Interesting discussions at the recent Digital Storytelling Unconference in Vancouver. The online realm has given us a different delivery system for audio and video, that’s time-shifted and shareable. But what about new ways of storytelling online?
This time, SoundCloud. It’s designed for sharing music, and that’s how I encountered it. But I’ve been thinking about other uses for the timed commenting feature — as a storytelling tool.
I’d never tried Storify, so wanted to practice on something low-key before trying it on breaking news. So here, curated tweets from CBC Vancouver’s Hot Dog Day. Which many, without irony, call the best day of the year at CBC.
I’ve been thinking a lot the Stanley Cup Riot this week, not just because the playoffs started again, prompting more discussions on policing and crowd control. I was excited for the playoffs last year. But 10 months post-riot? Not one bit.
A second go at the food prices chart, with updated (to Dec. 2011) food price data from Statistics Canada. The food price rising the fastest? Potatoes.