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3 days ago

Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2019. Read more

6 days ago

Alumni Bonnie Ruberg & Chris Goetz at QGCon

The annual Queerness and Games Conference began in 2013 at the hands of BCNM Alumni Bonnie Ruberg and Chris Goetz. It continues to flourish and to create safe spaces, this year in Montréal. Read more

1 week ago

Alum Jen Schradie Interview in Digital Society

BCNM alum Jen Schradie was interviewed by Digital Society (article in French) Read more

1 week ago

Joyce Lee at Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) Read more

1 week ago

Tom McEnaney Finalist for MSA First Book Prize

Acoustic Properties:  Radio, Narrative, and the New Neighborhood of the Americas (University of Illinois Press, 2017) by Tom McEnaney made it onto the short list for the First Book Prize. Read more

1 week ago

Trevor Paglen Featured in ArtNet Article on AI in Art

In an exploration of the art movement pushed forward by AI, Trevor Paglen's work is analyzed in Art Net. Read more

1 week ago

Ken Goldberg in the NYT's "What Comes After the Roomba?"

Ken Goldberg and his group at Berkeley are currently research and testing the capcities of robots that can - possibly - clean a whole house. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Receives Nam June Paik Art Center Prize

Trevor Paglen has won the bi-annual Nam June Paik Art Center Prize, which comes with a $45,000 award and solo exhibition. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg at Legacies of Gaming and Technology

Bonnie Ruberg attended the 2018-19 digital humanities symposium, "My Mother Was a Computer: Legacies of Gender and Technology," as a panelist. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski Publishes on 90s Female Media Fans in Internet Histories

BCNM alum Andrea Horbinski looks at gender differences in 1990s fandoms, publishing her research in peer-reviewed jorunal Internet Histories. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Alum Jane McGonigal Creates Ethical Toolkit

Jane McGonigal developed a toolkit to help keep many large Silicon Valley tech companies, as well as start-ups, keep their priorities and ethics in check. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg on Queer Indie Video Games in American Quarterly

Volume 70 of American Quarterly features pieces on the Digital Humanities, one work of which is written by BCNM alum Bonnie Ruberg. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Andrew Atwood in Project Journal

Andrew Atwood was featured in Issue 7 of Project Journal at Archinect Outpost. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Tom McEnaney on Berkeley News Podcast

Tom McEnaney discusses the role of gender and race in sound in two episodes for the Berkeley News Podcast. Read more

31 Oct, 2018

Summer Research Dispatch: Peter Humphrey and Electroacoustic Science

This summer, Peter Humphrey explored the evolution of electroacoustic science and the history of sound recording. Read more

31 Oct, 2018

HTNM Revisited: Tim Stott Read more

31 Oct, 2018

ATC Revisited: Kerry Tribe Read more

31 Oct, 2018

Alum Tiffany Ng Weighs in on St. Martin's Carillon in NYT

BCNM alum Tiffany Ng offered her thoughts on the dispute over St. Martin's decaying church carillons. Read more

31 Oct, 2018

Ken Goldberg in 5 Takeaways from TechCrunch Disrupt

Ken Goldberg's conversation around bias in AI was one of the key takeaways from TechCrunch's Disrupt SF conference.

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29 Oct, 2018

UPDATED: Trevor Paglen's Orbital Reflector in the News

The Orbital Reflector, a project of BCNM alum Trevor Paglen, has been covered in the news Read more

29 Oct, 2018

Announcing our Fall 2018 Conference Grant Recipients

We’re thrilled to be supporting our graduates as they travel across the globe to share their scholarship. Read more

29 Oct, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg Published on Straight-Washing in TWC

Alum Bonnie Ruberg published article on straight-washing in the Journal of Transformative Works and Cultures. Read more

25 Oct, 2018

ATC Revisited: Kelani Nichole Read more

24 Oct, 2018

Alum Christo Sims in Keywords for Ethnography and Design

BCNM alum Christo Sims was published in a collection of short essays, Keywords for Ethnography and Design. Read more

24 Oct, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen's Art Acquired by Stanford's Denning House

Alum Trevor Paglen's two dye sublimation prints were recently acquired by Stanford University.  Read more

22 Oct, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual at Creatividad Computacional

Alex Saum participated in the 13th International Colloquium in Computational Creativity organized by the friends of UAM Cuajimalpa in Mexico City, under the direction of Rafael Pérez.  Read more

22 Oct, 2018

Ken Goldberg Visiting Speaker at SUNY Buffalo Art

Ken Goldberg visited the University at Buffalo Department of Art as part of the Visiting Artist Speaker Series. Read more

19 Oct, 2018

Ken Goldberg Exhibited in Mystic Detectives

Ken Goldberg features in a surrealism exhibit at the Samek Art Museum. Read more

19 Oct, 2018

Revisited: Molly Steenson Read more

15 Oct, 2018

Alum Christo Sims' Disruption Fixation Reviewed

Alum Christo Sims' Disruption Fixation Reviewed in New Media and Society Read more

15 Oct, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at Extra City Kunsthal in Belgium

Alum Trevor Paglen's work is in the exhibit "Extra States: Nations in Liquidation" at Extra City Kunsthal in Antwerpen, Belgium.  Read more

15 Oct, 2018

Ken Goldberg Interview in Robotics Business Review

Ken Goldberg was interviewed in the Robotics Business Review about robot grasping. Read more

04 Oct, 2018

Now Hiring: Assistant Professor in Geospatial Representation, Design, and Critical Cartography

Recruitment opens September 24th, 2018 and runs through November 5th, 2018. Read more

03 Oct, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen in MCA's 'I was Raised by the Internet'

Alum Trevor Paglen's art exhibited in Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's 'I was Raised by the Internet' Read more

01 Oct, 2018

Updated: Ken Goldberg at RoboBusiness 2018

BCNM faculty Ken Goldberg is the keynote speaker Day 2 of RoboBusiness 2018.  Read more

01 Oct, 2018

Summer Research Dispatch: Yairamaren Roman Maldonado on Caribbean Literary Portrayals of New Media

This summer, Yairamaren Roman Maldonado explored how Cuban and Dominican Republican literary content use new media to reconfigure power relations. Read more

01 Oct, 2018

Summer Research Dispatch: Ryan Ikeda & Electronic Literature

This summer, Ryan Ikeda examined how instructors, departments and institutions teach electronic literature. Read more

01 Oct, 2018

Ken Goldberg and AI Study by Tata Communications in the Press

Study from consulting firm Tata Communications on AI, co-authored by Ken Goldberg, covered in the press. Read more

26 Sep, 2018

ATC Revisited: Roxane Gay Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Grace Gipson at DragonCon CPAC 2018

Gipson presented on podcasts and Black female narratives at DragonCon Comics and Popular Arts Conference 2018. Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Nicholas de Monchaux and Neyran Turan in 7x7

Nicholas de Monchaux's Modem and Neyran Turan's Nemestudio were featured in 7x7's roundup of the amazing Bay Area Now exhibition! Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Commons Conversations Revisited: Belinda Middleweek Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Spotlighting Grace Gipson Read more

24 Sep, 2018

BCNM Students & Faculty Named GloUH Townsend Fellows

Great to see BCNM faculty and graduate students part of the Spring 2019 Global Urban Humanities-Townsend Fellows. Read more

24 Sep, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at the New York Met's Breuer Museum

BCNM alum Trevor Paglen's work in "Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy" is on exhibit at the New York Met's Breuer Museum. Read more

24 Sep, 2018

Lyman Dispatch: Nicholaus Gutierrez on the History of VR

Nicholaus Gutierrez received the 2018 Lyman Fellowship, which provides a stipend to a UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate to support the writing of his Ph.D. dissertation on a topic related to new media.  Read more

24 Sep, 2018

Summer Teaching Dispatch: Nicholaus Gutierrez and New Media Reading and Composition

Nicholaus Gutierrez taught New Media R1B: "Is Technology Evil" this summer. Read more

24 Sep, 2018

Ken Goldberg at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018

BCNM professor Ken Goldberg, UCOT's Chris Ategeka and Google AI's Timnit Gebru presented "Will AI Diversify Human Thinking or Replace It" at TechCrunch's Disrupt SF 2018. Read more

19 Sep, 2018

Jill Miller Exhibited at the Palo Alto Art Center

BCNM Professor, Jill Miller's work will be exhibited in 'Care and Feeding: The Art of Parenthood' at the Palo Alto Art Center.  Read more

19 Sep, 2018

Camille Crittenden on Women's Equality Day

Camille Critterden published an article on Women's Equality on the Berkeley Blog.

