Is there a Social-Media Fueled Protest Style? An Analysis From #jan25 to #geziparki | technosociology

 Guardian coverage of Turkey is pretty good but this one is from a social-media analyst in Turkey.  Great summary of the history, leading up to the current events. Is there a Social-Media Fueled Protest Style? An Analysis From #jan25 to #geziparki | technosociology. “So, let’s get some of the Tahrir/Taksim comparisons out of the way. […]

Parrot Drone crash – SOLVED!… Pic Watchdog Emergency.

Had a crazy crash with my Parrot AR Drone while I was testing some ideas for the Parade of the Lost Souls (you can see my test footage at left).  This is how I assessed and fixed it. I hit a street light about 25 or 30 feet up. Down it came crashing. Why, oh […]

Parade of Lost Souls 2012

This was my video installation for the Secret Souls Walk at Parade of Lost Souls 2012. Thanks to Nahid Karimaghalou and Reza Shahidi-Nejad who were my awesome volunteers!  Without them I’d be wetter, and would have had far more TV’s short-out in the rain – there were enough of those as it was! More of […]

Dark Social: We Have the Whole History of the Web Wrong – Alexis C. Madrigal – The Atlantic

(found this via the Frameworks listserv.  In other words, through Dark Social.) Dark Social: We Have the Whole History of the Web Wrong – Alexis C. Madrigal – The Atlantic. Here’s a pocket history of the web, according to many people. In the early days, the web was just pages of information linked to each […]

Video Journalism workshops at VIVO

Learn on-camera reporting, off-camera interview skills, documentary shooting techniques, polished journalistic writing skills, and documentary editing. Participants will develop a documentary concept (or bring one you have in mind) and shoot footage that will be analyzed and edited over two workshop sessions.  You are welcome to use VIVO’s video cameras, or you can bring your […]

Extraction is in the works

After two years of research and planning, Theatre Conspiracy is digging into the creation of the documentary-style play Extraction. Our international cast and team of theatre artists are in residence at The Cultch in Vancouver for the next couple of weeks to experiment before a work-in-progress presentation at Your Kontinent: Richmond International Film & Media […]

Georgia Straight reviews The Fine Line

Some nice press for my  dance visuals, in Judith Garay’s new work for Dancers Dancing. Two more nights to see the show!  Come down to SFU Woodwards tonight or tomorrow. “Flick Harrison’s projections are hazy blobs and zig-zag designs, and they’re apt symbols of the amorphous feel of the overall work.” The Fine Line—twisted angels […]

The Fine Line: Twisted Angels at Woodwards

I’ve just polished up the multimedia projections on this new dance work for Dancers Dancing.  I’ve been working with Judith Garay for years as a videographer and now as a projections designer. For this show I’ve been using Isadora with Osculator, to allow Wii controllers in the dancers’ costumes to affect the projections.  I’ve played […]

Problem-Solving in Adobe Premiere: Audio Glitches and Sync

(I’ve just made the leap to Adobe Premiere from Final Cut, because I HATE the new FCPX and no, I’m NOT afraid of a new paradigm.  Adobe’s keyboard shortcuts alone are reason enough to be glad I switched.  I mean – tilde (~) expands the panel you’re hovering over to fill the whole screen?!  And […]

Online surveillance bill opens door for Big Brother – CBC News

Terry Milewski Politics Online surveillance bill opens door for Big Brother – Politics – CBC News. “Essentially, [this law] says that government agents may enter an ISP when they wish, without a warrant, and demand to see absolutely everything — including all data anywhere on the network — and to copy it all. If that […]

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