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januari 2018

  1. CNN Is Closing Down Beme, YouTube Star Casey Neistat’s Video Company
    “I couldn’t find answers. I would sort of disappear, and I would hide, and I would make YouTube videos for my channel because at least I would be able yield something,” Neistat said. “I don’t think I’m giving CNN what I want to give them, and I don’t think they’re getting value from me.”
  2. Google pilots Bulletin, an app for sharing hyperlocal “stories” on the open web
  3. Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder – med nyckeln till internet
    Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder har inte bara 30 års erfarenhet och kunskap om internet. Hon har också nyckeln till det.
  1. Wyatt Tee Walker and Martin Luther King Jr.: Civil rights crusaders in the Birmingham jail
  2. Elton John Announces 3-Year Farewell Tour
    He will retire from touring after the 300-date trek wraps up in 2021.
  3. A Bunch of TV Writers Are Building a Salary Database
    In order for women and minorities to reach pay parity in Hollywood, they’re first going to have to know what type of compensation their peers are receiving.
  4. SVT filmar ny Gardell-serie
    SVT har påbörjat inspelningarna av Jonas Gardells nya tv-serie De dagar som blommorna blommar, i regi av Simon Kaijser.
  5. Building a Lightroom PC
    Why I switched to Windows and built a water-cooled 5.2GHz 6-core editing machine.
  1. WikiTribune – Evidence-based journalism
    WikiTribune is a news platform that brings journalists and a community of volunteers together. We want to make sure that you read fact-based articles that have a real impact in both local and global events. And that stories can be easily verified and improved.
  2. Annika Hagströms stora kamp – för sjuke maken
    Hon var den första kvinnliga chefen någonsin på Expressen – och på redaktionen träffade hon även sin livskamrat, författaren Anders Ehnmark.
    Han har följt henne genom tv-succéer som "Caramba!" och "Rikets affärer" och gästprofessuren på JMG.
    Men sedan Anders pulsåder brast bor han på ett boende och Annika Hagström sover ensam i dubbelsängen.
    – Anders har varit mannen i mitt liv och han är det fortfarande, säger den 75-åriga journalisten.
  3. 10,000 Classic Movie Posters Getting Digitized & Put Online
  1. Janne Josefsson – skjutjärnsjournalisten som föll i gråt
    Få journalister personifierar “skjutjärnsjournalist” som Janne Josefsson. Han framstår som en hårdhudad murvel, men bakom tv-masken finns en gråtmild klassresenär. Där mamma Elsa är ständig följeslagare.
  2. Projekt Z live
    Två timmar direktsändning om ensamhet, mobbning, prestationsångest, ätstörningar och annat som unga brottas med idag. Vi pratar med inbjudna okända och kända gäster kring dessa frågor. Programledare: Ida Höckerstrand, Sofie Hallberg och Daniel Holmström.
  1. Die With Me
    The chat app you can only use when you have less than 5% battery.
  2. Laws of UX
    Laws of UX is a collection of the key maxims that designers must consider when building user interfaces.
  3. Office for Mac 16 Gains Real-Time Collaborative Editing and Other New Features – Mac Rumors
    Office for Mac today received a major update, with Microsoft updating the software to version 16 and introducing new features for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
    In Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Microsoft is introducing real-time collaborative editing, allowing multiple people to work on the same document at the same time. In Word and PowerPoint, flag icons will let you know what others are working on and what's been changed.
    Changes to documents, worksheets, and presentations stored in the cloud will be saved automatically, and updates will be synced in seconds. A version history will let you roll back to earlier versions of a document if necessary.
  4. Sexist midcentury ads re-created, flipping gender roles
    Visual artist and photographer Eli Rezkallah has turned the tables on some of the most nauseatingly-sexist (and 100% real) midcentury ads in his latest project, In a parallel universe.
  5. MS Paint, redone in Javascript
    The goal is to remake MS Paint (including its little-known features), improve on it, and to extend the types of images it can edit. So far, it does this pretty well.
  6. Sofia Wadensjö Karén blir vd för UR
    UR:s styrelse har beslutat att Sofia Wadensjö Karén blir ny vd för UR. Hon kommer närmast från tjänsten som vd och chefredaktör för tidningen Vi.
  7. ”Vi har jobbat på att göra TV4 Play till en go to-destination”
    Inloggningen har möjliggjort för TV4 Play att skapa personaliserade tv-upplevelser – och få tittarna att stanna kvar. Det säger TV4:s operativa chef Mathias Berg.
