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Tag: BBC

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Preserving and Listening to Soundscapes

The BBC recently ran a podcast series called Forest 404. The podcast is set in a futuristic 24th Century, in a time after a massive data crash and in a era in which forests and much of the natural world no longer exist. I initially started listening to Forest 404 because the protagonist is voiced…
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Learning from the Doctor

 The BBC series Doctor Who combines fantasy, science fiction, and history; all of which happen to be some of my favourite things.  I’m actually kind of surprised that it has taken me so long to address the show on this blog and to look at it from a public history perspective. Doctor Who was originally…
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New Year Heritage Links

Lots of heritage and public history on goings this week.  Some of the stories that caught my attention: In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg recently broadcasted five episodes dedicated to the development of written word and how the word has shaped our intellectual history.  The podcasts are well worth a listen and include detailed descriptions…
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