Augmented Humanity

Available as a Podcast

Augmented Humanity is produced by the New Mexico Humanities Council in partnership with KUNM.  Our guests on this show are modern explorers working at the intersection of technology and the humanities who help us to understand ourselves and the worlds we create in this digital age. They are thinkers, creators, makers and academics, all working in diverse fields. Together we discuss what we can understand about ourselves and others with the use of this technology; how the technology changes us or advances us; the implications for public or academic humanities; and the best tools and practices for applying this technology. Host Ellen Dornan is the digital humanities program officer for NMHC. Host Craig Goldsmith owns 1uffakind Design and is the host of The Coffee Express on KUNM. 

Ways to Connect

  Learn about government data and citizen engagement with Peter St. Cyr, the director of Open Access New Mexico, a non-profit that advocates for access to online government information and provides training and tools for data-driven citizen engagement. Peter is an experienced journalist with a long history of investigating political corruption and has been recognized for excellence by his peers at both the national and state level.

Open Access Government Ep 2: Balancing Access & Privacy

Jan 13, 2020

Learn about government data and citizen engagement with Peter St. Cyr, the director of Open Access New Mexico, a non-profit that advocates for access to online government information and provides training and tools for data-driven citizen engagement. Peter is an experienced journalist with a long history of investigating political corruption and has been recognized for excellence by his peers at both the national and state level.

Open Access Government Ep 1: Leveraging Government Data

Jan 6, 2020

   Learn about government data and citizen engagement with Peter St. Cyr, the director of Open Access New Mexico, a non-profit that advocates for access to online government information and provides training and tools for data-driven citizen engagement. Peter is an experienced journalist with a long history of investigating political corruption and has been recognized for excellence by his peers at both the national and state level.

Shane Flores and Rebecca Sharp, both from New Mexico Highlands University, talk about building and activating the digital archive of the Manitos Community Memory Project, which uses a range of technology to preserve the unique Indo Hispano culture of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado.

Carolyn Handler Miller is one of the pioneering writers in the field of interactive media and digital storytelling, leading the field since the early 1990s. She is currently revising the fourth edition of her classic, Digital Storytelling: A Creator's Guide to Interactive Entertainment, from Focal Press. Her work as a digital storyteller includes entertainment, educational, informational and training projects made for platforms such as CD-ROMs, kiosks, the Web, smart toys,  and integrated media projects.

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