Snapshot Wisconsin, Western Shield & Chimp and See   The objective of this overview is to give a brief insight into the work being done on Zooniverse by three different nature focused projects. Two are attempting to track the populations of wildlife in Australia and Wisconsin and one is researching human evolution through the study of … More Snapshot Wisconsin, Western Shield & Chimp and See

‘Blank State’ – Making an Interactive Sotry   The above is the link to the game myself and Conal Hanamy have made for Digital Humanities over the past few weeks.   When deciding on what kind of story to write we were attracted to a Black Mirror-esque tale. I suggested having an Orwellian theme throughout the story because in essence we … More ‘Blank State’ – Making an Interactive Sotry


Disneyization (American coining) was a term I heard recently in a Digital Humanities class to illustrate  the issues surrounding modern copyright laws. The gist of the point was that in an economically focused world Disney has transformed into a behemoth of corporate copyright lawsuits and ugly, intense merchandising techniques. They seem to have lost the … More Disneyization

Creative Commons and GPL

“Copyright law has got to give up its obsession with ‘the copy.’ The law should not regulate ‘copies’ or ‘modern reproductions’ on their own. It should instead regulate uses–like public distributions of copies of copyrighted work–that connect directly to the economic incentive copyright law was intended to foster.” ― Lawrence Lessig, Remix: Making Art and … More Creative Commons and GPL