Archive for the ‘ Culture ’ Category

Ubuntu

Ubuntu is an operating system based on Linux named after a South African philosophical concept : “I am what I am because of who we all are”.

Encyclopédie thématique Jean-Jacques Rousseau

2012 will be the 300th anniversary of the birth of writer and philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

How to represent/remember war ?

Constructing memories in the wake of crimes against humanity: artistic interventions and the politics of memory – a colloquium organized by HEAD at SGG.

Morbleu!

Revue en ligne de philosophie, Morbleu! est une sorte de juron en usage même parmi les gens de bon ton.

Celebrating Christmas in San Francisco

The Judah Magnes Museum in Oakland shows some beautiful family photo albums.

Lisboa

Visit Lisbon.
YDreams is an interactive media design studio based in Lisbon, Portugal.
It is a partner of the 8th international conference on advances in computer entertainment technology (ACE 2011) held there in November. The keynote speaker is Hiroshi Ishii, pioneer in tangible interfaces.

How technology is changing the museum experience

An excellent article tweeted by Lev Manovich.

Louis Fourteen

Lifestyle and luxe from Dubai : Louis Fourteen and Mojeh. A look at Hollywood and the world of celebrities from the Arab world.
Don’t be angry and don’t be shallow. It’s OK to be mad sometimes.

refractory

Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media is a refereed, peer-reviewed, e-journal that explores the diverging and intersecting aspects of current and past entertainment media.

Elizabeth Taylor in Iran

An exhibition at LACMA about Elizabeth Taylor’s one-time trip to Iran.