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Elsewhere Online: Creative Block? Try Moodstream

I have been playing around with Moodstream for just a few minutes and found it a wonderful way to spur my thinking. Sometimes we can all get a bit insulated from the world, even though we might be communicating online all day. Moodstream gives you some random, yet fun, sensory input that can get your thoughts moving and ideas cooking.

In the end, this is a service for selling the licensed content of Getty Images, but it is also simply useful, fun and free.

Creative Block? Try Moodstream

The world's largest stock imagery company, Getty Images, this week released a new mashup that leans on the company's vast stock image and audio assets. The flash app called Moodstream draws on Getty's photo, video, and audio collections to create what the company calls a "powerful brainstorming tool designed to take you in inspiring, unexpected directions." The mashup debuted earlier this week at the Webby Award Film and Video Awards after party in New York.



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