Byron SlettenDateline: Digital media on fire
First Published: Aug 13, 2010 / Last Published: Oct 02, 2012
Byron Sletten has over 25 years of experience in digital media & interactive design. Please follow on Twitter - @byrons As owner & partner in MindActive (www.mindactive.com) this broad focus on digital media is currently directed to strategies and tactics for online training, web marketing programs and communication tools. In addition, as Assistant Professor he taught at the University of Illinois, School of Art and Design. He still teaches college-level workshops and gives seminars in web tools for the business community. His experience and passion is helping people solve creative challenges - working through the process - focusing intent, visualizing what is possible, and developing technology that makes it possible. His posts will reflect an interest in: • Democratization of media & communication through web technology • Media production and web media delivery tools • Trends in semantic web and human search • eLearning trends esp. Rapid learning systems • Leadership or Information marketing strategies
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March 2, 2011
Create a Hand-Drawn Font—Easy & Fun
Create your own crazy custom handwriting font for your next ransom note!
February 15, 2011
MPEG LA Announces Open Call for VP8 Patent Claims
Trolling for organizations that developed or have overlapping parts of the VP8 video algorithm. You could be a winner!
January 31, 2011
Digital Media Creatives Climb On Crowdsourcing Bandwagon
When marketing people try to get other marketing people to work for free, they need to be very clever.
January 17, 2011
Google Bets On WebM vs. H.264 Video
Google is taking a stand on WebM open source video standard that will affect the future of web video delivery for years.
January 2, 2011
Vivian Maier (1926-2009) The Discovery of an Extraordinary Social Landscape Photographer
Taking stunning pictures on Chicago's streets for 40 years, (which she never showed anyone) now, after her death, more than 100,000 images discovered.in Lifestyle
December 23, 2010
Tethering a DSLR
On the job, Two different days, one untethered, one tethered. After this A-B comparison, here's the review.
December 12, 2010
Flash Is Going To Kill Granny! - The Hate Flash Meme
Did a bad Flash pop-up ad traumatize you as a child? Another tech meme spread for our own good?
December 5, 2010
Cheap Gadget Gifts - For Digital Media Geeks (Part Two)
Here are a few more holiday gifts ideas for the gadget geeks that always need more cool stuff.
November 26, 2010
Cheap Gadget Gifts - For Digital Media Geeks (Part One)
Here are a few holiday gifts recommendations for the digital media crowd. I know, we're cheap and easy!
November 8, 2010
Interview: Special Effects Supervisor, Disney Animation Studios
Marlon West on his background & work on "Princess and the Frog."