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AuthorTitle/NameCommentsResource Typedate publishedSource
 What the Trend (from source) "What the Trend helps you find out what's trending on Twitter and why. " ranking system, twitter trends April 18, 2010 
 Friend Feed (from source) " FriendFeed is a service that makes it easy to share with friends online. It offers a fun and interactive way to discover and discuss information among friends. You get a customized feed made up of the content that your friends shared—from photos to interesting links and videos to messages just for you. And your friends get their customized feeds, full of the cool stuff that you've shared." tools, social media, social sharing April 14, 2010 
 Creative Commons (from source) " Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright. We provide free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work with the freedom the creator wants it to carry, so others can share, remix, use commercially, or any combination thereof." copyright, licenses March 9, 2010 
 100 Online Brainstorming Tools to Help You Think Outside the Box GREAT list of tools brainstorming, mind-mapping March 4, 2010 
 Evernote allow you to store images, notes and more a "notes" -Our desktop client applications offer a complete, powerful interface for managing all of your Evernote notes and notebooks on your Windows PC or Mac. T tool April 8, 2011 
 Tools for Transmedia a blog This is a blog to collect reviews and comments on services and tools that can be used for transmedia projects.  blog/articles February 27, 2011 (from source) "Quillr is the exciting new platform for multimedia storytelling combining text, audio and video. Part movie, part soundtrack, part graphic novel; with Quillrs, stories will no longer be read... they'll be experienced." multimedia tool June 16, 2010 
 Mediascape (from source) "Mediascapes are rich in interactivity — full of sound and music, images and text, videos and animation, narrative and dialog, all embedded in the space where you’re standing. " tool, software April 9, 2010 
 Which Flicks example of a filter service/tool that rate and filters movie recommendation based on user tool, service August 11, 2010 
Arrglington, April  Profiling our new Wiki – A collaborative toolkit for Transmedia Storytellers! The transmedia LA group is starting up a wiki to collect resources Article December 14, 2011 
Braun, David; Sivils, Jeff; Shapiro, Alex and Versteegh, Jerry  Unified Modeling Language (UML) (from source) "The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a standard language for specifying, visualizing, constructing, and documenting the artifacts of software systems, as well as for business modeling and other non-software systems. " graphic organizers, tools, models, tutorial March 1, 2000 
Candler, Sheri Highlighting 10 DIY Tools & Services You Should Know About  great list of tools to help you get things done list of resources November 8, 2011  50 Tips and Resources to Implement User-Generated Content In Your Library a bit out dated but list of tools for user generated content Article, list of tools May 28, 2008 
Dena, Christy  Cross-Media Management Technologies from site - - "It is a resource listing technologies used to manage cross/trans/multi-platform/media projects. I’m not talking about cross-media measurement, but about the tools you can use to deliver and manage your content across media platforms." list of resources - software, production companies, mobile devices February 6, 2010 
dieGopen Silverlight Augmented Reality Toolkit (from source) "SLARToolkit is a flexible Augmented Reality library for Silverlight with the aim to make real time Augmented Reality applications with Silverlight as easy and fast as possible." software, augmented reality March 1, 2010 
Dinehart, Stephen E. Transmedia Franchise Development nice discussion on how to create/plan a project - very general - but good item to keep in mind article - planning a project June 28, 2009 
Ellis, Justin AP Interactive visualizes a future of stories that reach beyond text Overview of the data visualization department for the AP - from source "But while the AP’s Interactive department is pumping out a steady amount of work, it’s what they’re creating — and how they’re creating it — that’s really interesting: from data visualizations to mash-ups of video, maps, and animation that can jump from website to phone to (soon enough) tablet. ... ... That’s one of the reasons the AP applied for a Knight News Challenge grant to create Overview, a tool that would help reporters examine large data sets. " article, tool (overview) April 28, 2011 
