CREATE 2008 conference on creating innovative interactions
Submitted on Sun, 06/01/2008 - 21:17 — Greg Van Alstyne
CREATE 2008 is a 2-day conference about creating innovative interactions, whether digital consumer products, interactive services or interaction paradigms. A conference where the
SHARCNET Research Day June 6th
Submitted on Thu, 05/22/2008 - 19:19 — Greg Van Alstyne
The prime yearly event at which SHARCNET researchers (faculty members, postdocs and graduate students) can meet and get direct input on how to put the computational power of SHARCNET to work for them through invited and contributed talks showing individual paths to success, and through the chance of talking one-on-one with programmers, systems staff and experienced users to get personal advice on
Nigel Cross "Designerly Ways of Knowing: Understanding How Designers Think and Work"
Submitted on Mon, 05/19/2008 - 12:05 — Greg Van Alstyne
KMDI Distinguished Lecture: Nigel Cross ‘Designerly Ways of Knowing: Understanding how Designers Think and Work’
Date: Tuesday, May 20th, 2008
SummerCamp Dance Party at CiRCA
Submitted on Thu, 04/24/2008 - 08:47 — Greg Van Alstyne
CaseCamp along with its sponsors transform CiRCA into ground zero for Toronto’s creative communities: art, design, communications, technology, media, social change and entrepreneurship. DJs, interactive art, and the closest friends you haven’t met celebrating their passion for participatory culture, creative practice and society.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008 from 9:00 PM to closing time
Interactivos?'08 · Vision Play: Open call for projects (co-lead by OCAD's Simone Jones)
Submitted on Mon, 03/17/2008 - 21:11 — Greg Van Alstyne
Medialab-Prado issues a call for the submission of projects to be
Project development advanced workshop
With the participation of the research group Light, space and
Show and Tell: Thursday, January 17, 2007
Submitted on Wed, 01/16/2008 - 11:47 — Mathew Lincez
Show & Tell will feature Robert Logan presenting "What is Information?, What is Life? and How are They Connected?: BioInformatics 2.0", an exploration of the nature of all living organisms.
Show & Tell: December 20th and 27th Cancelled
Submitted on Tue, 12/18/2007 - 15:02 — Mathew Lincez
Show & Tell at the Beal will be cancelled on December 20th and 27th for the holiday break, and will return on Thursday January 4th. Best wishes to all for the holidays.
Show and Tell: Thursday, December 13th, 2007
Submitted on Tue, 12/11/2007 - 16:12 — Mathew Lincez
This week's Show & Tell will present a collaborative answer to the questions: "What is literacy?" "How does it emerge and evolve?"
The goal is to expand our understanding of literacy beyond common definitions and generate discussions that both challenge and explore what it means to be literate.
Show and Tell: Thursday, December 6th, 2007
Submitted on Tue, 12/04/2007 - 13:44 — Mathew Lincez
In the first half of this week's show and tell Annie Spencer will present recent developments of her passion project Spiritual Media: One Pilgrim's Progress, which is focused on behaviors mediated and driven by human-spiritual motivations, and the emergence of new belief systems in digital networks.
Due to extended discussions and time constraints in last week's show and tell, we will be holding the cooperative exploration of “Creative Clusters & Convergence” in the second half of this weeks show and tell. As a reminder, the goal of this exploration is to identify key questions and discussion points for an upcoming charette being held at the Centre for Social Innovation.
Show and Tell: Thursday, November 29th
Submitted on Tue, 11/27/2007 - 14:27 — Mathew Lincez
Research Associate Isabelle Rousset will present a first draft table of contents for the expansion of her current work which examines natural evolution in light of human manipulation of the world's river systems.
Using the river as metaphor for self-organization and complexity, Isabelle’s work aims to document and inform a robust and interconnected ecology that includes open observance, conscious practice and healthy emergence across a wide variety of systems, both natural and synthetic.
Isabelle’s presentation will be followed by a cooperative exploration of “Creative Clusters & Convergence”, the goal of which is to identify key questions and discussion points for an upcoming charette being held at the Centre for Social Innovation.
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