Most Read II Posts…

1. 70 multimedia company websites to peruse for inspiration/internships/jobs
2. Behind the scenes of Washington Post’s “On the trail of a serial rapist”
3. Data visualization tools for free or cheap
4. 100 notable multimedia professionals
5. Top 50 multimedia sites of 2009
6. “How to build a portfolio website” series a must read
7. 20 educational (and free!) multimedia resources
8. Multimedia apps for journalists
9. 85 resources to pass the time during your next furlough
10. Recommended multimedia gear kits for low, moderate, and high-end budgets

Most Read II Series…

1. Job and internship opportunities (monthly)
2. Innovative Individuals (40 posts)
3. Company spotlight (15 posts)
4. Selling yourself (10 posts)
5. The 3D evolution (4 posts)
6. II’s guide to grad school – the where, when and why (3 posts)

Tracy’s Personal Favorites…

1. Multimedia strategy: Three steps to take now to best prepare yourself for later
2. My solution to the failing newspaper business plan
3. My advice to potential bloggers: Don’t ‘Just Do It’
4. The importance of segmenting multimedia users and developing persona profiles
5. Boyer publishes thesis findings analyzing retention and satisfaction of passive and interactive multimedia

Most Read II Posts by Topic …

 

Multimedia:

1. Top 50 multimedia packages of 2010
2. Social videography – the future of short-term multimedia?
3. Multimedia apps for journalists
4. Transitioning from photography to multimedia
5. How to recreate past events with multimedia
6. Organizing multimedia navigations by media type versus story type
7. Multimedia types for storytellers
8. Multimedia programs for post production
9. Move over! Motion graphics’ rise to stardom
10. When it comes to multimedia, design is everything

Interactivity:

1. Waterlife interactive website an inspiration for all
2. Honytonk and 31Septembre introduce interactive documentary
3. Five options for interactive charting tools
4. The future of interactive videos
5. Travel to the northern tip of Canada in NFB’s interactive documentary “This Land”
6. BBC’s “Dimensions” overlays geographic data of large-scale events on your region
7. Tool of North America and Domani Studios produce “Touching Stories,” four interactive documentaries for the iPad
8. Multimedia Tip: Five quick fixes to enhance your next interactive
9. Toyota launches user-submitted multimedia interface “Beyond Cars”
10. Vuvox: An innovative storytelling tool or an over-rated component?

Data Visualization:

1. Data visualization tools for free or cheap
2. Multimedia guru Gabriel Dance advises on how to present data on the Web
3. Intro to Information Visualization: 50+ blogs, books, people, software & more
4. Much to be excited about after Amsterdam’s “data driven journalism” conference
5. AP “Bailout Tracker” visualizes data, but not effectively
6. USA Today’s “Campaign finance tracker” is overwhelming at first, but stick with it
7. Guantanamo Bay interactive presents data effectively
8. Notes and advice from the Edward Tufte classroom
9. Create your own infographic with a few clicks using GunnMap
10. Advice from Alberto Cairo on animated infographics

Programming:

1. Flash Tip: Deep linking with SWFAddress
2. Example files and tips for deeplinking with Flash SWF Address
3. Flash tip: Updated tips on SWFAddress
4. Flash tip: Migrating from AS2 to AS3
5. UNC student reflects on importance of multimedia programming
6. How to pick the right CMS for your needs
7. A gentle introduction to the Django Web framework
8. How to get started building an iPhone Web app
9. Multimedia Advice: How to build map mashups
10. Flash Tip: Detecting end of videos

Journalism:

1. Behind the scenes of Washington Post’s “On the trail of a serial rapist”
2. Multimedia apps for journalists
3. MediaStorm founder Brian Storm advises journalism community to partner and collaborate
4. Dai Sugano documents illegal immigration in “Torn Apart”
5. Preston Gannaway documents albinism in “Chosen Ones”
6. USA Today launches multimedia special marking five years since Hurricane Katrina
7. Inside News Innovations at The Washington Post
8. New York Times uses 3D animation to recreate Taliban kidnapping
9. CNN launches interactive visualization of Iraq and Afghanistan casualties
10. Wall Street Journal utilizes motion graphics to illustrate China’s housing market

Advice / Self-help:

1. Recommended multimedia gear kits for low, moderate, and high-end budgets
2. Five self promotion tips to help land a job
3. 85 resources to pass the time during your next furlough
4. Multimedia strategy: Three steps to take now to best prepare yourself for later
5. 20 educational (and free!) multimedia resources
6. Recession-proof highlights for multimedia enthusiasts
7. Times are tough? Get inspired!
8. Top ten “how-to” guides for web developers and multimedia enthusiasts
9. 70 multimedia company websites to peruse for inspiration/internships/jobs
10. My advice to potential bloggers: Don’t ‘Just Do It’