Category Archives: Articles

The Thingema and The Memory Mix

In October Jane and I worked with the National Museum of Scotland at their central Edinburgh site to explore a series of extensions to the Tales of Things project. As well as a series of story capture workshops that gathered … Continue reading

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Recent TOTeM Press

The Curiosity Shop in Selfridges has been getting a bit of publicity again recently due to it being featured in PSFK’s Future Of Retail Report. This was one of our projects we did with Oxfam back in April this year, … Continue reading

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In the Metro

Today saw QR codes being highlighted in the Metro, hopefully this will encourgae people to start scanning more. The article looks at Zoo Records who associated music with the codes, alongside TOTeM’s project RememberMe which was a collaboration with Oxfam. … Continue reading

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News News News

Tales of Things has reached the New York Times and Rob Walkers article is a good introduction to the potential of tagging and in particular memory. This article has launched many other blogs and tweets that tell our story along … Continue reading

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TOTeM and Oxfam

RememberMe, the project we did back in May in an Oxfam Shop in Manchester is still getting press, proving that there definitely is potential for charity shops to integrate this system into their stores. If attaching memories to our old … Continue reading

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Killer Start Ups

After being mentioned in Mashable’s Spark of Genius page yesterday (which has been tweeted 1,116 times so far!) we are now on the Killer Start Ups page, you can vote for your favourite (that’s us of course!) by clicking link … Continue reading

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Multi-Player Retail

Very nice article by GDR Creative Intelligence – a trend research consultancy based in London, UK. A smart review of the RememberMe project. Download a PDF copy of the article HERE

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RememberMe press

Our project in the Oxfam shop has found its way into a great article on Wired and also in BBC Manchester. Listen out for a feature on Radio 5 Live tomorrow with the Gaby Logan show 12-2pm.

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BBC Broadcasting House

Andy Hudson-Smith was on this week’s Click On show for Radio 4 and has also left a QR code in the reception of Broadcasting House where visitors can add their memory of their time there. To listen to the pod … Continue reading

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Article in New Scientist

Read about Tales of Things in the New Scientist this week. Great to be public at last! You can follow us on Twitter to be kept up to date on when the website will launch (it will be soon..) Read Article Here

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