Playing Old Movies on New Screens by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

Newer devices may balk at some ancient video formats, but you can often get them rolling with the right software.

Published: December 4, 2017 at 02:00PM

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YouTube Hiring More Humans to Train Computers to Police the Site by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

The online video platform is scrambling to stamp out problematic videos. This time, it’s videos that are inappropriate for children.

Published: December 3, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Stopping Autoplay Videos on Safari by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

The most recent version of the Mac operating system includes controls for stopping web page videos that start blasting on their own.

Published: November 19, 2017 at 02:00PM

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YouTube’s Rapid Response Partisans Game the News of Tragedy by KEVIN ROOSE


By KEVIN ROOSE

A community of internet talking heads gets their fact-challenged messages across by working fast after events like the church massacre in Texas.

Published: November 7, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Making YouTube Safer for Children by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

The popular video site can be the Wild West in terms of content, but you have a few ways to block inappropriate clips for young viewers.

Published: November 2, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Taking Your iTunes Library to Android by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

Apple’s iTunes Store used to be more restrictive, but if you’ve purchased music there in the past eight years, you can play it more places.

Published: October 19, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Pioneering Virtual Reality and New Video Technologies in Journalism by MARCELLE HOPKINS


By MARCELLE HOPKINS

Marcelle Hopkins, deputy video editor and co-director of virtual reality, traces The Times’s push into V.R. and other visual technologies.

Published: October 17, 2017 at 02:00PM

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