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January 2018

KMDI Speaker Series – Studies in Gameful Interaction Design and Games User Research

Mon, January 29, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Room 728, Bissell Building, 140 St. George St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G6 Canada
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Abstract Human-Computer Interaction research for interactive entertainment has grown in popularity over the last decade. Dr. Nacke will take you on a journey through his research from the last 10…

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February 2018

KMDI Speaker Series – Social Media and New Political Imperatives in the Global South: The Case of Narendra Modi

Thu, February 1, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 728, Bissell Building, 140 St. George St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G6 Canada
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Abstract What can social media do for politicians in the Global South, where a relatively small share of the population uses social media? To answer this, I explore the landscape…

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October 2018

KMDI – SEMAPHORE Speaker Series: Michelle Murphy

Wed, October 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
room 417, Claude T. Bissell Building, 140 St. George Street, Toronto, 140 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3G6 Canada

Michelle Murphy "Environmental Data Justice and Decolonial Approaches to Environmental Violence" Abstract This talk describes the research and activities at the Technoscience Research Unit, which is a member of the…

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September 2019

KMDI Semaphore Speaker Series – Prof. David Wachsmuth

Thu, September 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bissell Building, Room BL 528, 140 St.George Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G6
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The Digital Curation Institute invites guests the "Data and the lack of data in the politics of the platform economy" lecture, led by McGill University professor, David Wachsmuth. Abstract How does…

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KMDI-Semaphore Speaker Series – CHAOSMOSIS mAchInes

Sat, September 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
 Helen-Gardiner-Phelan Theatre, 79 St.George
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3L8 Canada

  You're invited to CHAOSMOSIS mAchInes, a collection of installations, performances, and critiques, co-sponsored by the University of Toronto's Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies. Inspired by Nina Czegledy…

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October 2019

Data Driven Societies – Part 1/2

Wed, October 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Myhal Centre, Room 853

Lecture 1. School of Cities, St. George Speaker: Surya Mattu Title: “Data Driven Society” Date: October 30, 4-6pm Location: Myhal Centre, Room 853 55 St George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S…

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December 2019

KMDI – Semaphore Speaker Series – Bodies. Deep Learning. – AI and A/I

Fri, December 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Robert GIll Theatre Lobby, 214 College Street
Toronto, ON Canada

Deep learning is a term that WEIRDLY connects the praxis of experiential learning and practices of machine learning while AI, artificial intelligence, and A/I artistic intelligence, are also conceptual aspects…

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January 2020

Agents for Change | Facing the Anthropocene: Two projects – Three creators

January 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room 728, Bissell Building, 140 St. George St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G6 Canada
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KMDI speakers series: The KMDI Speaker Series is pleased to present a panel discussion on the theme of environment change, featuring Kristine Diekman (Professor of Art and Technology, California State…

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February 2020

KMDI Speaker Series Presents: Vicissitudes of a Transdiciplinary Maverick

February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Room 728, Bissell Building, 140 St. George St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G6 Canada
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KMDI Speaker Series Presents: Vicissitudes of a Transdiciplinary Maverick About this Event The KMDI Speaker Series presents Nina Czegledy, an independent media artist, curator, and researcher.   About Speaker: Nina Czegledy,…

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March 2020

CANCELED: KMDI Speaker Series and the Faculty of Information Presents: The Promise of AI – Reckoning and Judgment

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Room 728, Bissell Building, 140 St. George St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G6 Canada
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About this event: The KMDI and the Faculty of Information are proud to present a book talk and reception celebrating the publication of Professor Brian Cantwell Smith's new monograph “Reckoning…

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