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Slow Digitisation & the Battle of the Books | Andrew Prescott

Way back in 2012 I attended the inaugural Digital Humanities Summer School at Oxford University. It was the first year of my research and I was vaguely terrified of everything. 907 more words

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Measuring the Popularity of North American Birds

The largest owl in North America, the Snowy Owl. New research shows that this individuals size may help with his popularity among us humans, but his lack of colour might not (Image Credit: … 740 more words

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Creativity - a bluffer's guide

Last week I was privileged to attend a zoom meeting with representatives from various cultural institutions. As far as I could see, the majority if not all participants came from museums, which is quite far away from my musical bit of the arts world. 954 more words

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Disney Plus are Dumbos: promotion of racist and controversial content on a streaming service. (C1725499)

Like many others, I was very excited about the streaming service ‘Disney Plus’ launching in the UK (especially due to my extreme levels of boredom in lockdown). 445 more words

Terra - an Online Art Exhibition that 'goes to ground' (1620390)

Opening its virtual doors from the end of April, Cardiff M.A.D.E’s spring exhibition ‘Terra’ (meaning ‘of the earth’) makes you contemplate the human relation to nature in a poignant way. 614 more words

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The democratic urgency of dialogue in a diverse world

Notes for a speech at the Nordic Dialogues conference, in Oslo (Norway) on 2 December 2019. The talk was filmed so if you were there or see the video online, you’ll notice differences between these notes and what I said, but the outline of the argument is here. 3,209 more words

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