this is how the future of journalism looks like, exciting stuff
thanks to this Al Jazeera interactive journalism project I found this amazing site which lets you see ships worldwide in real time.
great tool for investigative journalists.
because people are (still) very friendly and hospitable
because everyone smiles at you and talks to you and you will never feel alone
because it is very cheap and even filmmakers can afford stuff
because the noise and the honks blend into the colour so you feel like in an action film 24/7 (ear plugs are a must)
because when you are begging for a sunny day here, there you sit on a beach in Goa and eat roasted sweetcorn and banana milkshake
because it teaches you to be happy with little
and more, but i think this is enough… now go to india (season is november-march)
In a recent discussion about the education system in Germany, I found out 2 school-children per day commit suicide because of their grades and fear to disappoint teachers/parents. Being such a sensitive subject, the media is not allowed to cover such news stories. It’s sad…
But actually my post is about university courses. University is bloody expensive these days in most countries, so here is an alternative:
Since I was little, in feet and brain size, i loved watching ads… but not the ones you see on tv on an annoying hourly basis, but the ones advertising companies receive tons of money to produce… oh well … so here I am at the end of 2013 showing you ‘the best ads of 2013′
and for something less popular, but brilliant
A new form of art or education… maybe, for sure these projects are pretty cause stuff is moving in front of your eyes, and there’s an atmo sound of street noise, dogs barking, kids laughing and a voice tells you a story about a forgotten place, grim event or … something else. Give it a try! Click click and see recommendations…
Found this in a list on Mashable: 15 People Made Famous by the Internet in 2012
Special dedication for all the rap fans out there:
Most people do not know when and how they will die. Death Row inmates do. They are told the exact day, hour and minute of their death, including all the precise details, procedures and rituals of their execution.
Death Row is a documentary series written and directed by legendary feature filmmaker Werner Herzog, telling the fascinating and controversial story of crime and the death penalty. Over the period of a year, Herzog interviewed inmates in America as they awaited their death, uncovering brutal stories of rape and murder.
… and because I just can’t get enough of Herzog’s narrative voice.
This is for all the storytellers out there… an interactive editor to make your work/life/creative birth process EA-SIER… i haven’t actually bought it yet, but next time i actually have a budget for a film i shall… It’s like a bowl of salad – add different media formats, text, maps, social media and sauce (klynt).
Ladies and gents I present to you Klynt and 3WDOC.
Klynt is an interactive editing and publishing application dedicated to creative storytellers. It is not free, but it is easy to use, pretty, and… it comes from the future.
3WDOC is a versatile tool specifically designed to create and deliver rich media experiences optimized in HTML5 to run across the web: 3WDOC Studio = 3WDOC Player + 3WDOC Editor. This is FREE.
I always find myself recommending this to my friends or anyone who lives in London, so why shouldn’t I write it here as well.
If anyone asks me what is my favourite dish/food? I actually have an answer now…
Was ist das? Curry Laksa…
Every time I’m in London I go and treat myself to this spicy Japanese soup at the Hare & Tortoise.
The Open Knowledge Foundation is a not-for-profit organization who promotes open knowledge in all its forms. They have some interesting projects going on, check them here:
TinEye is an online service that lets you track down the places that any given image has been used on the web.
Many Eyes is my favourite data visualization tool, it is very easy to use: