D’on és aquella imatge? (de Dra Piula)

Elena Fonts Català, Technology 0 Comments

Tinc cent milions de coses que hauria d’estar fent, el més important d’ells acabant Molts granets de sorra, però això m’obliga a deixar abandonats tants altres projectes que sap greu. Per tant, agafo cinc minuts per explicar-vos alguna o altra tècnica per treure el màxim profit del Twitter, com us havia promès. M’acaba de començar a seguir l’escriptor Francesc Serés. Feia temps que el seguia, des que el vaig veure presentar el llibre Catalunya al mirall de la immigració del demògraf genial Andreu Domingo, contribuidor de What’s up with Catalonia?, i avui he vist un tuit seu sobre una editorial …

Catalonia’s debt to Twitter

lizcastro Catalonia, Technology 0 Comments

How do you change the world peacefully and democratically in the 21st century? By connecting, educating, and getting the outside world to listen. Catalans have spent the last six years determined to have their say in a country that neither listens to them nor respects them, and they have done so in the most exemplary fashion: with five massive peaceful, smilingdemonstrations, with debates, conferences, and canvassing, with citizen-led and government-supported though non-binding referenda, and by simply and steadfastly demanding the most basic of democratic rights which Spain refuses to grant: to vote on their political future. At this moment when people are questioning Twitter’s future, I love …

Periscope – Twitter releases its own video streaming app (de pigs…)

Elena Fonts Technology, xarxes socials 0 Comments

I’ve been hounding Periscope for a beta copy of their software from the moment I heard about it. It didn’t help. Thank goodness (for them and me!) they released the program today and I was able to start testing it without bombarding them with any more bad poetry. Curiously enough, I found out about Periscope as I was attending a conference on “Proximity Journalism” at the CosmoCaixa Auditorium in Barcelona. Live-streaming video seems a key component of proximity journalism, in my opinion. For those of you who don’t know, Meerkat and Periscope are applications which permit streaming video from the …