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Visit to the Institute of Making

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:14:53 +0000

We are very lucky to have an Institute of Making at UCL. I often walk past its impressive glass front, peer at the collection of things on shelves that can be seen inside, and wonder what on earth they are and what goes on in there. So I was delighted when a group of us [...]

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New Project – MiCLUES

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:52:29 +0000

We recently started a project called MiCLUES to develop dynamic smartphone-based visitor guidance algorithms and software for the Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments.  The aim is to enable visitors to make better use of the combined physical and digital collections and to chart both curated and personalised paths through the museum. The project [...]

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The UCL Centre for Digital Humanities contributes to and holds a variety of events.

Recurring events include Digital Excursions and lecture series, including our Painless Introduction talks, which give brief overviews of different Digital Humanities issues and techniques. Our events are primarily advertised right here on this page, which is syndicated in an RSS feed, but also on our DH Blog, on Twitter, and via our newsletter

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UCLDH guest speaker: Paul Conway, 'Word and Image in 19th Century Photographically Illustrated Books: Toward Enhanced eBooks'

Start: Dec 2, 2013 5:30:00 PM

Something isn't quite right about eBooks, right?  Perhaps we've lost something in digital translation.  Looking historically at an imagined future, my project is charting a path toward a more dynamic eReader environment by deconstructing a point in time (1850 to 1880) when photographers, authors, and publishers forged an uneasy partnership.  The talk is all about what I have learned so far on my research journey. It's definitely a work in progress.
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