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WordPress.com adds ability to embed tweets and YouTube videos a la Storify

Per this announcement on the WordPress.com weblog: It’s easier than ever to add another dimension to your posts with embedded videos or tweets: announcing the Media Explorer, a new media curation tool that lets you add trending content from Twitter and YouTube without ever leaving your post editor! The feature is nested in the Add Media … Continue reading

LiveBlogPro Test blog
blogging / innovation / online software / software / Tech Talk

LiveBlogPro Test blog

In this week’s podcast, I mentioned a new liveblogging platform that just released to public beta – LiveBlogPro. Here I’m experimenting with the platform, and will discuss some of its features and limitations in the liveblog below. UPDATE: Thanks to the iframe restrictions on WordPress.com, this liveblog experiment doesn’t show up. Here’s a link to … Continue reading

Notes from Chicago: OR Magazine – interactive iPad magazines and user interaction
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Notes from Chicago: OR Magazine – interactive iPad magazines and user interaction

During the ACP/CMA convention in Chicago, I got to spend about 50 minutes with the students who developed OR Magazine as part of a class at the University of Oregon. The designers have now moved on to produce interactives for Flux Magazine. For anyone producing student magazines or longform web publications, I’d encourage you to … Continue reading