Monthly Archives for November 2005

off to digital arts and culture

I’m off to Digital Arts and Culture 2005 today! I’m presenting my paper about our fascination with representing ourselves online, both in photographic self-portraits and, say, in blogs. We’ve been asked not to publish our papers online until after the … Continue reading

30. November 2005 by Jill
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how to reject unfamiliar literature

AfsnitP.dk has published an interesting discussion by Anna Hallberg (in Danish) of the visual poem Al-Jazeera by Lars Mikael Raattamaa (a facsimile of the first page is to the left; bigger images are in Hallberg’s article). Hallberg’s greater aim is … Continue reading

29. November 2005 by Jill
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gender differences

You know all those studies showing that men are better than woman at spatial tasks like rotation of objects and thinking out how objects could fit together? Well, a recent study shows no difference in this respect between boys and … Continue reading

28. November 2005 by Jill
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how to find diversity

Here’s a great post describing the kind of work you need to do to find conference speakers who aren’t just like you. Say, women, if you’re a man, or conservatives, if you’re left wing yourself. Academic conferences are maybe a … Continue reading

27. November 2005 by Jill
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gullbloggen

The nominations for Gullbloggen are out, and now the final decisions are up to you. One IP, one vote. Politics: VamPus Verden Dagens Onde Kvinner Bj¯rn StÊrk blog Technology: Jo Christian Oterhals’ s¯keblogg eirikso Tversover Under 20: BÊrturen Grumsy One:42 … Continue reading

23. November 2005 by Jill
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PhD fellowships in Oslo

Two PhD fellowships (stipendiatstillinger) in participatory media have just been advertised at the University of Oslo. One’s in MMOGs (or more specifically multi-user games with a strong degree of visual realism), the other is about new political arenas such as … Continue reading

22. November 2005 by Jill
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fun

That was fun! I’d almost forgotten how much I enjoy showing people the basics of blogging 🙂

22. November 2005 by Jill
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Hvordan blogge, hvorfor blogge?

Today I’ve been invited to talk with high school teachers about blogs at a seminar held by Aschehoug. These are links and notes.

22. November 2005 by Jill
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Ice Floe

My friend Lars has a poem in the next issue of Ice Floe. I had never heard of Ice Floe, so of course I clicked the link and found, to my surprise, a journal for poets living north of the … Continue reading

21. November 2005 by Jill
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chance encounters

About to catch a taxi to the airport, I saw a familiar face in the lobby of the hotel – the familiar face of a person I’ve never met but knew exactly who was: Clancy! We both had to run … Continue reading

15. November 2005 by Jill
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