live blog: a snafu, a solution

Ran into a snafu: my plan to use the (non-techie) program iMapFlickr fell through. While a offering a slick, customizable interface, the service only allows one Flickr set per map – thereby dashing my plan to incorporate several users’ tea-related photos in one place. I then had the idea of adding photos to a Flickr … Continue reading

live blog: tea and firewalls

Likely among others, the following countries block Flickr access: China, Myanmar, Iran, Saudi Arabia, North Korea, and the United Arab Emirates – the latter being the top annual per capita tea-consuming nation in the world. Naturally, technologies (like TorGuard) exist to leap these proverbial firewalls. I’ll keep this in mind as I search Flickr for UAE-based … Continue reading

live blog: a re-blog

Originally posted on Icetea8:
List of countries by tea consumption per capita From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   This is a list of countries ordered by annual per capita consumption of tea, as of 2009. Rank Country Tea consumption 1  United Arab Emirates 6.24 kg (220 oz) 2  Ireland 3.22 kg (114 oz) 2  Mauritania 3.22 kg (114 oz) 4  Turkey…

live blog: memes to tea to شاي

Memes, culled from Flickr as a representation of global digital culture (idea #1), are a no-go…it seems only Americans (and expats) tagged their photos with “memes.” This is likely due to a loss in translation (a search for in Paris, for example, generated hits for même). I should have known. I have since shifted my topic … Continue reading

review: “my video project”

part one: a description Taylor wends public access, point of view (POV) clips of drag/formula racing with racing footage of her own. part two: an addendum Want to know what it’s like to be, well, punched at without stepping into a dojo? As a martial arts junkie (taekwondo, karate, and ninjutsu), I appreciate how POV … Continue reading

review: “different worlds”

part one: a description To a folk-ish cover of Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World,” Michelle splices a public access video of a crow perched on power lines into home point-of-view/weather shots of the ocean. part two: an addendum Just as a good, dry red pairs with pasta, jazz gives soul to our surroundings. A … Continue reading

review: “going inside CNN”

part one: a description Paula links a public access clip of CNN’s Anderson Cooper introducing Jon Hammond with home footage—point-of-view shots filmed entering the CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia. part two: an addendum Even in Michigan, Hurricane Sandy is wreaking havoc. A nod to the CNN reporters stationed (cold and damp) along the Eastern Seaboard … Continue reading

review: “the myth of lincoln”

part one: a description Aaron pairs clips from public access documentary Monumental Myths with home footage—point-of-view shots filmed at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. part two: an addendum Say what you will about Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight book and movie series but it is, indeed, vamp season. So, considering Aaron’s montage and theme, I thought … Continue reading

review: “f22 demo”

Sidebar: I’m channeling Kenny Loggins and Goose. part one: a description Tyler juxtaposes a public access video of a tricking Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 Raptor with home footage—a shot tracking his entrance into Langley Air Force Base. part two: an addendum Interestingly, YouTube recommended the feature-length trailer for Sony Pictures’ Skyfall—the 23rd installment of the James … Continue reading

Originally posted on Multimedia Authoring:
Jessica’s video begins with a scene of a table shaking – on the table are a number of items, including a copy of team, some crackers, a picture of her grandmother, and a letter from her grandfather during WWII. All of the items on the table are rattling around due…