FlowingData Progress: A Graphical Report on the State of the World from source, " About a year ago the United Nations announced UNdata, a way to disseminate data stretched out across 22 United Nations databases through one central application. While UNdata houses 66 million records, it's tough to get a sense of what's going on without a visual representation. Progress is an effort to make this world data visible. " tool, analytics September 3, 2010 
Gonzalez, Guy LeCharles  The Limitations of FREE; Godin vs. Gladwell (from source) "... “freemium” model — giving away some content while offering a more valuable experience for a premium " article June 30, 2009 
Good, Robin  Best Online Collaboration Tools 2009 - Robin Good's Collaborative Map a mind map of online collaboraton tools  mind map, list of tools December 1, 2008 
Harvard The Berkman Center for Internet and Society (from source) "The Berkman Center was founded to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development. We represent a network of faculty, students, fellows, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and virtual architects working to identify and engage with the challenges and opportunities of cyberspace. " organization, articles June 3, 2010 
Hayes, Gary TransocialMedia story telling Workshop sheet This is a great graphic organizer and planning sheet for a project diagram - graphic organizer October 15, 2009 
Hayes, Gary  Gary P. Hayes Social Emerging Media Diagrams Social Emerging Media Diagrams diagrams - graphic organizer, planning, visuals  February 25, 2010 
Institute of Play and E-Line Media Gamestar Mechanic  (from source) "Gamestar Mechanic is a game and community about playing, designing, and sharing games. " education, experience April 12, 2010 
Jones, Mike a wonderful list of tools and resources to use in production and other projects List of resources August 22, 2011 
Kessler, Sarah Movellas Is Like YouTube For Ebooks from source: "Quick Pitch: Movellas is like YouTube for ebooks. Genius Idea: Letting anyone publish and share his or her own ebook. " Tool - ebook publishing August 12, 2011 
Kincaid, Jason  Twitter Launches A New Guide For Media Organizations (from source) " Twitter has just launched a new site called Twitter Media, where it’s offering media organizations and journalists some case studies and guidelines to better connect with their Twitter fans." article, examples of twitter use April 12, 2010 
Krakowsky, Tali  Augmenting Reality (from source) "Today data is free and ubiquitous, which leads me to believe that the only thing of true value today is curated information." article, review of concept March 9, 2010 
Mahable Spark of Genius Presented by Microsoft BizSpark (from source) "Each week day we will cover a promising new startup, as part of a series we’re calling Spark of Genius. Sponsored by Microsoft BizSpark, each post showcases a promising new software company, and finds the unique feature that separates it from the competition. Full list of coverage can be found on our “Spark of Genius” channel." article, list of tools July 22, 2010 
MIT Media Lab (from source) " is a tool for involving audiences in presentations by letting them suggest questions and vote on each other's questions. " tool, collaboration April 9, 2010 
Moore, Haley Ten Interactive Story Ideas for Layar (from source) "Layar, the augmented reality browser that has been creeping up on Android phone users since May, hit the iPhone App Store last month. " tool, app, ideas December 3, 2009 
Nemisys - ipadio is a wholly owned subsidiary of digital communication company Nemisys. ipadio (from source) "ipadio allows you to broadcast from any phone to the Internet live. Phone blog, collect audio data, record and update the world, or simply let your mates know what you're doing - ipadio is integrated with Social Media & Blogging platforms." tool, broadcasting July 22, 2010 
Nielsen Minors Text 90 Times as Much as Seniors from source, "The number of messages juveniles younger than 18 text in an average month is about 90 times the total of seniors 65 and up, according to new data from The Nielsen Company." analytics, article August 24, 2010 
Pratten, Robert Transmedia Notation Article talks about how to document and organize a transmedia project - good visuals graphic organizer, article October 23, 2009 
Pratten, Robert Transmedia Workflow (from source) "The first part of this post is over at Culture Hacker. The diagram below shows provides an overview of the workflow for delivering a transmedia project. " article, planning a project, templates June 7, 2010 
Pratten, Robert  Transmedia documentation (from source) "Last year I posted an idea of how to document transmedia projects. I’m now back with an improved version :) " article, planning a project June 7, 2010 
