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Humanities and Technology Unite TOMORROW!

Tagasauris

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

Humanities and Technology Unite TOMORROW!

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Humanities and Technology Unite!

 

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

Doors: 6pm

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


Guest Speakers 

  • David LipseyChairman, Digital Asset Management & Principal, Optimity Advisors - Re-contextualizing the DAM problem  
     
  • Lacy SchutzDirector of Collections Access, MCNY and Perry CollinsHumanities 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 CarterCEO, Tagasauris, A data curation platform that makes your content smarter. Todd will discuss the grant and the technology

 

Contact: Sharon Middendorf, info@tagasauris.com


Speaking begins promptly at 6:30pm


Sponsored by:
 

Amazon, Optimity Advisors, MCNYTagasauris

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The Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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Redefining Search, Discovery and the Curation of Visual Content via a Crowd-Assisted computing platform. 

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