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Levande minnen: summary from seminar Sep 23

On September 23, Ozma and Living Archives organized a seminar for the Living Memories (Levande minnen) project at Medea, Malmö University. Attending were researchers from Living Archives, archivists from three Nordic Folklore archives (Folklivsarkivet i Lund, Norsk Folkemuseum and Dansk Folkemindesamling), and representatives from the department of Cultural Sciences at Lund University. The aim of the [...]

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Seminar: Living Memories (Levande Minnen) the 23 sept 2014
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The Nordic Folklore Archives gather stories from people’s lives in the Nordic countries. A major challenge that the archives face today is how to make the archives more accessible and renew the methods so that a bigger and more geographically and socially diverse group of contributors could bring in their stories. Another challenge is how to make the rich material in [...]

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Urblove as a tool to bridge barriers in the segregated city

Urblove is a locative game platform concept developed by Ozma in collaboration with WIP. The research project included researchers from MEDEA and the Sport and Leisure departement at Malmö University. How can alternative and more multi faceted stories of poor and segregated urban areas be constructed? How can outsiders be encouraged to come and visit these areas and break [...]

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Energiarbetarna
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Energiarbetarna (The Energy Workers) is a online game about saving electric power and hot water,  part of the campaign Allmännyttans Energisparkampanj by SABO (Sveriges Allmännyttiga Bostadsföretag). In the cellar of our houses the energy workers live, working themselves sweaty to create all the energy we use in the buildings. Your mission as a player is [...]

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Tyckomaskinen
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In June 2012 Tyckomaskinen “≈ the opinion machine” was installed at Rosengårds Bibliotek. Tyckomaskinen is a colorful and playful appliance with a touch screen, on which you can build sentences by dragging words to the clould on screen. You get new words by pulling levers. You then get your sentence printed on a receipt. Tyckomaskinen [...]

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Ozma goes to Silicon Valley
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We will be in San Francisco between the 1st and 8th of November, as part of the exhibition Innovative Sweden by the Swedsih Institute, showcasing 20 swedish innovations. We will exhibit WeProject, our gamified social media tool for organizational communication and education. The exhibition takes place at Stanford University in Silicon Valley, and we will [...]

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