This week's budget gave a good opportunity to see how different news organisations handled live reporting on their websites so I did a quick scan through a few TV and newspaper websites and screen grabbed what I could see. The reason I'm interested is that the 125 anniversary has provided an opportunity for a large … Continue reading Live Blogging the Budget
During our 25 days of blogging last year, Sam talked about some of the new websites designs that we've been working on. The 125 website was the first to go live last month and today we have released the website accompanying the exhibition for a new sports development. For both sites we've developed some new ways of … Continue reading Video, Silverlight and jQuery
We've just upgraded to the latest version of WordPress MU - the system that powered blogs.edgehill.ac.uk. You can see that latest features in this video: http://wordpress.tv/2009/12/21/introducing-wordpress-2-9-%E2%80%93-carmen/ That video was embedded using one of the coolest new features in WordPress 2.9.1 - oEmbed. oEmbed is a way of websites sharing information about how content should be … Continue reading WordPress MU 2.9.1
Continuing my very occasional series of videos from unusual lectures, here’s a clip from a Math(s) class at Biola University: Via The University Blog.
University LipDub has taken University campuses across Continental Europe, Brazil and Québec by storm over the last year! Karine Joly and Mike Richwalsky mentioned it on Twitter the other day which got me looking at some of the examples. One of the best - from l'Université du Québec à Montréal - has been featured on … Continue reading University LipDub: do it, do it, do it!
I've seen Tom Scott do presentations before at various BarCamps and they're always pretty fun. He's just published this video from Thinking Digital in May where he makes great use of graphs to get his points across. I've mentioned it before, but I love the last slide - it's how I try to live my … Continue reading Tom Scott on graphs, Hans Zimmer, Eurovision and tea cosies
To add a little balance to my last two posts, here's a little video revealing the truth behind Twitter: Via Thom Shannon, via Twitter 😉
FACT in Liverpool is more than just a cinema and today they're launching a new website to showcase some of the work they produce, commission or display. fact.tv already has dozens of videos online so take a look at what's on offer. Here's a trailer to whet your appetite:
If you've seen the homepage of the Edge Hill website since the new design went live you'll see something we've not done before - embedded video featured predominantly on the site. Of course we've had video on the site for ages - we've been linking to a Windows Media streaming server for a several years … Continue reading Video killed the radio star
The BBC announced a couple of months ago that they were launching a new streaming version of their iPlayer catchup service. On Wednesday it was unleashed to the hordes of eager Mac and Linux users who've been locked out of the desktop client. It's a neat system and one of the best Flash video clients … Continue reading BBC launches iPlayer