, ScraperWiki has driven that further […] more »

by Andrew Whitacre

One of the things we at MIT are very quietly considering — quietly in the same sense that I first considered getting a creative writing degree, as in, seduced by the prospect while overawed by the reality — is holding a large, public civic media conference as part of, or in addition to, our invitation-only […] more »