Media

The Social of Social Media in Science

In the last few years discussions in the Digital Humanities and eScience community are more and more focusing on the concepts developed in discussions about Social Web or Web 2.0. This means the “discovery” of not only the modeling, structuring and processing of scientific content but the area of interaction and communication in which this content is generated for the question how the digital spaces can affect and serve in the scientific field. [read more...]

blog: Call for Collaborators | INTERACTIVOS?'10: Neighborhood Science Workshop

Location

Calle Alameda, 15 Plaza de las Letras
Madrid 28014
Spain

Call for Collaborators:

Interactivos?'10: Neighborhood Science Workshop

Registration deadline: June 4, 2010
Dates of the workshop: June 7 - 23, 2010 in Madrid (Spain)

Join us for the Interactivos?'10 international workshop! This event is focused on the 10 development of selected projects that put into action collaboration and local urban knowledge networks using free software and hardware technologies as well as “Do It Yourself” (DIY) and “Do It With Others”(DIWO) methods. [read more...]

CfP: Slow Media

Transformations Journal Call for Papers: “Slow Media”

Given the contemporary fascination with and, indeed, addiction to real-time media dispatch and commentary, what would it mean to speak of “slow media”? Dare we even think such a thing when everything around us screams of increased speed, increased bandwidth, and increased convergence? We are 24-7, we are always-on, we are connected; we are locatable, we are X/Y coordinated, we are plotted; we are status updated, we are tweet-fed, we are real-time media junkies and we don’t have time to slow down. [read more...]

event: Slow Media

01/07/2010 07:00

Transformations Journal Call for Papers: “Slow Media”

Given the contemporary fascination with and, indeed, addiction to real-time media dispatch and commentary, what would it mean to speak of “slow media”? Dare we even think such a thing when everything around us screams of increased speed, increased bandwidth, and increased convergence? We are 24-7, we are always-on, we are connected; we are locatable, we are X/Y coordinated, we are plotted; we are status updated, we are tweet-fed, we are real-time media junkies and we don’t have time to slow down. [read more...]

event: eat, dance, play @ Çatalhöyük in Second Life

04/05/2010 14:00
04/05/2010 17:00

Join us for eat, dance, play @ Çatalhöyük, a project led by Professor Ruth
Tringham of UC Berkeley that explores the intricate life practices of a
Neolithic village in Turkey. Okapi Island, which has been in development
since 2006, offers individuals the unique opportunity to explore
reconstructions of Çatalhöyük, visit our virtual museum, and take guided
video walks through the Island. In this demonstration you will join in [read more...]

blog: Dr Hairy's Address to the Nation (Election Special)

The third in a series of 10-minute videos about the adventures and frustrations of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) General Practitioner. In time for the General Election, Dr Hairy inexplicably takes it upon himself to share his philosophical and political views with the nation - with hilarious results!

To view it on my site, go to http://www.edwardpicot.com/drhairy/election.mov ; or you can see it on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OA83Kf4IxQI ; or it should be on DVblog (http://dvblog.org) from early next week. [read more...]

Preserving the British Library’s C19 Newspaper Collection: Planets Film Released

Planets (Preservation and Long-term Access Through Networked Services) has released the first of four filmed and written studies to show how national libraries and archives in Europe are using Planets tools to preserve large and valuable digital collections.

A short documentary film, it describes how the British Library has used Planets to help preserve its C19 digitised newspaper collection. [read more...]

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