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Global Fusion

UT Austin is hosting the Global Fusion conference this October. The theme of the conference is “New Directions in Global Media and International Communication.” The Digital Media Program encourages communication and media studies scholars to submit papers or proposals to … Continue reading

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SXSW Now Accepting Panel Proposals

The South by Southwest festival and conference is now accepting panel proposals through its online panel picker system through July 10. Potential presenters can submit proposals for panels for each of the three conferences, Interactive, Film, and Music. The Digital … Continue reading

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ISIMD Invites Proposals

The seventh annual International Symposium on Interactive Media Design invites proposals for the event hosted by Yeditepe University in Istanbul from October 13 to 15 2009. Proposals for papers, workshops, and art must be submitted in English and are due … Continue reading

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DM-CoLab Blog Supports Word 2007

Many users have tried to post to the DM-CoLab blog using Microsoft Word. Generally, this is not recommended for formatting reasons, but it turns you can post to this blog using Word 2007. If you use this word processing package … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for U.Frame

U.Frame, an international academic film festival sponsored by U.Porto, has opened registration for competitors. The festival will take place from September 30th to October 4th 2009 in Porto. Registration will be open until May 30th, 2009, and submissions of competition … Continue reading

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Additional ZON Prize Winners

The Digital Media Program congratulates additional winners in the ZON Multimedia Creativity Prize. These winners come from a variety of multimedia fields and each of the winners will receive support to study at UT Austin. In the applications category, the … Continue reading

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Video Game Master Class Podcasts Now Available

With Richard Garriott making headlines for his trip to the International Space Station, readers may be interested in learning more about his past. Last Fall, veteran video game executive Warren Spector invited several industry luminaries to come to UT to … Continue reading

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Virtual Campaign

This week, US citizens began noticing billboards promoting Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. This would be nothing new, except the billboards appear in the XBox 360 game “Burnout Paradise.” The Obama campaign has sunk a portion of its funds into … Continue reading

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Craig Watkins: Being Young, Being Digital

Did you miss Prof. Craig Watkins’ talk “Being Young, Being Digital” from June 2008? If you did or you would just like to see his slides again, you can download his slides as a pdf from the link below. Watkins-Being_Young_Being_Digital

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GNU’s 25th Anniversary

The Free Software Foundation and the GNU suite of applications celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year. To commemorate the anniversary, British comedian Stephen Fry appears in this video, titled, “Happy Birthday to GNU”, which also provides a nice introduction to … Continue reading

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