There are lots of different skills that go into game development. This course is about key technical concepts in game development, and has been developed for people of many different backgrounds and skills. Some programming experience would be nice but is not required.
The Generative Literature Project is calling for the participation of 10-12 Creative Writing faculty from campuses across the United States to participate in the creation of a transmedia generative digital novel.
The Wadewitz Tribute Edit-a-thons are a series of Wikipedia editing events that are a tribute to long-time Wikipedia editor and academic, Adrianne Wadewitz ( User:Wadewitz). These events will focus on taking place around the world and take place during the month of May.
On January 6, 2011, Swartz was arrested by MIT police on state breaking-and-entering charges, after systematically downloading academic journal articles from JSTOR. Federal prosecutors later charged him with two counts of wire fraud and 11 violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, carrying a cumulative maximum penalty of $1 million in fines, 35 years in prison, asset forfeiture, restitution and supervised release.
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While it may not seem like a natural pairing, technology and the arts mingle in museums and galleries and even universities these days. The latest forum for experiments in mushing the disciplines together doesn’t quite fit any of those categories — but a year in, the School for Poetic Computation has already spawned an array of impressive work. “The goal,” its mission statement explains, “is to promote completely strange, whimsical, and beautiful work.” More practically, co-founder Taeyoon Choi explains the idea is to explore “code and hardware as an artistic medium.” Doing so in the form of a school run by artists, outside traditional academic structures, is part of the point. Choi and co-founder Zachary Lieberman met through New York’s Eyebeam Art & Technology Center (both are former fellows), “and the experience of being [in an] environment dedicated for open-source art and technology definitely inspired making of the school,” he says.
Science 2.0 is a somewhat controversial umbrella term, not precisely defined, which describes a range of activities, described by proponents of the term as coalescing into an emerging open science movement. The term suggests the benefit of increased collaboration between scientists, often digitally based, using computer networking and the Internet.