Archive for November, 2010

After attending prodev day on 9/11/2010 and listening to two talks  given by Dom Raban and Tom Mason.  From Corporation Pop and Delineo respectively about Linkedin and using social media to job hunt it is clear that social media can be a really useful tool when looking  for and applying for jobs,

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The first clip which I think can be used in multiple contexts can be found here the reasons why I have chosen this clip are because it can be compared to the analogue and digital as in the moder world we have moved from analogue to digital and with this clip the times have moved from steam to electric. The tags that I would use are #steam #buisness #era #engine. Continue reading

Media convergance is the combination of combining of computing and information technology companies, telecommunications networks and content providers away from the publishers of newspapers and magazines.  With media convergence it is all about sharing content, communicating and computers.  Media convegence is now happening all the time as people are now realising that the internet has a wealth of information and can be used to share information quickly and economically, with the use of media convergence companies can share their content quicker and easier with the consumer. Continue reading

Within Social Media, The Music Industry or any Industry for that matter copyright, licensing and ethics play an important role.  If we take the music industry as an example these terms play an important part, as with the old analogue record contracts the artist was tied to the record company and so with any record sold the majority of the sale went to the record company however a small part of the sale went to the artist.  Before the days of the digital era this is how artists made money as their records were on sale for £10 plus.  However as we are now in the digital age these old analogue contracts are not much good because now people can buy individual tracks or albums from sources like Itunes, however even though the work is still copyrighted the arists are getting less and less because of file sharing hence why older bands are stating to tour again so that they can gain revenue from ticket sales and merchandising as these are the main two ways that bands make money. Continue reading