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I don’t think we’re amphibians…

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Liberty Alleston considers Floridi’s paper A Proxy Culture (2015), and discusses whether we are amphibians, or something altogether different: Tiktaaliks. In Floridi’s A Proxy Culture (2015), he ends his paper with “we … Continue reading

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Data and Booth’s London Poverty Maps

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Cat O’Carroll looks at processes of large data collecting, prior to the digital era, specifically to the work of Charles Booth and his descriptive maps of London Poverty in … Continue reading

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The Romantic Computer

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Simon Gardner discusses Romanticism, Ada Lovelace, and her influence in the birth of computer programming. *** Having focused on Romanticism in my previous Masters dissertation in English Literature, I … Continue reading

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Antikythera mechanism: The first analog computer

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Carlos Woodcock investigates one of the oldest known analog computers, believed to have been created sometime around 200 BCE – 150 BCE. *** As we study the men and … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives: How much data exists in a split second? | A reflection on Forensic Architecture’s investigation on the killing of Mark Duggan

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Renée Gaillard considers the ethical use of data in criminal investigations, inspired by DITA discussions and a presentation she independently attended delivered by Forensic Architecture (FA) – a research … Continue reading

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