• Lab Member's Attend Web / Art / Science Camp

    Published: Tuesday, 09 November 2010

    [externalLink title="Darren Lunn’s Home Page" href="http://homepages.cs.manchester.ac.uk/~lunnd" display="Darren Lunn"] and [externalLink title="Simon Harper’s Home Page" href="http://homepages.cs.manchester.ac.uk/~sharper"...

    [externalLink title="Darren Lunn’s Home Page" href="http://homepages.cs.manchester.ac.uk/~lunnd" display="Darren Lunn"] and [externalLink title="Simon Harper’s Home Page" href="http://homepages.cs.manchester.ac.uk/~sharper" display="Simon Harper"] have attended the [externalLink title="Web / Art / Science Camp. An Unconference for People Who Do Hypertext" href="http://www.webartsciencecamp.org/" display="Web / Art / Science Camp Unconference"]. The even had 28 attendees and provided a mix of hypertext literature, practice, theory, as well as some demonstrations. The Un-Keynote was by Paul de Bra and entitled [externalLink title="Paul de Bra’s Keynote" href="http://www.slideshare.net/natematias/paul-de-bras-unkeynote-at-web-art-science-london" display="“Hypertext: Are We Still Not There Yet?”"]. Paul gave a brief history of Hypertext and discussed how the Web reset the clock to pre-1990 Hypertext systems. After the Un-Keynote, there were a series of demonstrations including a document generator that produces LaTeX files by pulling together various source-codes and Alan Dix demonstrated his Snip!t tool. There were also breakout sessions on Adaptive Hypertext, How do we use Hypertext Tools for Creativity, and Moral Choice in Interactive Fiction.

    The photographs of Web / Art / Science Camp Unconference [externalLink href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/natematias/sets/72157625214905363/" title="Web / Art / Science Camp Unconference Photo Stream" display="available to view on Flickr"].

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