Tag: qr codes

by Danielle McNamara

For those of us with a tight budget, little tech know-how, and even less time, there is still hope for adding multimedia into your communications plans. In not much time at all, you can produce a powerful photo slideshow or video with some fairly simple tools. Here are three quick and easy tools to incorporate […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Should tablets be used in schools? (Gulfnews) 2. 8 ways to revamp journalism education (Online Journalism Blog) 3. Should schools buy tablets or laptops? (News and Observer) 4. Can QR codes engage students in the classroom? (Business 2 Community) 5. 3 key dynamics […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook: Average journalist has seen 320% uptick in subscribers since fall (10,000 Words) 2. New York Times disputes claim that Daily Mail is largest newspaper in the world (BuzzFeed) 3. Netflix: We do not want to facilitate cord cutting (AdAge) […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Nearly 80% of college students can’t figure out QR codes (Digital Trends) 2. Verizon to take on Netflix with web video service (Reuters) 3. Oregon court deems blogger “not a journalist,” imposes $2.5 million judgment (Seattle News) 4. iPhone could be used by police to take fingerprints in […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Cable companies consider Web usage fees to compete with Netflix, Hulu (Bloomberg) 2. Phone ‘rootkit’ maker Carrier IQ may have violated wiretap law in millions of cases (Forbes) 3. SOPA will be changed to meet some objections, says movie industry supporter (Media Decoder) 4. The sketchbook of Susan […] more »

by Jessica Clark

Google’s Teaching Theater at the SXSWi Trade Show AUSTIN, TX — By Day 3 of the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, I find that the future’s so bright, it kind of gives me a migraine. Inside the Austin Convention Center, where most of the conference was staged, pillars are baroquely barnacled with multiple generations of […] more »

by Michael Josefowicz

Point your phone at a printed page. Take a picture. Get taken to a website. That’s the power of QR codes, codes embedded in print that can link cell phones to specific websites. They’ve been doing this for years in Japan, and now they are starting to do it in Europe. Sooner or later it […] more »