Pixel Politics: Pixel Politics is BACK!

pixelpolitics:

…with a surprise!

Do your Wednesdays feel joyless and empty now Parliament’s in its summer recess? Does 12 o’clock pass without event, leaving you deflated and depressed?

Prime Minister’s Questions is every political nut’s favourite time of the week and we all deserve to enjoy it whenever we…

Video: What is Mozilla?

brettgaylor:

I’ve been working on and off for many months on a video to explain Mozilla to the uninitiated. The home for the video is now on the Get Involved page of the mozilla.org site, and I’m excited that it will be part of a process for getting people excited about pitching in at Mozilla. You can watch it below: mega hats off to Rainer Cvillink, Mozilla’s in-house video wizard, for all the great camera work, and to Jenn Strom for editing and motion grapnics.

Morals and politics make for an explosive mix. The moral issues in the Len Brown scandal are dealt with expertly in three must-read blogposts on the Pundit blogsite – see: Tim Watkin’s The unwritten rule re politics & sex

via 16 October 2013: The Morals and motives in a political sex scandal
 

One Reporter's Notebook: Reporting from analytics: Example

lauraamico:

I’ve written before on writing from analytics, but what happened today was just such a good example, I think it’s worth sharing. Briefly: checking out my site analytics, and taking clues from them led me to an unreported homicide.

Here’s the step-by-step.

1. I had four searches for “20 year old…

In Gentlemen’ s Disagreement: Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men, Peter Hegarty seeks to join these two men’s lives together to show the influence of not only sex and sexuality on an 

via Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men
 

Nothing Insightful: Introducing "Aristo", A jQuery UI Theme

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For those that arn’t familiar with jQuery UI, it’s essentially a collection of jQuery plugins that try to do for user interaction what jQuery did for JavaScript. Like it’s parent library, jQuery UI does its very best to remain cross browser compliant. It is easy to implement. It is

There are a number of explanations offered for why men seem to be overrepresented when it comes to sex scandals among politicians or other powerful figures. (The most obvious is they’re overrepresented, period, when it 

via Which New Zealand Woman Politician will be the First to have Sex
 

USA Today: Vimeo adds HTML5 embeds for viewing on iPad, iPhone

vimeobuzz:

usatoday: Beyond the new embeds, Vimeo is also coming to its first living room tech device, the Roku player, which brings channels lik Netflix and Amazon Video-on-Demand to TV sets. A free Vimeo channel will be available on the Roku player by Tuesday evening, and Pile says he was “blown away” to see Vimeo videos, which can be webcast in 1080p high-definition.

After what seemed like a lifetime of campaigning — most notably with the Republican National Committee and its offshoots (Pennsylvania Victory) — Cristin H.

via Ex-GOP Aide Weaves Sex, Politics Into Debut Novels - Heard on the
 

oh-so-coco:

NEW YORK, NY.Through my new friends at tumblr headquarters I’ve recently come in contact with a very talented young photographer named Jamie. She and her fiance create these beautiful images that are more than a photo, but not quite a video. NOTE *Of course the technology to create GIFs has been around for decades but I believe its potential for both expression and impact within the fashion world has yet to be fully explored. Let me put it this way - film has been around for a century, does that mean that we’ve exhausted the possibilities? I for one am super excited to see how Jamie and others use multimedia within fashion in years to come.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has dropped an appeal his administration filed seeking to overturn a court ruling authorizing same-sex marriage. … Supreme Court · United Nations · Elections · Opinion · Politics, US News October 21, 2013 … via Christie Withdraws Same-Sex Marriage AppeaTalk Radio News …  

oh-so-coco:

NEW YORK, NY.

Through my new friends at tumblr headquarters I’ve recently come in contact with a very talented young photographer named Jamie. She and her fiance create these beautiful images that are more than a photo, but not quite a video.

NOTE *Of course the technology to create GIFs has been around for decades but I believe its potential for both expression and impact within the fashion world has yet to be fully explored. Let me put it this way - film has been around for a century, does that mean that we’ve exhausted the possibilities? I for one am super excited to see how Jamie and others use multimedia within fashion in years to come.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has dropped an appeal his administration filed seeking to overturn a court ruling authorizing same-sex marriage. Supreme Court · United Nations · Elections · Opinion · Politics, US News October 21, 2013 

via Christie Withdraws Same-Sex Marriage AppeaTalk Radio News
 

vimeobuzz:

Time Magazine 50 Best Websites 2010
 Vimeo is the video-streaming service of choice for creative types — the indie darling to YouTube’s blockbuster. For casual viewers, Vimeo is the place for shorter, artsier clips. Search for “President” and you’ll find yourself watching a humorous animated pop-up book that catalogs George W. Bush’s presidency. Enter the same term into YouTube and you’ll find relevant music videos and old news clips. See the difference? The site recently announced a new embeddable HTML5 player, compatible with Apple devices that don’t support Flash, and a new Vimeo channel for Roku set-top boxes that streams staff picks as well as your account’s queue straight to your TV.


Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) opened City Hall at 12:01 a.m. on Monday to officiate some of New Jersey’s first same-sex marriages. Booker: “alright, it is … WHTrout: Never before has “The personal is political" been so true. via Cory Booker Officiates Same-Sex Marriages At Newark City Hall  

vimeobuzz:

Time Magazine 50 Best Websites 2010

Vimeo is the video-streaming service of choice for creative types — the indie darling to YouTube’s blockbuster. For casual viewers, Vimeo is the place for shorter, artsier clips. Search for “President” and you’ll find yourself watching a humorous animated pop-up book that catalogs George W. Bush’s presidency. Enter the same term into YouTube and you’ll find relevant music videos and old news clips. See the difference? The site recently announced a new embeddable HTML5 player, compatible with Apple devices that don’t support Flash, and a new Vimeo channel for Roku set-top boxes that streams staff picks as well as your account’s queue straight to your TV.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) opened City Hall at 12:01 a.m. on Monday to officiate some of New Jersey’s first same-sex marriages. Booker: “alright, it is WHTrout: Never before has “The personal is political" been so true.

via Cory Booker Officiates Same-Sex Marriages At Newark City Hall
 

CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Website for hotties dumps 30,000 uglies

cnnmoneytech:


BeautifulPeople.com, a website where members vote one another in based on their attractiveness, had to remove 30,000 users after being hit by a virus that allowed anyone to join the site and circumvent the approval process.

The company issued a press release in…

There’s another word to be had about the Len Brown affair. And that’s ‘the unwritten rule’ that has been discussed as existing between journalists and politicians in this country. The question is whether it is in the process of 

via The unwritten rule re politics & sex: Does the Len Brown story write a
 

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