Tagged: storytelling

SXSWistful

I’m sitting in a darkened theater watching a comedy show. The room seats 90 people. It’s a late show, and I only stayed out because there’s a writer from The Daily Show performing. Then the host comes out and says, “We have a very special guest with us tonight…Mr. Judd Apatow.” That’s right, the director...

Preview: Doing It in Public – BLEs and Modern Storytelling

According to Lisa Woods and the rest of the ‘Doing It in Public’ panelists, beacons, or Bluetooth Low Energy devices, will be the next big trend in the Internet of Things. BLE technology has primarily been used in retail and advertising, but with the Asunder project, this group suggests beacons be used for storytelling purposes....

Turn Texas Blue

At 5 p.m. on the last day of SXSWi, one wouldn’t expect to find a lively panel full of people, all ready to talk, discuss, and share stories, but that was exactly what happened in Can Stories Turn Texas Blue? Digital Media And HB2. Jessica Luther and Julie Gillis were two of the hundreds of...

Preview: Storytelling Beyond Words: New Forms of Journalism

We are in the midst of the great digital age, yet many journalists seem to be stuck in the past.  It is time for journalists and news sources to embrace technology, social media and data visualization in order to connect with today’s audience.  Consumers no longer want the typical news story; they want to connect...