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Table of Contents: Volume 0084, U.S. Route 10 in Wisconsin --- United Nations Security Council Resolution 1705 By Wikipedia Table Of Contents
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Table of Contents: Volume 0084, U.S. Route 10 in Wisconsin --- United Nations Security Council Resolution 1705 Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of... More > human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Project Picturing Milwuakee: Thurston Woods Pilot Study By Arijit Sen, Students enrolled in the 2012 BLC Field School
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In the summer of 2012, students, scholars and affiliates of Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures, worked with residents and community organizations from the Thurston Woods neighborhood in Milwaukee,... More > Wisconsin in order to explore, document and examine historic buildings and cultural landscapes of this area. They created site reports that became part of the historical record of Wisconsin. Students received an immersive experience in the field recording the built environment. They received training in site documentation including photography, measured drawings, digital documentation, audio-visual production; historic interpretation of buildings and landscapes, focusing on how to “read” buildings within their material, political, social, cultural and economic contexts; and primary source research including oral history, archival research, architectural analysis.< Less

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