Monthly Archives: November 2011
Tweet HUMlab is preparing for a truly intense and exciting week. The same week of the Internet of Things conference (8-9 December), among several extra seminars and events, we are very happy to welcome artist, filmmaker, critic, philosopher and activist … Continue reading
Tweet December 6, 1:15 pm Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s work explores the responses of traditional technologies of communication and modes of representation to the development of newer forms of electronic media. She … Continue reading
Tweet There is a lot going on in the lab today. Here, the YAPA kids are making machinima while construction workers are preparing the screen wall behind them.
Tweet Friday I attended a victimology conference in Stockholm coordinated by the Swedish crime victim compensation authority. I spoke about how women’s shelters are using facebook. Women’s shelters and girl’s clubs in Sweden have a sincere desire to have a strong and … Continue reading
Tweet I am very happy to announce that Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Scholarly Communication at MLA, will visit HUMlab and Umeå University in the week of December 5. She will do a talk on “Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the … Continue reading
Tweet HUMlab will host a conference on “Critically Making the Internet of Things”, December 8-9. Should be very exciting. Among invited international speakers are Lisa Gitelman (NYU), Bruce Sterling, Matthew Ratto (University of Toronto), Christian Lindholm (Fjord), David Zahle (BIG), … Continue reading