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Many thanks to Met staff who have participated in Media Lab MVP presentations, guided conversation and provided insight for our projects this term: curator Mike Hearn for providing feedback and conversation that ultimately inspired this project, the digital media team for conversation and support, including Subathra Thanabalan, Spencer Kiser, and Paco Link, the guidance and mentorship of Don Undeen the great and powerful, and Marco Castro media lab extraordinaire, also to Electric Objects for contributing screens for the expo presentation and leading the way for visual art accessibility! 
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  •  add more thank yous, take note of the kind of feedback you got from different people.
Feedback from Expo:
  •  put it here!
Wrapping up
  • code in github
  • link to github here
  • pdfs, etc also in github.
1200 days ago
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Don U User Experience. Pretty broad topic. What should we use this page for? Maybe we don't need it?
871 days ago
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Don U TinyUrl to this page:
1028 days ago
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Helen W Updates continued here:
  • Britany Salsbury is a PhD candidate in Art History at the CUNY Graduate Center and a Research Assistant in the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she was the Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow from 2012-13.
  • Networking Modern Prints in New York and Paris, 1880-1950 
  • Britany Salsbury and Christina Weyl
  • may be of interest: Foreign and Domestic Interaction in the Early Modern Printmaking Network, by Matthew Lincoln
  • Software Studies Initiative, CUNY: The Graduate Center, led by Lev Manovich
  • The Exceptional and the Everyday 144 Hours in Kiev -
  • visualization of all 13,208 images shared by 6,165 Instagram users in central part of Kiev during February 17-22, 2014. 
  • Cultural Analytics projects and publications
  • SelfieCity - Investigating the style of self-portraits (selfies) in five cities across the world. (Note: team used Gnip, Rekognition and Mechanical Turk for data grab and analysis - see Software below)
  • John Resig, Dean of Computer Science, Khan Academy
  • Frick Art Reference Library - Using Computer Vision to Increase the Research Potential of Photo Archives (used TinEye MatchEngine - see Software below)
  • The Ukiyo-e.org database and image similarity analysis engine to aide researchers in the study of Japanese woodblock prints
  • NYU Institute of Fine Arts
  • Piotr Adamczyk (formerly of Met Museum)
  • "What do they have? Alternate Visualizations of Museum Collections"
  • Museum Online Collections projects
  • Rijksmuseum "Make your own Masterpiece"
  • Tate Archives & Access project: Open data brings beauty and insight
  • Tate Travelling Art Collection
  • Cooper Hewitt beta project 
  • click on artwork; Dimensions (show scale)
  • ArtsConnectEd, Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Walker Art Center (relative scale of artworks)
  • click on Art Finder; click on artwork - go to Scale tab
  • Color History of the Cooper Hewitt Collection by @Dataclimber
  • Collection data from Github, scripted to a MongoDB, Python script to produce SVG document, process with Adobe Illustrator
  • New post: short interview w/@Dataclimber on exploring colors in the @CooperHewitt collection | cooper-hewitt labs http://bit.ly/MpexTd 
  • Michelle Moravec “Visualizing Schneemann”
  • Laura Wexler and Lauren Tilton "Re-Visioning the Archive. America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945"  (use Photogrammar - see Software below)
  • Matthew Lincoln "Doing the Season": Historic Art Sale Calendars 
  • (used Lubridate - see Software below)
  • Brooklyn Museum "Click! A Crowd-Curated Exhibition"
  • Catalogue of the exhibit produced and printed using Blurb
  • Brooklyn Museum leaves Flickr Commons
  • Reactions to Brooklyn Museum leaving Flickr Commons
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  • Circle packing showing the dominant colors in paintings
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  • Data visualization of image dimensions in Tate collection
Data gathering
  • Gnip - social data provider gnip.com,
  • Gnip Data Collector Walkthrough:
  • FlickrHarvester
  • copytext.py
  • takes a Excel xlsx file as an input and creates from it a single Python object to use in templates
Data visualization
  • Palladio (beta) - building a tool for data visualization in the humanities
  • ImagePlot visualization software: explore patterns in large image collections
  • Extended List of Data Visualization software (maps, charts, data, color)
  • ImageMontage v.2 - free visualization tool 
  • Photogrammar is a web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing the 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the United State’s Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI). http://photogrammar.yale.edu/
933 days ago
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Don U Medieval Treasures & Chocolate Pleasures
Met Media Lab Project
Don U Garry Leonard <gleonard@krjda.com>
Industrial Designer: Pratt Institute
Kevin Y Tiwitter Account: @kievinyoo
871 days ago
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Don U Same Artist Memory
A little game of image matching, but matching on the artist, not the image itself.

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