News | 7 November 2013

Media Systems Videos


Media Systems is a project that seeks to understand the complexities of interactive media from the computer science, humanities and arts perspectives. This project is supported by an unprecedented group of partners: the National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, and both Microsoft Research and Microsoft Studios.

Videos include:

Introduction: Computation as Part of Culture — Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Univeristy of California Santa Cruz
Crossing Boundaries — Brenda Laurel, University of California Santa Cruz
Lessons Learned — Janet Murray, Georgia Tech
Interdisciplinarity is Hard: Who Knew — Ian Horswill, Northwestern University
World Building — Alex McDowell, USC School of Cinematic Arts
The Art of Operationalization — Nick Montfort, MIT
Procedural Rhetoric — Ian Bogost, Georgia Tech
Curious Dances: Operationalizing Aspects of Creativity — Mary Lou Maher, UNC Charlotte
Designing Culture: The Technological Imagination at Work — Anne Balsamo, The New School for Public Engagement
Matching Methods: Guiding and Evaluating Interdisciplinary Projects — Fox Harrell, MIT
Guidance and Evaluation Methods from Art, Design and the Humanities — Bill Gaver, Goldsmiths University of London
Creating Believable/Immersive Content: How Games and Film Imitate Life – and Each Other — Chad Greene, Microsoft Studios
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