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Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information initial report open to public comment

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:54:59 +0000

For the last year I’ve been co-chairing an ICANN working group on Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information, an issue which will arise once the current ASCII-based Whois directory of domain name contacts is replaced by a system allowing domain name holders to input data in their own languages and scripts. Yesterday was the big […]

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The UCL Laptop Orchestra (UCLOrk)

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:16:14 +0000

At the UCL DigiFest 2014 (ucldigifest.org), the Music Systems Engineering Research Team led by Dr Nicolas Gold (UCL Computer Science/UCLDH) ran a 1.5hr session for people interested in digital music.  Participants learned about building digital instruments using the Pure Data programming language, explored the sonic possibilities of synthesised sounds, and then came together as a […]

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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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