Posts tagged "MIT"
Virtually There Conference Case Study

Virtually There Conference Case Study

Virtually There conference gathered together leading makers, technologists, academics, curators, and critics for two days of intensive demonstrations and discussions regarding the possibilities and implications of using VR for documentary. In these still early days, when competing consumer-grade VR systems together with massive capital investment and still-evolving user scenarios all generate a lot of noise, VR is in a state of interpretive flexibility. The conference sought to make use of...
Truthiness and Story-telling

Truthiness and Story-telling

Last Saturday, as the Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference, IRE 2012, came to a close, it examined the key question that hounds us all as journalists:  “What happens to investigative reporting in an era in which careful reporting and factual accuracy are under relentless pressure from the competition and from the very culture? “ Is the web placing speed ahead of accuracy and voice ahead of truthfulness? Implicit in this...
Videos from Futures of Entertainment @ MIT

Videos from Futures of Entertainment @ MIT

MIT TechTV has posted videos of the panels at November’s Futures of Entertainment 5 conference. Topics include nonfiction storytelling, crowdsourcing, crowd funding, serial storytelling, and “spreadable” media. posted by Katie Edgerton/MIT