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Augmented Twitter presentation as inspiration for augmented cultural heritage and participatory design

I really, really enjoyed this presentation given by Jeff Pulvers at the 140Characters Conference recently. I will let you ponder this one for a second as it will be part of the inspiration for my next few posts on my vision for augmented cultural heritage (not necessarily as fancy hovering 3D images), an augmented heritage that informs the design of structure and helps transforms locations with cultural value into repositories of retrievable collective memory. I have diagrams to prove it (I think). Either way, lets start with the presentation. 

 

 

 

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My name is Michael Sean Gallagher. I am a Lecturer in Digital Education at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. I am Co-Founder and Director of Panoply Digital, a consultancy dedicated to ICT and mobile for development (M4D); we have worked with USAID, GSMA, UN Habitat, Cambridge University and more on education and development projects. I was a researcher on the Near Futures Teaching project, a project that explores how teaching at The University of Edinburgh unfold over the coming decades, as technology, social trends, patterns of mobility, new methods and new media continue to shift what it means to be at university. Previously, I was the Research Associate on the NERC, ESRC, and AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund sponsored GCRF Research for Emergency Aftershock Forecasting (REAR) project. I was an Assistant Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (한국외국어대학교) in Seoul, Korea. I have also completed a doctorate at University College London (formerly the independent Institute of Education, University of London) on mobile learning in the humanities in Korea.

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