Notes from the Electronic Cottage 3/6/14

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

The Academy Awards are over and movies steeped in special effects and animation were big winners. Where were all those visual effects created? Increasingly, the answer is “not here.” The web has made it possible for call centers or tech support centers to be anywhere in the world. Now it is making it possible to outsource artistic and professional jobs as well. Are we thinking about what this could mean for economy and our daily lives? We’d better.