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The Importance Of Music Licensing

Guest blog, written by Mark Malekpour | Content Manager, Beatsuite.com Music Library   Music licensing commonly refers to ‘royalty free music‘ or ‘production music’. This is music that has been written and produced with the sole purpose of being used in another project. Anyone can then license this music for a fee, to use in their…

Mobile Advertising Outweighs TV

Mobile Advertising Outweighs TV

In a report published by WARC recently, it found that in the 3rd quarter of 2017, mobile advertising in its various forms outweighed traditional TV advertising for the first time ever; with almost one in four pounds spent on advertising going to mobile. That’s quite big news! Now of course, they do go on to state…

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Canva – The Documentary

As many of you will probably know due to previous blog posts of mine, I’m a massive fan of Canva, the online graphic design tool. It’s managed to help people with zero (like me) graphic design skills, create good looking visual content very quickly and easily. I heard about a documentary they were featuring in…

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Voice Replication via AI – Time To Start Worrying?

Yesterday I stumbled across a tweet mentioning a website called Lyrebird. It appears to be an artificial intelligence (A.I.) service that can replicate or clone the human voice; enabling you to make a voice say whatever you want it to. It’s not long ago something like this would be completely in the realms of science…

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Visiting Bletchley Park – Home Of The Codebreakers

A few weeks ago I had the chance to visit Bletchley Park. It’s a place I’ve been wanting to visit for a long time, even before it became über well-known, thanks to the fantastic film ‘The Imitation Game’ that starred Benedict Cumberbatch. It’s a location that seems as though it’s barely changed in 60+ years –…

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When You Know You’re Too Used To Technology

Something odd happened the other day. Be it the beginning stages of already reaching ‘a certain age’, or just being a bit weird; the jury’s out. I was writing up some notes (pencil and paper style) whilst on a phone call with a client; the usual – noting down project lengths, word counts, initial rough pricing…