Digital Media

Elephant Trails: How Old Technologies & Business Practices Continue to Influence Us

There is a saying in business that when developing a new product or service you should seek to "pave the elephant trails." This refers to the actual pathways through the forest left by elephants, and—by extension—the pathways through our lives that many people

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Vancouver’s Video Game Industry Is Thriving

Vancouver’s video game and digital media industries are thriving.

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2014 OUTtv Scholarship Winner Inspired by Sochi & Vancouver’s LGBT Community

This year’s OUTtv scholarship winner is Bettsina Walkinson, who won for her transmedia project proposal that was inspired by the events in Sochi and Vancouver's LGBT community

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Centre for Digital Media at South By Southwest 2014

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music, film and interactive conference and festival held every year in Austin, Texas, bringing together the brightest minds in music, film and digital media.

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Robots or People: Is There a Place for People in the Future of Information?

If you read my last post about how data are turned into information and then how information is turned into knowledge, you might remember the two lists of

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6 Skills You Need To Become a Digital Media Leader

The Digital Media industry requires a complex set of talents. Because the industry merges science and technology with art and design, individuals working in digital media need to have a strong grasp of a variety of skills. 

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How Do We Create Information?

In a previous post, I discussed information as a pyramid of human communication, that starts with data and ends with wisdom.

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Gerri Sinclair Award Winners on Starting Their Own Business

This year’s Gerri Sinclair Award winners are Henrique Arrais, Bony Banerjee, Russell Kenti

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