Where: Administration Building AD319 (The building that faces Broadway, Third Floor)
Facebook Event Page (Please RSVP so I can get a number, either reply on the FB page or email me: jtlopez1 at uiwtx.edu)
The Convergent Media Lecture Series is proud to host Brandon Wiley’s and Dustin Younse’s technological updates on media, technology and culture. Expect to hear about and see some of the newest trends taking place in convergent media today.
The format for this talk series will consist of each presenter giving a 40 minute presentation and 10 minutes of Q&A.
Brandon Wiley will be presenting: Digital Culture: Beyond Remixing.
Brandon Wiley is currently a PhD student at the University of Texas at Austin in the School of Information. He is also a former ACTLab teacher as well as student. His work spans multiple disciplines and fields with his current work looking at censorship and the internet, anonymity and the internet, hardware and software digital Art, tech start ups and much more.
For more information visit his personal website at: http://blanu.net/
Dustin Younse will be presenting: 500 channels and EVERYTHING is on: or how I learned to stop worrying and love the Internet.
Dustin Younse is currently an MA student in the Radio, Television and Film student at the University of Texas at Austin. He currently works at the Institute for Public School Initiatives where he is their webmaster. Dustin is also manages Dorkbot Austin, a maker group who has regular meetings about “fun with electricity”. He recently hosted Dorkbot at SXSW, which was a huge success.