Author: Jesse Pluim

Be Creative to Do Innovation

Author, speaker, humorist and futurist, Gregg Fraley is an innovation consultant to Fortune 500 companies. An idea generator, he looks at topics through the lens of creativity. Fraley explores the behaviors that empower creativity, and discusses how to maximize creative … Continue reading

Get Your MIIS Email on Your Gmail

1) Open Gmail and, in the top-right corner, click “Settings”.  Select the “Accounts and Import” tab. 2) Click “Add POP3 email account,” enter your MIIS Email address and click “continue”. 3) Enter your MIIS email password.  The POP server will automatically default to “”, you must change this to “”. Click “Continue”. You should now […]

Fall Introductory Workshop Series Announced

The first half of the DMC Workshop Series has been announced and needless to say, we are quite excited.  In addition to a handful of new workshops, our old classics have been updated to include currently emerging applications that will give you that savvy edge in developing your presentations, films, podcasts and papers. To kick […]

Logging on to MIIS

Hello new/returning students and welcome to the internet home of the Digital Media Commons!  I know you are most likely overwhelmed with orientation and the beginning of the Fall 2010 semester and we are here to help.  I am sure you are probably asking yourself questions like:  How do I log into BannerWeb? Is my […]

Merging Subtitles and Video

Selecting the Right File Types You should already have your video file and subtitle file separate.  The most common video file types are .avi, .mp4, .mpeg, .MOV (Not your file type?  Don’t worry, this tutorial will work for most videos file types).  The most common subtitle file format is .srt (Again, don’t worry, most any […]

How do I download YouTube videos with FireFox?

If you thought downloading YouTube videos in Safari was easy just wait until you try this cool new add-on for FireFox that allows you to download .flv files in the much more flexible .mp4 format.
Go to Video DownloadHelper and select the appropriate version.  After it downloads, restart your FireFox browser.  You should […]

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