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17 Sep, 2018

Ken Goldberg Interview in the Sloan Review

Ken Goldberg talks about mutually beneficial partnerships between AI and humans in an interview for MIT Sloan Management Review's Fall 2018 issue.  Read more

17 Sep, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger Keynotes ACM's OpenSym

BCNM alum Stuart Geiger gave te keynote address at the second day of OpenSym.  Read more

12 Sep, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual on #PostWeb at IberoAmericana

Join Alex in Madrid for a book talk on her amazing new work #PostWeb! Read more

12 Sep, 2018

Alum Chris Gates Publishes on Nostalgic Travel in Videogames

Chris Goetz's analysis on 1990s and early 2000s video games was published in research journal Loading... Read more

12 Sep, 2018

Andrew Atwood at University of Wisconsin

BCNM faculty Andrew Atwood will be speaking at the University of Wisconsin on Oct 5. Read more

10 Sep, 2018

Roxane Gay ATC Lecture Available as a Webcast

Tune in tonight at 6:30pm to hear Roxane Gay launch our Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium! Read more

10 Sep, 2018

Lyman Dispatch: Grace Gipson on Unleashing Your Inner Superhero Read more

10 Sep, 2018

Summer Research Dispatch: Ritwik Banerji on Improvisation

This summer, Ritwik Banerji studied improvisatory jazz to see if musicians tended toward novelty or conventionality. Read more

08 Sep, 2018

Roxane Gay ATC Lecture Sold Out

The Livestream will be available to view for 24 hours starting at 6:30pm on Monday, September 10. Read more

05 Sep, 2018

BCNM Alum Chris Gates on Function and Fiction in Videogames in Arts

BCNM alum Chris Gates's paper "Trellis and Vine: Weaving Function and Fiction in Videogame Play" published in Arts. Read more

04 Sep, 2018

Open House Fall 2018 Revisited Read more

04 Sep, 2018

Asma Kazmi Exhibits at the University of Hawai'i

HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: JOSE FERREIRA + ASMA KAZMI runs from September 10 – 28, 2018. Read more

30 Aug, 2018

Alum Jen Schradie Appointed as Asst Professor at the Sciences Po

BCNM Alum Jen Schradie was appointed an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) Read more

30 Aug, 2018

Summer Research Dispatch: Noura Howell on Biosensing

This summer, Noura Howell developed a prototype for a biosensing bench for connecting community members. Read more

30 Aug, 2018

Summer Teaching Dispatch: Justin Berner and New Media Reading and Composition

Justin Berner taught New Media R1B: "What is an @uthor?" this summer. Read more

23 Aug, 2018

Announcing the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 Season of the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series

From architectural intelligence to cybernetics and play, algorithms of oppression to the human computer in the stone age, we have a fantastic line up for this year's program! Read more

22 Aug, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Learning to Optimize Join Queries with Deep Reinforcement Learning

A great paper featured on Assert on Arxiv! Read more

21 Aug, 2018

Announcing the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 Season of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Read more

21 Aug, 2018

Tom McEnaney Launches GloUH Colloquium

Join Tom McEnaney on August 28th as he discusses Wireless Commons and Counterpublics: New Digital Infrastructures in Cuba! Read more

20 Aug, 2018

BCNM at ELO 2018

The Electronic Literature Organization's 2018 Conference, Mind The Gap, took place in Montréal August 13th to 17th! Read more

17 Aug, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger on Machine Learning & UX Panel at IDEO

The IDEO MLUX Industry Panel focused on Designing and using Data Science Ethically. Read more

16 Aug, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen on PBS NewsHour Read more

15 Aug, 2018

Claudia von Vacano on AI that Recognizes Hate Speech

Cronkite News highlights the work by the D-Lab on the Online Hate Index.  Read more

14 Aug, 2018

Yifei Liu at HCI 2018

The 20th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction was held in Las Vegas from the 15th-20th of July, 2018. Read more

13 Aug, 2018

The Daily Cal Features Ken Goldberg's Dex-Net

The Dexterity-Network from AutoLab gets a well-deserved feature in the Daily Cal. Read more

12 Aug, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Exhibited at the Halsey McKay Gallery

The East Hampton Gallery features work by Nina Beier, Judith Hopf, John Miller, and Trevor Paglen, until August 26th. Read more

11 Aug, 2018

Grace Gipson Reviews Disability, Race, and Gender in Speculative Fiction Read more

09 Aug, 2018

Summer Research Dispatch: Yang Liu on VR

This summer, Yang Liu developed UNREAL, a Virtual Reality project for architectural design. Read more

07 Aug, 2018

Ken Goldberg's Dex Net in Video on New York Times

The New York Times features robotic videos in "How Robot Hands Are Evolving to Do What Ours Can." Read more

05 Aug, 2018

Abigail De Kosnik to Keynote Fan Studies North America 2018 Conference

Gail will launch the North American conference with a keynote on October 26th, 2018. Read more

04 Aug, 2018

Jacob Gaboury Published in Women & Performance

Read "Becoming NULL: Queer relations in the excluded middle." Read more

03 Aug, 2018

Abigail De Kosnik Joins Convergence Editorial Board

 

Convergence is an international journal of research into new media technologies. Read more

31 Jul, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Autodesk's Lego-Building Robot

Ken Goldberg weighs in on Autodesk's new Lego-building robot on Fast Company! Read more

30 Jul, 2018

Grace Gipson Presents at UNC's 2018 MURAP Conference

The 2018 Conference for UNC Chapel Hill's Moore Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program focused on Afrofuturism and Indigenous Futurities. Read more

28 Jul, 2018

Welcoming Laurie Macfee to BCNM

Laurie Macfee will serve as the Events Coordinator and Office Manager at the BCNM and ARC Read more

27 Jul, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen in NYT Article on Facial Recognition Technology

In "What Do Facial Recognition Technologies Mean for Our Privacy?" Teicher focuses on how artists are using these apps. Read more

26 Jul, 2018

Ken Goldberg on ABC News on Robots as the Future of AI

"Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI," writes Ryan Nakashima. Read more

25 Jul, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Featured in Apollo Art Magazine

Jillian Caddell writes "Trevor Paglen reveals the hidden networks that rule our lives."

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24 Jul, 2018

Alum Naomi Bragin in Topics of Meta Read more

23 Jul, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski Teaching at Sirens 2018

Join alum Andrea Horbinski to discuss transitioning out of academia at Sirens 2018! Read more

20 Jul, 2018

Asma Kazmi on the Outcomes of Cranes & Cube Read more

19 Jul, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg at DIGRA 2018

The Digital Games Research Association held their 2018 conference with the theme "The Game is the Message." Read more

18 Jul, 2018

Ritwik Banerji Published on Interactions with Artificial Social Agents

The article is titled: "De-instrumentalizing HCI: Social Psychology, Rapport Formation, and Interactions with Artificial Social Agents" Read more

16 Jul, 2018

Help Ken Goldberg's Dex-Net Improve!

Wired magazine shares how we can enhance robots' ability to grasp through submitting object designs to Ken Goldberg's Dex-Net. Read more

15 Jul, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg Publishes on Sex Workers in Video Games

Feminist Media Studies published Bonnie's article "Representing sex workers in video games: feminisms, fantasies of exceptionalism, and the value of erotic labor" Read more

13 Jul, 2018

Ken Goldberg at RSS Workshop

The theme was "New Benchmarks, Metrics, and Competitions for Robotic Learning." Read more

12 Jul, 2018

Eric Paulos Keynotes ASLLA 2018 Symposium

This invitation-only, small, roundtable discussion that lasts several days to encourage in-depth discussions of frontier research of leading scientists around the globe. Read more

11 Jul, 2018

Ken Goldberg to Keynote CRAV.ai

The Collaborative Robotics, Advanced Vision, and Artificial Intelligence conference will be held October 24-25 in Santa Clara, CA. Read more

10 Jul, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at the 2018 Seattle Art Fair

From August 2-5, 2018, you can see work by Trevor Paglen in Seattle! Read more

09 Jul, 2018

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado at the LASA 2018 Conference

Yaira presented "Portable memory, on/offline cultures and transgressions to the nation in Jorge E. Lage’s Archivo." Read more

06 Jul, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at Manifesta 12 Read more

06 Jul, 2018

Alum Christo Sims Keynotes at Education Disrupted

Christo talked about techno-idealism and the possibilities for failed disruption. Read more

05 Jul, 2018

BCNM at DIS 2018 Read more

04 Jul, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Featured on Artnet News

Trevor discussed his long-standing interests in AI, invisible networks, and government surveillance with Artnet News. Read more

02 Jul, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger on Career Paths in Academic Data Science

A new report in SocArXiv investigates career prospects in academic Data Science.  Read more

28 Jun, 2018

Fall 2018 Applications for Designated Emphasis and Certificates in New Media Now Open

Applications are open to admitted graduated students at UC Berkeley and are due November 1, 2018. Read more

28 Jun, 2018

Ken Goldberg at CODAME 2018

This year's Art+Tech festival was themed #ARTOBOTS and featured Ken Goldberg as a speaker! Read more

27 Jun, 2018

Ken Goldberg at Science on the Screen

Join Ken Goldberg on June 27th for a screening of Operator, followed by a discussion on the technologies presented in the film. Read more

