Dean Ran Yang of Sun Yat Sen University’s new school of Mobile Information Engineering starts her talk by showing pictures of Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, Seve… Read More »Civic Media at Sun Yat Sen U: Chinese social media innovation
Eric Klopfer is a professor at MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning, and teaches in MIT’s Comparative Media Studies department. His presentation at Sun… Read More »Civic Media at Sun Yat Sen U: Mobiles, ads and games
I’m on this road this week, in Guangzhou, China, and in Tokyo, Japan, giving a set of talks at academic conferences and to journalistic organizations.… Read More »Civic Media at Sun Yat Sen University – Hal Abelson
Two weeks ago, I gave the opening keynote at the Digital Media and Learning conference in Chicago. The conference, which explores how digital media is… Read More »Beyond “The Crisis in Civics” – Notes from my 2013 DML talk
When we’re not doing more serious work like documenting geographic and gender biases in media, or helping provide information to domestic workers about their rights,… Read More »Corporate America and the Harlem Shake: Perfect Together
In late January of 2012, Austin Oberbillig and Evan Ricks, students at Olympia High School in Olympia, Washington made a video called “Lunch Scholars“. The… Read More »Is civics in crisis? Or just changing its shape?