Weekly Web Harvest for 2019-02-10
- Remote Attendance – CHI 2019
You can hire a human proxy to bring you into the conference remotely through a wearable tablet and video conferencing software. The image below shows an example human proxy setup. Human proxies represent a lightweight way for you to be present and move throughout the conference venue for meeting other attendees and socializing. (Note: due to cost and venue challenges, we will not have telepresence robots – Beams – at CHI this year)
- i painted
interactive web page for the painting of painting meme thing . . .
Zoom doesn’t need to be awful: Lessons from video chat historyMore importantly, this is a moment when we desperately need online environments that encourage dialogue between people from different backgrounds and perspectives—that are inclusive of more diverse forms of participation than “Hollywood Squares” allows. The current Zoom environment only sets us back from this goal by reinforcing an interaction model that has been rightly criticized for reflecting and perpetuating the worst instincts of professional meeting culture, such as power-hoarding and individualism. The H5P PB Kitchen – Cooking with H5P & Pressbooksh/t @cogdog Snake Handling | The First Amendment EncyclopediaState courts have consistently upheld the state laws as reasonable health and safety regulations, such as the Court of Appeals of Kentucky in Lawson v. Commonwealth (1942) and the Alabama Court of Appeals in Hill v. State (1956). The adventure app Randonautica has led users to dead bodies, haunted houses, and other bizarre destinations / Boing Boing Fatum Project theory. “All things in the world are causally connected and everything that happens, including our thoughts, is usually determined by the sum of all environmental factors.” Randonautica is an app that borrows from the Fatum Project’s research to break away from the probability-tunnels our everyday choices create. Using a quantum number generator to send users to a set of mysterious coordinates, Randonautica has […]
dekuNukem/daytripper: A Multifunctional Laser TripwireDaytripper is a laser tripwire that can, upon triggering: Hide all your windows Lock your computer Execute a custom script to do whatever you want! Thoughts at Mid-Career Part 5: Where to From Here? | Information Wants To Be FreePart of a nice series . . . nuno-faria/tiler: ? Build images with imagesthis will be used eventually Notes from the Classroom: Three Data Visualization Experts – The Lovely FernsNice summary post with interesting advice
New Study Finds Citizen Scientists Can Be Very Accurate | Mental Floss A new analysis of the work of these citizen scientists shows that trusting untrained strangers with scientific data isn’t a terrible idea. As the study in Conservation Biology notes, overall, volunteers classified 98 percent of the images accurately, based on a comparison with expert answers. dy/dan » Blog Archive » The Difference Between Sketching and Graphing Desmos just added sketching into its Activity Builder. That was the result of months of collaboration between our design, engineering, and teaching teams. That was also the result of our conviction that informal mathematical understanding is underrepresented in math classes and massively underrepresented in computer-based mathematics classes. We want to help students express their mathematical ideas and get feedback on those ideas, especially the ones that are informal and under development. That’s why we built sketch before multiple choice, for example. I’m stating this commitment publicly, hoping that one or more of you will help us live up to it. ITP ITP is a two-year graduate program located in the Tisch School of the Arts whose mission is to explore the imaginative use of communications technologies — how they might augment, improve, and bring delight and art into people’s lives. Perhaps the best way to describe us is as a Center for […]