Norman O. Dawn Collection “Norman O. Dawn (1884–1975) was a relatively obscure yet historically significant early special effects cinematographer, inventor, artist, and motion picture director, writer, and producer. He worked with many important film pioneers including Mack Sennett, Carl Laemmle, Irving Thalberg, and Erich von Stroheim. The Dawn collection features 164 display cards that illustrate over 230 of the 861 special effects Dawn created in more than 80 movies. Also present is a small amount of manuscript material, including correspondence, drawings, and reminiscences. “ tags: special effects notebook documentation fx weekly Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
THAT’S how important Kim is to the Internet “”Can you imagine telling someone who wants to just Instagram a photo, who’s the No. 1 person on Instagram, ‘We need to work on the color of the flower wall,’ or the idea that it’s a Givenchy dress, and it’s not about the name Givenchy, it’s about the talent that is Riccardo Tisci — and how important Kim is to the Internet.” “ tags: kanye kim wedding photo instagram reality truth lies socialmedia weekly Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
What You Need to Know About Yik Yak, an App Causing Trouble on Campuses – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education “They envisioned it, they said, as a tool for observational campus comedy. Mr. Buffington argues that making all comments anonymous is critical to maintaining users’ privacy, encourages less-inhibited commentary, and allows the best posts to rise to the top. “It allows you to talk about certain topics you can’t talk about on Facebook,” Mr. Buffington said. “Your mom or teacher is on Twitter or Facebook. This is a more open discussion.”” tags: weekly socialmedia privacy anonymous symptom I’m the Yemeni kid from the article about the NSA in HCS. It’s basically my fault they became hawks in monitoring internet use in the student body. AMA. : HuntsvilleAlabama “It didn’t occur over Facebook, in a group, it occurred on Twitter. The “group” he’d always refer to were my Twitter followers. He really didn’t get it. I was not an A student. I was an A/B student with the occasional C. The emails with the pictures of my tweets sent to the school, the ones they used to show me, were from a specific organization that I was told was an NSA affiliate later on, but I can’t recall the name. The knife was a broken renaissance fair dagger. The […]