• Civic Data + Civic Participation 

      Le Dantec, Christopher (2015-09-15)
      Smart cities and digital democracy have begun to converge and create opportunities to enact new civic imaginaries. Much of the momentum behind these efforts derives from computing’s promise of improved efficiency derived ...
    • Conceptual Blending in Higher-Order Human Cognition 

      Turner, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-02)
      The Digital Media Program within the The School of Literature, Communication and Culture (LCC) welcomed Case Western Reserve University Professor Mark Turner. His talk touched on the cognitive processes involved in human ...
    • How We Think: The Transforming Power of Digital Technologies 

      Hayles, N. Katherine (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-15)
      The emerging field of the Digital Humanities challenges many of the assumptions and practices of the Traditional Humanities. For those who are developing digital tools, resources, archives, and text and data mining ...
    • The Moral Equivalent of War: Energy Rhetoric during the Carter Years 

      Honeycutt, Lee; Brown, Marilyn A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-22)
      Many people attribute the failure of Jimmy Carter's forward-looking 1977 national energy plan to opposition from entrenched corporate powers, but the plan's fate also relates to the changing role of rhetoric in the American ...
    • On the Capabilities of Media: Towards a Poetics. Close Reading and the Capabilities of a Medium 

      Abrioux, Yves (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-18)
      The close reading of cultural artifacts–including texts, as is now increasingly recognized–requires that one pay explicit attention to their medium in its historicity, which also involves the interactions with other media ...
    • On the Capabilities of Media: Towards a Poetics. Configurational Media 

      Abrioux, Yves (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-29)
      Allied to the close reading of artworks and other artifacts, the concept of medium technicity argues for an approach that envisions media as configurational, rather than procedural. This is far from implying an opposition ...
    • Plastic and the Anthropocene 

      Longobardi, Pam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11-19)
    • The Rise of Fake News 

      Klein, Hans; Lozier, Sarah; Wright, Jason; Viars, Karen; (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-03-16)
      Fake news, misleading news and clickbait: This panel is an opportunity to explore what fake news is, where it comes from, how it affects us and what we can do to mitigate it in a world where information is becoming more ...