Pratten, Robert Groundbreaking Transmedia Project Proposal: Parasites GREAT resource on how to structure a transmedia project slide show presentation how to September 16, 2009 
PR Web First Mobile Platform for Transmedia Storytelling  Launching today is a mobile app that allows audiences to immerse themselves in stories that blur the boundaries of fiction and reality and digital life and real life. Conducttr Mobile is part of a transmedia storytelling ecosystem that provides brands, agencies, publishers, film studios and educators with an end-to-end audience engagement solution.  mobile app and platform for delivering transmedia May 28, 2012 
Saenz, Aaron   Robots, Augmented Reality and More – The Building of the Future (from source) "“El Faro”, the lighthouse, is an interactive visitors center that features robots, augmented reality stations, huge tactile interface walls, and flowing LED lights. It’s like something out of Minority Report or Blade Runner. Set on the massive 16 hectare compound of Santander Bank outside of Madrid" article, project example April 9, 2010 
Shor, Mike Game from source: "Game Theory .net provides resource materials to educators and students of game theory, including the application of game theory to economics, business, political science, computer science, and other disciplines. " articles, resources, tools November 29, 2010 
Silverman, Matt  5 Fantastic Free Tools to Showcase Your Portfolio five nice resources for creating digital portfolios portfolios February 10, 2010 
Sonnenfield, Gunnther  Transmedia Planning, Development & ROI (The New World Model) Has some nice diagrams and addresses how to plan a project with the ROI and economics in mind article - planning a project, ROI December 11, 2009 
Taylor, Forest  Real Life, Plus: Metaio Goes Mobile (from source) "Enter: Metaio, a German company that deals in augmented reality and their new platform for mobile phones." tool, app, augmented reality September 1, 2009 
Thompson, Brooke  Cutting the Cake: a critical look at the cake event Very good article about the cake event for the Why so Serious project - good ideas to follow if doing similar  article - how to June 10, 2010 
Thompson, Brooke  A criticism on the lack of criticism (from source) "A criticism on the lack of criticism It strikes me that one of the biggest problems hindering the growth of transmedia (and all the various things that fall under it, such as ARGs) is the absolute lack of critical looks at projects. " article, feedback June 1, 2010 
various Social Media Charts and Graphs good collection of visuals covering a range of topics diagrams - planning, graphic organizers February 25, 2010 
Victor, Bret ABriefRantOnTheFutureOfInteractionDesign great Article and visuals on thoughts to keep in mind when creating interactive activities. article November 8, 2011 
Watson, Chris 250+ Free Visualisation Tools & Applications + 15 Visual search engines Big list of great visual tools and websites  list of resources January 13, 2010 
Watson, Jeff Viz: Overview (from source) "Viz is a casual augmented reality game that enables players to discover and embed virtual objects — or “vobjects”1 — in physical space by looking through the camera viewfinders of their mobile phones. " article, tool September 22, 2009 
Watson, Jeff  Content management and delivery tools for indie ARG producers (from source) "For the purposes of this post, I’ve chosen to focus on providing examples of free technologies and services that can assist designers in managing/deploying content, architecting participation, and articulating game mechanics." list of resources - ARG, software February 20, 2010 
Wattpad PR Wattpad App is Available for iPad 2 Today from source - "Founded in 2006, Wattpad is the world's most interactive eBook community. Wattpad is a social digital entertainment platform for readers to explore original transmedia fiction and connect with their favorite new authors. Writers can share what they have written on Wattpad - a novel, a short story or a poem - and network with readers and fans from around the globe" App, iPad, shared writing tool March 11, 2011 
Weiler, Lance - founder The WorkBook Project  (from source) "The WorkBook Project (WBP) is for those who want to be creative in the digital age. The WBP, through its website, R&D projects such as festival From Here to Awesome and roving conference DIY Days, provides insight into the process of funding, creating, distributing and sustaining as a creator of media (film, games, music, design, software). " multiple, articles, social networking March 26, 2010 
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