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The Voyant Tool does make lovely t-shirt designs and this one is for the ‘bibliometricians’. The chromatic word cloud is a resultant of ingesting the article, ‘Competencies for bibliometrics’ by Cox, A. M., Gadd, E., Petersohn, S., & Sbaffi, L., published in2017. While it appears to shout ‘bibliometrics’, ‘research’, ‘use’, ‘tasks’, ‘professionals’, ‘tools’…..., in a … Continue reading Bibliometric Cloud
When Pof. David Bawden imparted the content of session 5 “Searching for the Data” (INM348 DITA), it jogged my memory about ‘my olden days’. It was 1999. I was in the final year of my undergraduate study at The University of Hong Kong, writing a thesis on second language acquisition. The last fuzzy images left … Continue reading Serach for Information Literarcy
The following was written in conjunction with Matt Peck. HJ: The music flowed like honey when Lynnsey Weissenberg started playing her fiddle. It was an instantly intelligible experience to my senses: a ‘here and now’ experience. Once it was over, it was over, and no two performances are exactly the same. The performance itself did … Continue reading Documenting DocumentingPerformance
This blog post is inspired by the British Library exhibition – Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound. It is not exactly about the exhibition but some thoughts on preservations of obsolete audio formats. Those who followed the HBO TV series, Westworld (2016), must have impressions of the recurrent player-piano with punched paper roll, sampled some … Continue reading The promises of Sony PCM U-matic 1600
In the module ‘Digital, Information, Technology and Application’, the lectures kicked off with the definition of data and related ethical issues. It carried on introducing various subjects from the history of digital technology, unit of information, software to information architecture. In this blog post, I would like to discuss narrowly how these matters relate to … Continue reading Private Discovery – a reflection on what I have learnt so far (DITA session 1&2)
When I came across the feature documentary ‘Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World' (2016) on NetFlix, I was drawn to it, not because of its subject matter, but simply because it is a piece directed by Werner Herzog, the German director hailed as ‘the greatest movie director alive’. The Metacritic shows very divided … Continue reading Lo and Behold – The Connected World Through Werner Herzog’s Camera