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Overview of digital media, focusing on music and movies.

Overview of digital media, focusing on music and movies.


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  • 1. Digital Media Bryan Sippel Friday, February 5, 2010
  • 2. Agenda
    • Create
    • How is digital media created?
    • Obtain How can you get it?
    • Storage
    • Where do you put it? How do you organize it?
    • Play
    • What do you play it on?
    Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 3. Prerequisites
    • Basic knowledge of how to use a computer
      • Internet, keyboard, and mouse
      • Home high speed Internet is ideal but not necessary
    • Email address
      • Comfort with accessing and sending email
  • 4. Goals
    • Know your options
    • Understand what is out there, both free and fee content
    • Key terms Be able to explain, for example, the terms “mp3” and “podcasts”
    • Understand advantages and disadvantages
    • iTunes vs. Rhapsody/Zune/Winamp/Songbird, AAC vs. WMA
    Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 5. Who am I?
    • Where I have lived: England (where I was born), Oakville (outside of Toronto), Montreal, and Kingston
    • Completed my BAH and MSc at Queen’s
    • Work with university information systems: the computer systems that manage student data (e.g. course registration)
  • 6.
    • Getting married in September 2010
    • Love technology
    • Sports: Montreal Canadiens fan
  • 7. 50 years in 5 min
  • 8. 1960 - 1969
    • Music: Hey Jude by The Beatles, Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis
    • Movies: Swiss Family Robinson (1960), The Sound of Music (1965), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
    Fig. 21. Electrohome Cascade 1 M console stereo (830346), what Mom and Dad listened to in the 1960s.(CSTM) Fig. 22. Cool component stereo system, ca 1962: electronics by Leak (840799), speakers by Wharfedale (840800).(CSTM)
  • 9. 1970 - 1979
    • Music: Saturday Night Fever by the Bee Gees, American Pie by Don McLean
    • Movies: The Godfather (1970), Jaws (1975), Rocky (1976)
    Betamax (Beta) developed by Sony (1975) Video Home System (VHS) The other half of the Betamax vs. VHS war
  • 10. 1980 - 1989 Music: Every Breath You Take by The Police, Jump by Van Halen Movies: ET (1982), Top Gun (1986), Batman (1989) Fig. 29. Sony Walkman TPS-L2 (820114), 1980s. (CSTM) World’s first commercially released CD player (1982)
  • 11. 1990 - 1999 Music: … But Seriously by Phil Collins, Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette Movies: Home Alone (1990), Jurassic Park (1993), Forrest Gump (1994) Diamond Rio Second mp3 player (1998) DVD developed and invented by Sony, Panasonic, and Samsung (1995)
  • 12. 2000 - Present Music: Silver Side Up by Nickelback and Fearless by Taylor Swift Movies: Spider-Man (2002), The Dark Knight (2008), Avatar (2009)
  • 13. Create
  • 14. http://computer.howstuffworks.com/mp34.htm Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 15. Ripping a CD or DVD…
    • Process of copying audio or video to a hard disk
    Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 16. … other methods Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 17.
    • Private use of the person who makes the copy
    • Music industry and levy on blank audio media
    The Law says… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_copyright_law#Music_Recordings Michael Giest http://www.michaelgeist.ca/ Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 18. Create your own video… … using most digital cameras. Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 19. Compression
    • Requires an encoding scheme
    • Quality typically decreases as compression increases
    • e.g. DVD video vs. YouTube video
    Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 20. Formats
    • .mp3 MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3
    • a standard method of compressing digital audio
    • .m4a AAC Advanced Audio Coding
    • higher quality
    • .WMA Windows Media Audio (Windows Media Video)
    • Microsoft proprietary technology
    • .mpg MPEG (Motion Picture Experts Group)
    • a standard video compression format
    • .avi Audio Video Interleave
    • a video format originally created by Microsoft
    • .mov
    • Apple Quicktime multimedia format
    Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 21. But where does it actually go?
    • Digital media files will be stored in a folder on your computer
    Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 22. Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 23. Obtain
  • 24. Audiobook FREE: The Future of a Radical Price by Chris Anderson Click the link above to download the audiobook for free Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 25. Podcasts
    • Digital media files released episodically
    • Both video and audio formats
    • Huge range of topics
      • TEDTalks, Laugh Out Loud from CBC Radio, New Yorker: Fiction, The Moth Podcast
    Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 26. DRM
    • Digital Rights Management
    • access control
    • inhibits of digital content that were not desired or foreseen by the content provider
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_rights_management Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 27. iTunes www.apple.ca/itunes Create Obtain Storage Play
  • 28. Step by Step Install of iTunes 9 www.apple.ca/itunes PC running Windows XP Please note screenshots may be slightly different for other Windows versions (e.g. Vista or Windows 7) or operating systems (e.g. Mac OS X) Create Obtain Storage Play
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  • 41. Store
  • 42. Storage Types CD or DVD Hard Drive Flash Memory Create Obtain Store Play
  • 43. * Operating system Compression allows… Create Obtain Store Play Capacity Songs CDs (12 songs/CD) 2 GB 500 songs 41 4 GB 1000 songs 83 8 GB 1750 songs* 145 16 GB 4000 songs 333 128 GB 40000 songs 3333
  • 44. 3-2-1 Backup Strategy
    • Three copies
    • Two different media (e.g. flash drive and hard disk)
    • One copy offsite
    Create Obtain Store Play
  • 45. Play
  • 46. Play your digital media…
    • … on a computer (e.g. iTunes)
    • … on a portable device (e.g. iPod or Zune)
    • … on a home entertainment system (e.g. media centre: connect a computer to a TV)
    Create Obtain Store Play
  • 47. Apple Products Talks to you Video camera Surf the web Send/receive email View your media on your TV www.apple.ca/ipod Create Obtain Store Play
  • 48. … lots of others Microsoft Zune Sansa Media Players http://www.zune.net/en-US/ http://www.sandisk.com/consumer-products/music-player/sansa-players Create Obtain Store Play
  • 49.
    • Create digital media from your current media or downloading content
    • Store use software (e.g. iTunes) to manage and organize your digital media REMEMBER to backup your content
    • Play digital media on your computer, portable device, and/or TV
    • Bryan Sippel [email_address]
    • Slides www.slideshare.com/bsippel
    Summary
  • 50. After today…
    • Facebook
      • Friday, March 5, 2010 9:30am – 11:30am
    • Learn how to use Facebook to connect with friends, share pictures, messages, and create and join groups.  The session will include step by step instructions on how to create and navigate a Facebook account.  Each section of the Facebook website will be explored in detail.  Attendees are welcome to bring your laptop to connect to the wireless Internet, not required.
    • Drop-In Help
    • Sign Up Help Sessions
      • Today 1:30 – 3:00pm and Friday, February 19 12:00pm – 3:30pm
      • Speak to staff at the front desk

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