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A Curated Collection of Innovative Documentaries: The MIT Docubase

A Curated Collection of Innovative Documentaries: The MIT Docubase | #Communication | Scoop.it
The open documentary lab

Via Robin Good
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CURATE = To pull together, sift through, and select for presentation, asmusic or Web site content...

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Bettina Ascaino's curator insight, December 3, 2013 5:37 PM

Robin Good's insight:

 

 Docubase is a project of the MIT Open Documentary Lab that aims to create a collaborative, participatory community around a growing collection of innovative documentaries curated by experts and outsiders alike.

 

Documentaries can be searched and sorted easily in a number of ways (most recent, most viewed, alphabetical order / or as a list rather than a mosaic). The interface is slick, colorful and simple to use.

 

More than 140 documentaries are already available and a selected group of curators has put together a number of publicly available playlists designed aroound key themes connecting these clips. 

 

Playlists: http://docubase.upian.com/playlist/ 

 

The curators: http://docubase.upian.com/curator/ 

 

A fantastic resource for documentary lovers and a great example of how in an open and participatory project, curation can play a fundamental role.

 

Free to use.

 

Try it out now: http://docubase.upian.com/ 

 

More info: http://docubase.upian.com/about/ 

 

Suggest projects to be included: http://docubase.upian.com/contact/ 

 

Read more about it: http://opendoclab.mit.edu/docubase_conversation 

 

#mitdocubase

 

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, December 5, 2013 7:13 AM

Great one.

Kimberley Vico's curator insight, December 8, 2013 2:41 AM

Incredible documentaries... something for everyone...!

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Free Software Ties the Internet of Things Together | MIT Technology Review

Free Software Ties the Internet of Things Together | MIT Technology Review | #Communication | Scoop.it
OpenRemote is an open-source Internet of Things platform that could help spur smarter homes and cities.

Via Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.
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