Lecture capture: does everything need to be recorded?

It’s a given – if in London you expect to be recorded. Surveillance technologies are part of our everyday experience – state, corporate or private. Our mobile phones track us and act as our proxies in physical space, data-sets detailing our most incidental online moves are stored – and sold – to feed current and emerging technologies and companies, we upload millions of images and videos to the web each day, and on and on. Nothing we don’t already know. So, on a rainy Wednesday night why were staff from across the University of the Arts London (UAL) discussing something so seemingly pedestrian as the recording of lectures in an arts and design setting? No home life? Continue reading