Scott Macklin

21 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @ScottMackli2015 | Scott likes to create stories using rich media and usually can be found looking for an espresso.

A Primer on Using the Fibonacci Sequence to Compose Your Shots

Filmmaking is math. Look it up!Nature, for the most part, is a numbers game, revealing how so many of the structures we see in our world and beyond …

Mathematics

Do You Need a Formal Degree, or Will a MOOC Do?

We all know that in the modern economy, we can’t just stop learning. But how to keep educating ourselves is a complicated question. Is it a worthwhile investment to get a formal degree, like an MBA or PhD? Should you take a more targeted approach, with a short-term executive education program? Or …

Learning

The art of storytelling

<b>We know that storytelling is the secret to influence and there is nowhere we need that more than in the urgent need for climate action. In this</b> …

The digital platform enabling kids to share animated real life stories

This award-winning success story highlights how rather than underestimating younger users, we need to understand how they are inspiring and empowering each other and themselves by sharing their stories on digital platforms. Younger audiences are primarily bringing the ancient art of storytelling to …

A Strategist's Guide to Blockchain

The distributed ledger technology that started with the bitcoin digital currency is rapidly evolving into a crowdsourced system for streamlining …

Innovation

The Stinky Cow Principle Transforms Boring Anecdotes Into Memorable Stories | Inc.com

Storytelling isn't just an essential skill for Hollywood screenwriters and marketers. Anyone who wants to win trust, sell ideas, make friends, or intrigue a date can benefit from knowing how to spin a captivating tale.<p>That means storytelling is an essential skill for everyone, really.<p>Yet most of …

Writing

5 Brain Training Techniques to Cultivate Your Creative Genius

Brain science reveals creativity is just as much a skill you can develop as it is a gift to be thankful for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ingenious inventor, the savvy entrepreneur, the innovative scientist, the imaginative writer… No matter what our field or area …

Creativity

Ultimate Beginners Guide to Virtual Reality Storytelling

<b>What is VR?</b><p>Virtual Reality [VR] is a magical alternate universe where all of your wishes come true and where pain and suffering don’t exist. Just …

5 Digital Storytelling Lessons from Film: Pacing and Tension

What do your favorite movies have in common?<p>They may have protagonists you identify with, witty dialogue, or moving plots. Two things I’m confident …

The Met Explains Its Controversial New Logo

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a new logo, and people have opinions on it.<p>The Met officially announced the new logomark this morning. It's a red …

Pixar co-founder warns virtual-reality moviemakers: 'It's not storytelling'

Ed Catmull says he’s open to being proved wrong by new generation of VR creators: ‘I think they should keep running the experiments’<p>Pixar Animation co-founder Ed Catmull has warned that virtual reality technology may not be the revolution in storytelling that some of its evangelists have …

Virtual Reality

How The United Nations Is Using Virtual Reality To Tackle Real-World Problems

A new series of VR films is changing the way the organization raises awareness and funds.<p>Though there’s still much to be learned about the power and potential of virtual reality—from the release date of upcoming VR headsets to how this nascent technology will shape entertainment, education, and …

Virtual Reality

Design Leadership: What’s Next?

Design heads at 3M, Intuit, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Philips, and REI highlight 7 areas for future design leaders to consider.<p>The importance of corporate design leadership is growing fast, which makes me curious: what does the future of design leadership look like? Will this upward momentum continue, …

Design

The Art of Storytelling in a Digital Age - Jeffbullas's Blog

Stories are in our make-up.<p>They help us interpret meaning, connect with people across generations, and articulate really complex stuff in easily …

Digital Storytelling for Social Impact

Without question, digital technology has accelerated the tempo of the world’s activity and the pervasiveness of human connections. Many of us are far …

Digital Storytelling

Visual Storytelling Is Taking Over the Web – What Does It Mean for Your Brand?

Every brand has a unique story to tell, and more and more the visual Web is becoming the place to do it.

Storytelling

Why Storytelling Is the Key to Your Research Findings

Whether it’s market research firms presenting their findings or their clients determining how to put research insights into action, some of the most …

Marketing

The Principles of UX Choreography

The intersection of Disney and UX and why learning how to draw Mickey Mouse will change how you approach design<p><i>Recently I collaborated together with</i> …

UI Design

The DSLR revolution is finally over

We’re not going to make a big deal of this but it does seem like there’s a big change that’s happening right now. In fact it might well have happened …

Videography

An Excellent Lesson On How Students Can Use Scratch Jr for Digital Storytelling

May 1, 2015 <br>iPad Monthly is finally out today and we are sharing with you one excellent lesson it covered in its first edition. iPad Monthly is “a …