Based on this roster of speakers, the MIT Center for Future Civic Media exists in a constant state of productive ferment, if not adrenaline rush.
In conversation with Henry Jenkins, these speakers don't so much square off as share their hopes and fears for the emergence of online democracy.
Two panelists debate whether journalism in a digital age amounts to feast or famine, and differ on even basic questions.
In a live demonstration of globe-straddling communication technologies like Skype, this forum connects to citizen journalists and activists around the world, some of whom frequently test the limits of governmental authority.
04/22/2010 5:00 PM Bartos theaterHenry Jenkins, Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California; William Uricchio, Professor of Comparative Media StudiesDescription: In conversation with William Uricchio, ...
Scholars of "dead tree technologies" feel increasingly uneasy in a culture overwhelmingly consumed with innovation
Alan Davidson returns to the questions of the impact of public policy on the way technology is evolving in the Internet space.
As the leader of strategic and integration planning for Google’s 2012 acquisition of Motorola Mobility, Matt Vokoun, LGO ’05, has played a key role in the Internet giant’s move into the mobile space. In a recent web seminar for the LGO community, Matt ...
Speaker: Dharmesh Mistry, Acquia Recorded on June 22, 2013
Tom Glocer says the financial information company Thomson Reuters has been determined to deploy the latest technology in the service of information-hungry customers
02/18/2010 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumPaul Sagan, President & CEO, Akamai TechnologiesDescription: Few companies have endured such hardship, or risen to such heights in a brief span of time as Akamai Technologies. Paul Sagantells how he became the CEO of this young firm, and helped it survive ...
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Speaker: Michael Pirog, KalamunaRecorded on June 22, 2013
Design 4 Drupal Camp Boston 2012: jQuery Demystified presented by Patrick Corbett
Nazli Choucri, Professor of Political Science, Head of the Middle East Program, and Associate Director of the Technology and Development Program (TDP), discusses IR in 3-D: Political, Environmental, and Cyber.
05/12/2006 3:30 PM 34-101Alan Davidson, '89, SM '93, Director of Government Relations and Public Policy, GoogleDescription: Google Google's Alan Davidson and you won't locate him readily in his current post as the search giant's recently installed point man in ...
The Internet of Things allows accurate tracking of items and people. Integrating this high-resolution data into a City Nervous System can dramatically improve city-level outcomes.
05/18/2010 11:00 AM Bartos theaterCynthia Breazeal, SM '93, SCD '00, Professor, Program in Media Arts and SciencesDescription: Working with motors, sensors, sophisticated algorithms and fuzzy puppets, Cynthia Breazeal may finally realize one of childhood's fondest ...
03/29/2004 3:45 PM Wong AuditoriumKeith Glover, Head of the Department of Engineering; University of Cambridge; Fellow of Sidney Sussex College; Travis Engen, President and CEO, Alcan Inc.; John Grace, Vice President of Engineering and Technology, ArvinMeritor Inc. ; Robert Lucky, Telcordia ...
Design 4 Drupal Camp Boston 2012: Improving the Content Editing Experience in Drupal with Spark