Tag Archives: youtube
August 21, 2012
… to document processing. Enjoy the magic of cinema, and give us some social media love!
July 13, 2012
Music is a powerful thing. It can make you laugh or cry, and even tear down the Berlin Wall (according to David Hasselhoff , anyway). The same song can mean different things to different people, with infectious tracks like Britney Spears’ ‘Hit Me Baby One More Time’ managing to be both the all-time most requested song on US radio as well as an instrument of torture used …Berlin Wall, Britney Spears, crowdsourcing, DarwinTunes, David Hasselhoff, Imperial College, Imperial College London, ITunes, microtask, Natural selection | 2 Comments
May 30, 2012
As anyone who has ever wandered the aisles of an airport bookstore knows, the world today is a flat and shrinking global village (with a long tail), where everyone is friends with Kevin Bacon . Those of us who spend our time immersed in the hyper-connected world that crowdsourcing inhabits find this all very plausible. But how true is it, really? Is the world a village where …business, camera, crowdsourcing, Geocaching, Indian Ocean, Johnny Depp, Joseph Kony, Kevin Bacon, London, microtask, microwork | 2 Comments
May 23, 2012
If you’ve ever had a close encounter of the lamppost kind you’ll know that the eye can sometimes deceive us. But considering just how complex the eye is you might think it would let us down more often.
You may remember from your high school biology classes that basically (very basically) light enters the eye through the pupil and falls on photo receptive cells called …
May 16, 2012
Photography has come a long way. Two centuries ago taking a family photo meant standing perfectly still for ten minutes in a pose stiffer than a waxed mustache. Now we’ve all got multi-megapixel cameras built into our phones (or cans of processed meat ), and if we want that scratchy sepia look without the waiting around, we can just use an Instagram filter.
This is great, …
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