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International School on Digital Transformation

If you are interested in participating in this year’s International School on Digital Transformation, the application is now up. Applications are now open for the second annual International School on Digital Transformation, to be held July 25-30, 2010, at the … Continue reading

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Contemporary Portuguese Cinema at Austin Film Society

The Austin Film Society is showcasing a selection of contemporary Portuguese films as part of their ongoing Essential Cinema series. These screenings will provide a rare opportunity for Austin’s American audiences to view notable Portuguese films at the theater, and … Continue reading

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Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab Podcast

Research Video Podcast Episode 1: DEFINING GAMBIT RESEARCH is available online. The Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab is a joint project of MIT and the Singaporean government to explore new ways to develop games as a medium. The podcast is available … Continue reading

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CFP: Special issue on Linking the Local with the Global within Community Informatics

Below find a call for papers for a special issue of the Journal of Community Informatics, co-edited by ISDT faculty member Douglas Schuler. I’ve included the entire call because it’s an interesting read and raises some great points — and … Continue reading

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TEDxAustin to stream

We just got word via press release that the TEDxAustin talks set to happen in the Austin City Limits KLRU studio on February 20 will be broadcast via free live feed. The talks will run from 10 a.m. to 6 … Continue reading

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Internships in Austin

The internship information has just been updated to help answer some of the most common questions. Internships are available to graduate students and early-career professionals who are affiliated with the UT-Portugal Digital Media Collaboration. The program is designed to provide … Continue reading

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U.S. Law and Video Games

A piece of news that should be of interest to folks both in industry and in the academy: A couple weeks ago, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a law that would have limited the sales 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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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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