27 Jun, 2018

Eric Paulos at ID KAIST Seminar

Eric Paulos discusses "Cosmetic Computing: Towards Personal, Performative, Provocative, and Poetic Wearables." Read more

27 Jun, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Exhibited at SAAM Read more

26 Jun, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Contributing to For Freedoms Billboard Project

Driving through Denver, CO? Look out for alum Trevor Paglen's billboard art for For Freedoms! Read more

26 Jun, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski at the ICC Sophia University

Andrea traveled to Tokyo, Japan, to present at Sophia University's Institute of Comparative Culture. Read more

26 Jun, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual at the DH Summer Lecture Series

This year, DH at Berkeley hosts a weekly DH Summer Lecture series, highlighting the distinguished work of faculty and scholars engaged in the digital humanities at UC Berkeley. Read more

25 Jun, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual Publishes #Postweb! Read more

25 Jun, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at the Riga Biennial

Running from June 6 to October 28, 2018, the Riga Biennial reflects on change. Read more

21 Jun, 2018

Nicholas de Monchaux & Kathryn Moll at the Mills College Art Museum

modem, the architecture firm of Nicholas de Monchaux and Kathryn Moll, is featured in Archaeology in Reverse at the MCAM. Read more

21 Jun, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger Published in CSCW on Documentation in Data Analytics

"The Types, Roles, and Practices of Documentation in Data Analytics Open Source Software Libraries" was published on May 29th, 2018. Read more

20 Jun, 2018

BCNM at YBCA's Bay Area Now Read more

20 Jun, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen in Time Magazine's "How Drones are Revolutionizing Art"

Time magazine explores how drones are altering our perspective and fundamentally changing the terms of art. Read more

19 Jun, 2018

Eric Paulos at On-Body Interaction at Dagstuhl

Eric Paulos was an invited Participant at the Dagstuh seminar "Embodied Cognition Meets Sensor/Actuator Engineering to Design New Interfaces." Read more

19 Jun, 2018

Greg Niemeyer at Digital Art History Summer School in Málaga

Head to Spain this September to learn about Data & the Arts from Greg Niemeyer! Read more

19 Jun, 2018

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018 Conference Grants

Due October 1, 2018 Read more

18 Jun, 2018

Malika Imhotep at the Association of American Geographers' Annual Meeting

Malika Imhotep presented "Tracing Black Queer Spatialities" at the AAG Annual Meeting with help from a BCNM Conference Grant. Read more

18 Jun, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual on the Peder Sather E-Lit Bergen Collaboration

Alex Saum-Pascual summarizes the amazing work that developed out of the Peder Sather grant funded collaboration between UCB and Bergen University on electronic literature. Read more

14 Jun, 2018

Neyran Turan on the Outcomes of New Cadavre Exquis Read more

14 Jun, 2018

Jacob Gaboury Quoted in The International Business Times on Virtual Plotting

Jacob Gaboury weighs in on movies that are adjusted to the brain waves of viewers. Read more

13 Jun, 2018

Alum Clement Hil Goldberg at Outfest LA

Clement Hil Goldberg's Our Future Ends plays at Outfest Los Angeles this July 13, 2018! Read more

13 Jun, 2018

Ken Goldberg in the Stanford Social Innovation Review

Ken Goldberg's latest research on the evaluation systems used in online shopping is featured in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Read more

12 Jun, 2018

Jen Schradie & Team Win European Commission Grant

Alum Jen Schradie and an international team of collaborators won a European Commission Grant to study online hate speech against Muslims Read more

11 Jun, 2018

Asma Kazmi & Alum Lark VCR at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Read more

10 Jun, 2018

Summer 2019 Course Proposals Now Open!

We are now accepting applications to teach a NWMEDIA Summer 2019 course. Read more

07 Jun, 2018

BCNM at ICA 2018

Our alumni present their exceptional scholarship at the International Communication Association 2018 Conference. Read more

06 Jun, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski Receives Honorable Mention for The Chute Award

We're thrilled to share that alum Andrea Horbinski received an honorable mention for The Chute Award in the inaugural Comics Studies Society Awards.  Read more

05 Jun, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Exhibiting at Lismore Castle

The Lismore Castle opened When Facts Don't Matter on May 27th, 2018, an exhibition featuring alum Trevor Paglen.  Read more

04 Jun, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski at Mechademia 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski presented "A Children's Empire: The Prewar 'Media Mix' of the Kodansha Club Magazines" at the Mechademic Kyoto conference. Read more

30 May, 2018

Nicholas de Monchaux on Dimensions of Citizenship - and Surveillance - in E-Flux

Nicholas de Monchaux meditates for E-Flux on the scale of citizenship and our national apparatuses for surveillance when placed in the context of our vast planetary systems. Read more

30 May, 2018

We're Hiring! - Office Manager & Events Coordinator Wanted!

The Berkeley Center for New Media and Arts Research Center are hiring an Office Manager and Events Coordinator to maintain and develop their programs. Read more

30 May, 2018

Soravis Prakkamakul on Facial Perception

Soravis Prakkamakul received a Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant to present his paper "Reflexive Visual Inspection of Cleft Lip Faces — Analysis of Lookzone Focus Over Time" at the 63rd Plastic Surgery Research Council Annual Meeting in Birmingham, Alabama. Read more

29 May, 2018

Asma Kazmi at the Wattis Institute

Check out Asma Kazmi's latest art at the Wattis Institute's exhibition, Deep-Time Construction, on vie until July 28, 2018. Read more

28 May, 2018

2018 Seed Grants: Rita Lucarelli & the New Media of the Book of the Dead

The BCNM Faculty Seed Grant Program awarded $5000 to Rita Lucarelli (Near Eastern Studies) to digitally transposition Egyptian coffins into 3D models.  Read more

28 May, 2018

Queer Game Studies Reviewed on Electronic Book Review

Queer Game Studies, edited by BCNM alum Bonnie Ruberg, was reviewed on Electronic Book Review. Read more

28 May, 2018

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Marissa Ahmed on Music, Improvisation, Ethnography

Marissa Ahmed was a recipient of this year's BCNM research fellowship, assisting Ritwik Banerji on his research about human sociality and algorithmic ethnography. Read more

28 May, 2018

Jacob Gaboury Published in The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities

Jacob Gaboury's "Critical Unmaking, or Queer Computation as a Radical Practice" was published in The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities. Read more

28 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg at ICRA 2018

Ken Goldberg was a speaker at ICRA 2018's workshop on advances in robotic warehouse automation.  Read more

28 May, 2018

CHI 2018 Talks from BCNM Now Online Read more

28 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg on TechCrunch Robotics at Berkeley in CGTN America

Ken Goldberg, who was a keynote speaker at TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics, was featured on America CGTN. Read more

27 May, 2018

Revisited: Trevor Paglen on Mapping as Research Read more

27 May, 2018

Research Dispatches: Joyce Lee on Auditory Data Representation

Joyce Lee assisted Michelle Carney with her research on auditory data representation, as part of Lee's BCNM research fellowship.  Read more

27 May, 2018

After the Private Self with Damon Young Read more

27 May, 2018

BCNM & All Bay Collective in Curbed SF

The All Bay Collective, a team co-led by BCNM, was featured in Curbed SF after the results of the Resilient by Design Challenge was released. Read more

27 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg Published in The Wall Street Journal on The Robot-Human Alliance

Ken Goldberg contributed a commentary piece on human-machine collaboration to The Wall Street Journal.  Read more

27 May, 2018

Alum Christo Sims' Awarded 2018 Book Award from the Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology section of the American Sociological Association

BCNM alum Christo Sims' book, Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism​, was given the 2018 CITAMS Book Award. Read more

27 May, 2018

Robotics TechCrunch Videos Now Available

For TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics, BCNM faculty Ken Goldberg discussed the “New Wave” in robot grasping for e-commerce warehouse order fulfillment. Read more

27 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg & Robots Featured in NBC Bay Area News

Ken Goldberg and his lab were interviewed by NBC Bay Area about the progress being made in robotics development at UC Berkeley.  Read more

26 May, 2018

2018 BCNM Seed Grants: Jacob Gaboury and Queer Computing

Jacob Gaboury (Film & Media) received $5000 to examine the relationship between digital technologies and queer identity as part of our Faculty Seed Grant program.  Read more

23 May, 2018

Welcome Claudia Von Vacano

We are thrilled to welcome to our Executive Committee, Executive Director of Digital Humanities at Berkeley and the D-Lab, Claudia Von Vacano. Read more

23 May, 2018

BCNM Students Named Jacobs Innovation Catalysts

Several BCNM designers were named Jacobs Innovation Catalysts, garnering grants from a new program seeking to support and provided resources for Berkeley's design commuity. Read more

19 May, 2018

ATC Ian Cheng Video Now Online Read more

18 May, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg Published in Bodies of Information

Bodies of Information is a collection of feminist contributions to digital humanities, and one of the published authors to be featured in the book is alum Bonnie Ruberg. Read more

