Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century)
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Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century)
Um olhar sobre os fenômenos culturais do século XXI
(A look at the cultural phenomena of the XXI Century)
Curated by Rogério Rocha
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The idea of the Internet was born in Belgium

The idea of the Internet was born in Belgium | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

In 1934, six decades before the birth of the web, a Belgian bibliophile described his vision for té lé photographie, an electronic telescope which could transmit any document in the world to a television screen.


Paul Otlet loved libraries. In 1895 he met a kindred spirit, fellow Belgian and future Nobel Prize winner, Henri La Fontaine. Together they conceived The Mundaneum, a comprehensive collection of the world’s published knowledge, equal in ambition to the great Library of Alexandria.

By 1910 they had collected thousands of books, newspapers, photographs, journals, posters and postcards. Otlet called the collection the ré seau, a network of documents connected by links. More than blind signposts, these links described the relationships between documents, an implementation of what we now call the semantic web. As the Mundaneum grew, this degree of annotation became unmanageable.  ...


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L'Europe investit pour numériser son patrimoine historique

L'Europe investit pour numériser son patrimoine historique | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

Le projet européen CENDARI (Collaborative EuropeaN Digital/ARchival Infrastructure), qui vise à numériser les archives européennes et à les rendre accessibles via une plateforme « transnationale qui s'affranchit des silos nationaux et institutionnels », vient de recevoir un financement de 6,5 millions € de la part de la 7e commission européenne des programmes-cadres. Les numérisations vont se focaliser, dans un premier temps, sur les ressources médiévales et relatives à la Première Guerre mondiale, dont le centenaire approche à grands pas.

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