Learning2gether Sun March 10 noon GMT Alex Hayes Veillance and augmented/mediated reality
- Hi everyone,
Sorry to be so late in announcing our next Learning2gether event. Alex
Hayes suggested this week's topic. He is in Finland meeting with colleagues
at a conference discussing augmented and augmediated reality and their
implications for veillance.
Join us in Google Hangout this Sunday at noon GMT to discuss with experts
this fascination topic.
As usual with Hangouts, we can't start them until right before the event,
so we will post the direct link to the hangout at
http://learning2gether.pbworks.com and also at
http://webheadsinaction.org/live. That's where you can go to listen in on
the stream and join in the text chat, in case you can't or don't want to
get into the hangout itself. But be aware that the stream can only be set
up right at noon GMT, when we start the hangout.
If you are hanging out with us, be sure to wear a headset (otherwise the
sound from your speakers back into your mic could cause echo). And if you
enter the hangout be sure to mute or switch off the stream (otherwise
you'll hear two sound channels, each overlaid at a disconcerting lag from
Meanwhile, here's more from Alex:
Vance Stevens from Webheads and I are running a Google Hangout for anyone
interested in joining us -
The time of the event where you are, 1400 GMT, is given at this link.
The topic you will see is Veillance - the domain with all it's disciplines
such as surveillance, sousveillance, dataveillance, uberveillance and so
on. We are sure to also speak of education, engineering, diffusion of
innovation, privacy, personal security and a host more emergent themes &
We think it is pertinent topic given that we are on the brink of Google
Glass going live soon, that Vuzix and host of other augmented and
augmediated reality hardware is set to become distributed and visible
throughout our communities worldwide.
A podcast was recently distributed by IEEE (
and featured Professor Steve Mann whom I'm working closely with on this
Have a listen to the podcast. It's is very revealing, insightful and will
serve as the base point for our discussion. You will note that I have
invited Steve to join us here in this discussion. I've also invited a
number of others whom have I just met virtually
Looking forward to you join us.
Alex and Vance
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