18 May, 2018

Molly Nicholas at CHI 2018

Molly Nicholas is a Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant Recipient who attended "Engage at CHI" 2019 in Montréal, Canada. Read more

18 May, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Monograph Published by Phaidon Read more

18 May, 2018

Undergraduate Research Dispatches: Claudia Ruslim on Gourmet Gentrification

Claudia Ruslim, recipient of a BCNM undergraduate research fellowship, was selected to act as a research assistant to Will Payne. Read more

18 May, 2018

The Past is Present Videos Now Online Read more

17 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg's Dex-Net Research Spotlighted in Nature

Robots are slowing becoming master of dexterity, and Ken Goldberg is a leading engineer in the field. Read more

17 May, 2018

ATC Nicholas Negroponte Video Now Online Read more

16 May, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger on the Human Contexts of Computation and Data at UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego invited alum Stuart Geiger to present a talk on his research. Read more

09 May, 2018

Congratulating our 2018 Graduates Read more

08 May, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen in ScotiaBank Contact Photography Exhibition

The annual May festival celebrates the work of both local and international artists and photographers in the CONTACT gallery. Read more

08 May, 2018

Noura Howell at CHI 2018 Read more

08 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg Receives Faculty Award for Research in the Public Interest Read more

08 May, 2018

Greg Niemeyer at the Riddoch Gallery

Greg Niemeyer's art installation with Olya Dubatova was exhibited at the Riddoch Gallery in South Australia. Read more

08 May, 2018

Alum Jenni Higgs at the Digital Learning Symposium

Jenni Higgs was a presenter at the "Digital Learning in the Humanities and Beyond" sympopsium that took place at the University of California, Irvine. Read more

08 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg at UTS, Australia

Ken Goldberg visited the UTS in Australia to discuss the boundaries between alive and live-like. Read more

07 May, 2018

Revisited: Critical Making Showcase Read more

07 May, 2018

ATC/HTNM Kris Paulsen Video Now Online Read more

07 May, 2018

Alum Chris Goetz Reviews MetaGaming in Critical Inquiry

BCNM alum Chris Goetz draws on his video game expertise to critique a recently published book, MetaGaming. Read more

07 May, 2018

Richard Koci Hernandez Exhibited at Slate Gallery

BCNM faculty Richard Koci Hernandez's art will be featured at the SLATE Gallery throughout the month of May. Read more

07 May, 2018

Shannon Jackson on Systemic Crises in European Theater

Associate Professor at BCNM, Shannon Jackson, was a keynote speaker at a London conference held by the Goethe-institut. Read more

07 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg at the Executive Leadership Conference on Robots in Consumer Packaged Goods

Ken Goldberg attended the annual Executive Leadership Conference to discuss Can Robots Really Handle Consumer Packaged Goods?. Read more

07 May, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual on #PostWeb at Bergen

As a part of Saum-Pascual's visit to the University of Bergen, she gave an overview of her forthcoming book release. Read more

03 May, 2018

Congratulating our 2018 New Media Undergraduate Certificate Class

Congratulations to these four stellar women, who have made a big impact at Cal in the New Media space. Read more

03 May, 2018

Jacob Gaboury at Harvard VES Conference

The 2018 Graduate Student Conference at Harvard starred BCNM Assisant Professor's Jacob Gaboury as a keynote speaker.  Read more

03 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg at Michigan School of Information

Ken Goldberg was recently invited by the University of Michigan to give a talk on the campus about his previous work and research. Read more

03 May, 2018

Electronic Literature in Spanish & Digital Poetry Reading by Alex Saum Pascual at Bergen

On May 2nd, Alexandra Saum-Pascal visited UiB from UC Berkeley to present on electronic literature in Spanish. Read more

02 May, 2018

Undergraduate Certificate in the Daily Cal

The Undergraduate Certificate in New Media was listed as one of the 10 "cool majors" at UC Berkeley by The Daily CalifornianRead more

02 May, 2018

Will Payne at the American Association of Geographers 2018 Meeting

Will Payne was able to attend and present his paper at the American Association of Geographers Conference as one of the recipients of the Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant. Read more

02 May, 2018

Revisited: Medium/Environment Read more

30 Apr, 2018

Molly Nicholas at TEI 2018

As one of the recipients of the Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant, Molly Nicholas received funding to attend and present her research findings at TEI 2018. Read more

30 Apr, 2018

BCNM at AERA 2018

Jennifer Higgs, Leah Rosenbaum, and Bjoern Hartmann presented their respective research at AERA 2018. Read more

30 Apr, 2018

Harry Burson at SCMS

Through funding from the 2018 BCNM Conference Grant, Harry Burson attended and shared his research at SCMS 2018. Read more

30 Apr, 2018

Ken Goldberg Quoted in Wired on Robot Manipulation

Ken Goldberg was quoted in "A Robot Does the Impossible: Assembling an Ikea Chair Without Having a Meltdown" in Wired. Read more

30 Apr, 2018

ATC Revisited: Angela Davis Read more

30 Apr, 2018

Trevor Paglen at Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art

Trevor Paglen's solo exhibition will be at the Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art from May 4 to June 16. Read more

27 Apr, 2018

Abigail De Kosnik Awarded an IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor Fellowship

BCNM faculty, Abigail De Kosnik, will be in residance at the IAS from August 23 and September 22 as part of her awarded fellowship.  Read more

27 Apr, 2018

Jacob Gaboury Published in Grey Room

BCNM faculty Jacob Gaboury's research on the computer screen has been published in Grey Room, a peer-reviewed academic journal that includes articles from the fields of architecture, art, media, and politics.  Read more

27 Apr, 2018

ATC Revisited: Ian Cheng Read more

25 Apr, 2018

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Wenny Miao on Urban Sensing

Wenny Miao, recipient of a BCNM undergraduate research fellowship, was selected to work with Noura Howell on her project about urban sensing.  Read more

25 Apr, 2018

Research Insights: Algorithmic Ethnography with Ritwik Banerji

Ritwik Banerji, Ph.D. candidate in Ethnomusicology, discusses new developments in his research about human sociality in relation to AI. Read more

25 Apr, 2018

Trevor Paglen Art Acquired by Baltimore Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art, after selling seven of its pieces, purchased work created by BCNM alum Trevor Paglen. Read more

25 Apr, 2018

New Selfie Poetry about Maternity & Software from Alex Saum-Pascual

Alex Saum-Pascual recently released a new electronic literature selfie poem about maternity and software. Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Announcing our 2018-2019 Faculty Seed Grant Recipients Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Alum Tiffany Ng on Building Digital Research and Making at UM

Tiffany Ng was one of many lightning talk presenters at the University of Michigan's one-day conference for digital studies.  Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Greg Niemeyer Exhibiting in Joy Forum

BCNM faculty Greg Niemeyer will be participating in the "Hyperobjects" exhbition taking place in the Joy Forum & Rom 61 from April 26-30. Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Grace Gipson on Black Comics Chat

Grace Gipson, along with her BlackComicsChat co-hosts, interviewed comic artist Whit Taylor about her life and work.  Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Andrea Horbinski at PCA/ACA 2018

Andrea Hobinski is a writer, reseracher, historian, and a BCNM alumni that has recently presented a part of her dissertation research at PCA/ACA 2018. Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Rita Lucarelli Receives CITRIS Seed Grant

Rita Lucarelli's project on Egyptian landscapes will be funded by the CITRIS seed grant program. Read more

19 Apr, 2018

Roxane Gay to Launch the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium 2018-2019 Season

We are excited to announce that author and cultural critic Roxane Gay will be launching the 2018-2019 season of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium.  Read more

19 Apr, 2018

Revisited: The Past is Present Workshop

Ilmar Hurkxkens and Mohammad Keshavarzi taught participants how to build a Virtual Reality environment from 3D point scan data of the historic Woo Hon Fai Hall. Read more

19 Apr, 2018

Revisited: The Past is Present Exhibition

Asma Kazmi curated a fantastic virtual reality exhibition we were thrilled to preview as part of the Past is Present.  Read more

19 Apr, 2018

Revisited: The Past is Present Symposium Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Revisited: EV’RY BODY, THIS TIME Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Announcing 2018 Summer Research Awards

Congratulations to this year's Summer Research Award recipients! We are excited to support the amazing work these students will be completing over the summer.  Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Nicholas de Monchaux & Neyran Turan Receive Graham Foundation Award

Selected from more than 600 proposals, Nicholas de Monchaux and Neyran Turan were two of 74 recipients of a Graham Foundation grant.  Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Nicholas de Monchaux's Studio One Course on Radical Futures in Landscape Architecture Magazine

Nicholas de Monchaux's Studio ONE master's program, which begins next school year, was featured in the Landscape Architecture Magazine.  Read more

18 Apr, 2018

BCNM at ASA 2018

BCNM is attending the 113th ASA Annual Meeting that will take place August 11-14, 2018 in Philadelphia. Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen in SF Weekly

