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  • is from Wikipedia, I added religion because today there is a lot of groups directed to religion.
  • Top 4 social networks
  • Yet even by that time, Facebook was seriously big business, with tens of millions of dollars already investedThe secret of Facebook’s success (it now currently boasts in excess of 150 million users) is a subject of some debate. Some point to its ease of use, others to its multitude of easily-accessed features, and still others to a far simpler factor – its memorable, descriptive name. Regardless, there’s agreement on one thing – Facebook promotes both honesty and openness. It seems people really enjoy being themselves, and throwing that openness out there for all to seeFacebook belongs to English speaker places like Canada and the UK
  • It is also a tool for educational purpose,
  • MySpace allows users to customize their user profile pages by entering HTML (but not JavaScript) into such areas as "About Me," "I'd Like to Meet," and "Interests." Videos and flash-based content can be included this way. Users also have the option to add music to their profile pages via MySpace Music, a service that allows bands to post songs for use on MySpace.A user can also change the general appearance of his or her page by entering CSS (in a <style> ... </style> element) into one of these fields to override the page's default style sheet using MySpace editors. This is often used to tweak fonts and colors. The fact that the user-added CSS is located in the middle of the page (rather than being located in the <head> element) means that the page will begin to load with the default MySpace layout before abruptly changing to the custom layout. A special type of modification is a div overlay, where the default layout is dramatically changed by hiding default text with <div> tags and large images.MySpace remains the perennial favorite in the USA
  • Twitter has nevertheless come under some criticism for taking the "staying in touch" thing too far. Do we really need to know when someone we’ve never even met chooses Burger King over McDonald’s or decides he’s going to read a newspaper? Are we really that interested in the excruciating minutiae of everyone’s day?
  • Technology presentation

    1. 1. Manuel Santos Jorge<br />Luis E. SellasRamírez<br />Joshua GirónRodríguez<br />Héctor J. Olan Vélez<br />The Impact of Technology in Entertainment<br />
    2. 2. Video Games<br />
    3. 3. Video games started out in the early 1970’s.<br />Video games are divided in generations.<br />Recently, the video game industry has surpassed the movie industry.<br />Like movies, video games are also divided in genres.<br />History<br />
    4. 4. Today, the console that leads in sales is the Nintendo Wii.<br />All three of the major consoles provide online gaming.<br />PS3 is integrated with a BluRay player.<br />Consoles<br />
    5. 5. The leading handheld console in the market is the Nintendo DS.<br />The PSP, besides games, offers a variety of movies in their own format.<br />Both handheld console also offer online game play.<br />Handheld Consoles<br />
    6. 6. Online game play was introduced in 1999.<br />Games used to be cartridges.<br />Consoles have their own marketplace.<br />Consoles also support HDTV.<br />Then and Now<br />
    7. 7. This is a list of the best selling consoles in history.<br />Best Selling Consoles<br />
    8. 8. This is a list of the best selling game franchises in history.<br />Best Selling Game Franchises<br />
    9. 9. Social Networks<br />
    10. 10. History and Definition<br />A social network is a social structure made of individuals which are connected by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as friendship, common interest, financial exchange, dislike, sexual relationships, or relationships of beliefs, knowledge or prestige and religion.<br />
    11. 11. Top 4 Social networks of today<br />1  <br />2 <br />3 <br />4 <br />  <br />
    12. 12. Facebook leads the global social networking pack.<br /> Founded, like many social networking sites, by university students who initially peddled their product to other university students, Facebook launched in 2004 as a Harvard-only exercise and remained a campus-oriented site for two full years before finally opening to the general public in 2006.<br />
    13. 13. YouTube is the leader in online video, and the premier destination to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. <br />YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips on and across the Internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs, and email.<br />
    14. 14. Is the key for young adult demographic with music, music videos, and a funky, feature-filled environment<br />MySpace allows users to customize their user profile pages by entering HTML<br />A user can also change the general appearance of his or her page by entering <br /> CSS (in a <style> ...</style> element) <br />
    15. 15. Essentially a micro-blogging "What are you doing at the moment?“<br />It has been the center of a lot of critics, because the use that people gives to it<br />You can use it with your cell-phone, is a tool to keep in touch with friends and family.<br />
    16. 16. Television<br />
    17. 17. Display Technology<br />CRT(Cathode-ray tubes) are a refined technology that can still provide the best overall picture quality value.<br />Flat Panel(LCD or Plasma). Flat panel LCDs and plasma displays are as little as 25.4 mm (1 inch) thick and can be hung on a wall like a picture or put over a pedestal.<br />
    18. 18. LCD Television<br />These are television sets that use LCD technology to produce images.<br />They are the leading technology on tv’s at the time, replacing projectors and the plasma display panel.<br />Modern LCD’s use a process known as “dynamic lighting” to address the power use.<br />It also finds areas that are darker, and reduces the backlighting in those areas.<br />
    19. 19. High Definition Television<br />HD has one or two million pixels per frame, roughly five times that of SD.<br />It offers wider picture with greater detail and the clarity of motion pictures.<br />Compared to standard television (NTSC), the true HDTV image has twice the luminance definition - vertically and horizontally - and is twenty-five percent wider.<br />
    20. 20. HD vs SD resolutions.<br />
    21. 21. The Media and Anime<br />Distribution of media through Digital Transmission.<br />Use of Digital Satellite and Cable Network.<br />Anime is considered as part of the American pop culture.<br />Major anime releases find their way into the American marketplace on one of a dozen different television channels.<br />
    22. 22. In the states, it was adults who got fixated on anime first.<br />Today the US audience is 50/50. Teenagers (mostly 14 and 15 years old), and adults, according to a recent survey at an SPJA expo in New York.<br />Recently fans have been getting even younger.<br />Even 10-year-olds are getting into the craze.<br />Anime<br />
    23. 23. Cinema<br />3D<br />
    24. 24. TYPES OF 3D<br />-RED/BLUE<br />Two images are displayed on the screen, one in red and the other in blue.<br />The filters on the glasses allow only one image to enter each eye.<br /> You cannot really have a color movie when you are using color to provide the separation<br />
    25. 25. TYPES OF 3D<br />-POLARIZED<br />Two synchronized projectors project two respective views onto the screen, each with a different polarization.<br /> The glasses allow only one of the images into each eye because they contain lenses with different polarization.<br />At Disney World, Universal Studios and other 3-D venues uses Polarized 3D, because have beter quality<br />
    26. 26. Othertypes of 3D<br />Computer-generatedholography<br />Volumetricdisplays<br />
    27. 27. HD MOVIES<br />HD refersto:<br /><ul><li>Any video system of higherresolutionthanstandard-definition (SD) (704x480) (480p) video.
    28. 28. The more commonresolutionis 1280x720pixels (720p) or 1920x1080 pixels (1080i/1080p).</li></ul>Movies:<br /><ul><li>Commonly comes in DVD (not HD), wanttoseemovies in HD:
    29. 29. Need a LCD or a PLASMA TV HighResolution (HD)
    30. 30. Needthecorrectplayer.
    31. 31. Blu-Rayplayer (the more popular at themoment)
    32. 32. HD DVD player (thecompetence of theblu-ray, itispracticallyextinct)</li></li></ul><li>