Top 9 TED Talks on Information Overload 1inShare We are living in age of Big Data.We are constantly inundated by all kinds of information and from different and varied sources. No human beings before us ever dealt with the this amount of information we are dealing with now. Information overload is the first consequences of our constant exposure to too much information. Clay A, Johnson made a solid and convincing point about this phenomenon when he proposed The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption .
List of lost films Films may go missing for a number of reasons. One major contributing factor is the common use of nitrate film until the early 1950s. This type of film is highly flammable, and there have been several devastating fires, such as the 1937 Fox Pictures storage vault fire and the 1967 MGM Vault fire. Black-and-white film prints judged to be otherwise worthless were sometimes incinerated to salvage the meager scrap value of the silver image particles in their emulsions. Films have disappeared when production companies went bankrupt. Occasionally, a studio would remake a film and destroy the earlier version. Silent films in particular were once seen as having no further commercial value and were simply junked to clear out expensive storage space.
Editor’s Picks: The Ten Best Films of 2010 The Ten Best Films of 2010: 10. Thunder Soul It was a great year for documentaries in the mainstream. From the loud victories (the Banksy one) to the nerdy adventures (the Troll 2 one) to the epically failed ones (the Joaquin Phoenix one), there was a lot of chatter about films of the real.
The 10 Most Important Educational YouTube Channels for Teachers YouTube is packed full of educational stuff to share with students. It is usually our first choice when thinking about video resources online. It is true that YouTube interface is not student friendly particularly with the annoying ads and sometimes irrelevant and indecent content on the list of the featured videos but thanks to web technologies , we can now use these awesome tools to easily control the content that is displayed on YouTube and make it educationally relevant platform for our students. The other thing that YouTube offers for us in education and that is of high importance to teachers and educators is YouTube Channels. These are pages created around a certain topic providing different videos all related to the development of a certain cause.
25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven’t Seen Midnight in Paris Woody Allen’s latest places starving writer Owen Wilson in Paris with his fiancée, Rachel McAdams. Searching for inspiration for his incomplete novel, Owen begins taking strolls around the city at night where he discovers an unexpected group of people. I wish I could be more specific, but it would ruin the surprise. Know that it is brilliant, witty and full of mystique. 92% on Rotten Tomatoes (RT). Let the Right One In Five movies that will restore your faith in romantic comedies If you’ve happened to catch even just the trailers for most romantic comedies, let’s say, in the last decade, you’ve probably soured on the entire genre. Even now, as studios childishly duke it out by having their versions of the “anti-romantic comedy” (No Strings Attached, Friends with Benefits, anyone?), it’s hard to do anything else, but bury your face into your hands out of sheer contempt. However, romantic comedies as a genre never used to be across-the-board bad.
What is the World Wide Web? - Twila Camp Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, a hypermedia platform that harnesses the powers of the Internet to connect anything together – people, files, ideas, communities. He wrote a book called Weaving the Web, in which he talks about the freedom that this ability to connect things together gives us. He is also the director of the World Wide Web Consortium, which does the important work of guiding the development of the web through web standards. Although Tim Berners-Lee is the father of the World Wide Web, he does not profit from it the way other inventors profit from their inventions. In fact, the Web is an open, de-centralized entity in which anyone can participate.
Best Movies (of All-Time) The best movies evoke tears, laughter, terror, reminiscence, and/or mystery in a truly personal way. Anything less (AKA, around 98% of all movies) serves no purpose other than to shove mindless, forgettable fodder in our face and line Hollywood’s pockets (Be afraid Michael Bay, be VERY afraid). This is that other, sacred 2%—the Holy Grail of cinema. Note: “Memorable Moments” may contain spoilers. 100. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) The 20 Best Foreign Language Films of the Decade The Lives of Others(Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Germany 2006) It’s not common that I’m both entertained and educated by a movie, but this devastating German film does just that. (It’s also not common that I enjoy a German movie…) It’s 1984 and Berlin is still a city divided.
675 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc. . We also have special collections of . Free Comedy & Dramas 125 Korean Feature Films – Free – The Korean Film Archive has put on YouTube over 100 Korean feature films, including Im Kwon-taek’s Sopyonje and Hong Sangsoo’s The Day the Pig Fell Into a Well.
GritFX T-Shirts Magazine - StumbleUpon Personally, I thought the first year of the new decade to be rather lacklustre as far as cinema goes. The sheer volume of reckless, morally inept comedies and action films was overwhelming. Fellow author Adam Fay said it best last year when, in his piece on Christopher Nolan’s Inception stated, “While there is no doubt that this is a standout film, the over-the-top gushing of praise strikes me to be less about the strength of the actual film and more about the pitiful films it shares multiplex space with.” What’s the Most Underrated Movie of All Time? > Spout Here's a great list for those cinephiles who've run out of movies to watch: over at the Telegraph, Mike McCahill has compiled and numbered fifty of the most underrated films of all time. This isn't just another round of familiar titles that fanboys love and think aren't appreciated enough (yes, we all know Edgar Wright's work is underrated). "Wet Hot American Summer" and "Better Off Dead" are properly represented, but most of the choices are films I've never even heard of -- including number one pick, "The Gigolos" -- let alone seen. Part of this could be that it's a fairly Anglo-centric list. I'm not sure. A lot of others are titles I just kept putting off or forgot about, like "Meet the Applegates" and "P.S."
Making Movies Making Movies is a free online resource designed to help secondary students: Develop an understanding of the stages of a film production - from the initial idea, through the process of making the film, to its screening in cinemas Gain detailed insights into some of the many roles in the film production process Explore some of the contemporary issues faced by the film production industry Learn the skills they need to make their own films. The Making Movies Teaching Resource is accompanied by 16 short, engaging video interviews with some of Australia’s leading screen professionals in roles ranging from producer to stunt performer, visual effects supervisor to marketing manager.
The 50 Greatest Cult Movies of All Time It’s midnight somewhere. “Cult movie” is a hard thing to pin down. For the purposes of this list — celebrating the tenth anniversary of Donnie Darko — we’ve put a premium on the intensity and selectiveness of a movie’s appeal. We’ve also limited each director to one film. See you at midnight!