Tung-Hui Hu is a former network engineer and current professor at University of Michigan. In his book A Prehistory of the Cloud, published by MIT Press in September 2015 he examines the gap between the real and the virtual in our idea of the cloud. A system of networks that enables multiple users to share the same pool of computer power
iMinds is a Flemish non-profit organization, that drive digital innovation for society and economy, through strategic and applied research on key digital technologies. Offering to people and organizations active support in research and business development, and also encourages tech entrepreneurs to bring their smart innovations to life
It 'obvious change of paradigm occurred in recent years regarding the evaluation of the potential social and economic terms of cultural heritage: the transition from a conception centered on the retention of a value-centered, testified in a clear from Faro Protocol of 2005 - promoted by the Council of Europe
Creative Capital ha just launched Gender Talents, a web-based project by artist Carlos Motta that engages movements and discourses for gender self-determination within trans and intersex communities internationally
A weekend of performances, presentations and interactive workshops about Networks that are at the heart of how we live today
Spreadable Media is the latest book by Henry Jenkins, professor at the University of South California and participatory culture theorist, written together with two digital strategists Sam Ford and Joshua Green.
More than 20 makers, startups and designers will win a space to produce culture and innovation @FuoriSalone for €8 /m2. [re]vive is a 4 days happening transforming an unused building into a productive space of culture and making
On Thursday 10 January 2013, Marco Mancuso organizes the meeting "Trasformazioni Affini" inviting guests from culture, art, design to discuss about items connected to the online platform/network "Fracty"
The online platform/network for a p2p economy of culture "Fracty" has been selected among the last 32 projects for the "Che Fare" Fund. Now the project has to be voted through social networks campaigns
The Unlike Us Reader offers a critical examination of social media, bringing together theoretical essays, personal discussions, and artistic manifestos. Edited by Geert Lovink & Miriam Rasch
(Italiano) Questa sera, Giovedì 10 Gennaio 2013 dalle 19.30 alle 22.30, presso la Design Library di Milano (http://www.designlibrary.it), l’osservatorio Digicult (http://www.digicult.it) organizza, con la collaborazione di Media Haka (http://www.mediahaka.com/), l’incontro “Trasformazioni Affini”
Medialab-Prado and The Libre Graphics Research Unit are seeking for tools to design, edit, draw and write together to be collaboratively developed during a two-weeks workshop
Web based art, must have an address, an URL, which tells the user where the artwork is stored on the web. This obvious, but inescapable fact has the Swedish artist Anders Weberg among others, thought about in there art works. So, If you digit www.theurlistheartwork.com/, in your browser you will be taken to a homepage with the text: The url is The artwork by Anders Weberg, October 2009. The actual address, the URL is in this case the artwork. Can a net.art work be more minimalistic and sublime than just a simple URL?
Along with this interview with Massimo Menichinelli, my second collaboration phase with Digicult begins. After being interviewing the leading live media artists during the past years , I believe I fairly cleared my mind up on what is going on in that field , and I hope to have also supplied at least narrowly i nteresting readings, to those who bothered reading me.
ARABSHORTS.NET is a web-based project showcasing nine online, curated film programmes by nine curators from the Middle East and North Africa. The project makes use of the vast potential of the Internet as a powerful and alternative platform for the presentation and circulation of independent films beyond the festival circuit and beyond conventional distribution networks