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Sitka Fellow Christian Ervin is and architect and “interaction designer.” He’s interested in breaking the metaphor of the book in web design, and in looking for new ways to interact with our spaces. He’s in Sitka for a seven-week residency, along with six other creative people under 30 in the Sitka Fellows program. With KCAW’s Holly Keen.
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Ervin: Finding ‘responsive qualities’ in devices, spaces
A species of fern common in Asia has been found in Southeast Alaska. But unlike invasive species, Wright’s filmy fern is an early colonizer. And figuring out how and when it got here is the next piece of the puzzle. more
Rob Harcourt is a professor of Marine Ecology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He's in Sitka as a Scientist in Residency Fellow (SIRF) at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Harcourt uses advanced tagging techniques to study ocean animals and their habitat -- everything from jellyfish to blue whales. He'll be speaking tonight (6PM Wed Apr 22, Alaska Raptor Rehabilitation Center, free) on climate change and penquins: "Will Happy Feet feel the heat?" With SSS research director Tory O'Connell. Downloadable audio. more