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 . . .
It didn’t take me long to forget to do this but I’m catching up as it was already written. For clarity this is the combined efforts of Matt, Jeff, and myself. It’s not a particularly exciting week. Lots of maintenance of things. Lots of meetings. This Week Workshops Qatar virtual workshop canceled due to flooding on campus – reschedule pending Sites Developing social work podcast site with faculty person – currently behind a password Outreach Godbeer – Directory of the Humanities Research Center Powers – Chair of the History Dept. Planning for VCU Library Archival Remix begun with Hillary Software Versioning Updates Rampages upgraded to WP 4.9.8 after some permissions challenges Themes updated Augmenting.me Server updated Plugins updated Rampages staging Plugins updated Themes updated Technical Issues TICN DNS redirection issue H5P plugin library issue (Russian OER) *** ongoing Meetings IEDT meeting on 10/22 – notes TICN meeting on 10/22 – went over script with Molly and stakeholders on the TICN team Discussed next steps: Video building, website adjustments, and curriculum material creation. VCU-wide eLearning Best Practices Group Top Hat Strategy meeting – requested group training more information on marketplace concept information on faculty that they are targeting for contact Adobe Licensing meeting with Alice and Andrew Podcast Episode one recorded, edited, and uploaded Site created Feed registered with Apple – […]
As We May Code – NSHipster Loss | Know Your MemeAlongside the outright mockery of the strip, a trend arose on /v/ which involved taking the Loss strip and representing it in different ways. Usually, these would attempt to be minimalistic, portraying the characters as lines, dots, or just having four empty panels. Similar to how anything with green and purple can be recognized as Daily Dose, any similar-looking four pane comic can be recognized as Loss. Brian Roemmele on Twitter: “?One of the more popular apps for 2023 for Apple AR glasses will be an app called “Smile”. It will restructure the world where everyone that sees you smiles. It will have an interesting impact on society in ways not unde Wind Telephone – Otsuchi, Japan – Atlas Obscura ??? on Twitter: “pretty wild stories in the App Store reviews for Replika, which calls itself “THE chatbot for anyone who wants a friend with no judgment, drama, or social anxiety involved” https://t.co/a5Z0JxjN55” / Twitter Seed Ticks Are a Thing You Probably Didn’t Know You Need to Avoid | SELFHe’s actually had seed ticks on him in the past and says they can look like a brown patch moving up your leg because there are so many of them. It’s not uncommon to find a lot of them at once, […]
A state-of-the-art open source chatbot Though it’s rare, our best models still make mistakes, like contradiction or repetition, and can “hallucinate” knowledge, as is seen in other generative systems. h/t Stephen Downes Doomer Macron on Twitter: “Effort thread on the Japanese Communist Party ?????, the largest non-governing Communist party in the world, still have their own News Media institution (Shimbun Akahata ?????? 10th most read paper) & s ‘It’s bullshit’: Inside the weird, get-rich-quick world of dropshipping | WIRED UK“I had this target that I wanted to make $1 million in profit in a year,” he says over smoothies and matcha cookies. “I didn’t do it. I beat myself down really well, I had to book into a ten-day meditation retreat.” This year, his Shopify records show he’ll clear about $90,000 (£69,000) in personal profit. Super Simple Videos: 5 Tips & 5 Reasons to Get On Camera – YouTubeMike Wesch showing people how it’s done.