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Our Bailout …. the view from Taiwan November 30, 2010

Posted by irishelectionliterature in Uncategorized.
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From Taiwan via Broadsheet.ie

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1. Dr. X - November 30, 2010

I for one welcome our new cartoon Taiwanese overlords.

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2. The view from… who knows where – The Story - November 30, 2010

[...] New here? You may consider subscribing to our RSS feed or for updates via email.The foreign ‘media’ has gone a bit wild on our story… check out below. I like the use of signage throughout in this one via IELB… [...]

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3. ejh - November 30, 2010

I read this on the BBC

The EU launches a formal investigation into Google after other search engines complained that the company had abused its dominant position

and I thought “like the EU then”.

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4. The [animated] view from Taiwan « Slugger O'Toole - November 30, 2010

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5. WorldbyStorm - November 30, 2010

There was a great piece in Wired magazine a month or two back about the crowd who do this animated news. Neve thought reading I that they’d turn thei gaze to Ireland.

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6. DublinDilettante - November 30, 2010

It’s a style of animation called machinima. You use programmes like iClone or Moviestorm with pre-rendered/customisable animations, and/or set up scenes using videogames and capture them. Don’t know what system they’re using, but it’s pretty good. It’s very useful for pre-visualisation work on films, or just for shooting films machinima-style that you could never finance in live action. I’ve dabbled in it, my magnum opus on the Anglo-Zanzibar war featured at a few festivals. Sadly, the field has become less collaborative and more commercialised in the past couple of years.

It’s an excellent and frank analysis of the economic situation, too. Surprising level of insight into our local conditions.

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WorldbyStorm - November 30, 2010

It is isn’t it? Thats really interesting about the style f animation. According to the Wired piece the Taiwanese studio can do shorts like the above in half an hour or so to feed the nightly news. Hugely labour intensive.

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Pope Epopt - November 30, 2010

More insight to be gained here than several days of RTE programming.

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WorldbyStorm - November 30, 2010

Sad but true Pope Epopt.

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