I don’t dislike metadata at all. It does wonderful things to organize heaps of media, content. But it sometimes leaving me… cold. A tweet from Bryan Alexander got this mind clicking. It’s a great story. The Ed Bacon Project is uploading thousands of photos (all with open licenses) documenting the city of Philadelphia, asking the […]
Principles of Distributed Representation
“Not another metadata talk” he promises…. since Stephen puts his presentations online, and I saw him turn on Audacity to record his own session, I am bowing out of taking copious notes (well no, I changed my mind, see below)
While the intros are going, Stephen has a nice slide show of his photos from a visit to Aspen.
Before the notes, it’s worth saying that Stephen in person is how he is in hos written work – deeply thoughtful, self effacing, sarcastic, humorous, challenging…) also in his presentation, note the use of references and information just published yesterday.
And Stephen was on spot- challenging us, saying boldly what is crap and what is not… curious to hear from others how it was heard.
Onto a few notes (Cyprien Lomas was taking more detailed notes than I, but trying to do it together in SubEthaEdit, we ended up stomping on each other…)