Tag: minecraft

by Ian Lamont

What do the Huffington Post, “The Simpsons,” Minecraft, and Led Zeppelin’s first album have in common? All of them started as experiments. The Huffington Post was launched in the mid-2000s as a link list and blogging site, leveraging the celebrity network of co-founder Arianna Huffington for content. The Simpsons began in 1987 as short animated […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. News for the Minecraft generation: Gannett experiments with virtual reality (Adam Hochberg / Poynter) 2. Statement on the use of Finfisher by members of the Freedom Online Coalition (Jillian York / Electronic Frontier Foundation) 3. How Harvard Business Review has turned its old content into new revenue (Folio Magazine) 4. New York Times launches […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What a Peruvian school designed by IDEO looks like (Christina Quattrocchi / EdSurge) 2. Can universities use data to fix what ails the lecture? (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. A call for an end to apologies about MOOC dropouts (Jeffrey Pomerantz / Inside Higher Ed) 4. Dorm wi-fi a selling […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. YouTube, apps and Minecraft: Digital kids and the future of children’s media (Stuart Dredge / The Guardian) 2. Readers recall tablet magazine ads at same rate as print ads (Nathalie Tadena / Wall Street Journal) 3. Univision streaming video stops being free on Friday (Sam Thielman / AdWeek) 4. Yahoo to delete thousands of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘The Creative Penn’ author on self-publishing and hybrid authors (Forbes) 2. Why e-books are a different genre from print (Guardian) 3. Even Jim Carrey’s doing it: Actor to self-publish children’s book (Indie Reader) 4. Streaming e-books: A new distribution model for schools (Digital Book World) 5. Paradox launching new e-books publishing initiative with Minecraft […] more »