Trevor Paglen, UC Berkeley Geography PhD and 2017 MacArthur “genius” fellow, was featured in SF Weekly for his "Satellite of Love." Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Richard Koci Hernandez Named Bloomberg Chair

Richard Koci Hernandez, an award-winning innovator in journalism and multimedia, has been named the Bloomberg Chair at the Graduate School of Journalism. Read more

16 Apr, 2018

New Ken Goldberg Dex-Net Video Online

A video of Ken Goldberg's Dex-Net 4.0 is now online, featured in publications such as the MIT Technology Review and Mashable. Read more

16 Apr, 2018

KC Forcier at SCMS 2018

As one of the recipients of the Spring 2018 BCNM Confrence Grant, KC Forcier received funding to attend and present her research findings at the Society for Film and Media Studies Annual Conference.  Read more

16 Apr, 2018

Cesar Torres Demo Arrangement Chair for Tei 2019

Cesar Torres, BCNM DE, was named demo arrangement co-chair for TEI 2019. Read more

13 Apr, 2018

Livestream for Abolition Feminisms with Angela Davis Now Available

Bookmark the livestream page for this coming Monday's "Abolition Feminisms" with Angela Davis, a 2017-2018 Regents Lecture, hosted as part of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium. Read more

11 Apr, 2018

ATC Revisited: Irena Haiduk

Graduate ATC Liaison, KC Forcier, revisits Irena Haiduk's ATC Lecture that took place last month.  Read more

11 Apr, 2018

Jen Schradie Keynote Speaker at Media Sociology Preconference

BCNM alum Jen Schradie will be the keynote speaker for the 2018 Media Sociology Preconference taking place in August. Read more

11 Apr, 2018

Christo Sims Published in the Journal of Cultural Anthropology

Christo Sims' work titled "Idealism" discusses the intersection between design, ethnography, and anthropology. It was recently published in the Journal of Cultural Anthropology. Read more

11 Apr, 2018

Ken Goldberg at Em Tech Digital 2018

Ken Goldberg delivered a presentation at this year's EmTech Digital at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. Read more

11 Apr, 2018

Trevor Paglen Featured in SSENSE

Charlie Robin Jones from SSENSE interviewed Trevor Paglen and published their conversation with the title "The Artist Trevor Paglen, The Surveillance State, and Your Life." Read more

10 Apr, 2018

Jill Miller Gives Art Practice Lecture

BCNM faculty Jill Miller was invited to present an artist talk as part of the Art Practice 2018 Noon Lecture Series. Read more

09 Apr, 2018

Greg Niemeyer Creates Ice Core Walk Project for Earth Day

The Ice Core Walk Project is self-guided audio tour where people can explore 800,000 years of climate history while remaining active. Read more

09 Apr, 2018

Announcing our Spring 2018 Designated Emphasis & Certificate Cohort

We are proud to welcome an amazing set of graduates from across campus to the Berkeley Center for New Media. Read more

09 Apr, 2018

The BCNM Guide to CHI 2018

Overwhelmed by the amazing panels at CHI 2018? Make your CHI experience a BCNM one with our guide to where our students, faculty, and alumni will be presenting! Read more

09 Apr, 2018

Welcome to BCNM Spring 2018 Visiting Scholar Michael Stevenson

A warm welcome to visiting scholar Michael Stevenson, web historian and Associate Professor of New Media & Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam! Read more

09 Apr, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger at the Data Science Institute at Manchester

Stuart Geiger spoke at the University of Manchester's Data Science Institute on The Human Contexts of Data: Infrastructures, Institutions, and Interpretations. Read more

09 Apr, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen in MoMA

Paglen's work titled It Began as a Military Experiment (2017) is being displayed in New York's MoMA. Read more

06 Apr, 2018

A Note on Our Angela Davis Conversation April 16th

As of very shortly after 10:00 AM this morning, this talk and the waitlist were sold out. Read more

20 Mar, 2018

Alum Paglen's Exhibit for Altman Siegel in SFAQ

Trevor Paglen's solo show for Altman Siegel was featured in San Francisco Art Quarterly.  Read more

20 Mar, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Builds Cryptographic Puzzle in Flag for Creative Time

Check out Alum Trevor Paglen's "Weeping Angel" on display for Creative Time's Pledges of Allegiance and see if you can solve the cryptographic puzzle! Read more

20 Mar, 2018

HairIO by Hybrid Ecologies in the Press

BCNM Designated Emphasis Students Molly Nicholas and Christine Dierk, aided by BCNM faculty Eric Paulos, project HäirIÖ was featured heavily in the media! Read more

20 Mar, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Driverless Cars

Ken Goldberg was quoted in NY Times article on Driverless Cars. Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Revisited: Work in the Intersections: A Black Feminist Disability Framework

Dr. Moya Bailey, known for her coining of the term "misogynoir", visited Wheeler Hall at UC Berkeley on Monday, Mar 5 to dicuss her article that was co-authored with Izetta Mobley. Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Announcing the Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant Recipients! Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Ken Goldberg at Beyond the Uncanny Valley

Ken Goldberg gave a lounge lecture, "Beyond the Uncanny Valley of Dolls," at the Hearst Museum. Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Ken Goldberg at CITRIS Silicon Valley

Ken Goldberg will be attending the CITRIS Silicon Valley Forum, a new monthly series from CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, on April 5. Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger on Computational Ethnography at University of Copenhagen

Stuart Geiger gave a public talk at the IT University of Copenhagen about the ethnography of computation.  Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Trevor Paglen Named Artistic Fellow at AI Now Institute

Trevor Paglen was named an artist fellow at AI Now Institute, tasked with supporting the institute's research in examining the social implications of artificial intelligence. Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Juliana Friend at the 2018 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Cultural Anthropology

Juliana Friend, BCNM graduate student, attended the 2018 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Revisited: Amateurism Across the Arts

Amateurism Across the Arts, a symposium co-sponsored by BCNM, drew a crowd of 70 community members who explore DIY artistic production. Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Announcing BCNM's 2018 Outstanding GSI

A Berkeley Center for New Media GSI has received an the "Outstanding GSI Award" from the GSI Teaching and Resource Center. Read more

16 Mar, 2018

HTNM Revisited: "Software Arts" with Warren Sacks

Recap of the Software Arts, the last HTNM lecture of the year!  Read more

16 Mar, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Open Source Stewart Platform

We've collected Ken Goldberg and AutoLab's video and papers on their open-source Stewart platform design into one post. Read more

14 Mar, 2018

HTNM Warren Sack Video Now Online Read more

13 Mar, 2018

Revisited: “Brotherhood is Powerful" with Tan Hoang Nguyen

Tan Hoang Nguyen interrogated the art and film of Norman Yonemoto drawing out the unique socio-political elements that pervade Yonemoto's work.  Read more

13 Mar, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Exhibited in Frankfurter Kunstverein

Trevor Paglen's work featured at exhibit at Frankfurter Kunstverein.  Read more

13 Mar, 2018

Goldberg at Industry of Things World USA 2018

Ken Goldberg gave the opening keynote at IoT World USA Conference! Read more

13 Mar, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger at UH Open Sciences Symposium

Alum Stuart Geiger delivered the keynote lecture at the UH Open Sciences Symposium. Read more

12 Mar, 2018

HTNM Conference Videos Now Online Read more

12 Mar, 2018

Scott Rettberg Video Now Online

If you were unable to attend Professor Scott Rettberg's discussion about electronic literature last November, a video of his talk is now available for public viewing. Read more

07 Mar, 2018

Revisited: Art + Feminism, Race, & Justice Editathon

On March 6, the UC Berkeley Library, in partnership with American Cultures, Art History/Classics Library, the Berkeley Center for New Media, DH at Berkeley, the D-Lab, and the Wiki Education Foundation hosted a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to improve the coverage of cis and transgender women, feminism, race, justice, and the arts. Read more

06 Mar, 2018

Photographs from Koci Hernandez Featured in Two New Books

Multimedia and Journalism Prof. Koci-Hernandez' photographs are featured in 100 Great Street Photographs and Mobile Street Photography. Read more

06 Mar, 2018

Alum Schradie Published in Social Media & Society

Alum Jen Schradie published an article on the North Carolina Moral Monday protests in Social Media & Society Read more

06 Mar, 2018

Goldberg and da Vinci Robot in Wired

Ken Goldberg and the da Vinci robot's surgical potential was featured in Wired. Read more

06 Mar, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at the Cleveland Museum

Alum Trevor Paglen to speak at Cleveland Museum of Art Read more

05 Mar, 2018

Ken Goldberg at TechCrunch Robotics May 11

Ken Goldberg will be a speaker in the lineup for TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics 2018 this coming May.

