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Introducing the ELMCIP Knowledge Base

Screencast: Introducing the ELMCIP Knowledge Base (HD) from Scott Rettberg on Vimeo. I’m pleased to announce that we have just flipped the switch and made public the ELMCIP Knowledge Base, the central project being produced at the University of Bergen

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Paris Ferris

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Rap Canterbury Tales

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Escalator de Pompidou

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Not I

From the Samuel Beckett exhibition at the Pompidou in Paris.

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Jeorg Piringer Performance at EPoetry 2007

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Thing 21: Walking in Bergen: From the Ending to the Vinmonopoli

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Thing 20: Walking in Bergen: From My Office to Norwegian Class

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Thing 19: Walking in Bergen: From the City to Johannes Kirke

Walking up to Johannes Kirke as the bells sound at noon.

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Thing 18: Walking in Bergen: From the Gym to the University (Sideways)

I thought I’d see what happened if I held the phone vertically — well, it comes out sideways. I kind of like it.

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Thing 17: Walking in Bergen: Through Nygårdsparken in the Rain

I walk through the park most days on my way to the university. In the park I see water, trees, joggers, geese, ducks, sculptures, and junkies. Sorry about my finger.

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Thing 16: Walking in Bergen: From the Front Door to the Bus-stop

It’s a busy week with a lot of deadlines, so I’m exploring the possibilities of capturing banality via cellphone video rather than writing or doing anything else very head or labor-intensive for my create-a-thing-a-day project. I suppose I could just

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Thing 15: Walking in Bergen: A View from the Bridge

Theme: Cell Phone Video While Walking in Bergen

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Rare Weather Events in Bergen

Today will be the 75th consecutive day that it has rained in Bergen. This breaks the record even here, in the rainiest city in Europe. In the above short video I have documented two rare weather events in Bergen. On

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Academics Firing Guns

From November 3rd to 4th, a group of brave academics gathered in Bergen, Norway for the Worlds of Warcraft seminar, a project that will result in a critical anthology of writing about the world’s most popular massively multiplayer online game,

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Youth Concert at the Bergen Aquarium

Youth Concert at the Bergen Aquarium Yesterday we went to the Bergen Aquarium to see the Regnbuen Child and Youth Orchestra playing some classical Norwegian folk songs. I prepared a short one minute video to capture the spirit of the

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The 100th Anniversary of Henrik Ibsen’s Death

Yesterday, Bergen celebrated the 100th Anniversary of Henrik Ibsen’s death by marching in the streets in costume (as you would). Here’s a quick little video of scenes from the celebration.

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