The Veronica Mars film crowdfunding raise has added a new "charity" dimension to it's progress so far. A recap first though starting with the Kickstarter raise. Kristen Bell's / Veronica Mars charity raise follows. Story: Veronica Mars was a TV show that aired between 2004 to 2007; Kristen Bell played the title character. The show developed a [...]
Often in the film industry sandals are needed for large scenes with lots of actors. Making them new and aging them can be costly and the result may not always be aesthetically pleasing. Stitchwallah in India can locate oodles of these sandals in used condition. Perfect for a films tight budget and aesthetic needs. Check [...]
Cousin Hilary Niederer now has her own blog. Stitchwallah! Hilary sources fabrics for costumes in films. As you can see in her IMDB entry she has worked with costumes in films like The Kite Runner, The Last Samurai, Kate and Leopold, Narnia and many others. Visit www.stitchwallah.com now to check out Hilary's latest fabric discoveries.
Social proof is a psychological phenomenon that occurs in ambiguous social situations when people are unable to determine the appropriate mode of behavior. It is also known as informational social influence. People often make the assumption that surrounding people possess more knowledge about the situation, they will deem the behavior of others as appropriate or [...]
Occasionally I drop in on TomPeters.com He has an excellent blog and over the last 25 years has stayed true to his passion and message. Here is an excellent video on two rapidly emerging and important markets.
Brightcove's video "self-publishing system" is in demand. Now Hearst Corp, Allen & Co, IAC, Interactive Corp and AOL are aligning with them. This shows that the convergence of traditional media and new media is gathering speed and urgency. America Online Inc. (AOL) struck a deal with a fledgling online video distribution system developer, Brightcove Inc., [...]
Check this out. You get to sense the journey you can have before you leave home! Awesome. Experiential Travel Meets Experiential Technology: Relief Rides Come Alive
Online collaboration to help Greenpeace plan campaigns - vnunet.com Environmental campaigner Greenpeace has launched an online collaboration system to help activists plan events and action around the world. The community, called Melt, will provide a variety of tools to allow the sharing of information and strategies on green issues such as global warming. Rolf Kleef, the [...]
Every time I get on a plane to go to another meeting in another city I yearn for the day when the bulk of the population gets up to speed with virtual whiteboards and teleconferences. This story gives us an update.Net4Now :: News Story “UK business executives are fed up of wasting money and time [...]
I've often wonered whether the constant strung of new products from Google have any real context to them or not. I gained some great context from Shrikant Joshi a fellow Performancer. He reckons that "one fine day, if they choose to bring all services (the old ones, the current and the new ones) under one [...]