Make your own comic strip

Make your own comic strip

A quick and easy way to make comics and share them with your friends.


Some Technology Trends to Consider

A new Deloitte Canada study has the following top ten predictions for 2013:

  1. Screen Shot 2013-01-17 at 11.32.58 AMOver 90% of user-generated passwords will be vulnerable in seconds – what authentication practices could your organization adopt?
  2. More than 99% of North American TV subscribers will continue to subscribe – what group of customers should TV operators pay focus on and how?
  3. Two of the top three over-the-top (OTT) TV program and movie services are likely to be provided by existing broadcasters or distributors – what steps could pay TV companies take to improve perceptions of value for their service?
  4. TV screens with 4 times the resolution of HD will hit the Canadian market by year-end– will the significant capital expenditure that is required translate into success?
  5. The traditional PC will continue to be the primary device for work and play – how can this trend prove accurate while the proportion of traffic from other devices is growing?
  6. Despite some real risks, crowdfunding portals will raise $3 billion in the year ahead – what are the key risks your company should be aware of?
  7. Seeing mobile advertising as two distinct categories – tablets and smartphones – will be the only way for businesses to unleash innovation in each – what kinds of opportunities in second screening do smartphones and tablets offer?
  8. Over 90% of Fortune 500 companies will have an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) – what is critical in building an ESN your employees will actually use?
  9. Over 50% of Fortune 500 companies will allow employees to bring their own computer at work – how can the voluntary “Bring Your Own Computer” policy become a key tool in the organization?
  10. Wireless spectrum exhaustion will lead to more congestion for users – what can regulators and carriers do to alleviate this issue?

Find the Slideshare here.

And the posting on Deloittes page here.

Pacific Rim Viral Site

The following is a viral site for Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming monsters vs. robots sci-fi blockbuster, Pacific Rim. The site allows people to track monster attacks throughout the world with an interactive map and video content. It’s just another example of how these kinds of viral sites have become commonplace for tentpole blockbusters.

Welcome to Transmedia Strategies 2013.

Welcome.  This is the class blog of the Transmedia Strategies course of the Sheridan Advanced TV & Film Program.  Contributions to this blog from faculty and students of the Transmedia Strategies class.