Tag Archives: Edinburgh

AI@Edinburgh Achievements and History

In response to a colleague’s request for pointers to early AI achievements in Edinburgh I provided a few links and resources that may be useful. This blog posts lists some of them… We carefully preserved an archive of project materials … Continue reading

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Future Culture Edinburgh

https://efi.ed.ac.uk/events/future-culture-edinburgh/ Can we collectively reimagine Edinburgh’s cultural ecosystem and its future? A mixed-reality workshop broadcast from Leith Theatre, Edinburgh with online participants via Zoom, organised by the Edinburgh Futures Institute. miro.com was used to allow brainstorm style input from participants… … Continue reading

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Vue Virtual World Artworks

Vue is a virtual educational and research institute bringing together all those interested in the use of virtual worlds for teaching, research and outreach related to the University of Edinburgh. A number of virtual world artworks have been created in … Continue reading

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Significant Date

Retired, from full time work anyway. Returning part-time in March 2017 to continue to curate AIAI knowledge engineering resources and web site, and to coordinate the Virtual University of Edinburgh (Vue) facilities prior to handover to colleagues.

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Edinburgh MOOCs

On 3rd October 2016 a celebration of the first 5 years of University of Edinburgh Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) took place in the Playfair Library in the University’s Old College. 35 MOOCs on three MOOC platforms (Coursera, EdX and … Continue reading

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AI Planning MOOC on Open.Ed

Open.Ed is the University of Edinburgh’s portal for its Open Education Resources. OERs are online resources that are available for others to use to support learning. They are part of a worldwide movement to promote and support sustainable educational development. … Continue reading

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2015 Virtual University of Edinburgh Graduation – School of Education

For seven years since 2009 the University of Edinburgh has offered its distance education and remote new graduates the option to graduate in Second Life, alongside the real world ceremony in the graduation hall, which his year is in Edinburgh’s … Continue reading

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OpenSim OAR Convert to Unity Scene with Windows Interface

News 19-Nov-2016: The licence for OAR Converter was clarified on 19th November 2016 to ensure users and other developers realised this was intended to be openly and freely usable but to leave the copyright notice, author credits and liability statement … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones

Okay, I have to get into this… bought the books by George R.R. Martin to make a start… Guides and Maps HBO Viewers Guide and Map Quartermaester Interactive Map Fantastic Maps – The Lands of Ice and Fire – Poster … Continue reading

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The Illusionist

A reminder about the lovely hand drawn animated film “The Illusionist” following a down-at-heels French performer with Scotland and Edinburgh scenes. It was produced in 2010 and directed by Sylvain Chomet. More details on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Illusionist_(2010_film). A trailer is at http://www.theillusionistmovie.com

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Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

The Edinburgh Robotics Centre is a joint activity between the University of Edinburgh Schools of Informatics and Engineering and Heriot-Watt University’s Engineering and Physical Sciences, Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department. My research interest is in Human and Robotic Agent Collaboration … Continue reading

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Informatics Social Media Hub

Update in April 2015: The Informatics Social Media Hub is now available prominently on the School of Informatics Home Page: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/about/social-media-hub The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh uses a number of facilities to provide ways in which … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams Are Go!

After some years of issues, the Edinburgh Trams finally began their service on 31st May 2014… We now have Edinburgh Trams and on day 2 they were certainly busy… a lot of joy riders today I think 😉 The trams … Continue reading

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