The #kenthack was the brainchild of some computer science students, getting together collectively to hack out some new ideas, sustained by a heady mixture of sugar, saturated fats and salt (OK, sweets and doritos).
www.kenthack.com. Great atmosphere, and refreshing to see people getting together to have fun coding.
This afternoon to the new "crit space" in the school of architecture for a digital humanities event, bringing together academics from architecture, history, english, archaeology, film studies, linguistics to talk about their research and teaching activities informed and and mediated by digital technologies.
- using network visualisation of word counts and proximities to understand documents;
- how software has revolutionised the practice of linguistic analysis of real speech, and the repercussions for speech therapy;
- understanding the mental mapping and conceptualisation of space, time and software behaviour in game development software.