Latest from Oliver Marks
Useful ReadySteady Flip Camera Image Stabelizer
Despite the amazing advances in hi def video devices there are still huge issues with the competence of the person behind the camera. Lighting and camera stability are two fundamentals of watchable video, and if you own Flip cameras I'm sure you've been disappointed by your herky jerky footage of important occasions you'd been looking forward to seeing, whether business or pleasure, which turned out to be virtually unwatchable.
Quality over quantity
2011 should be the year where we begin to see much tighter business definition into various verticals for the word 'social', which is currently extremely fuzzily focused and meaning different things to different interest groups.This week sees the run up in the USA to Super Bowl XLV, the 45th edition of the final game of the US National Football League season.
GoPro Hero HD: Wearable Digital Video Cameras
To see more amazing video like the base jump above, a quick search on youtube or other video sharing website under the tag gopro will yield all sorts of sporting footage. GoPro make wearable video cameras designed to capture sports footage which are also designed to be attached to the outside of high velocity racing vehicles, onto boats and surfboards and just about any other use you can think of.
Mobile and the mainstream
We're at an interesting tipping point between mobile technology, email and video partly brought about by odd business decisions.I've been using Flip video cameras to record discovery in interviews all last week and will be using them again this week with the participants permission; as I've previously discussed here they are a useful way of taking notes.
Underwater Cloud Break
In my previous post I discussed how historically railways were the supply chain backbone of the US economy (as was the case with many other nations) 120 years ago.Globally the internet is remarkably similar today: although we tend to think of it as a "network of networks" consisting of millions of private, public, business, government and academic networks, once you go global the fundamental plumbing pipes are surprisingly fat and few.