I caught up with BC recently in a follow up to his presentation as part of the affective atlas project here at RMIT. He introduced me to open street map OpenStreetMap is a free editable map of the whole world. It is made by people like you. Along with some other resources including the Pan Read more about mapping[…]
Following are the varying themes and aspects of the NGO project: Narrative classification; taxonomy; folksonomy; ontologies; annotation archives granularity; fragmentation multilinear; spatial montage Temporality singular shots – temporal montage; no edits adds to reality multiple windows – spatial montage; repetition; multiple perspectives short duration Technologies open source licenses Internet – semantic web? online video – Read more about NGO-VD prototype (notes 1#)[…]
I have not written much about a project that myself and the VD collective have been working on for the last few months with an International NGO. Mainly because it involves the applied commercial development of the VD system. But with another School Graduate Research Conference (GRC) looming in a week, I think it is Read more about GRC November 2008[…]
David Wolf and I presented Videodefunct at Footscray Audio Visual Social Club (FAVSC) on Tuesday night (part of the Footscray Community Arts Centre). I stepped in last minute for Keith who was down with a virus. The FAVSC blurb from their MySpace site: FAV-SC is a regular meeting place for artists, noise makers, sound-designers, electronics Read more about FAVSC and VD[…]
http://www.sevensixfive.net/myspace/myspacetwopointoh.html A critique of Danah Boyd's perspective on social networking. (tags: socialnetworks research web2.0 networkedmedia) Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship A detailed historical analysis of social networking. (tags: networkedmedia teaching socialnetworks) Anonymouse.org A great site for checking cache issues on websites (tags: tools geek)
The VD collective got together for a hack-it-up workshop over the weekend. The main focus in the end was tackling cross-browser functionality with a focus on IE which is a mission (so we will need a bit more time to crack it). We also revamped the VD website http://videodefunct.net/ by bringing all the data together. Read more about VD hack-it-up workshop[…]
I had these thoughts on some similarities between AM’s rhizomes and the v-defunct player, when I was replying to a videoblogging mail list post. The project certainly has been influenced by Adrian’s work with vogs and his writing on softvideography and the VD collective are similarily interested in exploring video on the Internet beyond being Read more about rhizome videodefunct comparsion[…]
The conventional main edit in a way then happens in the actual videodefunct player where the categories and tags that are added to each shot, along with how the player is configured influence the way the shots are brought together by the user.
…This plug-in is used to tidy up tags afterwards where for example a tag that only features once may be folded into a tag name that is represented a number of times on varying clips.
Banter http://www.videodefunct.net/banter/ The Banter prototype is an audiovisual report on the videodefunct project that provides a critique and background details on the system. Banter will evolve as AV material is collected and added.
As I arrived in Hong Kong on my way back home they had their biggest share loss in 6 years. It was a tightrope as ‘the fed’ dropped interest rates to keep things afloat globally. All a far cry from Amsterdam. I recorded some huge construction activity which I think (on transfer) will be good Read more about bull market construction[…]