Moving expertise to the front lines with video

Dr. Sanjeev Arora at the University of New Mexico is a believer in the power of video to multiply and spread expertise like a virus. So is Dr. Jeffrey Burns at Boston Children's Hospital. This change in how knowledge spreads is not limited to the medical...


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Zen and the art of brake light maintenance, or, learning on the fly with mobile video

This past weekend I got a text from my mother-in-law. All mother-in-law jokes aside, she was letting me know that she had noticed my left brake light was out as I was driving away from their house. The horror! Being a fairly handy guy, I figured I could...


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Get closer to reality with enterprise video

Last week I was hiking with my family at Yosemite.  It was gorgeous, and we were stopping every few steps to take pictures. Around every corner was an even more breathtaking view requiring another photo. But as you can imagine, those pictures don't do...


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Making a peanut butter sandwich in space: video connects across the universe

Chris Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space. Since then he has gone on to spend months aboard the International Space Station and, according to Forbes magazine, is "perhaps the most social media savvy astronaut ever to leave Earth." He runs...


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Learning to dance with video

This video has been making the rounds on social media over the last week. San Francisco designer Karen X. Cheng taught herself how to dance over the past year through sheer persistence. It’s pretty impressive to see her go from doing a pretty dorky...


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Time shifting is a growing habit for corporate video

Why do people increasingly choose texting over phone calls? For the same reason I watch 90% of my entertainment content from Netflix and Tivo: participating in communication and entertainment on my schedule vs. someone else's is convenient and empowering....


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