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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,
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Physical, Digital and everything in between. A look at reality from the perspective of technology. Virtual, Augmented, Immersive, Flesh and Fiction. 20 slides each 20 seconds for Liverpool Ignite Digital Feb 2021. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at PCM creative in action
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The outside world loomed large today. I ventured out to Cromford Mill to conduct a geolocation audit. A what now? A visit to a specific location to reference and document logged visitor/audience/customer / residential activity on apps, platforms and services... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at PCM creative in action
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Analytics are key to understanding the reach and catalyse growth for audience engagement. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at PCM creative in action
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Reaching the end of a project is often not the end of the actual project. There is the wrap then the wrap up. Projects for me have 5 phases. Plan Prepare Deliver Reflect Report Concluding the delivery phase is rarely... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at PCM creative in action
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Blogging via email has always appealed to me. I’m currently composing posts on my mobile using Apple Notes. This is copied and pasted into an email. That is emailed to Typepad. On my phone I navigate through the chrome browser app to the my Typepad blog dashboard. The post is reviewed and an image inserted. Basic SEO is applied before its republished. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at PCM creative in action
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A single help desk is the first step. It becomes an anchor point between physical and digital in-person encounters. It’s a point of real present. This I can do with Whereby. I have 10 rooms some are on loan to groups and some like this help desk for SparkFestival is a special hosting. Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Today I was able to sit in on a couple of the digital live Zoom performances taking place this is as part of The Spark Arts for Children half term #SparkFestival. Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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The glitz and the swag. The bling and the brags. The knowledge and technology simmering is constrained by the desire to savagely aspire to monetary gain almost as savagely as the culture sector clings to its a-vent-guard rejection of mainstream banality. Too harsh? Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Rehearse, Repeat, Perfect, Reiterate and Relax Rehearse, Repeat, Perfect, Reiterate and Relax Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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I prefer simple but invariably life is not singularly one step at a time. It’s a dance. Skips and jumps. Side steps and heel taps. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Same set up this is a buckles and braces livestream show set up. It’s the foundation of The PCM Extend the Audience ethos. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2021 at PCM creative in action
Zoom WTF - Pins and Spotlights / Meetings vs Webinars If you are here for answers the best I can offer is that put your questions in the comments. Zoom Webinar it’s was simple. Audience with no webcams or mics... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Note to self. In future if captions need to be paused. Add this as an action before actioning the screen-share. Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Part of the producing part of my job is creating on brand screen assets. For Spark that’s static title slides and animated pre and post show bumper videos. I produced the audio track with 2 children Max and Addi and thier Mum. They were amazing. Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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It is also what might be termed a boomerang app. The ones that come back after you delete them, lost interest but saw so much potential. Here is one of those apps. Promising not to be want we are trying... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Take a video and a subtitling file Upload So good so far Now edit to the beginning a bumper with branding as an intro. Now my time synced SRT file is 37.7 seconds out of sync! As each caption is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2021 at PCM creative in action
Stage or screen, live or pre recorded. What is live? Is it about the perception of the audience? The collective experience the audience have together? What is there is a single observer with a live performer? is it live? Does... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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I didn’t even have the balance in my bank account to fund the train fair to London. This was the point I had to think a new way about the year ahead. I had some savings which I cashed in. The question being would I find a way to earn money or reach the end of the year penniless once more. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Frequently media is uploaded or streamed to YouTube and the request then comes, Can I extract it for use by permission. Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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The WWW We have Tim Berners Lee to thank. The father of URL the universal resources locator. Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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I love Sparks joyous illustrations. Bright, fresh, splashes of colour. Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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listen for fullstops Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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A coming of age = Wisdom Finding your self = Resilience In time. Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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Since lockdown far more people walk around West Park. Even without social distancing for COVID there are too many people for my sensibilities. I’ve taken to walking local streets gradually walking further out before looping back. Today we made itt... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2021 at PCM creative in action
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One good imperative to come from online events, meetings, performances and conferences is the recognition that accessibility online is not only possible but opens doors to previously excluded audiences. Audiences as entire communities. Communities have cohesive dialogue. Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2021 at PCM creative in action