Web Robotics

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Web Robotics

Workshop November 13-14, 20-21 and 27, and December 4-5 and 11-12, from 10 am to 1 pm

Participants in the Web Robotics workshop will learn to create dynamic websites, portfolios and other projects using open source code technology.

This workshop is meant for beginners, and will be offered in French by a bilingual instructor.

Program

  • Getting a local server up and running;
  • Generate the automatic display of an artist's data files (list of sound files, image files, texts, etc…) with the interconnection of PHP (server side programming language) and MySQL (database). No need to update a site anymore!;
  • Get a feel of how to play with a programming language (PHP). PHP can be extended to graphical and other creative functions, and is good to learn basic algorithms.

Prerequisites

  • Be a professional artist, creator or cultural worker;
  • Be a self-employed worker or a salaried employee in an enterprise not subject to 1% Training Investment*;
  • Attend every session;
  • Bring your personal computer if available and download the following programs: MAMP for Mac, WAMP for Windows, LAMP for Linux.

* Any enterprise whose total payroll is $1.000.000 or more is subject to 1% Training Investment. (Emploi-Québec Program)

Number of participants
12 people

Cost
$115 – Payment required before Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 5 pm.

Schedule
Saturdays and Sundays, November 13-14, 20-21 and 27, and December 4-5 and 11-12, from 10 am to 1 pm.

REGISTRATION

before Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 5 pm
Please submit your registration request to:
Annie Tremblay, Lab services Coordinator
phone: 514-844-3250, ext. 230 / fax: 514-847-0330
lab@oboro.net

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Reservation / Payment
Reservations can be made by phone or email. Full payment must be made for inscription to be valid. You can pay by credit card (Visa or MasterCard), cheque or in cash. Inscription to a workshop is not transferable.

Cancellation / Refunding
OBORO does not refund inscription fees except in case of illness (with a medical note) or of absolute necessity. In such cases, inscription fees are transferable to another workshop or service offered by the New Media Lab.

Workshop Cancellation
OBORO reserves the right to cancel workshops at any time and without advance notice. In this case, inscription fees are fully refunded.

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Emmanuelle Loubet

Radio producer, new media and Web project developer, sound chaser and audio artist, author, researcher, professor. After earning a Masters in Musicology at La Sorbonne in 1981, Emmanuelle Loubet enrolled at the Technical University of Berlin on a DAAD scholarship. From 1981 to 1986 she conducted research at the outer edges of Claude Shannon's Information Theory and electronic music, also learning the basics of computer generated music. In 1985, she obtained her Doctorate in Musicology at La Sorbonne and moved to Tokyo in 1986, where she produced programs, documentaries and radio drama for ARD (Germany) and other European public radio stations. Beginning in 1996, she became an autodidact in new media and in 2009 she received a diploma in Site Design and Server Administration from the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (CNAM). She emigrated to Quebec in 2008, where she is now an associate fellow at Université de Montréal's Laboratoire de recherche sur les musiques du monde (LRMM).