In this episode Dr. Maria Malyk joins me as we discuss the logistics of traveling to Cuba as Americans, finding and booking Casa Particulars (local rooms for rent w/ families), food, music, cigars, internet challenges, and we share a couple of our most memorable moments in the city.
Shwetambari Mody is an Indian-born, international fashion designer and branding expert living in New York. She is best known for her classic, vibrant, high fashion neck scarves, whose designs and fabrics come together to express both classic and modern elements of the global world.
In the podcast, Shwetambari discusses her design process, the workflow within R&D in the fashion industry and how it fits into Socio-technical systems. We even geek out about fabric libraries and product naming conventions within the fashion industry.
In this podcast I’m joined by Elaine Gomez, a graduate of the University of Southern California’s MFA program in Interactive Media and Game Design in the School of Cinematic Arts. We discuss the program at USC, empathy in video games, and gender representation in video games and Gamergate.
In This podcast I discuss the Information Economy and how a Social Informatics lens can be used to critique the popular Techno Utopian view as presented by mainstream media. I discuss how Google’s business is not search but advertising, the concept of booms and busts in the computer industry and how Facebook fits into the mix.
In this podcast, recorded while on Fellowship in Darmstadt, Germany, I speak with an American technology consultant currently working in the video game industry in China. He provides deep insider knowledge about the game industry culture, working as a foreigner in the game industry, and the differences in perceptions of video game effects on children and learning.