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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 | 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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Remembering Red Burns (1925-2013) | Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York

Remembering Red Burns (1925-2013) | Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York | Avant-garde Art & Design | Scoop.it

Cooper-Hewitt mourns the loss of Red Burns, who was a pioneering force in shaping the interactive media world as a designer and educator. The museum was proud to honor Red with the Design Patron award last year, in recognition of her outstanding support and patronage within the design community.

 

- See more at: http://www.cooperhewitt.org/conversations/2013/08/28/remembering-red-burns-1925-2013?utm_source=#sthash.zCE9Y6Mp.dpuf

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