[PD] [PD-announce] Fwd: Invitation: PureData and Realtime Media, Wednesday, 2/18, 4-6pm

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Feb 18 21:04:21 CET 2009

There were some wires crossed so I am not sure this announcement went  
out to this list yet (doh!)  It starts in an hour, so RSVP to me and  
we'll see if I can get you past Columbia security.


> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: "library" <library at exchange.tc.columbia.edu>
>> Date: February 9, 2009 12:29:16 PM EST
>> To: "TC Community" <abcdTeachersCollege at exchange.tc.columbia.edu>
>> Subject: Invitation: New Focus Group: PureData and Realtime Media,  
>> Wednesday, 2/18, 4-6pm
>> The Gottesman Libraries is pleased to invite you to join a
>>  A New Focus Group
>> PureData & Realtime Media
>> Introduction by Joseph Deken
>> Presentation by Miller Puckette
>> Discussion with Hans-Christoph Steiner
>> Wednesday, February 18, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
>> The Gottesman Libraries
>> Room 305
>> Teachers College, Columbia University
>> 525 West 120th Street
>>  RSVP by Monday, February 16 to library at tc.edu
>> Would you like to create and manipulate video, graphics, and images  
>> in real time? Explore endless possibilities for interactivity with  
>> audio, video, cameras, and other or external sensors? Collaborate  
>> live across networks or the internet to create dynamic music and  
>> performance events with fellow artists, educators, technologists,  
>> geeks? Whether a novice, an expert, or something in between, get  
>> those creative juices flowing by joining the new Pure Data (pd)  
>> Users Group.
>> On Wednesday, February 18th Miller Puckette, music and computing  
>> pioneer, writer, and designer of pd, will lead an introductory  
>> discussion. Puckette is Professor in the Department of Music; and  
>> Associate Director, Center for Research in Computing and the Arts,  
>> at the University of California, San Diego. He will be introduced  
>> by Joseph Deken, Director, Research Program Development at the  
>> University of California San Diego, California Institute for  
>> Telecommunications and Information Technology. Dr. Deken is a  
>> visiting scholar at Teachers College who participated in the  
>> Gottesman Libraries’ Subway Seminar Series. In 2008 Deken, together  
>> with a group of colleagues from across the nation, launched New  
>> Blankets, a non-profit organization chartered to develop new  
>> technologies and participation mechanisms -- reinventing the  
>> “Community Free Public Library” concept of Andrew Carnegie. Hans- 
>> Christoph Steiner, a leading Puredata developer, community leader,  
>> and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Interactive  
>> Telecommunications, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University,  
>> will join the presentation and discussion. Professor Steiner also  
>> orchestrates a "southern" puredata group in Brooklyn, having  
>> received an MPS in Interactive Technologies fromNew York University  
>> in 2004.
>> Persons interested in joining the Pure Data Focus Group and  
>> attending this presentation are encouraged to e-mail library at tc.edu  
>> in advance of the preliminary meeting. Please note that space is  
>> limited to members of Teachers College andColumbia University and  
>> their invited guests.
>> Individuals with disabilities are invited to request reasonable  
>> accommodations including, but not limited to sign language  
>> interpretation, Braille or large print materials, and a campus map  
>> of accessible features. Address these requests to the Office of  
>> Access and Services for Individuals with Disabilities at (212)  
>> 678-3689, keller at tc.edu, or Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services at  
>> (212) 678-3853 V/TTY, jaech at tc.edu.
>> http://library.tc.columbia.edu/news.php?id=402


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