Humanities and Technology Unite TOMORROW!
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Please join us for a ground breaking event and discussions celebrating the National Endowment for the Humanities Grant that was awarded to the Museum of the City of New York and Tagasauris, an NYC technology company, to improve the Museum's digital record annotation capabilities with open-sourced ontologies and crowd-sourced workers. Guest speakers will discuss their views and ideas around topics such as crowdsourcing, human computation and semantic web technologies and how they are changing the landscape for humanities organizations.
Date: Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012
Speakers: 6:30 - 7:45 PM
Refreshments: 7:45 - 9:00 PM
Location: MCNY, 1220 Fifth Avenue New York, New York 10029 Enter on 104th St. Bet. 5th and Madison
- David Lipsey, Chairman, Digital Asset Management & Principal, Optimity Advisors - Re-contextualizing the DAM problem
- Lacy Schutz, Director of Collections Access, MCNY and Perry Collins, Humanities Administrator, NEH - The Challenges faced by Humanities Organizations
- Sharon Chiarella, Vice President, Amazon Mechanical Turk - Crowd-sourcing and the elastic labor economy
- David Alan Grier, Professor of Science & Technology, George Washington University, Author - Human computers and the factorization of work
- Panos Ipeirotis, Professor at Stern School of Business NYU, Chief Scientist, Tagasauris - Scalable quality systems for distributed work
- Todd Carter, CEO, Tagasauris, A data curation platform that makes your content smarter. Todd will discuss the grant and the technology
Contact: Sharon Middendorf, firstname.lastname@example.org
Speaking begins promptly at 6:30pm
When & Where
Redefining Search, Discovery and the Curation of Visual Content via a Crowd-Assisted computing platform.