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About Joe Flintham: developer, researcher, tinkerer, spy. Go

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Web dev, teaching, PhD research, life's rich tapestry, nothing at all. Go

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A portfolio of websites I have worked on. I design, write and program websites. Go

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Quick links to related sites:

Haunted hybrid objects and stories:
hauntology.net

Reflections on people, media, research:
menticulture.com

Music and melancholy:
donchihuahua.com

recently:

Digital & Analogue Theatre

Digital & Analogue Theatre - The Haunter

I've been working with some colleagues on a bid to NESTA's Digital R&D fund - our haunted box, and the wider idea of making everyday objects smart in order to tell stories with them. Here are some thoughts on our progress so far…
 
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Bookleteer

Bookleteer

I've been working with Bookleteer recently to refresh their website and implement some of their plans for developing the project. Bookleteer allows users to publish their own books, to "make a handmade booklet using only your home printer and a pair of scissors."
 
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Lawrence Norfolk's website

Lawrence Norfolk's Website

This week I finished the development of Lawrence Norfolk's website - lawrencenorfolk.com. The website is home to Lawrence's archive of non-fiction writing, as well as a venue for new short-form writing on his blog.
 
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Trinkets
Trinkets by joeflintham, on Flickr

Evocative Objects: the case for object elicitation

I've written a piece on object elicitation in anticipation of some workshops developed for the Wellbeing in Practice group at Bournemouth University. Object elicitation is the use of mementoes or artefacts as a prompt for discussion and the opening up of understandings and insights. In this post I draw on a range of psychoanalytical sources to elaborate the ways in which objects entwine meaningfully with our lives.
 
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