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How to Make the Most of Your Trip to SXSW

We know you’ll be working hard at SXSW, and your dance card is already filling up. You’re a marketing maven, a conquistador of connections, and a member of the innovation intelegencia, but please, leave some time in your schedule to stray from the beaten path. You never know when the best ideas will come to … Continued

Veronica Mars: Crowdfunding By Numbers

Let’s talk a little about crowdfunding history.  It was made last week and was enormously gratifying if you were a television nerd of my ilk. Yes, I’ll admit that I’m a fan of the almost eight-years-gone high school noir Veronica Mars.  Now – after a prolonged hiatus, show creator, Rob Thomas, and the original cast … Continued

Crowdsourcing for the King of Pop

Michael Jackson, though gone for two years now, has left behind a tangible legacy. According to Wikipedia, as many as 1 billion people watched the memorial service following his death and Sony Music spent $250 million to retain distribution rights to the Jackson recordings until 2017. His fans also remain just as passionate and have … Continued

Lost and Found

Digitizing information has become a goal for a number of archivists. It preserves many invaluable artifacts and offers us specific information that can be made available to the public. And sometimes it gives us back things that we were missing. Lost Films is an online initiative funded by the German Federal Cultural Association to collect … Continued