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Elizabeth Losh, more easily found by her alliterative LizLosh handle, has moved to a new location. No, her award-winning blog, VirtualPolitik has not abandoned Blogspot, but Liz herself has moved from UC Irvine to UC San Diego. Fortunately the move does not take her out of the magical corridor she’s mapped out.
Liz […]

[updated 6/1/09]

Introducing PeoplePaper:
Last spring, Holly Willis and the Institute for Multimedia Literacy hosted the 24/7 DIY Video Summit. (See the newly relaunched web-page here, complete with videos and much much more.) here’s a project that invited you to DIY using the participants of that summit! Don’t just cite media critics, make them say what […]

[Updated: 4/28/08…project still in planning stages]
In several postings, WRT has blogged about Diigo social annotation software (1, 2, 3) and CommentPress blogware. Both are about to go head-to-head over Jonathan Zittrain’s book The Future of the Internet–and how to stop it. Zittrain’s book has already been published online with the CommentPress system in […]

When Alan Turing proposed his test, there was no question that the computers would be tested based on their ability to perform in the same language as the interrogators. As a result, the test was also a bit of an English exam — and indeed many bots fail on the basis of their grammar and, […]

I’ve recently joined the Software Studies Initiative at U. California San Diego, where I’ll be working full-time doing software and code research from humanities and social sciences perspectives. Here’s the hiring announcement from Softwaretheory.net:
Jeremy is appointed to Software Studies with support from the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) and the Center […]






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