Create an Explosive Cover with Precise Photo Manipulation Techniques In this tutorial, we're going to make a creative illustration in a style meant for a video game cover or sci-fi book cover. We'll create this with mostly photo manipulation techniques. With some cool Photoshop options you can turn all the photos you chose, into one stunning looking explosive cover. It's amazing, how easy this can be done, all you need is just a good idea and some solid basics in Photoshop.
Teaching with Twitter – turning microblogging into learning In many cities around the world, kids and adults are returning to the classrooms for a new year at school. So much has changed for students and teachers. First with mobile phones, and now with social media. How can teachers and parents keep up? Along with the development of social media tools, the opportunity for developing new methods of teaching that incorporate these tools are emerging. In the case of microblogging, specifically the use of Twitter, these challenges are global.
What is Behavioral Marketing? Explore the Strategy of Behavioral Marketing As you search through your favorite web pages, your eyes briefly drift to the side of a webpage. You suddenly notice the ads that have been sitting there all along -- ads that actually seem interesting to you for once. 100+ Awesome Open Courseware Links for Artists Posted by Site Administrator in Learning Tools Nov 20th, 2008 By Kelsey Allen Whether you’re into art theory, studying ancient art or making art yourself, you can find a range of online courses and lectures that can help educate you on your field of interest. Check out these open courseware resources to learn more, get fresh perspectives and expand your artistic horizons.
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The 6 critical questions guaranteed to drive your social media strategy If you made ladders for a living and sold them to big chain stores, how much of your budget should you spend on social media marketing? Should you step it up? (Sorry, I can’t help myself sometimes). This was a real question posed to me by a reader last week and as I walked her through the six key questions that lead to social media strategy I thought this would be useful information to share with you. Undoubtedly, most companies should have a social media presence today.
The Visual Leap - About Visual Thinking >> Home • About Visual Thinking About Visual Thinking Visual thinking, also called visual learning, is a proven method of organizing ideas graphically - with concept maps, mind maps and webs. Scientifically based research demonstrates that visual learning techniques improve memory, organization, critical thinking and planning. Visual thinking is an intuitive and easy-to-learn strategy that works for many academic and professional projects. The more complex the task or idea, the more useful this approach can be. Connect, Capture, Collaborate Economic pressures are driving urgent change in the UK public sector, with sufficient force that civil servants are starting to adopt approaches modern even by private sector standards. For example, recent technical innovations include authentication for UK government Web sites via social media accounts such as Facebook (see There are also deeper, more cultural innovations. In this Column, I will discuss such an innovation – a new approach to change itself. Plan A
How can I improve my short term memory? Q: How can I improve my memory? Is there a daily exercise I can do to improve it? A: The most important component of memory is attention. By choosing to attend to something and focus on it, you create a personal interaction with it, which gives it personal meaning, making it easier to remember. Elaboration and repetition are the most common ways of creating that personal interaction. #8-167.2219696044922-141 The map of the Internet Like any other map, The Internet map is a scheme displaying objects’ relative position; but unlike real maps (e.g. the map of the Earth) or virtual maps (e.g. the map of Mordor), the objects shown on it are not aligned on a surface. Mathematically speaking, The Internet map is a bi-dimensional presentation of links between websites on the Internet. Every site is a circle on the map, and its size is determined by website traffic, the larger the amount of traffic, the bigger the circle. Users’ switching between websites forms links, and the stronger the link, the closer the websites tend to arrange themselves to each other.