Digital Media Bryan Sippel Friday, February 5, 2010
Agenda <ul><li>Create </li></ul><ul><li>How is digital media created? </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain How can you get it? </li></...
Prerequisites  <ul><li>Basic knowledge  of how to use a computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet, keyboard, and mouse </li>...
Goals <ul><li>Know your options </li></ul><ul><li>Understand what is out there, both free and fee content </li></ul><ul><l...
Who am I? <ul><li>Where I have lived: England (where I was born), Oakville (outside of Toronto), Montreal, and Kingston </...
<ul><li>Getting married in September 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Love technology </li></ul><ul><li>Sports: Montreal Canadiens f...
50 years  in 5 min
1960 - 1969 <ul><li>Music:  Hey Jude by The Beatles, Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis </li></ul><ul><li>Movies:  Swiss F...
1970 - 1979 <ul><li>Music:  Saturday Night Fever by the Bee Gees, American Pie by Don McLean </li></ul><ul><li>Movies:  Th...
1980 - 1989 Music:  Every Breath You Take by The Police, Jump by Van Halen Movies:  ET (1982), Top Gun (1986), Batman (198...
1990 - 1999 Music:  … But Seriously by Phil Collins, Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette Movies:  Home Alone (1990), J...
2000 - Present Music:  Silver Side Up by Nickelback and Fearless by Taylor Swift Movies:  Spider-Man (2002), The Dark Knig...
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http://computer.howstuffworks.com/mp34.htm   Create Obtain Storage Play
Ripping a CD or DVD… <ul><li>Process of copying audio or video to a hard disk </li></ul>Create Obtain Storage Play
… other methods Create Obtain Storage Play
<ul><li>Private use of the person who makes the copy </li></ul><ul><li>Music industry and levy on blank audio media </li><...
Create your own video… …  using most digital cameras. Create Obtain Storage Play
Compression <ul><li>Requires an  encoding scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Quality typically decreases as compression increases </...
Formats <ul><li>.mp3  MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3   </li></ul><ul><li>a standard method of compressing digital audio </li></ul><u...
But where does it actually go? <ul><li>Digital media files will be stored in a folder on your computer </li></ul>Create Ob...
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Audiobook FREE: The Future of a Radical Price  by Chris Anderson Click the link above to download the audiobook for free C...
Podcasts <ul><li>Digital media files released episodically </li></ul><ul><li>Both video and audio formats </li></ul><ul><l...
DRM <ul><li>Digital Rights Management </li></ul><ul><li>access control </li></ul><ul><li>inhibits of digital content that ...
iTunes www.apple.ca/itunes   Create Obtain Storage Play
Step by Step Install of iTunes 9 www.apple.ca/itunes   PC running Windows XP Please note screenshots may be slightly diffe...
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Store
Storage Types CD or DVD Hard Drive Flash Memory Create Obtain Store Play
* Operating system Compression allows… Create Obtain Store Play Capacity Songs CDs (12 songs/CD) 2 GB 500 songs 41 4 GB 10...
3-2-1 Backup Strategy <ul><li>Three  copies </li></ul><ul><li>Two  different media (e.g. flash drive and hard disk) </li><...
Play
Play your digital media… <ul><li>…  on a computer (e.g. iTunes) </li></ul><ul><li>…  on a portable device (e.g. iPod or Zu...
Apple Products Talks to you Video camera Surf the web Send/receive email View your media on your TV www.apple.ca/ipod   Cr...
…  lots of others Microsoft Zune Sansa Media Players http://www.zune.net/en-US/   http://www.sandisk.com/consumer-products...
<ul><li>Create  digital media from your current media or downloading content </li></ul><ul><li>Store  use software (e.g. i...
After today… <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday, March 5, 2010  9:30am – 11:30am </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learn h...
