New project – “iAccept: Soft surveillance – between acceptance and resistance”

Last Friday we had a startup meeting for the project “iAccept: Soft surveillance – between acceptance and resistance”. I, as PI, was granted 3,9 million Swedish kronor (approx. € 390.000) from the “Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation”. The project will start in mid-2017 and run for three years. The project group consists of colleagues with …

Tensaii Experience Cypher™ A series of workshops held in HUMlab-X

Recently the firm Tensaii had a series of workshops called Tensaii Experience Cypher™ in HUMlab-X and this is how they describe themselves and the method behind the workshops: “Tensaii AB is a consulting and user experience design firm. We are an inspiration agency that help our clients to realise and validate their ideas, fast and cost-effective. We are experts …

Closer to a virtual reality – a short course by Humlab

Recently the interest in virtual reality has come to life again after having been dormant since the 90’s. Since then much has happened in terms of both hardware and software. A couple of years ago companies and enthusiasts started showing up around the world presenting different solutions that might be able to deliver what the …

New project in collaboration with Uppsala University – textometry and topic modelling

Ben Martin, History of ideas, Uppsala University has been granted a project on ”The Culture of International Society: How Europe’s Cultural Treaties Forged a Global Concept of Culture, 1919-1968”. Martin is working in close collaboration with Humlab for analysing the material. Humlab is part of developing tools and methods for data retrieving and analysis. From …

Advances in Digital Humanities with new PhD course at the Faculty of Arts

During the fall term 2016 Humlab provides a new PhD course, Digital Humanities II: Applications. The course offers a specialization in theoretical and critical perspectives in digital humanities through seminars and individual digital projects. The course is a deepening and continuation of the course Digital Humanities I: Introduction which was given during the Spring term …

a new semester

Tomorrow the fall semester starts proper and while the lab has been active all of August, next week will be quite different. Several programs will start using the lab at the same time, and there will be new researchers and international guests in the lab. One of the new research fellows is Paul Arthur. He …