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PS. The Future Technology Workshop slides

A few people asked me for the slides I used for the Future Technology Workshop during The Shape of Things to Come so I uploaded them in .pdf here (minor changes included). To view just follow the link: FTW_final Giasemi Advertisements

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The Shape of Things to Come: a summary

The last event in the iSay series took place on 30-31 January 2014. With the title “The Shape of Things to Come” this workshop focused on what the next generation of VGC research and practice should look like. We used … Continue reading

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“It’s my content 2.0” fast approaching – few places left

The next iSay event is only a few days away: It’s my content 2.0 Thursday 7 November 2013, University of Leicester The day will include keynote presentations from Naomi Korn, Mike Ellis and Janet Marstine on ethics, copyright, and emerging sharing … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous annotation for artwork-centred sociality in museums and galleries

By Marcus Winter University of Brighton The concept of object-centred sociality (Engeström, 2005) is well established on the Web and has been transferred to physical museums and galleries to explain how visitors engage with each other around social objects (Simon, … Continue reading

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Mobile digital storytelling for learning, participating and sharing cultural heritage and history

By Susanna Nordmark Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden Mobile digital storytelling for learning, participating and sharing cultural heritage and history 362KB pdf

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Start Making Sense: Navigating Digital Public Space

By John Fass Royal College of Art This doctoral research is focused on the challenges represented by proliferating digital records, both public and private. New types of digital material, such as the hundreds of millions of tweets (and associated metadata) … Continue reading

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Decentered authority, egalitarian participation, and VGC in archaeology

By Dominic Walker University of Cambridge My research contributes to the growing body of literature on collaborative, decolonizing and decentering theory and practice in archaeology. To date, the literature addressing this new programmatic debate has neglected the application and translation … Continue reading

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Tate Visitor-Generated Content

By Rosie Cardiff Tate Tate has been running projects that invite visitors to the galleries and the website to contribute their own content for many years. For example, the Tate Tales blog, where children submit stories inspired by art works, started … Continue reading

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News: The Shape of Things program online

The program for The Shape of Things is now online (subject to minor changes). Highlights include: A great mix of museum practitioners and researchers will be sharing their experiences with VGC projects in a range of heritage institutions across Europe. Four … Continue reading

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Museums and the Internet: Digital Reciprocation

By Carl Hogsden Museum of Archeaology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge Throughout the last decade, the web has increasingly been seen as one means to encourage visitors to contribute information to museums. But how useful is this, particularly when viewed … Continue reading

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