Nov 2010

The Pew Internet & American Life Project

The Pew Internet Project, which is an initiative of the Pew Research Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan “fact tank.” This group provides information on the issues, attitudes, and trends shaping America and the world. The project studies the social impact of the Internet and shares its findings at www.pewinternet.org.


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Top 10 Countries by Percentage of Internet Users

Some interesting stats about the Internet:
Top 10 Countries by Percentage of Internet Users
  1. Iceland 285,700 93.20%
  2. Norway 4,235,800 90.90%
  3. Greenland 52,000 90.30%
  4. Sweden 8,085,500 89.20%
  5. Netherlands 14,304,600 85.60%
  6. Denmark 4,629,600 84.20%
  7. Finland 4,382,700 83.50%
  8. New Zealand 3,500,000 83.10%
  9. Australia 17,033,826 80.10%
  10. Luxembourg 387,000 78.70%

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New Web Video Book

The staff of RHED Pixel just finished updating our web video book. This book significantly expands our original book on podcasting. We've added coverage of lots of brand new things. Here's the official listing:

Want to create professional quality web video that stands out in a crowded playing field? Gain a complete understanding of the opportunity, limitations, production, and distribution process with this book. Step up from the flip-cam experience with this solid introduction to professional planning and production techniques, ensuring that your video meets the same standards you set for every other element in your communication program.

  • Follow the RHED Pixel team as they detail every step of the way with engaging illustrations that demonstrate the process from concept to distribution including:
  • Preproduction planning of concept, scope, budget, and casting
  • Web-specific techniques for audio, lighting, and videography
  • Detailed overview of editing and encoding of web video
  • Effective branding and storytelling aids including b-roll, images and motion graphics
  • Distribution alternatives including HTML5, Flash, podcasting, RSS, and website hosting
  • Effective techniques to promote and monetize your video

Now available for pre-order.


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