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#caasoton finished

Tomorrow is the excursions day at #caasoton so the main conference has finished. It has been an extraordinary few days. Overwhelmingly the response to the conference has been very positive, and delegates seemed happy with the many different things we tried. From the videos to the website to the social media to the rather tasty selection of pastries :-) We have all met some fantastic people over the last four days and we wish all of them a safe journey home. Continue reading →

CAA2012 workshops

The first day of CAA2012 has been a great success. Lots of happy people at the workshops and lots of happy online chatter. The plenaries are about to begin and then its the opening reception, first at Highfield and then in the Old Town. Add your photos to our Flickr group: Continue reading →

Maritime Digital Humanities

To mark the launch of the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute  on Tuesday we will be showcasing a range of sotonDH Maritime Digital Humanities projects. We have converted one of the multitouch systems installed around the University to show a series of interactive demos. Continue reading →

Connected Pasts over

The Connected Pasts symposium has universally been acclaimed as a fantastic success. Many congratulations to the organisers. Lots of activity in the twittersphere via #connectedpast #connectedpast Afternoon session on Personal Political & Migration networks starts with marriage network of Europes ruling families — John Layt (@odysseus_nz) March 25, 2012 Impressed by diversity and scope of #connectedpast papers. Excellent atmosphere for discussion. Continue reading →

Networking The Connected Past

You can now explore how well networked everyone at The Connected Past symposium is! The Connected Past will take place in Southampton this weekend. I made a network using the registration and abstract submission data. The nodes represent delegates and authors (orange), linked to their institution (green), country (purple) and the paper or poster they will be presenting. You can zoom in to the picture and pan. Javier Pereda helped me visualise it and created the flash tool. Continue reading →

Computationally Intensive Imaging

I gave a talk on humanities imaging interests at the Computationally Intensive Imaging USRG meeting today. We discussed possibilities for supercomputing based visualisation, and the new e-infrastructure south consortium. We also talked about the results from various Humanities trials of the mu-Vis Centre's CT facilities, and some photographic imaging such as RTI. Continue reading →