In February, I did a presentation called, “How to Ruin Your Online Reputation”
One of the sure-fire ways to ruin your reputation is to call yourself a social media guru (or allow others to call you that).
This video sums up the pitfalls of working with a self-proclaimed social media guru
This. Is. Hysterical.
There’s cursing in here, so you may not want to play it at work.
musicians make videos of themselves playing a particular part in a short piece by the composer Tan Dun. They also make a more standard audition video of themselves playing their usual repertoire. They submit their videos by January 28, and the judges pick the winners. Then YouTube creates a mashup where they combine the winning parts into an â€œonline orchestra,â€ and then the winners are flown to New York to do a live performance at Carnegie Hall in April under veteran conductor Michael Tilson Thomas.
How did this idea happen? Greg Sandow wrote an interesting article on this and gives us a quick summary:
Two guys at Google came up with the idea (Google owns YouTube), and pitched it to the rest of the company. The rest of the company liked it, so Google went ahead, and found classical music partners to join in the fun.Â