  1. Världens kraftfullaste Apple-system gömdes i Malmö
    Ett av 80-talets mest avancerade Apple-system stod i Sverige. Denna säregna men bortglömda datorpark spelar huvudroll i berättelsen om kampen om den digitala bildkonsten mellan svenska hippievänstern och slipshögern.
  2. ‘Fire and Fury’ to Be Adapted Into TV Series
    Endeavor Content has purchased the film and television rights to the book, which goes inside the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency.
  3. Mike D Says Beastie Boys Book Is Coming Out This Year
    Now, in an interview with Matt Wilkinson on Beats 1, Mike D says that the book will arrive in fall 2018. “We’re actually going to finish it, and it’s going to come out finally.”
  1. Native Instruments’ new subscription service is Spotify for samples
    Sounds.com, a platform owned by Maschine manufacturer Native Instruments that counts former Beatport CEO Matthew Adell among its staff. Like Spotify, the service offers a $9.99 a month paid tier and a free tier, each covering samples for making everything from mainstage EDM to sound effects for podcast producers.
  2. BBC Ideas aims to inform and entertain audiences with short factual videos
    The videos will be created by the BBC Ideas team based on existing BBC content and suggestions from the audience, as well as commissioned from independent production companies.
  3. Pushed beyond breaking: US newsrooms use mobile alerts to define their brand
    The aim of this research is to provide a comprehensive overview of how U.S. news outlets are using mobile push alerts to reach their audiences. Its objectives are to better understand how and why news outlets are using mobile push alerts, the decision-making process and workflows behind their use, how metrics inform strategy, and the major challenges presented by push alerts and how outlets have tackled them. The study intends to provide a detailed understanding of the use of mobile push alerts by news outlets of all sizes and backgrounds.
  4. Hans Rosenfeldt ny programledare för På Minuten
    Hans Rosenfeldt är ny programledare för P1:s populära På Minuten med start 20 januari. In som ny panelmedlem kommer samtidigt skådespelaren Olof Wretling.
  5. Raoul Wallenberg Algorithm
    The Raoul Wallenberg Algorithm estimates the level of compassion in the world by analyzing world leaders’ Twitter dialogues – in real time. Follow the temperature change and help us #WarmUpOurGlobe.
  6. British Library – Sounds
    Listen to a selection from the British Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings, which come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds.
  7. New Siri Podcast News Feature Begins Rolling Out in iOS 11.2.2
    When you ask Siri about the news of the day via Hey Siri or another hands-free method, the personal assistant will provide Podcast news from NPR by default in the United States. You can, however, ask Siri to switch to news from Fox News, CNN, or The Washington Post.
  8. Announcing Nuzzel Media Intelligence
    Nuzzel has developed a proprietary and scalable system that analyzes the millions of shared links that already flow through the Nuzzel system, determining which we consider news sources, and which we consider high quality. The appropriate sites are automatically added to the list of sources that are continuously scanned. Nuzzel Media Intelligence is currently scanning approximately 100,000 news sources, and we plan to make Nuzzel’s news search system the largest and most comprehensive on the Internet. Nuzzel is scanning almost 1 million stories each day, and growing.
  9. Comedy Central to Launch Podcast Network
    The network will launch a global podcast network featuring brand extensions of its existing franchises as well as new original content. The Jim Jefferies Show will be the inaugural offering, debuting Wednesday. It will be available for download and streaming worldwide across Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher and other digital platforms.
  10. Google Memory Loss
    I think Google has stopped in­dex­ing the old­er parts of the We­b. I think I can prove it. Google’s com­pe­ti­tion is do­ing bet­ter.
  11. The Coral Project
    The Coral Project brings journalists and the communities they serve closer together.
    We fulfill this mission through open-source tools and practices for newsrooms of all sizes. Our software is currently in use in more than a dozen newsrooms, with many more coming soon. We also run events, publish academic research and guides to best practices, and we share everything we do online, for free. We can’t do it without your help.
  12. 99% INVISIBLE: 291- Thermal Delight
    When air conditioning was invented in 1902, it was designed to take out the humidity in the air so printers could run four color magazines, without the colors becoming offset due to the paper warping from moisture. A young engineer named Willis Carrier developed a system that pumps air over metal coils cooled with ammonia to pull moisture from the air, but it had a side effect — it also made the air cooler.