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April 05, 2007

Ars Virtua Gallery and New Media Center hosts CADRE Laboratory Salon


Eric Paulos

April 5th, Ars Virtua Gallery and New Media Center--CADRE Salon--with artist and researcher Eric Paulos :: 6:30 PM SLT.

Eric Paulos is a Senior Research Scientist at Intel in Berkeley, California where he leads the Urban Atmospheres project - challenged to use innovative methods to understand society and the future fabric of our emerging digital and wireless public urban landscapes and lifestyles. Eric's research interests span a deep body of work in Urban Computing, Social Telepresence, Robotics, Tangible Media, and Intimate Computing. Eric received my PhD in EECS from UC Berkeley where he researched scientific, and social issues surrounding internet based telepresence, robotics, and mediated communication tools. During that time he developed several internet based tele-operated robots including, Personal Roving Presence devices (PRoPs) and Space Browsing helium filled tele-operated blimps.

You must register at http://cadre.sjsu.edu/salons/ to attend in RL.

Ars Virtua is a new media center and gallery located in the synthetic world of Second Life. It is a new type of space that leverages the tension between 3-D rendered game space and terrestrial reality, between simulated and simulation. Ars Virtua is sponsored by the CADRE Laboratory for New Media.

Posted by jo at April 5, 2007 11:18 AM