I’m off to Halifax end of Feb. to join the Women Making Waves Conference & crafting a transmedia masterclass. Looking forward to connecting with the community on the East Coast!
My fantastic interview with Alison Norrington on The Chatsfield: Harlequin Mills & Boon’s transmedia storyworld is up!
Check out how this Cutting Edge Multi-Platform Publishing Venture is supporting Fan Fiction & Fan-Made Videos… super cool
[Business Insider] Surreal Vision is off to the US.
wow. "Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus has acquired a company that scans real-world environments and turns them into interactive virtual reality spaces, The Verge reports.
Surreal Vision is a UK company that reconstructs physical spaces as virtual worlds. That’s an attractive technology for Oculus, which is working on virtual reality.
Combine Oculus and Surreal Vision and you have the potential to scan your living room into a game and then wander around a virtual version of it. Sure, that sounds boring, but it could also populate the virtual version with characters and objects…"
The Selfie: Arguably most everyone with a smartphone has snapped a photo of themselves and posted it online.
"In his #SelfieClass: Writing 150: Writing and Critical Reasoning: Identity and Diversity, Mark Marino is looking to engage his first-year writing students into thinking more intensely about themselves and the world around them.
“Selfies provide a fun and deceptively trivial opportunity to consider how we represent ourselves, how we are read, and how those images circulate to form online communities,” he said…"
Internet mob offers lesson on how not to stage an alternate-reality game. From Campaign US
"On April 14, someone calling himself Sean began posting the contents of a mysterious, rusted storage locker he bought from eBay on his brand new Tumblr, A Curious Find.
"My name is Sean and this is my first blog. I started it because I came across something I feel I just have to share… and on the off chance someone reads this who has some answers or information about it, please contact me!"
Now that Showtime’s Twin Peaks reboot is back on with David Lynch once again at the helm, we’ve got a little breathing room for nostalgia. So here’s your first dose. The team behind the web project And the World was Paper has recreated the tense but beautiful Twin Peaks title sequence using nothing but paper…