Today is the 349th day of the year
(so, only 16 more to go)
Frank Zappa once said:
If you wind up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest or some guy on TV telling you how to do your shit, then YOU DESERVE IT.
I think I am now firmly entrenched in the territory of Digital Humanities
I started out with an interest in the web, and software, which evolved into a more focused interest in web engineering, wondering whether web systems were different form other kinds of software. I never really found a satisfactory answer, for several reasons, and my research ideas disappeared onto the back burner for a while.
Over time, though, this idea has broadened a little. I have become interested in the issues surrounding curation, the sharing of memory online, and using tools to do it. This direction adds the engineering skills of my older thinking to new skills; my goal is to construct a framework to allow mediated memories to be able to be harvested via social media tools within the iki environment. As a part of this ongoing process, I have become involved with the Malta Music Memory Project (aka m3p), including wiki setup and configuration, to try and help some of this to happen,