Daily Links – June 20, 2012

Each business day we post links to our favorite news items related to the digital distribution trade, as well as a few tidbits about the assets being distributed.  We categorize them accordingly.  This is… Pushing Content:

Pushing

  • Filmmaking tips from the masters over at Pixar.
  • Augmented reality retail not quite real yet, but we’re one step closer with this technology.
  • Military grade storm chasers powered by supercomputers.
  • Smart infographic outlining the massive shift to digital distribution happening in the video games industry.
  • Valuable tips for iPad presentations.  Unless you’ve brought enough breath mints for everyone conference room, can’t emphasize point #2 enough.

Content

  • Another great Game of Thrones piece, this time in the form of political attack adds.
  • Analog, sure. But there is a valuable lesson in the quick thinking and crisis-management skills that went into saving this priceless work of art.
  • Total tweet transparency becomes law in the UK.
  • Yahoo partners to publish digital motion comics as part of their original content slate.
  • CBS and ABC continue their catty battle over ABC’s alleged copying of a CBS show.  Have to admit it though, Dancing on the Stars does sound more interesting than the currently airing version of the show.

Daily Links – June 13, 2012

Each business day we post links to our favorite news items related to the digital distribution trade, as well as a few tidbits about the assets being distributed.  We categorize them accordingly.  This is… Pushing Content:

Pushing

  • The method to successfully getting your app accepted by Apple.
  • Fantastic infographic on the business impact of the digital revolution.
  • Time magazine has a good piece on the online high school experience.
  • Some great tips here on how (and when) to best implement responsive design.
  • Taking public radio into the digital distribution era.
  • The US Justice Department is investigating if cable companies are unfairly stifling streaming video initiatives…
  • …but hopes for an outcome in favor of the consumer are limited.

Content

  • The Dallas television series reboot debuted to warm reviews.
  • The showrunner provided some additional details behind the decision to continue the story rather than reboot it.
  • The Diablo III Real-Money Auction launched in the US and is predicted to launch in the EU this Friday.
  • This year’s Tony Awards hit a historically low number of viewers.