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|[Nettime-nl] Public Lecture: Bureau of Inverse Technology|
Public Lecture: Bureau of Inverse Technology The Decade Report - The Bureau, The First Ten Years Wednesday, February 18th, 2004 17.00hrs Piet Zwart Institute Overblaak 85 Rotterdam auditorium 1.001 Kate Rich and Natalie Jeremijenko speak about the Bureau of Inverse Technology [BIT]. The Bureau is an information agency servicing the Information Age. Founded Melbourne AU 1992; operates globally. BIT media products include economic and ecologic indices; event-triggered webcam networks; human-animal communications interfaces; and various product and vision videos. Today's presentation will introduce a decade of work from the bureau, including the BIT RADIO- a sound-triggered radio-interruption service developed for instant publication of live gunfire audio over local FM; the SPARROW REPORT LINE- a public database recording the vanishing network of distributed sparrows around New York and London; and the OOZ- an experiment in lifestyle design for feral animals. This event is free and open to the public. Bureau of Inverse Technology is currently Research Fellow at the Media Design Research programme of the Piet Zwart Institute, the institute for postgraduate studies and research of the Willem de Kooning Academy Hogeschool Rotterdam. http://pzwart.wdka.hro.nl/ The Bureau of Inverse Technology website is at: http://www.bureauit.org/ For more information: call Monday thru' Thursday: +31 (0)10 241 41 52 Transport: Overblaak 85 is the largest of the yellow Kubus buildings in the centre of Rotterdam. You can get here by Tram 1 or by train or Metro to Station Blaak.
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