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02 Mar, 2018

Jacob Gaboury at A+D Wednesdays

The BAMPFA will be hosting a talk with Jacob Gaboury, as part of their Berkeley Art + Design programming.  Read more

02 Mar, 2018

Rue and Koci Hernandez on AR in the California Magazine

Professors Jeremy Rue and Richard Koci Hernandez were featured in an article in California Magazine on augmented reality. Read more

02 Mar, 2018

Video: Ogle on Social Justice and Free Speech in Mythicist Miwaukee

Lyndsey Ogle and her work were featured on an episode of 'Mythicist Miwaukee' Read more

02 Mar, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger on Computational Ethnography at the University of Maryland

Geiger spoke on Computational Ethnography as part of U of M iSchool's speaker series.  Read more

02 Mar, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski at Beyond Academia Conference

Horbinski spoke at the Beyond Academia Conference as part of the Media and Communication panel. Read more

26 Feb, 2018

Eric Paulos Smashing Computer in Critical Making goes Viral on the Daily Mail and Boing Boing Read more

26 Feb, 2018

Hack the Bells How-To Now Online

A free, online guide to organizing a carillon remix contest based off the Berkeley Center for New Media's "Hack the Bells" competition is now available. Read more

26 Feb, 2018

ATC Paolo Cirio Video Now Online Read more

26 Feb, 2018

Jacob Gaboury a 2018 Media Archaeology Lab Resident

BCNM faculty Jacob Gaboury was selected as one of 10 fellows for the 2018 Media Archaeology Lab's residency program.  Read more

23 Feb, 2018

David Bates Presents Annual Straker Lecture at UBC

Prof. David Bates is presenting "Thinking outside the body: on the technical evolution of intelligence” for the STS Program’s Annual Straker lecture. The lecture will occur on Tuesday, March 6th at 5 PM in Swing 122. Read more

21 Feb, 2018

Common Conversations Revisited: Ines Weizman

Architecture professor Ines Weizman spoke at length about the life and legacy of Adolf Loos, delving into the work he left behind and how debates over ownership persist to this day. Read more

20 Feb, 2018

Announcing the Lyman 2018 Fellowship Recipients Read more

20 Feb, 2018

ATC Revisited: Nicholas Negroponte Read more

20 Feb, 2018

Ken Goldberg Included in Oxford's AI in a Week

Goldberg is included in the content on 'AI in a Week,' a crash-course on AI launched by Oxford Insights Read more

12 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at Webstock

Trevor Paglen will be speaking at this year's Webstock conference in New Zealand. Read more

12 Feb, 2018

Grace Gipson Quoted in The San Francisco Chronicle

Grace Gipson was quoted in "Momentum builds for 'Black Panther'" in The San Francisco Chronicle.  Read more

09 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen on e-Flux

Read Trevor Paglen's article on Fedorov's Geographies of Time on e-Flux Read more

09 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Profiled in The Economist

Alum Trevor Paglen and his art has been featured in The Economist Read more

09 Feb, 2018

ATC Revisited: Kris Paulsen Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Robot Renaissance in Wired

Goldberg was quoted in "Your Online Shopping Habit is Fueling a Robotics Renaissance" in Wired. Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Ken Goldberg and Dex-Net in Technology Review

Ken Goldberg and Dex-Net 2.0 was featured in Technology Review's round up of 2017 robots. Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Malika Imhotep and 'The Bank of Hysteria' Featured on The Root

Malika's NWMEDIA 190/290 project 'The Bank of Hysteria' was featured on The Root. Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Keynote at Ways of Knowing Conference

Alum Trevor Paglen and Wendy Hui Kyong Chun were Keynote Speakers at Ways of Knowing Cities Conference by the Center for Spatial Research at Columbia.

 

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06 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at ARCOMadrid 2018

Paglen is one of the featured artists at ARCOmadrid 2018, a contemporary art gallery series. Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Disco Ball Launched from New Zealand

Trevor Paglen launches 'Disco Ball' into space from New Zealand! Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Ken Goldberg and the Multiplicity in RIA Robotics Online

Ken Goldberg featured on article on the multiplicity in Robotics Industries Association: Robotics Online. Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Exhibited at the ICA Boston

Trevor Paglen's work is being exhibited in Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston Read more

05 Feb, 2018

HTNM Natasha Schüll Video Now Online

Missed out on Natasha Schüll's talk about self-tracking devices? The video of her lecture is now live. Read more

05 Feb, 2018

Spaces of Free Speech Panel Video from Reply All Now Online

Watch the Reply All conference speakers discuss how various spaces, physical and digital, demand different responses and protections for free speech. The video is now available for public viewing on Youtube.  Read more

05 Feb, 2018

All Videos from Reply All Now Online

Couldn't make it out to the all-day symposium, Reply All: Free Speech in the Age of Social Media, last semester? All the panels, addresses and remarks have now been uploaded onto Youtube.  Read more

04 Feb, 2018

Humanizando la Deportación/Humanizing Deportation Video Now Online

If you couldn't make it out to the Humanizing Deportation conference back in December, there is now a video of the talk available on Youtube for public consumption. Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Malika Imhotep at NWSA 2017

As one of the recipients of the Spring 2017 BCNM Conference Grant, Malika Imhotep received funding to attend and present her research findings at the 2017 National Women's Studies Association Conference. Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at mono.klub

Alum Trevor Paglen spoke KW Institute for Contemporary Art, in conversation with Krist Gruijthuijsen, for mono.klub, the analog to mono.kultur magazine.  Read more

02 Feb, 2018

2017 Conference on Robotic Learning CoChaired by Ken Goldberg Now Online

Video from the conference, co-organized by Ken Goldberg, are now online Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Alum Jen Schradie at UCB

BCNM Alum Jen Schradie gave a talk, "The Digital Activism Gap: Social Media, Social Movements and Social Class," at Cal! Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Multiplicity in Wired

Goldberg was featured in "Forget the Robot Singularity Apocalypse. Let's Talk about the Multiplicity" in Wired, on the rise of robot-human multiplicity. Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Laurent El-Ghaoui at the Spring 2018 IEOR Speaker Series

Laurent El-Ghaoui's lecture 'Lifted neural nets' was the first seminar event of the Spring 2018 IEOR series. Read more

31 Jan, 2018

Hybrid Ecologies Lab Seeking Undergraduate Assistants

Are you a UC Berkeley student interested in participating in Human-Computer Interaction research? Join the Hybrid Ecologies Lab! Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Bonnie Ruberg Receives Inclusiveness Excellence Spirit Award at UCI

BCNM Alum Bonnie Ruberg received the Inclusive Excellence Spirit Award at UCI for work diversifying esports. Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Ken Goldberg at the Culture of the Future in Moscow

Ken Goldberg participated in arts 'laboratory' at NCCA, Moscow Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger at All Things in Moderation Conference

Stuart Geiger presented on Wikipedia algorithms at UCLA's All Things in Moderation Conference Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen on "Into the Impossible" Podcast

Paglen discusses his Orbital Reflector during "Speculative CubeSats" on the Center for Human Imagination's podcast.
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30 Jan, 2018

David Bates at ENMI

David Bates presented "Un réseau peut-il être intelligent? [Can a network be intelligent?]" at Les Entretiens du Nouveau Monde Industriel 2017. Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Andrea Horbinski at AHA

Alum Andrea Horbinski presented at the American Historical Association's 132nd Annual Meeting. Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Alum Jen Schradie Publishes on the Digital Activism Gap

Schradie published "The Digital Activism Gap" in Social Problems Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen on Artsy

Paglen's work was featured in "The Future of Art," a short film series on ArtsyRead more

25 Jan, 2018

Announcing the 2018 Eugene Jarvis Innovation Scholarship Recipients

The generous Eugene Jarvis Design Innovation scholarship was awarded to two of New Media's most outstanding students. Read more

25 Jan, 2018

BCNM Now Accepting Applications for 2018-2019 Faculty Seed Grants Read more

25 Jan, 2018

Introducing our Spring 2018 Research Assistants

Each year, the BCNM selects four graduate student projects that we believe will both interest and prove engaging to undergraduates. Undergraduates apply to be a research fellow and once selected, they have the opportunity to work on high-level research in concert with our graduates, who mentor them on research methods. Read more

25 Jan, 2018

Abigail De Kosnik & Alpha 60 in the California Magazine

Abigail De Kosnik discusses Game of Thrones and shares her pro-piracy argument with the data she has collected through her project titled "alpha60". Read more

24 Jan, 2018

Goldberg Demystifying the Science in WALL-E

Prof. Ken Goldberg will demystify the science in WALL-E on Feb. 10th with JCCCSF. Read more

24 Jan, 2018

Announcing our Spring 2018 Symposium — The Past is Present: Virtuality, Archaeology, and the Future of History Read more

23 Jan, 2018

Congratulations to our Spring 2018 Graduating Undergraduates!

