Come and join other citizen scientists, humanities folks, technologists, designers, students, scientists, and all who are curious for a two days of Crowdcrafting Citizen Science at Medialab-Prado, Madrid, Spain. We’ll be hacking together apps and projects with various open tools such as Epicollect, PyBossa and/or BOINC.
The goal of the hackfest is to show the benefits that Citizen Science gives to citizens as well as professional scientists thanks to the new technologies. At the hackfest you will be able to learn about the tools used in volunteer sensing: data acquisition thanks to smartphones and gadgets for scientific projects, volunteer thinking: problem solving thanks to volunteers that collaborate in scientific projects using the web browser, and volunteer computing: where the volunteer donates his/her computer resources, (CPU idle cycles) to different projects.
Open Call for project proposals to be developed during a production workshop for the creation of video games related to public space and the city as an interface (July 1-7, 2013).
During seven days of intensive work, ideas will be tested and prototypes developed by working with partners and technical assistants.
Deadline: May 31, 2013.
The Open Data Journalism Hackathon is a simultaneous competition that takes place in Barcelona, Madrid and Seville.
It is a space to create journalistic projects that use data and foster transparency and the role of the journalist as controller of public authorities. On Sunday at 4 pm developed projects will be publicly presented.
27.04.2013 - 30.05.2013
Exhibition of the projects made during Interactivos?'13: Tools for a Read-Write World., collaboratively developed by 70 people from all over the world in this international two-weeks workshop.
These projects offer an innovative approach to editing, design and graphic expression using free software and open code tools.
The showcase features projects such as GRAPA (text remix and self-edition of works), El-Recetario.net (reuse of wastes to build furniture based on "recipes" collaboratively created by users), Colaboratorio de relatos (creating and remixing stories on free software) or the Free Expression Kit (portable device for self-expression in public spaces), and much more.
Call for the presentation of new projects in the Commons Lab
The purpose of the call is to present current Commons Lab working groups and welcome new proposals that feature the Commons at the forefront and consider the Lab as a good context for their development incorporating collaborators.
Proposals can be submitted until May 22. They will be presented on a public event on May 28 at 5:00pm.
Madrid Arte y Cultura S.A (MACSA) announces a job opening for the new Medialab-Prado director.
Seminar led by Gloria Durán within the framework of the el Digital Communication, Culture and Citizenship Lecture Series in collaboration with Rey Juan Carlos University.
This session was previously scheduled for May 13.
Exhibition of the nine projects collaboratively developed during the workshop Interactivos?'13: Tools for a Read-Write World. This edition focuses on (re)inventing a Libre Graphics workflow that supports collaboration and exchange.
Open and collaborative workshop to explain, study and test specific processes and tools that allow citizen active and democratic participation in political decision-making processes using technologies and networks.
Limited seating (40). Previous registration required.
Segunda parte de las sesiones del grupo de debate "Vídeo e Internet", integradas por una serie de presentaciones breves de algunos de los miembros del grupo, seguidas de un debate colectivo. La primera parte de estas presentaciones se celebró el 30 de abril.
Esta sesión del grupo de debate está abierta a todo el que quiera asistir.
A continuación tendrá lugar la performace de la artista canadiense Michelle Teran titulada Folgen.
Folgen is a 45-minute lecture performance that draws on the existing narratives of video makers found on YouTube to build a multi-layered media landscape of Berlin.
It follows the debate session of the Video and Internet debate group.