Digital Media

The Kaltura Experience

In the last months and the previous semester I have become acquainted with on-line classes. In this blog I want to share some of my experiences with this form of teaching. Most of the lessons are using the Kaltura software so that explains the name of this blog. At the moment it works fine but that took some time. In my first…

Digital Discussions

Pilot Episode This the pilot episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. In this episode, Cosima introduces a discussion about the advantages and disadvantage of the digitilization of humanities. In future episodes, we’re going to rotate the role of host that introduces a topic and a discussion around it with…

How a non-existing person became part of Parliamentary elections in Lithuania

The Parliamentary elections in Lithuania are approaching and will be held on 11 October 2020. Oleg Šurajev, a comedian, YouTube content creator, decided to use these circumstances for a social experiment. Oleg Šurajev and his team from the 1k YouTube channel created a non-existing candidate and agitated for him, both on the streets and the internet. The physical image is of an…

Is the Evolution of the Digital World Making Us More Dependent?

– Bhumika Gupta A few days ago, my grandmother came to visit me and I showed her the latest gadget in my collection, an Amazon Alexa Echo Dot. This nifty little device can do anything for you, from playing music, to fetching the news headlines, to even telling you jokes. My grandmother, a sixty-something-year-old lady, was amazed by this technology. She could…

Push Play

Music has been a hobby and passion of mine for a rather large part of my life. Be it in the guise of listening to the radio, making playlists on Spotify, going to festivals, rummaging through the depths of the internet to find that one fire track you heard somewhere and have to have or DJing at a party. Music is something…