Short Smash Video

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Hey everyone, how was your break?

I’m finally back with a short smash video to get back into the swing of things. Dont take it to seriously.

I’m working on a baking science video and a review of the spiderman dlc so make sure you subscribed and dont miss it!

Money Schemes, Scams, and Frauds -Charles Ponzi and Others

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You ever wanted to get rich quick? Here’s a list of (illegal) ways to do so. Don’t forget to subscribe.

Sources:

Click to access counterfeit_drugs.pdf

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/03/29/24-7-wall-st-counterfeited-products/7023233/

https://www.fbi.gov/scams-and-safety/common-fraud-schemes

https://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/U-S-Internet-fraud-at-all-time-high-Nigerian-2576989.php

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cops-man-tried-to-use-1m-bill-at-walmart/

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/philadelphia-couple-gofundme-fraud-raise-money-homeless-veteran-a8508786.html

https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/9/17957312/google-plus-vulnerability-privacy-breach-law

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2017/09/equifax-data-breach-what-do

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-currency/u-s-fed-ships-new-100-bills-with-anti-counterfeit-features-idUSBRE9970IZ20131008

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_denominations_of_United_States_currency
First Call by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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Our Infrastructure is Crumbling – California United States Roads Bridges Water

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If you like our channel you should subscribe. Either way, enjoy a look at America’s Infrastructure.

This is a video I’ve wanted to make for a while. The Infrastructure in America is falling apart. Bridges are in poor condition, roads are crumbling, airports are overused, classrooms are over packed and our water pipes are falling apart.

Pothole Repair Costs:
https://www.howmuchisit.org/pothole-repairs-cost/

Infrastructure Report Card:
https://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/

California’s Report Card:

Click to access ASCEReport-CA.pdf

TRIP California Transportation by the Number:

Click to access CA_Transportation_by_the_Numbers_TRIP_Report_Aug_2018.pdf

Mac Taylor’s Overview of the 2017 Transportation Funding Package:

Click to access 2017-transportation-package-060817.pdf

EPA’s Drinking Water Provider:
https://geopub.epa.gov/DWWidgetApp/

Santa Maria Water Department:
https://www.cityofsantamaria.org/city-government/departments/utilities-sewer-water-trash/water-services

Stock Footage:

https://www.pexels.com/

 

House of Leaves or Corporate Culture

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Hey guys, I got the infrastructure video finished and it will he posted today!

So I’m spitballing some ideas for next week:

1. A review of House of Leaves and how audiences interact with media. So if you haven’t read House of Leaves–go buy the full color edition cause it’s my personal favorite novel–it’s a horror book about a fake book about a fake documentary. The author Mark Z. Danielewski (also Zampano and Johnny Traunt) do some interesting things with the text presentation. The main focus of the video, however, would also involve theories of reading and how symbol decoding work in the brain. I’d also touch on how video games direct your attention with visual cues, how manga shows you how to read it, visual short hands in movies and auditory short hands in music. Then tie all back up to how House of Leaves incorporates these ideas.

2. A video on corporate culture, this would involves examining aspects of corporate culture. Why is excel used so much when it’s a terrible program? Are you really not allowed to talk about your pay rate? Where did corporate jargon come from and how it relates to dog whistles. What is formal dress wear? Why are millenials bad at full time jobs? This video wouldn’t have an overarching thesis, more it would use the theme of “corporate culture” to talk about aspects of corporations.

So which idea sounds better? Tell me below.

If you say the House of Leaves review then what are some other works (Blurryface, Momento, Borderlands 2) which do interesting things in their media (music, film, gaming)?

If you say Corporate Culture then what are some ideas or experiences you’ve had with the oddity of corporate culture?