Congratulations to Shangjun (Jenny) Jiang and Allison Nguyen our Spring 2018 Graduating Undergraduates! Read more

23 Jan, 2018

Michael Rock Video Now Online

 

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23 Jan, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at WEF meeting

BCNM Alumnus Trevor Paglen was selected to attend the 48th Annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.  Read more

23 Jan, 2018

Alum Ng Bringing Diversity to the Carillon at Michigan

Alum Tiffany Ng featured in "The invisible musician: carillonists at Michigan," by Sam Lu in The Michigan Daily.  Read more

23 Jan, 2018

Alum Kris Fallon on Docalogue December

Kris Fallon's film "Networks, Connection and Information" was featured on Docalogue! Read more

22 Jan, 2018

Spring 2018 Applications Now Open for the Graduate Designated Emphasis & Certificate Program

Graduate students are now invited to apply for Spring 2018 admission into the BCNM program. Read more

17 Jan, 2018

Kris Paulsen Receives Anne Friedberg Award for Innovative Scholarship

Alum Kris Paulsen has received the prestigious Anne Friedberg Award for Innovative Scholarship from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Read more

11 Jan, 2018

Ken Goldberg at IF GeekPark

Ken Goldberg will be asking "Are Collaborative Cloud Robotics a Threat...or an Opportunity?" at IF GeekPark in Beijing on January 20, 2018. Read more

11 Jan, 2018

SRL Featuring Robots by Eric Paulos at Marlborough Contemporary and in the News Read more

25 Dec, 2017

Alum Erin Johnson at the Power Plant Gallery

Alum Erin Johnson is exhibiting The Way Things Can Happen at the Power Pant Gallery in Durham, NC. Read more

06 Dec, 2017

NWMEDIA C262 Showcase Read more

06 Dec, 2017

NWMEDIA 190/290 Critical Practices Showcase Read more

05 Dec, 2017

Rogue Archives Reviewed in Leonardo Reviews

BCNM ExComm member Abigail De Kosnik's book, Rogue Archives, was reviewed by Leondardo Reviews. Read more

05 Dec, 2017

Alum Leslie Dreyer ACES Artist in Residence

"A ‘Sanctuary City’ but who gets to live here?"
with Leslie Dreyer ACES Artist in Residence and BCNM Alum Read more

05 Dec, 2017

Ken Goldberg Quoted on Kuri and Home Robotics in Wired

BCNM's Ken Goldberg was quoted in Wired on robotic help in the home.  Read more

05 Dec, 2017

Trevor Paglen and Art in the Age of Mass Surveillance in The Guardian

BCNM alum and artist Trevor Paglen and his art were featured on an article on art in the age of mass surveillance in The Guardian.  Read more

05 Dec, 2017

Ken Goldberg on The Next Billion Seconds

Ken Goldberg was featured on the podcast, The Next Ten Billion Seconds. Read more

04 Dec, 2017

Revisited: NWMEDIA 201 Performance Night Read more

03 Dec, 2017

Lashon Daley at the National Women's Studies Association Conference 2017

As one of the recipients of the Spring 2017 BCNM Conference Grant, Lashon Daley received funding to attend and present her research findings at the 2017 National Women's Studies Association Conference. Read more

03 Dec, 2017

BCNM Seed Grant Funded New Cadavre Exquis by Neyran Turan Receives Award

Neyran Turan, recipient of a BCNM seed grant, received an honorable mention from the 2017 Architect's Newspaper Best of Design Awards.  Read more

28 Nov, 2017

ATC Frank Foer Video Now Online

Couldn't make it out to the Arts Technology Culture colloquium with Frank Foer and Nicholas Thompson back in September? The video of their dialogue about big tech is now online! Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2018 Conference Grants

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28 Nov, 2017

Robert Reich Video from Reply All Now Online

Watch former US Secretary of Labor and UC Berkeley professor Robert Reich give the keynote address for the Reply All symposium. The video is now available to the public via YouTube.  Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Grace Gipson on Gwendolyn Brooks in Black Perspectives

Grace Gipson penned a biography about Black poet laureate and committed activist Gwendolyn Brooks, celebrating the life and work she left behind. Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Trevor Paglen's Reaper Drone at the Wichita Art Museum

BCNM alum Trevor Paglen's art piece, "Reaper Drone," was featured at the Wichita Art Museum's exhbition about surveillance and photography.  Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg in A Berkeley View of Systems Challenges for AI

Ken Goldberg collaborated with 16 other Berkeley researchers in composing a paper on their perspectives of systems challenges for AI. Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Harry Burson at Sounding Out Space

Harry Burson, a Fall 2017 BCNM Conference Grant Recipient, attended the Sounding Out the Space international conference earlier this month in Dublin, Ireland. Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Welcome to our 2017 Undergraduate Cohort

From sports and cultural data analytics to art and technology performances, from design to the philosophies around technology, these students are excited to dive into New Media on campus.  Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Trevor Paglen's Orbital Reflector in the News

The news reports on Trevor Paglen, BCNM alum and 2017 MacArthur Fellow, and his plans to launch an artistic satellite into space by 2018. Read more

21 Nov, 2017

The Spaces of Free Speech Video from Reply All Now Online

The Spaces of Free Speech Panel panel during the Reply All symposium is now available for public viewing.  Read more

20 Nov, 2017

Welcome to Our Fall 2017 Graduate Cohort Read more

17 Nov, 2017

Architectural Digest Profiles Alum Trevor Paglen

After winning the 2018 MacArthur Genius Grant, BCNM alum Trevor Paglen sits down to speak with the Architectural Digest. Read more

17 Nov, 2017

Shannon Jackson at PARSE Conference 2017

Shannon Jackson participated in the "Vocabularies of Exclusion" strand at the PARSE Conference 2017 this week. Read more

17 Nov, 2017

Alum Bonnie Ruberg's Queer Games Studies Reviewed in First Person Scholar

Queer Game Studies, edited by BCNM alum Bonnie Ruberg (with Adrienne Shaw), has been reviewed in First Person Scholar. Read more

14 Nov, 2017

Niemeyer Receives Hewlett 50 Arts Commission Grant

Greg Niemeyer and collaborators DJ Spooky and the Internet Archive receive prestigious Hewlett 50 Arts Commission grant for data sonified hip-hop opera! Read more

14 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg at the NRI PI Meeting

Ken Goldberg to present "Scalable Collaborative Human-Robot Learning" at the National Robotics Initiative PI meeting. 

 

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14 Nov, 2017

Tiffany Ng Appointed Affiliate Faculty in Digital Studies at University of Michigan

BCNM alum Tiffany Ng has added affiliate faculty in Digital Studies to her profile. Read more

13 Nov, 2017

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado Part of "Boricuas in Berkeley" Aiding Puerto Rico

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado, a BCNM graduate student, joins Boricuas in Berkeley to aid Puerto Rico. Read more

13 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg at the Bay Area Robotics Symposium 2017

Ken Goldberg will speak at the Bay Area Robotics Symposium 2017 on Friday, November 17. Read more

13 Nov, 2017

Revisited: HTNM Conference — Between the Digital and the Political

Revisit the “Between Digital and the Political: New Ecologies of the Mind” symposium, which featured speakers including Professor David Bates, Dr. Yuk Hui, Luciana Parisi, and Warren Sack. Read more

13 Nov, 2017

Alum Jen Schradie on Hashtag Solidarity and the Paris Attacks

BCNM alum Jen Schradie reflects upon the lack of a unifying hashtag for the Paris Attacks on November 13, 2015 and its ramifications. Read more

13 Nov, 2017

Alum Bonnie Ruberg's Queer Games Studies Reviewed in Creative Applications

Queer Game Studies, edited by BCNM alum Bonnie Ruberg (with Adrienne Shaw), has been reviewed in Creative Applications. Read more

13 Nov, 2017

ATC Revisited: Michael Rock

We revisit Michael Rock's talk as part of the Art, Technology, and Culture speaker series. Read more

11 Nov, 2017

BCNM at ASA 2017

Abigail De Kosnik and alum Reginold Royston presented at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting 2017. Read more

09 Nov, 2017

Summer Fellowships Now Available

Applications for Summer 2018 are now available! BCNM is awarding several fellowships of $1,000 and $500 to be used towards your summer research. Read more

08 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg on CBS Local on AI and the Workforce

Ken Goldberg is quoted by CBS Local in discussing the impact of artificial intelligence on the workforce. Read more

08 Nov, 2017

Ed Campion on the University Carillon

Ed Campion, Department of Music chair, comments on the university Carillon and the Music Department's support. Read more

08 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg on RoBhat Labs in Daily Cal

Ken Goldberg is quoted in a Daily Cal article about RoBhat Labs and their latest Google Chrome extension release, Botcheck.me. Read more

07 Nov, 2017

Alum Trevor Paglen in Conversation with Hito Steyerl in Porto

Trevor Paglen and Hito Steyerl participated in a Forum of the Future discussion. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg and Team Published on BAIR

Ken Goldberg and team published on BAIR about DART: Noise Injection for Robust Imitation Learning. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Berkeley's DeepDrive Releases 36,000 Nexar Research Videos

Berkeley DeepDrive (BDD) and Nexar announce the release of videos and images for further research. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Bonnie Ruberg Published in Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds

Alum Bonnie Ruberg has been published in the June 2017 issue of Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Alum Trevor Paglen Visiting Faculty at The New Normal

BCNM alum Trevor Paglen is named visiting faculty at The New Normal, a post-graduate program in Moscow, Russia. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Conference Grants: Yairamaren Roman Maldonado in Davis

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado reflects on her experience at the Imagining America conference, which was funded by a BCNM Fall Student Grant. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

5 Questions with Ken Goldberg

Ken Goldberg sits down with the UCB Student Affairs to answer prospective students' questions. Read more

03 Nov, 2017

Conference Grants: Will Payne at the Future of Food in St. Louis

Will Payne reflects on his experience at the Future of Food Studies conference, which was funded by a BCNM Fall Student Grant. Read more

02 Nov, 2017

Update: Surgical Robotics with Ken Goldberg

BAIR has published an article of updates to Ken Goldberg's project in Surgical Robotics. Read more

02 Nov, 2017

Michelle Carney and other MIMS Students Win AR Hackathon!

