Long Overdue Semester Recap

We’ve wrapped up another semester of “Archives, Libraries + Databases” graduate seminar. Once again, we visited the NYC Municipal Archives, the Morgan Library, the Reanimation Library, and the New School Archives — and this year we added a tour of…

Its no mystery that there is such a profound environmental impact on our planet  when it comes to having 24/7 access to our stuff. Glanz’s sobering article paints a bleak picture of the “dirty secret” that the information age is costing…

In regards to e-book publishing, digital text, interactive modalities, etc – I wanted to share about my brother Brad Neuberg’s work (at the company Inkling) as one of the lead programmers, developers, and thought leaders in e-book technology.  He writes…

My final project

I’d love to hear feedback from you guys on this. Something I might (would like to) take forward. If you want to keep in touch as I go off to Pratt next semester, you can follow me on Twitter (@marleewalters)…

I wanted to share this digital humanities project from Yale University that uses Vogue Magazine’s Archive in an interesting way.  Read more here.

Wrap-Up Presentation

A little trip down memory lane: ALD WrapUpPresent Fall2013 by Shannon Mattern

Today's A Softer World sums it all up

as promised, we finally got all of the clearances to post the sessions and forums pertaining to Theaster Gates’ residency. Here is a short Highlight clip: http://youtu.be/xCnDtYMuAUw And here are the remaining YouTube links: Session 1 – http://youtu.be/ZtQVNsy2630 Session 2 –…

Cover Image: “XFR STN” Test Pattern, created by DuArt. Courtesy DuArt Restoration

  Last Friday Ben Fino-Radin, digital repository manager at the Museum of Modern Art; and Lori Emerson, assistant professor of English and director of the Media Archaeology Lab at the University of Colorado at Boulder, convened at NYU to discuss “New |…

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Some of the database art / visualization projects we didn’t get to explore in class: Database Cinema Jon Witney: Catalog, 1961 Created by “manipulating basic mathematical functions” to create “databases of effects” Peter Greenaway, Prospero’s Books Lev Manovich, Soft Cinema,…