Make: Improve your digital music collection

If you weren’t able to make the talk have a look at the presentation – make – digital music 2016 Tomorrow you can come along and find out about how to make the most of all that digital music you have! … Continue reading

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Make: Using a NoSql database for text based research

This session looks at how the use of a native or NoSQL database can be used for research involving textual or other non-structured or incomplete data. It covers the use of computing tools such as text encoding, visualization and bibliographical … Continue reading

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Make: Animating library collections with GIFs

Animated GIFs have taken over the internet. The Bodleian Libraries have been using GIFs to bring 2D material to life, leading to higher engagement with its audiences. Social Media officer Adam Koszary will demonstrate the potential of GIFs, and how … Continue reading

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Make: 3D – The story of a map

In the last decade pedestrian wayfinding systems have been introduced in London and other English cities. The maps have included 3D representations of landmark buildings. Carl Wenczek will explain how 3D modelling was used to create the building illustrations and … Continue reading

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Make: Storytelling through casual filmmaking

Who said making videos has to be complicated? The tools have become so accessible today that you can film, edit, export, and share videos on your smartphone. In this talk Kohei Kanayasu shows you how it does not need to … Continue reading

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make: 2016

the make: series of talks will be coming up in May and June and includes a range of interesting ways technology has been used by people from around the university

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Make: Caches of the Bodleian

As a tie-in to the 2014 Medical Discoveries exhibition, the Bodleian Libraries hid two geocaches – small containers of ‘treasure’ to be found using GPS as part of a global game. Learn about the history of satellite navigation, how our … Continue reading

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Make: 3D – The story of a map

In the last decade pedestrian wayfinding systems have been introduced in London and other English cities. The maps have included 3D representations of landmark buildings. Carl Wenczek will explain how 3D modelling was used to create the building illustrations and … Continue reading

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Make: Using Raspberry Pis for teaching in schools in Rural India

This talk shows how Prayog Education used innovative approaches to teaching technical skills in rural India The Project involved using offline Raspberry Pi servers and Ubislate tablets to diversify the teaching resources at a school in rural India and also … Continue reading

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Make: Improve your digital music collection

Music in digital formats now soundtrack our lives. Downloadable or streamed “high Resolution” music is now supported by major music artists. What does this mean for us? Thaddeus Lipinski has been researching digital music formats and building a digital music … Continue reading

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