Jaron Lanier, an interdisciplinary scientist at Microsoft, joins us to discuss his book Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality. Listen.
During the Dev Jam:~Dario will be around to mentor you as you work on your projects~You will have the chance to check out the Vive Pro~You will also be able to check out the Vive Focus~This is a “Dev Jam” not a “hackathon”! That means there will be no assigned teams, no assigned project, no judging, no prizes. Just work on anything you want to, with whoever is interested, and have a good time!~We’ll have plenty of coffee, snacks, and pizzaBoston VR, HTC Vive, and BIG will be providing some Vives, Vive Pros, Vive-Focus, and computers which you can use to work on your projects. But if you have your own gear, please bring it!Click here for directions, parking is free.
Please join Melissa and the MIT this Thursday, November 15th, for the free ACT LunchTalk: Digital Art and Archiving in the 21st Century, by Raitis Smits, artist, curator, researcher on new media art and archiving, and ACT lecturer!
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Digital Art and Archiving in the 21st Century
12:30 -1:45 pm – lunch provided
(2nd floor, Wiesner Building (e15) 20 Ames St, Cambridge, MA 02142)
Emerson Professor Cristina Kotz Cornejo, discusses VR/AR/XR technology in Argentina, her indigenous Huarpe roots, and asks the question, “who the next generation of media makers will be as technologies evolve?”
In 1897, representatives of the Lumiere brothers arrived in Buenos Aires to introduce their cinematograph to Argentina. Their invention, an all-in-one motion picture camera and projector, would be the first introduction to cinema in Argentina. By the early 20th century Argentina would experience great prosperity, making it one of the wealthiest developed nations in the world and fueling the birth of its film industry, which would grow and develop into a highly respected player in Latin America and the global stage. Read the entire article.