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The Steampunk Workshop | Technology & Romance - Fashion, Style, & Science About us « MODE multimodal methodologies Digital technologies are profoundly changing society. These changes create significant challenges and opportunities for social scientists. An education researcher, for instance, now asks: How can I investigate the interactive whiteboards and visualizers used in schools to facilitate learning? A sociologist may ask: How do digital technologies change the way people organize their work? They may both ask: How can we make use of the digital artefacts that the people we study produce such as websites, games, mobile devices, virtual environments, ‘touch based’ technologies, and videos, as well as the digital data automatically produced by technologies, such as CCTV video recordings? MODE is a node of the National Centre for Research Methods and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. Video and other digital data: How to gather materials such as video-recordings and logs of people’s online presence and how to systematically analyze these materials using multimodal methodologies?

Anonymous: Because None of Us Are As Cruel As All of Us « No·men·cla·ture Do Not Censor Me: Anonymous takes the freedom of the internet very seriously by Tim Lorkovic You’re walking down a street in the city of Sydney, about to cross the road, when you see thirty people carrying placards, in capes and costumes, wearing masks and handing out flyers. One is carrying a boombox. They start to dance. Don’t worry, I’m from the Internet It is difficult to say what Anonymous is. Users of these boards began to refer to Anonymous as an actual person, and the running joke became a shared identity for the unnamed masses of the internet. The group is often characterised as a horde of supremely bored teenage boys, but that definition is far too narrow. Project Chanology The Church of Scientology has a history of conflict with people using the internet to critisize and expose the church. On 14th January 2008, parts of a Scientology promotional video featuring Tom Cruise were leaked onto YouTube. On the 21st of January, this video was posted by ‘Anonymous’. Why They Protest

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is an online resource for social science and interdisciplinary research. It supports the needs of students, researchers, lecturers, librarians and information specialists. IBSS includes over 2.5 million bibliographic records relating to the four core social science subjects of anthropology, economics, politics and sociology. About IBSS Since 1951 IBSS has been indexing a wide range of social science and related interdisciplinary material including journal articles, reviews, books and selected chapters published throughout the world. IBSS provides comprehensive and specialist online databases. IBSS covers over 2,800 social science journals from every region of the world. How to access the IBSS online service IBSS is available free of charge to students, researchers, academics and staff at UK higher and further education institutions, ESRC-recognised independent research institutes and central government departments.

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Scary Paranormal Stories Final Fantasy Wiki - Welcome to the Final Fantasy Wiki! In November 2014, Square Enix announced a new Final Fantasy Dimensions game titled Final Fantasy Legends: Toki no Suishō where soundtracks from the original game were incorporated. No localization has been announced. In November 2016, following the conclusion of the game's first storyline, Square Enix rebranded Final Fanasy Legends: Toki no Suishō to Final Fantasy Legends II. (more...) Warhammer 40K Wiki - Space Marines, Chaos, planets, and more

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