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An Improv Inception or Solving Problem-Solving Improvisationally

I'm trying something new this week.

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Elephant Trails: How Old Technologies & Business Practices Continue to Influence Us

There is a saying in business that when developing a new product or service you should seek to "pave the elephant trails." This refers to the actual pathways through the forest left by elephants, and—by extension—the pathways through our lives that many people

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Disrupting the Classroom: MDM Faculty Patrick Pennefather On His New Interactive eBook and SXSW Session

Improvisation is a key component to the Master of Digital Media program, teaching self-awareness, time management, teamwork and listening skills to students before they enter the digital media industry.

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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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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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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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Creativity & the Power of Attention in 2014

MDM students started their second semester on Monday with a kickoff to Projects 2. Building on the project planning and management skills they learned in Projects

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