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MIT’s Open Documentary Lab: part think tank, part incubator for filmmakers and hackers

"There's a sense in which storytelling is really a deep part of our behavior — the way we relate to objects and experiences in the world."
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Why the world’s governments are interested in creating hubs for open data

Technology : GigaOM (2 years ago)

The Open Data Institute, a non-profit in London that's working to create demand for open data through research, storytelling, consulting and startup incubation, is starting to get some velocity. Read Post

MIT’s Open Documentary Lab

Entertainment / Books : The Millions (3 years ago)

Andrew Phelps interviews Sarah Wolzin, director of MIT’s new Open Documentary Lab, which “brings technologists, storytellers, and scholars together to advance the new arts of documentary.” The Lab, according to Phelps, is “part thin... Read Post

MIT Media Lab Hacks the Kinect for Browser Navigation With Gestures (Video)

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (4 years ago)

Hackers at the famous MIT Media Lab have built an open source Chrome browser extension that uses the Microsoft gesture-based controller Kinect to navigate around tabs and web pages. The group says the end result is like the movie Mi... Read Post

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