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We turn five!

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:37:08 +0000

Five years ago, we were in the final run up to the official launch of UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, at an event that happened in May 2010. And such a lot has happened since then! We’ve worked on a range of projects, from helping sort out linguistic issues with domain names and how best […]

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PanoptiCam launched

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:56:14 +0000

  PanoptiCam is a new project running a surveillance camera on Jeremy Bentham’s cabinet in the university’s South Cloisters: Seeing Jeremy Bentham’s auto-icon can evoke a wide array of emotions from surprise and shock to mirth. PanoptiCam captures people’s reaction using a webcam mounted above the auto-icon, with the camera feed posted to our website […]

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

Publication date: Nov 23, 2010 08:56 PM

Start: Mar 17, 2011 01:15 PM
End: Mar 17, 2011 01:55 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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