We like the way this technology is developing because of the possibilities for interactive, narrative journalism and story-telling using hand control. The secret as we have written before lies in this interface between human and tool. The more natural the control systems the better the possibilities for communication – and so, for drawnalism.
We recently attended the news:rewired conference organised by Journalism.co.uk and held at City University in London. Above is a short interactive with an analysis of the key speakers from the event and some of their behaviour on Twitter.
Today the influential Techcrunch site published a powerful piece of opinion claiming that hand-made content was dead. This contention is based on the revolution in dispersal of ’free’ information – and new industrial-scale commercial attempts to make money through a volume provision of data. (Techcrunch cites a firm called Demand Media who are particularly depressing […]
Today, the UK government will publish an amendment to its Digital Economy Bill which may allow a great change in the way the law of copyright operates in the UK. The government amendment to the 1988 Copyright Designs and Patents Act (pdf) gives Ministers the ability to update the 1988 act without bringing new legislation […]
Drawnalism.com reported Birmingham’s Hello Digital event on October 21st. During a packed day of feature and fringe events at Millennium Point in the centre of the city we produced more than 50 instant digital drawings of the day’s exhibitors, formal speakers and active participants. You can see all of the results at our instant galleries […]