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The Development of the Descriptive Video Service Collection: Video and Captioning B.J. Cronin; S.R. King Intellectual Property and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Intellectual Property for Business In the increasingly knowledge-driven economy, intellectual property (IP) is a key consideration in day-to-day business decisions. New products, brands and creative designs appear almost daily on the market and are the result of continuous human innovation and creativity. A Film / Movie Podcast for the Masses David and Devindra discuss the new Fargo and About a Boy TV series, wonder why anyone was disappointed with Homefront, and Peter Sciretta reports back from WonderCon. Laremy Legel, author of Film Critic, joins us for this episode. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993.

A Guide to Producing Student Digital Storytellers Everyone tells stories: journalists, politicians, scientists and entrepreneurs. Conveying information in a coherent and compelling way is vital to success in the real world, and it’s our job as educators to prepare our students to share their ideas in effective ways. We used to do this with papers, posters and dioramas, but digital tools at our disposal now allow students to create authentic stories that allow for audience interaction and a wider impact on the world.

The Value of Intellectual Property Assets A crucial point about legal protection of intellectual property is that it turns intangible assets into exclusive property rights, albeit for a limited period of time. It enables your SME to claim ownership over its intangible assets and exploit them to their maximum potential. In short, IP protection makes intangible assets “a bit more tangible” by turning them into valuable exclusive assets that can often be traded in the market place. If the innovative ideas, creative designs and powerful brands of your SME are not legally protected by IP rights, then these may be freely and legally used by any other enterprise without limitation.

Improving Our Capacity to Manage - Gary Hamel’s Management 2.0 By Gary Hamel with Polly Labarre In my last post with Polly Labarre, I noted that few teenagers dream of growing up to be a manager. Prosaic it may be, but management is one of humankind’s most important inventions, encompassing the tools and methods we use to mobilize and organize resources to productive ends. It is, quite simply, the technology of human accomplishment. Our capacity to improve the state of the world is ultimately bounded by our capacity to manage. Podcast Archive Retroist Podcast Archive Welcome to the Retroist Podcast Archive.

A Translator's Long Journey, Page by Page On Gregory Rabassa's crowded bookshelves is a first edition of ''Rayuela,'' the experimental 1963 novel by the Argentine novelist Julio Cortázar. Mr. Rabassa had just finished his Ph.D. in Portuguese in the mid-1960's when an editor at Pantheon -- who had noticed his work editing a failed literary magazine at Columbia University -- asked him to translate Mr. Cortázar's book from Spanish into English. Without having read what has been called a ''fiendishly esoteric'' novel, Mr. Rabassa sat down and typed a draft in English, word by word. How to embed a YouTube video - YouTube Help Add YouTube videos and playlists to a website or blog by embedding it. Here’s how to embed a video: Click the Share link under the video. Click the Embed link. Copy the code provided in the expanded box. Paste the code into your blog or website.