Tweet In a long forgotten case of genocide in Rwanda, radio was used to broadcast lists of people to be taken care of (hacked down with machetes) as soon as possible. And while radio is still a force to be … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: January 2006
Tweet When we had a workshop on datamining in December several of the speakers stressed the importance of caring about individual examples, data tails (rather than averages), the value of qualitative analysis (as well as quantitative) etc. In the process … Continue reading
Tweet Recently, I picked up playing Sims 2 again. It amazes me how, though the game in itself is fun, it is the custom content and the mod community that truly makes it worthwhile. The designers that worked on the … Continue reading
Tweet For me this last week has been filled with meetings. These have been on both sides of the screen and have provoked me to think about the nature of who I am and how I interact with others. It … Continue reading
Tweet When I got to the lab today Jim Barrett and Marius Billy were there discussing Marius’s paper/project on Pygmy/SÃ¡mi culture and dialogue. Marius is a museology student and Jim is a graduate student at the English Department here (doing … Continue reading
Tweet In today’s Västerbottenskuriren there is a Linda Bergkvist feature (Saturday interview, unfortunately not online). As most of you probably know, Linda is our artist-illustrator in residence. She does marvelous work (also on this blog where she contributes weekly).
Tweet There are things we’ve become used to, even to expect and demand, from almost every computer game we come across. We expect some kind of violence. We expect a goal, something to reach for. We expect, not strangely, that … Continue reading