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How To Make Online TV and Broadcast Video with an iPad and Switcher Software

January 15, 2016

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There is a lot of talk about video opportunities for mobile and websites, particularly when it comes to product demonstrations or ‘how to’ videos. Surprisingly, one of the best ways to achieve great results is to use an iPad and a broadcast app. Anyone can teach themselves how to create stunning product videos or ‘how […]

DIY Film Makers Must Check This Essential List of Film Techniques and Tutorials

September 9, 2015

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For the film school uninitiated there are several routes to success in digital video. Whether smartphone shooting for quick social videos or creating professional productions, ‘no film school’ tutorials are everywhere online. No Film School is one of the best video education sites on the net. Essentially it is where filmmakers learn from each other. […]

Meerkat Takes SXSW by Storm, Openshot for Linux and Intel’s Education Hub

March 24, 2015

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This year’s hottest new mobile app is called Meerkat and it promises to turn live broadcast video on its head. South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas was taken by storm this year by a video live streaming app Meerkat looking to turn the world of mobile video and live broadcast on its head. Viral […]

BBC Fresh: Hothouse Flower and the botanic heist

February 12, 2014

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Lindsay Bramwell was a volunteer at the Moorbank Botanic Gardens in Newcastle upon Tyne. Used as a research facility by the University of Newcastle, the lease for the gardens was not renewed in autumn 2013 leading to speculation that the greenhouses would be turned off and the facility shut down. All of the exotic plant […]

Digital skills in education: multimedia, iPads and MOOCs

December 12, 2013

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Educators should thank their lucky stars for the blog scene because without it they might be stuck in the digital dark ages. Thanks to the blog work of dedicated teachers and online learning experts it is easy to keep up to date with the latest digital resources. Three blogs I read regularly provide excellent background […]

3D Print Show London: a video introduction to the UK’s largest 3D event

November 20, 2013

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Just a quick post today to showcase a video I put together at the 3D Print Show London last year. It was the inaugural event and featured a range of exhibitors from commercial desktop 3D printer systems (Formlab, Makerbot, Cube etc) to large engineering and academic research projects (Europac, University of Nottingham). Some of the […]

Sugata Mitra: Ripping up the education rulebook and his league of grannies in the cloud

November 19, 2013

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Sugata Mitra looks like a kindly uncle with his round face and a swoosh of black hair punctuated on both sides by inverted commas of grey. You expect him to be jolly and he is, but when he speaks about learning and his maverick educational projects you feel the enthusiasm and then genuine awe at […]