Monthly Archives: March 2011

Groups and next steps

Thank you all for your excellent ideas presented when we last met. After discussion around these and areas of interest, we have now grouped ourselves around two themes, which we’ve named data/information ‘representation’ and ‘collection’. Representation is linked to the … Continue reading

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Collecting: Origins of aggression part 2

Hannu Lauerma’s book about evil is worth the read, sorry, it’s in Finnish only. http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pahuuden_anatomia

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Collecting: Origins of aggression

On the topic of, why we fight: http://areena.yle.fi/video/1297899627268 About midway there’s some interesting (and disputable) toughts about origins of aggression.  

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Meeting today

We’ll meet in the Media Lab corridor, outside the room we had last, Jukka will then guide us to our room, we’ll leave a note for those who come late.  See you soon!

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Neighborhood Networks in Kenya

This blog includes posts related to building neighborhood networks in Kenya. There are also observations on use of mobile tech and social media by illiterate citizens. One of the blog authors (Simon Kokoyo) will talk at Pixelache’s “Map me if … Continue reading

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Data visualizing by Jer Thorp

Not sure if you have seen this.. I came across this work by Jer Thorp. He is currently the Data Artist in Residence at The New York Times. This was done using Processing. Some of his work emulates data in … Continue reading

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Determining groups and focus

As agreed on Monday, we’ll meet next on Wednesday 9.3, at 10 am in Media Lab (we’ll post room nr) to, based on this weeks discussions with CMI, determine our final groups and themes. We’ll also link a course staff … Continue reading

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