Category Archives: Videos

Keep calm and … tell me the story

We see it everywhere. Do you know the story?

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Noam Chomsky – The purpose of education

Noam Chomsky discusses the purpose of education, impact of technology, whether education should be perceived as a cost or an investment and the value of standardised assessment. Presented at the Learning Without Frontiers Conference РJan 25th 2012- London (LWF 12).

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What is Curation?

This is the first in a series of videos explaining the shifts we’re seeing in the world of content creation. Curation has exploded with the growth of Twitter, Tumblr and now Pinterest. In this video, we wanted to try to get into the heads of some of our favorite curators to understand what makes them tick.

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After Kony: Why videos go viral

After the Kony’s case, an interesting TedX talk on why videos go viral.

 

 

 

 

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The Most Astounding Fact in the Universe.

Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked in an interview with TIME magazine, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” This is his answer.

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Stop Kony – Kony 2012

KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to make Joseph Kony famous, not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice.

 

 

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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Inspired, in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is a poignant, humorous allegory about the curative powers of story. Using a variety of techniques (miniatures, computer animation, 2D animation) award winning author/ illustrator William Joyce and Co-director Brandon Oldenburg present a hybrid style of animation that harkens back to silent films and MGM Technicolor musicals. Morris Lessmore is old fashioned and cutting edge at the same time.

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The Porcelain Unicorn

This is the winner of Philips ‘Tell it your way’ competition. Enjoy!

Critical Thinking – A guide

A guide to the art and science of the solid argument.