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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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Lunch Hour Lecture: Great 2 Meet U IRL :-) Twitter and Digital Identity

Publication date: Nov 23, 2010 8:56:18 PM

Start: Mar 17, 2011 1:15:00 PM
End: Mar 17, 2011 1:55:00 PM

Claire Warwick

Is Twitter an ephemeral technology, consisting of mundane chat about people's personal lives? Or can a study of its use help us understand how we express our identities on and offline? Can Twitter be used for professional or academic activity, and should we try to separate our public and private digital personae? This lecture will address such questions, with the aid of slides of 140 characters and live tweets from the audience at UCL and on the internet.

This lecture marks the 5th anniversary of Twitter on 21 March.

Authors:

Admission: this lecture is free and open to anyone on a first-come first-served basis. It will be streamed live online and can be downloaded after the event.

Location: Darwin Lecture Theatre - accessed via Malet Place | Darwin Building ( Map) Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

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