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  1. 1. Digital Media Bryan Sippel Friday, February 5, 2010
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Create </li></ul><ul><li>How is digital media created? </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain How can you get it? </li></ul><ul><li>Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Where do you put it? How do you organize it? </li></ul><ul><li>Play </li></ul><ul><li>What do you play it on? </li></ul>Create Obtain Storage Play
  3. 3. Prerequisites <ul><li>Basic knowledge of how to use a computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet, keyboard, and mouse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home high speed Internet is ideal but not necessary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email address </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfort with accessing and sending email </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Goals <ul><li>Know your options </li></ul><ul><li>Understand what is out there, both free and fee content </li></ul><ul><li>Key terms Be able to explain, for example, the terms “mp3” and “podcasts” </li></ul><ul><li>Understand advantages and disadvantages </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes vs. Rhapsody/Zune/Winamp/Songbird, AAC vs. WMA </li></ul>Create Obtain Storage Play
  5. 5. Who am I? <ul><li>Where I have lived: England (where I was born), Oakville (outside of Toronto), Montreal, and Kingston </li></ul><ul><li>Completed my BAH and MSc at Queen’s </li></ul><ul><li>Work with university information systems: the computer systems that manage student data (e.g. course registration) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Getting married in September 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Love technology </li></ul><ul><li>Sports: Montreal Canadiens fan </li></ul>
  7. 7. 50 years in 5 min
  8. 8. 1960 - 1969 <ul><li>Music: Hey Jude by The Beatles, Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis </li></ul><ul><li>Movies: Swiss Family Robinson (1960), The Sound of Music (1965), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) </li></ul>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. 9. 1970 - 1979 <ul><li>Music: Saturday Night Fever by the Bee Gees, American Pie by Don McLean </li></ul><ul><li>Movies: The Godfather (1970), Jaws (1975), Rocky (1976) </li></ul>Betamax (Beta) developed by Sony (1975) Video Home System (VHS) The other half of the Betamax vs. VHS war
  10. 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. 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. 12. 2000 - Present Music: Silver Side Up by Nickelback and Fearless by Taylor Swift Movies: Spider-Man (2002), The Dark Knight (2008), Avatar (2009)
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  14. 14. http://computer.howstuffworks.com/mp34.htm Create Obtain Storage Play
  15. 15. Ripping a CD or DVD… <ul><li>Process of copying audio or video to a hard disk </li></ul>Create Obtain Storage Play
  16. 16. … other methods Create Obtain Storage Play
  17. 17. <ul><li>Private use of the person who makes the copy </li></ul><ul><li>Music industry and levy on blank audio media </li></ul>The Law says… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_copyright_law#Music_Recordings Michael Giest http://www.michaelgeist.ca/ Create Obtain Storage Play
  18. 18. Create your own video… … using most digital cameras. Create Obtain Storage Play
  19. 19. Compression <ul><li>Requires an encoding scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Quality typically decreases as compression increases </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. DVD video vs. YouTube video </li></ul>Create Obtain Storage Play
  20. 20. Formats <ul><li>.mp3 MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 </li></ul><ul><li>a standard method of compressing digital audio </li></ul><ul><li>.m4a AAC Advanced Audio Coding </li></ul><ul><li>higher quality </li></ul><ul><li>.WMA Windows Media Audio (Windows Media Video) </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft proprietary technology </li></ul><ul><li>.mpg MPEG (Motion Picture Experts Group) </li></ul><ul><li>a standard video compression format </li></ul><ul><li>.avi Audio Video Interleave </li></ul><ul><li>a video format originally created by Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>.mov </li></ul><ul><li>Apple Quicktime multimedia format </li></ul>Create Obtain Storage Play
  21. 21. But where does it actually go? <ul><li>Digital media files will be stored in a folder on your computer </li></ul>Create Obtain Storage Play
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  24. 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. 25. Podcasts <ul><li>Digital media files released episodically </li></ul><ul><li>Both video and audio formats </li></ul><ul><li>Huge range of topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TEDTalks, Laugh Out Loud from CBC Radio, New Yorker: Fiction, The Moth Podcast </li></ul></ul>Create Obtain Storage Play
  26. 26. DRM <ul><li>Digital Rights Management </li></ul><ul><li>access control </li></ul><ul><li>inhibits of digital content that were not desired or foreseen by the content provider </li></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_rights_management Create Obtain Storage Play
  27. 27. iTunes www.apple.ca/itunes Create Obtain Storage Play
  28. 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. 41. Store
  42. 42. Storage Types CD or DVD Hard Drive Flash Memory Create Obtain Store Play
  43. 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. 44. 3-2-1 Backup Strategy <ul><li>Three copies </li></ul><ul><li>Two different media (e.g. flash drive and hard disk) </li></ul><ul><li>One copy offsite </li></ul>Create Obtain Store Play
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  46. 46. Play your digital media… <ul><li>… on a computer (e.g. iTunes) </li></ul><ul><li>… on a portable device (e.g. iPod or Zune) </li></ul><ul><li>… on a home entertainment system (e.g. media centre: connect a computer to a TV) </li></ul>Create Obtain Store Play
  47. 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. 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. 49. <ul><li>Create digital media from your current media or downloading content </li></ul><ul><li>Store use software (e.g. iTunes) to manage and organize your digital media REMEMBER to backup your content </li></ul><ul><li>Play digital media on your computer, portable device, and/or TV </li></ul><ul><li>Bryan Sippel [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Slides www.slideshare.com/bsippel </li></ul>Summary
  50. 50. After today… <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday, March 5, 2010 9:30am – 11:30am </li></ul></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Drop-In Help </li></ul><ul><li>Sign Up Help Sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Today 1:30 – 3:00pm and Friday, February 19 12:00pm – 3:30pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak to staff at the front desk </li></ul></ul>

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