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Tales of Things Trailer

www.talesofthings.com

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Tales of Things coming soon!

Well, we are almost ready to go with our website talesofthings.com which will be launched mid April, watch this space! Andy Hudson-Smith will be talking about the project with a lecture entitled the ‘Geography of Everything’ at CASA on April 13th. … Continue reading

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First TOTeM Paper has been published!

TOTeM has a paper in the current edition of M/C Journal which looks at how object tagging can add more meaning to objects and also create meaningful human networks. See first part of article below:     Connections In Small … Continue reading

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Music and Gravestones!

The TOTeM researchers have been looking at some interesting uses of RFID these 2 projects explore unusual ways of using the technology: http://realtomato.blogspot.com/2010/02/new-project.html Making an RFID reader into a portable record player http://www.personalrosettastone.com/ Creating digital links to gravestones! Perhaps these … Continue reading

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TOTeM Update

We are now gearing up towards our launch of our new website at the end of March and in the meantime have been looking for possible collaborations. TOTeM will soon be looking to tag people’s objects offering a new way … Continue reading

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Digital Economy Event

The TOTeM team have landed after taking part in the “Design in the Digital World” networking event at the Delfina in London on Tuesday night.  The event was run for the Digital Economy project’s funded by the Research Councils UK. … Continue reading

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New Mornings, Old Streets

New oral history project in Salford area run by Informal Adult Learning. Interestingly this project utilises social media and you can record your history via a range of mediums such as film, audio etc.  http://www.new-mornings.co.uk/

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Social RFID

Ralph picked up on this interesting project from 2006 which shares very similar ideas to the TOTeM project but instead looks at the “emotional” histories behind generic objects that people may have shared memories of: http://www.socialrfid.org/

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Memories

  We have come across a couple of interesting projects this week looking at different ways of dealing with memories. The first is very much connected to place and offers a new way of mapping Lancashire, see web link for … Continue reading

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Long Distance Memory Sticks!

  See link below in this month’s Dezeen for an interesting digital take on the memory box: http://www.dezeen.com/2009/11/09/presence-in-absense-by-colm-keller/

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