DCI Talk: A Planet of Citizen Laboratories. Why the Pandemic has been an Opportunity to Build Infrastructures that Enable both Local and Global Commons

May 7th, 12 – 1 pm (EST) Postponed (TBD) due to CAUT Censure. Speaker: Marcos García, MediaLab Prado Director 2014 – 2020 Online event: please register here for the zoom link. In this talk, Marcos García (Director of the Medialab Prado during 2014-2020) will talk about the distributed citizen laboratories project, a project that started […]

DCI Talk: Online Participation and Democracies with Sam McDonald and Pablo Aragón on Jan 29

January 29th, 12:30 – 1:30 pm (ET) Panelists: Sam McDonald, University of California, Irvine, US (she/her) Pablo Aragón, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (he/him) Online event: please register here for the zoom link. Increasingly, digital tools are mediating participation in the design and development of solutions to common issues, with examples ranging from workplace information […]

DCI Talk: Towards Civic Socio-Algorithmic Ecosystems: Orestis Papakyriakopoulos, Dec 3

December 3th, 12 – 1 pm (ET) Speaker: Orestis Papakyriakopoulos, Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University Online event: please register here for zoom link.   Orestis Papakyriakopoulos is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for Information Technology Policy (https://citp.princeton.edu/ ), Princeton University. His research showcases political issues and provides ideas, frameworks, and practical […]

Dr Yunhyong Kim lecture II – Reimagining digital preservation of music for Alzheimer’s disease: proposing collaborative research going forward

Reimagining digital preservation of music for Alzheimer’s disease: proposing collaborative research going forward The second online lecture by DCI 2019-20 fellow Dr Yunhyong Kim University of Glasgow hosted by the Digital Curation Institute, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto Thursday, 25 June 2020, 3pm – 4:30pm Online The Digital Curation Institute is pleased to invite […]

NEW DATE – Reimagining digital preservation of music for Alzheimer’s disease: a DCI Lecture by Dr Yunhyong Kim

Reimagining digital preservation of music for Alzheimer’s disease: can artificial intelligence be a potential mirror of musical patterns that matter? An online lecture by DCI 2020-21 fellow Dr Yunhyong Kim University of Glasgow hosted by the Digital Curation Institute, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto Friday, 22 May 2020, 12 noon – 1:30pm Online The […]

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The life and death of archaeology: a DCI Conversation with Dr Michael Carter, Ryerson University

The life and death of archaeology: curating virtual objects and material culture in the digital age A DCI Conversation with Dr Michael Carter Ryerson University hosted by the Digital Curation Institute, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, on Wednesday, 27 November, 4:30pm – 6pm Room BL728, Bissell Building, 140 St George St, Toronto The Digital […]

Spooling out in real-time: a DCI Conversation with Devorah Romanek, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

Spooling out in real-time: the immediacy and implications of digital curation A DCI Conversation with Devorah Romanek Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico hosted by the Digital Curation Institute, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, on Friday, 18 October, 4pm -5:30pm Room BL728, Bissell Building, 140 St George St, Toronto Watch the event […]

Content Curation: a DCI Conversation with Virginia Poundstone, Mhz Curationist

Thursday, 19 September, 12 noon – 1:30 pm, Faculty of Information, room BL538, 140 St George St, Toronto DCI Conversations: Content Curation with Virginia Poundstone, founding Content Curation Director of MhZ Curationist in conversation with Costis Dallas Content curation on the Web is perhaps the most widely known form of adding value to cultural resources […]

Prof. David Wachsmuth: Data and the lack of data in the politics of the platform economy

Please join us for this timely talk and conversation at the Faculty of Information at the Bissell building in room BL528 on September 12 at 4pm! Abstract: How does data structure the political economy of Airbnb, Uber, and other leading “platform economy” firms? In this presentation, I answer this question through a spatial-big-data examination of short-term […]