Monthly Archives: October 2011

World conquest phase I complete

The 2011 New Digital Storytelling tour is winding up.  So far we’ve hit… Middlebury, Vermont Burlington, Vermont Ripton, Vermont Los Angeles, California Sweet Briar, Virginia Many thanks to kind hosts, audiences, and readers.

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National digital storytelling

What might be the biggest digital storytelling project so far began this week. Obama for America is an ambitious Tumblr site, aimed at aggregating stories generated by any Obama supporter over the next year. We’d like this Tumblr to be a … Continue reading

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Web storytelling: Knight time

We’ve been telling stories with the Web since Sir Tim Berners-Lee set it loose and changed the world. Today’s case in point: Knighttime, a multimedia, multi-item Web story series of medieval fantasy and humor. There are two complete stories within … Continue reading

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An exemplary tweet

Let William Gibson demonstrate how to write a Twitter post, with an embedded argument: How does this work? Three sentences within one tweet.  Like a five-paragraph essay or a haiku, this lets the tweeter offer three points. Powerful references pack … Continue reading

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New Digital Storytelling tour continues

Yesterday I visited the very splendid Sweet Briar College campus, to speak on The New Digital Storytelling.  I reconnected with some dear friends, and met many fine faculty and students. Last night I gave a talk to an energetic, provocative … Continue reading

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We Are the 99 Percent: social media storytelling

Storytelling through social media: We Are The 99 Percent is a great example of using Web 2.0 to tell real-life stories. It’s a Tumblr site, a stripped-down blog, consisting of a series of photos.  Each image contains a person holding a … Continue reading

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Against the Grain

Against the Grain picked The New Digital Storytelling as its book of the week this week.  Thank you, folks!

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