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pcmcreative
Long Eaton
Caron Lyon - Digital Web Consultant, Audience Producer, Media Maker and PCM's owner.
Interests: theatre, gaming, web design, social media, second life, networking, new media, live performance, arts, innovation, business, audience, live-streaming,
Recent Activity
I favour Chrome as my primary browser. I’m a Firefox advocate and recently appreciate the intelligence of Ghostery’ browser offer. Chrome operates across all my devices providing a portal to my cloud apps, services, tools and online documents... oh and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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We have AltSpace, SecondLife, GatherTown, RoBlox, to name a few on the immersive list. There are 2D, 3D and VR options. We visited Kumospaces What I do like is the special audio. Move towards the grand piano and lounge musak can be heard. Getting a digi-drink at the bar and watch it slowly dry. Nice early days touches. Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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The Symposium took place in one Zoom Meeting. It used Polls and Breakout Rooms, it pinned and spotlighted, its shared audio, QuickTime video, keynote and PDF preview. A Whereby video room as a helpdesk was open throughout running in parallel. Closed Caption and live transcription was available too. Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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May is on its way out. The world has stopped but moves on a pace. Filled with horror and calm. I struggle with dyslexia. I see it has positives and I spin my experience to this end. However it’s left... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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News sourcing and cross referencing to evaluate credibility is not easy. No one should take their news from a single source. I take glancing news from bbc news. Deeper insights and wider stories I use Ground News, NewsFlash and UK... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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I want to keep A high street. It’s a social space designated for commerce. What can I do? I can share what’s here. I wasn’t sure where to start. I knew I wanted to do something like this. In town today I stood outside Ucig a local e cigarette shop where my partner was buying vape liquids. Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2021 at PCM creative in action
Immersive experiences blur these lines. Who is paid and who pays. That isn’t blurry. Being part of the story or being the story. What does technology do to an experience? Entering the unknown or entering the familiar. A regular theatre... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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I have a staged immersive production in my mind which will utilise a 3D real-time blended environment augmented with motion capture where the audience are also part of the set without it being implicitly declared. I am putting an R&D... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Hanging out with Club House there are 2 worthwhile regular session you should drop in on. Clubhouse Breakfast Club https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/breakfast-w-brett 9am in London - No Agenda, Only Vibes… https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/nineamlondon In the Breakfast Clubhouse, What does success look like? “I get... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2021 at PCM creative in action
Keeping events simple is important. Friday’s Royal Historical Society virtual lecture was an intro and speaker, a Q&A then an end. Plus an audience. It has to be well presented. Music as the audience enters. The same sound to everyone.... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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9.00 am I walked down the street, turned left at the corner and in just a few minutes I’d arrived at Long Eaton town hall, votes and was heading home. It was a duty but felt empty and unimportant. What... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2021 at PCM creative in action
It happened again only hitting the recognition circuit on receipt of an email asking if the link was correct 4 hrs after I should have hosted a late evening UK time social for the Online Branch. Horror! This is one I should have been at. This time wipe was disconcerted. Especially in the light of Thursday! Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Everything, including a laptop and the box it all goes in. Wondering how you blend or extend your audience after lockdown? Wondering how you livestream on a budget? Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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The night in March 2009 I chose to attend a cinema session I was curious. I’d read/played the pick-your-story books and Ian Livingstone dice rolling books. A pick-the-story film was new to me and that this one was a retro experience intrigued me. Definitely one of the distinct instances that has shaped the work I’m embarking upon in 2021. Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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It was the early experiences with mind enthralling opportunities like Legend Quest in the early 90’s that led my technology fascination in performative suspended disbelief. The forest decor evolved over a period of a few years. Finding the YouTube video was a real find. Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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There are more platforms in heaven and earth, dear reader, than in your philosophy. It was recently the annual hat tip to The Bard on his death day on 23rd April. Since I disentangled my future from an unrealisable passion,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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...live immersive performance stage for plays, storytelling and musicals that is hi tech with a low carbon footprint with a pinch of crypto. Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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QR codes just don’t go away. With the pervasiveness of mobile phones with QR recognition built in to the operating system and even social media platforms Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn all have built in QR scanners. Working with Cromford... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2021 at PCM creative in action
An aspect of my dyslexia makes it hard for me to put complex ideas down on paper. I’m hoping that regularly writing will facilitate the flow of words to accompany and augment the translation of the multiple ideas I need to express and contextualise in order to succeed or it always feels like that. Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Where I want to be and where I need to be. I did the thing I try to mitigate! Overthinking the tech to get the most from the workshop only to get distracted and not capture the content. I tell... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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As blog posts go me just sharing my excitement about something ain’t a good post. But... it does set up my intention to post about my weekend on Zoom. How I manage my time, How I take on knowledge, How I absorb and who I encounter. Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2021 at PCM creative in action
There is an horizon and it’s crypto, it probably sits on a blockchain! I’ve been hosting a series on conversations with a client exploring ever they crypto except currency. Blockchain and it’s decentralised nature and potential. We are looking at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Since lockdown I’ve been in digital theatre heaven! Sharing skills, Zoom especially and insights to content creation as well and production curation. My greatest desire is to encourage blending of the audience experience as much as the digital translation of live on the ground performing with digitally augmented cloud performance. Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Apr 19, 2021
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There are frequent occasions while putting graphics together or creating document and need to colour match to mirror brand colours that I need a colour code from a block of colour on the website. This is the extension for that. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at PCM creative in action