Category: Russia

experimenting with subtitles for short videos

Various small video projects on the go at the moment including a non-work one where we have English subtitles from a Russian video. With the help of a friend, we’ve completed the translation and now deciding which options to go for. We haven’t found…

Baikal nature

As an island with very small part of Siberian forest – some similarities, some not

Eco-volunteering with Great Baikal Trail part 2

Back to the forest A former GBT volunteer Anke who was on the Pillars of Davsha project this summer has come to Olkhon for a few days. She camped in the forest for a couple of days and another Russian biology student camped for…

Autumn in a Siberian forest – Irkutsk region

Everything is simply stunning – trees turning yellow, gold, orange, red. When we were heading to Olkhon 10 days ago, it was all still green. Some of our group had flights so no time to take pics – instead of blurry photos, a blurry…

Updates – DICATS, Russia, various

DICATS technology – I’m currently investigating transparent LEDs/LCDs.  I wrote about touch many times on previous blog so not again – better people have written and researched in depth. Considering various options for hive site/s. In the UK, for hire for example, there are…

DICATS REVOLive – Digital International Creative Arts Therapies Symposium – February 2019

We are working with a great team at Drexel in the US and others will be handling the core management of the mixed reality 360 streaming including networked social media, virtual reality and other interactive technologies throughout the 24 hours of the symposium. The…

Kemerovo and Grenfell – a tale of 2 responses

Not going to go through everything but some points, I think I previously mentioned that someone at work I know lost a friend. His brother who survived was the one in the media, more on that shortly. Grenfell tragedy occurred. Hundreds of thousands of…

Kemerovo appeal and donating to Russian accounts

I have managed a successful donation and I have previously caused myself unnecessary problems with other donations elsewhere, so thought I’d explain. Russian account numbers are 20 digits long. You often see 2 x account numbers on appeals. There’s a transit currency account where…