Monthly Archives: February 2009

UTEN sweep of digital media companies

In cooperation between CoLab’s academic and commercialization programs, a team from UT Austin will go to Portugal during the week of March 1-7 to meet with digital media entrepreneurs and startups. The team will offer expert feedback on products and … Continue reading

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EC pushes for standardized phone chargers

The European Commission is planning to force cell phone companies to standardize their cell phone chargers so that all phones will use the same style of charger. The goal is to cut down on the amount of waste caused by … Continue reading

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SXSW Interactive on the horizon

A number of folks associated with the Digital Media Collaboration are going to be participating in SXSW. I’m going to be on a panel interrogating the question, “Are Women Taken More Seriously on the Web?,” organized by Laura Roeder of … Continue reading

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Digital Media Research Projects Underway

Two Digital Media research projects have been funded by FCT for the coming two years, one dealing with the Portuguese population’s experiences with computers and the Internet and another directly developing new DM applications. Dr. Cristina Ponte (UNL) and Dr. … Continue reading

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Rhizome Commissions Program

Rhizome at the New Museum is accepting submissions for their commissions program through April 2. This funding opportunity should be of interest to some of the folks involved in CoLab Digital media programs. From the web site: The goal of … Continue reading

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