Everyone wants an app, this is how you make one

Anders Mårtensson works as an app programmer at Mandelform Studios and has many years of experience at Illusions Labs. The guy filling up at the next pump asked what I did for a living. App and game development, I said. He said he wanted his own app. He was a carpenter. He didn’t know what [...]

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Funding Creativity from the Crowd [the conference]

Yancey Strickler, co-founder of Kickstarter, is curating a session about crowdfunding at Media Evolution The Conference. The session is one of four under the topic ”Creation”, which is introduced by keynote speaker Bill Drummond and feature crackdowns on disruptive thinking and creating new media by remixing previous work. In Kickstarter’s first two years, more than [...]

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When apps took over the world

The mobile phone market changed forever when Apple launched the iPhone in 2007. The hot topics are apps, developer tools and app markets instead of megapixels, gigabytes and millimetres. Before the iPhone, the mobile phone makers’ usual strategy was to launch separate models for every type of user. One for the music fan, one for [...]

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Answering app questions

Apps are the new website. Everybody wants one. In the coming month we’ll publish over ten articles about how it works to create an app, what has to be considered, and where you can go to get your app made. The texts will end up in our fourth publication “App app app app app” released [...]

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What you need to know about the youth to become successful in the future [The Conference]

Katarina Graffman is curating a session about “iDentity” in the media landscape at Media Evolution The Conference. The session is one of four under the topic “Who’s Next?”, which also feature crackdowns on how children play and two sessions on user behavior outside the western hemisphere. Our social relationships are increasingly sustained and nourished by [...]

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Våga utmana traditionell kunskapsmodell

Bosse Müller jobbar som processledare på Malmö högskola/Externa relationer. Bosse är pedagog och har jobbat som lärare både på gymnasiet och lärarhögskolan med fokus på ICT och lärande. ”En lärande organisation i vår tid” var temat för ett rundabordssamtal den 27/4 här på Media Evolution. Avsikten var att lyfta fram frågor om hur man kan [...]

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Bill Drummond, keynote speaker at The Conference

Bill Drummond might be best know for being a part of the nineties pop act The KLF with rememberable hits such as “3 a.m. Eternal“. But he has been doing the most amazing things before and after as well. He started out with his own band Big in Japan in the seventies, went on to [...]

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We are gamifying our new office building [part 1]

Media Evolution City is being built right now. We have a perfect view of the construction site from our current office. It’s very inspiring to see it’s daily evolution. In less than a year we’ll move in together with 400 people working with different fields within the media industries. In March we released a publication [...]

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Suggested reading, week 18

Take a look at the Chinese social media landscape, read about augmented reality in the workplace and watch a demo of a good looking interactive book. Infographic: China’s Social Media Evolution Do you have a hard time keeping track of Chinese social media sites and what they focus on? This is a splendid picture that [...]

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