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Design Readings Software

Watch Luke Wroblewski’s “Screen Time”

Screen time used to mean sitting in front of a TV. Today we move between screens of various sizes, proportions, and quality all day. The abundance and diversity of devices can overwhelm teams delivering software. We need practical ways to tackle the problems that come with this diversity of screens. Luke explores a deeper understanding […]

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Consumer Behavior Economics Information Technology Trend Watching

Internet in Brazil: access through TV is already higher than for Tablets

The survey found an increase in the number of households with Internet access, which increased from 63.6% in 2016 to 70.5% in 2017. Television was used for network connections in 10.6% of households.

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Consumer Behavior Information Technology Trend Watching

Internet in Brazil: Second most used medium

The internet is the second means of communication used most often by the Brazilians behind TV and the front of radio, according to the first edition of “Brazilian Media Research 2014 – Media Consumption Habits of the Brazilian Population”, according to the results of a survey commissioned by the Secretariat of Social Communication of the Presidency […]

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Consumer Behavior Trend Watching

Consumer Behavior in Brazil: pay TV grows 11.31% in 2013 and reaches 18 million subscribers

The pay TV services in Brazil grew by 11.31% in 2013 over the previous year, reaching 18.02 million subscriptions in December. The industry data were released by the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency ( Anatel ). The agency estimates that, considering the average number of 3.2 persons per household released by IBGE, the pay TV sector closed the year 2013 serving approximately 57.6 million Brazilians […]

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China Consumer Behavior Trend Watching

Media in China: 174 Million Cable TV Subscribers In 2009

China had 174 million cable TV subscribers at the end of 2009, up by 10 million, or 6.1%, from the end of 2008, according to China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television […]

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Mike Rowe celebrates dirty jobs at TED

Mike Rowe, the host of “Dirty Jobs,” tells some compelling (and horrifying) real-life job stories. Listen for his insights and observations about the nature of hard work, and how it’s been unjustifiably degraded in society today […]

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China Consumer Behavior Trend Watching

Media in China: the evolution of Chinese mainstream TV series

TV screens in China last year were bombarded with “mainstream” or tribute-style political and patriotic TV series. Unlike most previously released mainstream TV, which lost ground to popular overseas and commercially-produced local series, last year’s shows have attracted a substantial number of viewers due to their diverse and interesting content, modern production techniques and more natural acting approach […]

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China Consumer Behavior Trend Watching

Media in China: Inside the Upfront for China’s Only National TV Network

China’s only national TV broadcaster, China Central Television (CCTV), held its annual auction on Nov. 18 for ad spots during 2010 prime-time programming as well as title sponsorships for key programs such as CCTV’s Chinese New Year gala, nightly weather reports and special events like World Cup coverage […]

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Design Innovation Software

Autodesk NAB 2010 “Best of the Best” Show Reel: Call for Submissions

In anticipation of NAB 2010, Autodesk has issued a call for submissions for the Autodesk 2010 Best of the Best Show Reel. The reel will be unveiled on the exhibition floor at NAB 2010 in Las Vegas, NV and will also be posted to both the Autodesk website and YouTube Channel […]

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Design Information Technology Innovation Software

Autodesk Shows New Versions of Visual Effects Systems for Film and TV and to Launch Flare-Hot Addition to the Product Line-up at NAB2009

Autodesk has announced the 2010 releases of Autodesk Flame and Autodesk Inferno software for visual effects systems, and the launch of the new Flame and Inferno creative companion, Autodesk Flare software. The releases are being showcased at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, April 20-23, 2009, at the Autodesk booth SL2120 […]