Talk: Toward Multimedia Surrogation
Presenter: Gary Marchionini
Friday? Feb 16, Manning 208
This talk will explore the nature of surrogates for digital information. A multidimensional continuum of representations for
information objects is crucial to knowledge work in a digitally enabled multimedia environment. I will outline a framework for this
space and illustrate its genesis with examples from our work with the Open Video Digital Library and extend it to include new kinds of identity surrogates for our selves in cyberspace.
Marchioniniism alert! Proflection: combo of projection and reflection. that which is projected into cyberspace — including what others say about you whether you are aware of that or not, what machines and algorithms say/link about you and all of you projections and reflections. also includes conscious stuff like webpages, facebook profile or implicit like your clickstreams etc.
You can see pictures here and here and here. Notice Greg’s keys and flashdrive on the right side of the OLPC. The OLPC is running the little photo capture program and using the small built-in camera to take a picture of me taking a picture of it.