Tag: mashups

murderNYC – Mashups

murderNYC: new yorkers would kill for your apartment The digital to digital mashup features homicide data for NYC overlaid on a map of the five boroughs. The first screen shows a visual representation of murder rates in New York over the last ten years. (We’re declining!) The gradients are relatively accurate, but definitely not mathematically …

Continue reading

Mashups

My digital-digital mashup is the YouTube Party Editor. It consists of a YouTube video that you can add dancing characters to. The example shows the popular video “Charlie bit my Finger” and below you will find dancing characters that you can add to the video. This enables users to create their own mashup. In a …

Continue reading

In Support of Appropriations and Mashup Culture

We live in a culture that assigns great importance (rightly so) to recycling, reusing, and repurposing. The main purpose is to get the most out of our limited resources, to use the entire buffalo. A secondary purpose, which the concept of mash-ups certainly explores, is to not reinvent the wheel. There’s a great quote given …

Continue reading

Reading Response Week 3- Mashups

Grey Album Producer Danger Mouse Explains How He Did It The way Burton describes a mashup as a deconstruction as opposed to just stealing and reproducing is fascinating. This reading makes it clear that ┬ásince a mashup is dealing with two separate media, it is important to cater to the restrictions of each to make …

Continue reading