In the journey towards feeling more creatively fulfilled, simplifying and focussing are great approaches.
“These findings show how important it is to present yourself strategically on Facebook,” says study co-author Seoyeon Hong. “If you want to be perceived positively by people who view your profile page, including friends and potential employers, it is important to include profile pictures with positive social cues.” (Credit: pollyalida/Flickr)
U. MISSOURI (US) —People with Facebook profile photos that include social cues are perceived to be more physically and socially attractive than people with simple headshots for profile pics
Photos with social cues include additional information about who a person is and what they do. For example, a photo with a social cue of an athlete would be a picture of that person playing sports. Likewise, a social cue for a musician may be a photo of that person playing an instrument.
Colors in Movie Posters Since 1914
I first made a unified view of colour trends in movie posters since 1914. Ignoring black and white colours, I generated a horizontal strip of hues in HSL. The width of each hue represents the amount of that hue across all images for that year, and the saturation and lighting were the weighted average for all matching pixels. Since HSL has a fixed order, comparisons can be made between years visually. (You can buy the movie poster hues poster here.) Click on the image below for a more detailed view:
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By Beth Marchant | Published Jun 15, 2012
If you’ve got a film to promote, have you considered Tumblr? Beyond Facebook, Twitter, and clearly YouTube and Vimeo—where filmmakers can show their work as it was intended to be seen—Tumblr may be the next bountiful frontier. That’s what Lauren Donia, a former project coordinator at the Center for Social Media in D.C., suggests on the center’s blog. (I found it reposted on the TriBeCa Film Festival’s Future of Film blog, which also has its own Tumblr here.)
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BU’s CDIA June 21st 2012 Graduation happenings!
This semester’s BUCDIA Graduation class will be showing their work starting with Film Screenings at the Waltham Embassy Theatre at 10am (free & open to everyone!) followed by Photo gallery show in the evening, with Audio Recording & Music, Web and Design, 3D Animation screenings too!
Photo ©2012 Howard A Phillips