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Creating Minds

Berkeley Center for New Media

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

Creating Minds

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Join us for an academic conference on reading and writing in the digital age!


 9:00 AM Registration and light breakfast in the Banatao Auditorium
 9:30 AM Welcome and Introduction by Berkeley Center for New Media Director Greg Niemeyer
 9:40 AM "Already Beyond the E-Book Age?"
Francois Bon, Author and Co-Founder of
 10:00 AM "Is this a Story or a Poll?: A machine-breaker's guide to digital narrative"
Martin Gantefohr, Writer/Game Director and Co-Founder of House of Tales
10:30 AM Synthesis by Eric Paulos, Assistant Professor of New Media, UC Berkeley
 10:40 AM
 11:00 AM "Adventures in Algorithmic Cultures"
Nicolas Nova, Professor at Geneva University of Arts and Design and founder of the Near Future Laboratory
 11:20 AM "Network Tense: How to Approach a Contemporary, Technologically-Mediated World"
James Bridle, Writer, Artist, Publisher, and Technologist
11:40 AM Synthesis by Kimiko Ryokai, Assistant Professor for Tangible Media, School of Information, BCNM, UC Berkeley
 11:50 AM Panel 1– "Creative Disruption: Expression and Digital Form"
Francois Bon
Martin Gantefohr
Nicolas Nova
James Bridle
Moderated by Laura Sydell, NPR Digital Correspondent

Lunch Break (pre-purchased lunches can be picked up in the 3rd floor atrium of Sutardja Dai Hall)

Metadata Poster Session in the Banatao Auditorium

 2:00 PM "Hermeneutics, heuristics and paideia in the digital epistémè"
Bernard Stiegler, Director of the Department of Cultural Development at the George Pompidou Center 
 2:45 PM Break
 2:55 PM "The Cognitive Nonconscious: Implications for Thinking in the Digital Age"
Katherine Hayles, Professor in the Literature Program at Duke University
 3:40 PM
4:00 PM Synthesis by Abigail De Kosnik, Assistant Professor for New Media, TDPS, BCNM, UC Berkeley
 4:15 PM Panel 2– "Thinking Technologies: Reading the Digital Mind"
Bernard Stiegler
Katherine Hayles
Warren Sack, Professor of Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz
David Bates, Professor of Rhetoric at UC Berkeley
 5:00 PM
Reception, Sutardja Dai Atrium
Have questions about Creating Minds? Contact Berkeley Center for New Media

When & Where

Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall

Berkeley, CA 94709

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

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