Have you tried Community Clips?

There's nothing better than finding free software that does exactly what you want it to do. I was looking for a free and lightweight application that I could use for screen-casting and found Community Clips - a freebie from Microsoft.  Its free and does...


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APIs: the “digital glue” that connects video to software

I was reading this article earlier today and got to thinking about APIs. Have a smartphone? You probably use APIs every single day and don’t even know it. What’s an API you might ask? I’ll let the article do the talking, “An API is a...


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Bring your business closer together with social enterprise video

This article outlines ways that local governments in Britain are taking advantage of technology. The last one, about the Lambeth district in Central London, I think is particularly interesting. “Lambeth, driven by its vision to be the UK's first...


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Enterprise video turns online habits into powerful tools

It probably comes to you as no surprise that adults between the ages of 13 and 64 are spending over a third of their time online using social networks. It’s one of the first things I do when I get online, check Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to catch up...


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Don’t let your valuable video get lost in a network jungle

For the first time in 35 years, a new species of mammal, the olinguito, has been discovered. That’s amazing in and of itself, but the really incredible part? Not only was evidence of the olinguito discovered in a museum, there was evidence that an...


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Zen and the art of brake light maintenance, or, learning on the fly with mobile video

This past weekend I got a text from my mother-in-law. All mother-in-law jokes aside, she was letting me know that she had noticed my left brake light was out as I was driving away from their house. The horror! Being a fairly handy guy, I figured I could...


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Can your business video keep up with mobile broadband?

I remember the first time I saw someone watching a YouTube video on their phone. It was one of those first generation smartphones that still had buttons and maybe a slide-out keyboard. The video was a grainy, pixelated 10 seconds of a kid making an...


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Making a peanut butter sandwich in space: video connects across the universe

Chris Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space. Since then he has gone on to spend months aboard the International Space Station and, according to Forbes magazine, is "perhaps the most social media savvy astronaut ever to leave Earth." He runs...


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Why enterprise video metadata is not enough

  Remember video rental stores? They’ll be one of those anachronisms we tell future generations about, like radios that took up an entire corner of the living room and when Montreal had a professional baseball team. When you wanted to rent a movie,...


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Learning to dance with video

This video has been making the rounds on social media over the last week. San Francisco designer Karen X. Cheng taught herself how to dance over the past year through sheer persistence. It’s pretty impressive to see her go from doing a pretty dorky...


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