Collaborative Mapping 1. MapSwipe 07 Mar 2017: Cyclone Enawo hits Madagascar. Impact: Scale of destruction huge. 160,000 people displaced. Purpose: Get immediate help to those affected. Mapping Stats: 776 people have mapped 64%. I was eager to participate in a Crowdsourced project as I had previously completed a project on the Humanitarian work of the […]
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These rarely seen drawings on the chamber walls may have been created when the famed artist took refuge from the Medici family in 1530. Source: Exclusive: Secret Room Holds ‘Lost’ Michelangelo Artwork
Boldly Reinventing Fashion to make it “Circular”: The Global Change Award – H&M Foundation This is a way to “open source” the knowledge gathered through the Global Change Award and share it with the world, challenging the global fashion industry to raise standards and at the same time leveraging “Swedish values” of transparency and access […]
Mapping Events / Mapping Social Media Quite an interesting read. This book explores Hypercities through the medium of Digital Humanities..Todd Presner, David Shepard, and Yoh Kawano put digital humanities theory into practice to chart the proliferating cultural records of places around the world. Source: Hypercities Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities [eScholarship]
Twitter helps disseminate information and knowledge. This is especially true within the digital humanities community where this social media takes an important place. Who’s following who in this network? Source: Martin Grandjean » Digital humanities, Data visualization, Network analysis » [Network analysis] Digital Humanities on Twitter, a small-world?
On March 18 2013, Tim, along with Vinton Cerf, Robert Kahn, Louis Pouzin and Marc Andreesen, was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering for “ground-breaking innovation in engineering that has been of global benefit to humanity.” Source: https://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/ The beauty about HTML is its symbolic and metaphorical simplicity. HTML tags describe a page […]
Have you ever thought of Ulysses as a Game? To me Ulysses is an extraordinary portrayal of the Ordinary poked and ridiculed in a comedic light-hearted investigation of the human endeavour. I’m excited to see this novel gamified in a VR environment. VR Adventure Source: JoyceStick