New Media and Social Memory

While nobody I talked to had heard of this event until about one week before it happened, “New Media and Social Memory” at the UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive (my former employer) drew an impressive crowd into BAM/PFA’s museum theater. Small wonder – Richard Rinehart had assembled a star-studded cast to muse …

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Five minutes to midnight …

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists was founded by a group of Manhattan Project scientists who subsequently became concerned about the danger of nuclear war. The Bulletin’s iconic Doomsday Clock is a graphical representation of how close mankind is to extinguishing itself – at least in the opinion of The Bulletin. The end of civilization …

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IMLS WebWise

I’d like to make sure that I tout IMLS WebWise 2007 on the blog before I leave on vacation (be back mid January) – I’d be remiss if I didn’t, especially (full disclosure) since I was on the planning committee this year. I think once you’ve had a glance at the agenda, you’ll agree that …

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