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The clockwork orange

Stanley Kubrick’s A clockwork orange based on the novel by Anthony Burgess is one of the good references about this film. I think it is a good reference because, on the one hand, you have a comment from the author, Kubrick : “I have always wondered if there might be a more meaningful way to present a book about a film. To make, as it were, a complete graphic representation of the film, cut by cut, with the dialogue printed in the proper place in relation to the cuts, so that within the limits of still photos and words, an accurate (and I hope interesting) record of a film might be available…This book represents that attempt.” Read more…

La historia de Ed Gein (el asesino de Painfield) contada por Harold Schechter

December 14, 2011 2 comments

Harold Schechter nos cuenta la historia de Edward Theodore Gein, protagonista de una de las historias que más impresión causó no solo en Estados Unidos sino en el mundo entero,  se convirtió en la inspiración primaria de personajes literarios y de obras de cine desde su descubrimiento hasta la fecha. Esta persona da vida a la figura asesina que protagonizó  la matanza de texas. Read more…

Rip Curl (advertising through social networks)

December 3, 2011 Leave a comment

James E. Rauch asserts that current new transportation and communications technologies allow the smallest firm to build partnerships with foreign producers and advertised themselves around the world. As for social marketing everyone’s talking about Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Blogging. But why are these websites important for business owners? Social Media Marketing is popular because it promotes dialogue and allows consumers to share experiences with others. Rip Curl is one of these companies that uses social networks, web pages and microblooging to advertise its company, products, events, etc. Read more…

Digital identity and risks

November 25, 2011 Leave a comment

 Joachim Klewes and  Robert Wreschniok claim digital identity and reputation management consists of monitoring and analyzing of the online reputation for a brand or individual as represented by all media types across the Social Web. Your reputation reflects how trustworthy your brand is. Managing your online reputation starts with a transparent Digital Identity that enables you to earn trust and build connections. Anonymity is no longer an option for those trying to create Social Capital in the networked world.

Having a digital identity can be very useful for people because this allows them to publish information about themselves or their business in order to improve their reputation, increasing the benefits in some companies, etc. However, digital identity can be very dangerous too. People can thieve your identity and many times you can find yourself in a big trouble. To make it clear, in the following paragraphs I am going to explain the concept of digital identity and some risks it may involve. Read more…

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