I hold the James and Mary Wesley Chair in New Media at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where I have been a professor since 1991. I also work internationally in the design of New Media educational programs and research initiatives for digital media.
In my research, I study the history and current state of our media culture; I also work with various colleagues to create new media experiences (in Augmented and Mixed Reality).
I teach in our graduate program in Digital Media and our undergraduate program in Computational Media.
In January, 2012, I delivered a keynote to the Digital Assembly conference at the University of Florida entitled: "The End of Books?". I am frequently invited to lecture in Europe and North America. In 2011, I spoke on issues in digital media design and media history at the Freie Universität in Berlin; as a keynote speaker at a conference Vivere di cultura in Rome; at ISEA 11 in Istanbul on "The Digital Plenitude and the End of Art"; and at the McLuhan 100 Conference in Toronto.
The topic of my address in Istanbul—the status of art and culture in an era of digital media—will be the subject of my next book, whose working title is The Digital Plenitude. The book will be published by the MIT Press, probably in 2014.
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