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R.I.P. Red Burns: NYU ITP Founder Passes Away at 88

R.I.P. Red Burns: NYU ITP Founder Passes Away at 88 | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Red Burns, founder of Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU, passed away in her Manhattan home last Friday, at the age of 88.
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Godmother of Silicon Alley and founding professor of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts ITP. Wow, how I wish I had known her and been in her program.

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Red Burns, ‘Godmother of Silicon Alley,’ Dies at 88

Red Burns, ‘Godmother of Silicon Alley,’ Dies at 88 | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Ms. Burns helped to lead the movement for public access to cable television and started a New York University program to foster Internet wizards.
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"Red Burns, an educator who gained wide recognition for pushing for more creative uses of modern communications, helping to lead the movement for public access to cable television and starting a celebrated New York University program to foster Internet wizards, died on Friday at her Manhattan home. She was 88."

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Red Burns Was an Oracle for Our Digital Age

Red Burns Was an Oracle for Our Digital Age | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
A former student of Red Burns remembers his first interaction with the woman who would eventually impact his future career.
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An amazing woman for any time, a leader, an innovator, an inspiration in the birthing of Interactive Telecommications.

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