quarta-feira, 24 de junho de 2009

Filme "Brilho eterno de uma mente sem lembrança" com debate HOJE 18:30 na UFSC

Hoje à noite acontece a apresentação do filme "Brilho eterno de uma mente sem lembrança" (Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind - Jim Carrey, Kate Winslett et al.) seguido de debate com a psicóloga Beatriz Gomes Molinos.

A entrada é franca e faz parte do XIV Ciclo de Cinema e Psicanálise, promoção do CEPSC (Centro de Estudos Psicodinâmicos de Santa Catarina).

Hoje, Quarta-feira, 24/6/2009, às 18:30 no CFH-Bloco A, na UFSC (ERRATUM: Fui informado às 12:30 que é no Bloco B ou então é no Bloco A mas Auditório B). O debate inicia às 20:30. (Eu vi o filme; é bom ;)

sábado, 6 de junho de 2009

Discovering Michael Wesch, the Digital Ethnography Working Group, and a drop more about 2.0

It's a brave new world. And it's such a huge amount of good ideas and information that I better don't try to explain much, but only link, recommend, and comment on my standing on it. As so many people, yes, I had already seen the famous video "The machine is us/ing us" (4:33 - here's a chance to see it if you are not among the 10+ million - by June, 2009 - who did):

What I didn't know is that its author is a professor of Anthropology at Kansas State University named Michael Wesch, who has a group called the Digital Ethnography Working Group. These guys are really into this Web 2.0 thing. If you are so much into it too, you should watch this 55:33 (I'm warning...) video from Dr. Wesch's speech at the Library of Congress in June 23, 2008 (An Anthropological Introduction to YouTube):

As to my standing on the subject, let me just say that I've arrived at those videos from a tweet of a former student (@savi). Unlike Obama ;) (who follows and is followed by millions), I'm only following a few dozen people on twitter so I can occasionally learn something from them (I mean individually; of course Obama learns from the millions ;).

Another thing I didn't know is that Dr. Wesch received the U.S. Professor of the Year award. In this beautiful short speech (8:05 with an introduction from a student) he says things about the role of a professor that makes me recommend watching it: