Digital Media

Centre for Digital Media at South By Southwest 2014

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music, film and interactive conference and festival held every year in Austin, Texas, bringing together the brightest minds in music, film and digital media.

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Robots or People: Is There a Place for People in the Future of Information?

If you read my last post about how data are turned into information and then how information is turned into knowledge, you might remember the two lists of

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6 Skills You Need To Become a Digital Media Leader

The Digital Media industry requires a complex set of talents. Because the industry merges science and technology with art and design, individuals working in digital media need to have a strong grasp of a variety of skills. 

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How Do We Create Information?

In a previous post, I discussed information as a pyramid of human communication, that starts with data and ends with wisdom.

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Gerri Sinclair Award Winners on Starting Their Own Business

This year’s Gerri Sinclair Award winners are Henrique Arrais, Bony Banerjee, Russell Ke

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What is Information?

Information is my lifeblood. As a communication scholar, I study information in all its forms. How it entertains us, how it shapes our politics and our social lives, how it is embedded in technology and enables economies. But what is information?

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MDM Alumni Interview: From IDEA-X to Interactive Developer for MacLaren McCann

Sheva Shen first came to the Centre for Digital Media from China as part of the CDM’s first

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What is Innovation?

I was hired at SFU, back in 1995, as a "junior chair" in Management of Technological Innovation. I have had a long time to think about—and teach—the topic of innovation and innovation management. If I have learned one thing it is that innovation is not the same

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