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After 30 years of lecturing and training at the School of Journalism at Utrecht in journalism, politics and new media, Peter Verweij, started in 2005 his own company D3-Media, which focuses on the following areas: Production of journalistic content for multimedia media and blogs; Research in the area of new media such as convergence and social network analysis; Training and coaching of journalists and newsrooms about data mining, computer assisted research and reporting, multi media production and digital; Consultancy about newsroom management and work flow in converged newsrooms; Assistance and consultancy using open source software in a journalistic environment story telling.
I've recently been playing around with a new tool called Droidmote. It's pretty damn nifty, especially if you're doing a presentation on the fly. Here's why:
When I am giving a training session, I use my laptop for demos or presentations. It often happens however that I am not sitting behind my machine, but walking through the classroom. For the next slide or other input on my laptop, I have to walk back. There are software solutions for this, but ...
Comparing the new iPad and the ASUS Transformer Prime (TL201) is a bit like watching two mighty gladiators in full combat.
Apple definitely gets the honours for taking tablets mainstream with the first iPad. When it came out, I worked on an HP TC1100, which is a smashing tablet which becomes a laptop computer with a keyboard and stylus, but back then no one was really interested. It's a fabulous machine which still works beautifully after six or seven years.
Although the ...
Not too long ago, journalists rushed off to a story armed only with pen and paper. They gathered information and scribbled down notes before rushing back to the office to write it up and submit the story.
The advent of the internet changed everything about how the news industry operated. That transformation has been well-documented. In 2011 the development of mobile apps is heralding a second revolution as the web goes mobile, and smartphones make the life of a journalist ...