Read Write Culture

Poster Read Write Culture = Permissive of efforts to improve upon, change, integrate, or otherwise remix the work of others Translating: Read Write Culture Spanish: Cultura de leer / escribir Swedish: Läsa/skriva kulturen Elsewhere on the Web Great NZ Remix & Mashup Competition http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/004864.html http://www.lessig.org/blog/2006/01/the_readwrite_internet.html http://pool.abc.net.au/projects/hybrid-call-collaboration Quotes Creation always involves building upon something else. There …

Mexico City’s Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares

Photo: TJ DeGroat, Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares Mexico City – The Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares (National Museum of Popular Cultures or MNCP), Avenida Hidalgo #289, corner with Allende, Colonia Del Carmen, Delegación Coyoacán, “fosters interest, respect and appreciation of its own cultural achievements among Mexican society, and promotes respect for the cultural pluralism …

Museums

Photo: Queensland Museum If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. Definitions A museum is a ‘permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, …

Lalo Alcaraz

Twitter Avatar Key Links laloalcaraz.com gocomics.com/lacucaracha @laloalcaraz About: “La Cucaracha is a unique strip that provides a view of the world through the sharp, satiric lens of its young Latino characters and the fertile mind of acclaimed creator Lalo Alcaraz. Growing up on the U.S./Mexico border gave Lalo a dual outlook on life. He’s not …

European Year of Cultural Heritage

Logo 2018 was the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The European Year showcased the wealth and diversity of Europe’s cultural heritage, highlighting its role in driving economic and social development, and in creating a shared sense of identity and building Europe’s future. More than 6 million people took part in over 11,700 events across 37 …

Cultural Heritage

Photo: Australian Museum Cultural heritage = Legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that is inherited from past generations Quotes Maintaining one’s culture, values and traditions is beyond price. – Getano Lui Junior Elsewhere on the Web Australian Museum Embedded Tweets With 60 concrete EU actions that will run over …

Protecting our digital cultural heritage / Ayeye digital-kenhe arntarntareme

Photo: NDFNZ Keynote from NDFNZ 2018: Protecting our digital cultural heritage / Ayeye digital-kenhe arntarntareme presented by Shaun Angeles Penangke. Video Timestamps 2:00 Map of Australia 3:00 My people are very spiritual people. We are physical manifestations of our ancestral spirits. Our entire essence walks in spirit So when we mix the spiritual with the …

Cultural Appropriation

Buzzwords Cultural Appropriation = adoption of elements of a minority culture by members of the dominant culture Headlines Cultural appropriation turns Halloween into a nightmare https://www.nevadacurrent.com/2020/02/05/forum-highlights-pain-caused-by-cultural-appropriation-in-festivals “We gave space for the people accused of wrongdoings to lash out. I thought they would lash out. But the opposite happened. They apologized.” https://t.co/6dfnbNKtHq — Nevada Current (@NevadaCurrent) …

Mathematics

Photo: Tom Brown, Mathematics Mathematics = The study of numbers, equations, functions, and geometric shapes and their relationships Headlines The Strange Numbers That Birthed Modern Algebra – Quanta Magazine The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature – Quanta a-hard-days-night-how-mathematics-revealed-beatles-secret/9093348 http://www.radiolab.org/story/meter-measure-man common-core-makes-simple-math-more-complicated-heres-why Recommended Listening http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/sum-of-all-parts/ Truth by numbers – Many people think of …