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Tales of Things at Museum Next 2012

Claire Ross and Chris Speed from MuseumNext on Vimeo. Connected Environment from MuseumNext on Vimeo. Jason DuPonte name checking Tales of Things 38 minutes in.

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From the Western Arctic to the Bay of Bengal

Fishy Tales from Around the World New exhibition opening on the 20th of October at The Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther, Fife. This exciting exhibition brings together fishing communities from Canada, India, Scotland and Portugal through the use of information technology … Continue reading

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I am Seeing Things Symposium

Sadly our TOTeM research project is nearing the end, www.talesofthings.com will still exist but from December you won’t see many new projects on this site. To mark the culmination of the project we are holding a symposium on the 25th … Continue reading

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Film Times for BBC Reel History at the Museum

Tested out the films in the Museum Auditorium today and they look great! Have to say that the cinema trailer “In the Clear” and “Cumbernauld, Town for Tomorrow” are my personal favourites. In case you would like to know what … Continue reading

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Oxfam Curiosity Shop

We are very pleased to announce our latest partnership with Oxfam for their Curiosity Shop in Selfridges, London. The Curiosity Shop opens tomorrow (1st April to the 10th of April) and here you will find a host of fantastic fashion … Continue reading

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tales of things in the classroom

Great to see that the site is being used as part of lesson plans for 10-18 year olds in New Zealand. Would love to see the results of this.

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Future Internet, Call for Papers

We will be launching a special edition of the Future Internet Journal next year on the subject of the Internet of Things. The deadline for papers is January 2011, so plenty time to get the ideas flowing! The call is … Continue reading

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Wartime Things…

After a successful round of Hillingdon Tales, TOTeM returned to Uxbridge Library during Battle of Britain month in September to record memories and stories relating to wartime things. While many important objects had been lost through the years, there were … Continue reading

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The Story of Stuff

Just watched an interesting little film by Annie Leonard, a green activist, who is concerned with the rate at and manner in which we consume¬†all kinds of stuff.¬†Of course projects like TOTeM could change the way we think about and … Continue reading

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Research Fellow Post at TOTeM

The Univeristy of Salford is now recruting for the final member of the TOTeM team. If you would like to find out more about this post based in Salford for 2 years then visit http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AAN608/research-fellow-/

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