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PARC Forum: Ethnography as a cultural practice, July 22, 2010

WHEN: Thursday July 22 from 4:00-5:00pm PST
WHO: Steve Portigal, Portigal Consulting
WHAT: Ethnography as a cultural practice

This event is free and open to the public; no registration required. All talks take place at PARC's George E. Pake Auditorium (map). Parking is available on site and the venue is handicap accessible.

***This talk will be livestreamed at http://www.justin.tv/parcinc ***


Welcome Physics and Applied Physics!

The Physics and Applied Physics collections have joined the Engineering and Computer Science collections at the Engineering Library. They can be found on the top floor of the library in the Terman Building.

The Library will be closing July 12 for 2-3 weeks while we move everything to the new location in the Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center. During that time you can request titles from Interlibrary Services even though they may be in one of these book collections.


Knovel Now Supports Direct Export

In response to customer demand, Knovel now supports Direct Export to popular bibliographic management tools (EndNote, Reference Manager, ProCite, RefWorks) directly from Knovel’s Citation Link buttons. With this new feature, users save time and effort as they can seamlessly document their work by downloading details, including author, title, publisher and URL into their bibliographic format and management tools of choice.


PARC Forum: Gentry Underwood, IDEO, July 8, 2010

WHEN: Thursday July 8 from 4:00-5:00pm
WHO: Gentry Underwood, IDEO
WHAT: Beyond Ethnography - How the design of social software obscures observation and intervention

WHERE: This event is free and open to the public; no registration required. All talks take place at PARC's George E. Pake Auditorium www.parc.com/map. Parking is available on site and the venue is handicap accessible.


May 2010 News

May 2010 News

  • Scopus is Here!
  • Summer Reserve Books at Green
  • Closed for Moving in July
  • Physics Collection Merge

PARC Forum: Feral Technologies: An ethnographic account of the future , June 3, 2010

Title: Feral Technologies: An ethnographic account of the future

Speaker: Genevieve Bell, Intel

3 June 2010
4:00-5:00pm
George E. Pake Auditorium, PARC
map/ directions

This event is free and open to the public; no registration required. All talks take place at George E. Pake Auditorium, PARC. There is parking available on site and the venue is handicap accessible.


ACM Free Program and Networking Event TONIGHT

Tonight (Wed May 19) at HP Cupertino Oak Room
(Pruneridge @ Wolfe Rd Cupertino)

MORE DETAILS at http://www.sfbayacm.org

Computer Vision and Computer Graphics for the Analysis of Fine Art --
When Computers Look at Fine Art, with David Stork
(Chief Scientist, Rico Innovations, and Stanford Professor)
-- reception with refreshments at 6:15, program at 7pm

ALSO
Monday May 24, Free Program at eBay San Jose
DATA MINING SIG -- A Tour of the Modern Search Engine
with Dr. Hugh Williams, VP Buyer Experience, eBay


Vivo: Enabling collaboration and discovery between scientists across all disciplines.

VIVO is an open source, open ontology, research discovery platform for hosting information about scientists, their interests, activities, and accomplishments. The national network of scientists will facilitate the discovery of researchers and collaborators across the country. Institutions can participate in the network by installing VIVO, or by providing semantic web-compliant data to the network.

VIVO supports open development and integration of science through simple, standard semantic web technologies. Learn more at http://vivoweb.org.


PARC Forum: For example: leveraging concepts in context, May 20, 2010

Title: “For example:” leveraging concepts in context

Speaker: Scott R. Klemmer, Stanford University

Date: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Location:
George E. Pake Auditorium, PARC,
3333 Coyote Hill Rd, Palo Alto, California, USA

This event is free and open to the public; no registration required. All talks take place at George E. Pake Auditorium, PARC. There is parking available on site and the venue is handicap accessible.


PARC Forum: The future of the social web: And how to stop it, May 13, 2010

Title: The future of the social web: And how to stop it

Speaker: Chris Messina, Google

Date: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Location:
George E. Pake Auditorium, PARC,
3333 Coyote Hill Rd, Palo Alto, California, USA

This event is free and open to the public; no registration required. All talks take place at George E. Pake Auditorium, PARC. There is parking available on site and the venue is handicap accessible.


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