Online Photo Editing

I just thought this was a great overview of online photo editing tools. Don’t have Photoshop? No problem, these tools can get the job done online. More can be found here.

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Users Generate Content, Top Websites Cash In

Nick Carr comments on a recent report about the increasing reach of the top 10 websites. “Despite the explosion of web content, spurred in large part by the reduction in the cost of producing and consuming that content, web traffic appears to be growing more concentrated in a few sites, not less.” “What’s being concentrated,… Continue reading Users Generate Content, Top Websites Cash In

Evolution of Search and Media is trying out a new design and functionality for search results, with greater integration of information and media types. The three elements of the design are: Left: A search control panel that stays with you, complete with Zoom Related Search and Search Suggestions that update as you type. Middle: Results front and center to… Continue reading Evolution of Search and Media

Conversational Media vs. Traditional Media

Last week, I discussed a recent article by John Batelle: Packaged Goods Media vs. Conversational Media. John has released part 2 of this series, which explores the differences between traditional media and interactive media: “Not owning or controlling the content? Not owning or controlling the audience? Not having total control of your advertising and subscription… Continue reading Conversational Media vs. Traditional Media

Fundamentally Changing Publishing

A recent New York Times article discusses the radical changes going on in the marketing world around branding: “…the branding game has changed radically, largely because of the myriad choices the Internet provides consumers and because of the economic influence of widespread Web pontificating, known as the blogosphere, which barely existed as a popular force… Continue reading Fundamentally Changing Publishing

It is a Fascinating Time to be a Journalist!

Chris Anderson takes an in depth look at what it would mean to create a transparent magazine. In part 1, he looks at what has changed since Wired magazine’s website originally launched. My favorite: THEN: Media as Lecture: we create content, you read it. NOW: Media as Conversation: a total blur between traditional journalism, blogging… Continue reading It is a Fascinating Time to be a Journalist!

Search: The Next Generation

Emre Sokullu takes a look at the future of search. How can search improve, you ask? “…better indexing techniques, …vertical engines, meaning-based search, intent-driven search, new clustering methods, and much more.” For user interface enhancements, they look at Snap, SearchMash and For technology advancements, Hakia, Vivisimo, Ask, Yahoo, Google,, NPL, Collarity, Swicki, Rollyo,… Continue reading Search: The Next Generation

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More Journalists Jump from Traditional Media to Web

The New York Times reports on more prominent journalists leaving their jobs at large media companies to join a new web venture: “Mike Allen, a reporter who covers the White House for Time magazine, and Roger Simon, the chief political correspondent for Bloomberg News, are joining the new multimedia political news venture being overseen by… Continue reading More Journalists Jump from Traditional Media to Web