Michelle Carney, Michelle Chen, Connor Hunihan, Daphne Jong and Ching-yi Lin won CitizenAR hackathon with an application for the Tenderloin community to interact and connect through an AR game design. Read more

02 Nov, 2017

Alum Jen Schradie Published in Media and Class, Edited by June Deery

Jen Schradie received her PhD from Berkeley and recently published Media and Class: TV, Film, and Digital Culture, which can be bought on Amazon. Read more

02 Nov, 2017

Alum Jen Schradie Weighs in on #MeToo on CNN

BCNM alum Jen Schradie spoke with CNN about the #MeToo movement, discussing effective mobilization and action through a digital medium. Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Review of Alum Edited Queer Games Studies in CSMC

BCNM alum Bonnie Ruberg's book, Queer Game Studies, was reviewed in the Critical Studies in Media Communication journal.  Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Alum Andrea Horbinski at Sirens 2017 Conference

Andrea Horbinski will be participating in two program items for the Sirens 2017 Conference in Colorado. Read more

31 Oct, 2017

ATC Revisited: Paolo Cirio, "Socially Engaged Internet-Art"

Revisiting Paolo Cirio's ATC speaker event about activism and social commentary through art. Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Eric Paulos & Ken Goldberg Exhibiting at The Luggage Store

Paulos and Goldberg are two of the many participating artists that will be featured at the "Illegal" exhibition special event at the Luggage Store Gallery. Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Sonia Katyal Published in the California Law Review on Technoheritage

BCNM ExComm member Sonia Katyal discusses the dynamic between technology and culture in her article, "Technoheritage," which was published in the California Law Review.  Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Experts on Building Faster, More Secure AI Systems

Ken Goldberg, member of RISElab and Chair of IEOR, comments on possible methods to control the AI challenges that are appearing. Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Abigail De Kosnik's Rogue Archives Reviewed on A&M

BCNM ExComm member Abigail De Kosnik's book, Rogue Archives, was reviewed in Archives & Manuscripts!  Read more

31 Oct, 2017

New Keyword Anthology for Art Across Disciplines Co-Edited by Shannon Jackson

Shannon Jackson, BCNM ExComm member, is co-editing a keywords anthology intended to generate understanding across artistic disciplines.  Read more

31 Oct, 2017

Alum Bonnie Ruberg at Gaming Representation Symposium at Smith College

Bonnie Ruberg, BCNM alum, was a panelist at the Gaming Representation Symposium at Smith College to talk about her contributions to a new book.  Read more

30 Oct, 2017

Lyman Fellowship Applications Now Open

We are now accepting applications from current UC Berkeley PhD students. Applications are due February 1, 2018. Read more

27 Oct, 2017

Reply All in the News

The news reports on Reply All, a campus-wide symposium by the Berkeley Center of New Media, The Berkeley Graduate, the Graduate Assembly, and BridgeUSA on the 53rd anniversary of Berkeley's Free Speech Movement. Read more

27 Oct, 2017

Alex Saum-Pascual on Teaching Electronic Literature

Alex Saum-Pascual writes about her Digital Humanities course on e-literature, which she developed as a DH Fellow. Read more

27 Oct, 2017

Eric Paulos and Unmaking

Eric Paulos (EECS, Jacobs Design Innovation) developed a design tool to allow artists and designers to plan for their creation's destruction and failure as part of our Faculty Seed Grant program. Read more

27 Oct, 2017

Alum Kate Mattingly Reviews Radical Bodies in The Dancer's Group

Alum Kate Mattingly reviews Radical Bodies: Anna Halprin, Simone Forti, and Yvonne Rainer in California and New York, 1955 to 1972. Read more

27 Oct, 2017

Koci Hernandez on Photography Radio

Richard Koci Hernandez discusses black & white iPhone photography on an episode of Photography Radio. Read more

26 Oct, 2017

CFP Games Studies Guest Edited by Alum Bonnie Ruberg & Amanda Philips

Alum Bonnie Ruberg and Amanda Philips are guest editors for a special issue in Game Studies, the international journal of computer game research.   Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Announcing the Fall 2017 BCNM Conference Grant Recipients! Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Jen Schradie on #MeToo in the Daily Beast

Jen Schradie, BCNM alum and sociologist with the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, discussed "hashtag activism" and the possibility of #MeToo becoming a part of a larger movement.  Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg at Collaborative Robots and Advance Vision Conference

Ken Goldberg speaks on the new wave in robot grasping at the Collaborative Robots and Advanced Vision Conference November 16th, 2017. Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Lashon Daley at Litquake 2017

Lashon Daley is a PhD scholar in performance studies at the University of California, Berkeley and spoke at  Litquake 2017 in San Francisco. Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Alex Saum and Scott Rettberg Awarded Peder Sather Grant

Alex Saum-Pascual from UC Berkeley and Scott Rettberg from the University of Bergen received a Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study grant. Read more

23 Oct, 2017

Recommended Spring 2018 New Media Courses Now Online

Check out our recommended Cal New Media courses being offered Spring 2018! Read more

23 Oct, 2017

From Berkeley to Spain: A Summer of Digital Art History

Greg Niemeyer, Berkeley Center of New Media Director, and Justin Underhill speak about their experiences at the Digital Art History Summer School 2017 in Malaga, Spain. Read more

23 Oct, 2017

Alum Stuart Geiger Published in ACM Proceedings

Stuart Geiger on the role of algorithmic systems in Wikipedian organizational culture in ACM Proceedings. Read more

22 Oct, 2017

Revisited: Frank Foer, "World Without Mind"

Revisiting Frank Foer's ATC speaker event about his new book, World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech. Read more

19 Oct, 2017

TF Tierney Video on Intelligent Infrastructures Now Online

TF Tierney's book talk about intelligent infrastructure is now available for public viewing.  Read more

19 Oct, 2017

Alum Reginold Royston Interviewed on Digital Humanities Research and Pedagogies

Reginold Royston is a media and cultural studies scholar who has recelty been interviewed on his work with digital humanities. Read more

19 Oct, 2017

Alums Bonnie Ruberg and Chris Goetz in Camera Obscura

Bonnie Ruberg and Chris Goetz, co-organizers and founders of the Queerness and Games Conference, collaborated on a published piece titled "In Practice: Queerness and Games." Read more

19 Oct, 2017

Alum Stuart Geiger Published in Big Data & Society

Stuart Geiger on the role of algorithmic systems in Wikipedian organizational culture in Big Data & Society. Read more

18 Oct, 2017

Grace Gipson on Afrofuturism and Comic Books in Black Perspectives

Grace Gipson writes about the role of Black Women in the superhero comic book universe in works such as Misty Knight and Moon Girl. Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Welcome Tom McEnaney

Please welcome our new Executive Committee member Tom McEnaney! McEnaney works at the intersections of the history of media and technology, Argentine, Cuban, and U.S. literature, sound studies, and computational (digital) humanities.  Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg at TedX Oakland

Ken Goldberg will present at the TedX Oakland 2017 conference on Sunday October 22nd! Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Greg Niemeyer in Open Codes Exhibition at ZKM

Greg Niemeyer's work is being exhibited at ZKM in their Open Codes exhibit from October 20th 2017 to August 8th 2018. Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Ron Rael at Berkeley's Uncharted Festival

Ron Rael will be presenting "Borderwall as architecture" at Uncharted at 11:30 on the 27th! Read more

17 Oct, 2017

New York Times on BCNM Alum Trevor Paglen's Space Art

The New York Times features alum Trevor Paglen and his futuristic art.  Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux Quoted in The Guardian on the Hyperloop

Nicholas de Monchaux, an associate professor of architecture and urban design at the University of California, Berkeley, commented on Elon Musk's dream for an underground highway in Los Angeles. Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Alum Bonnie Ruberg at IndieCade

At the beginning of October, alum Bonnie Ruberg attended IndieCade in Downtown Los Angeles to speak about the relationship between games and politics. Read more

16 Oct, 2017

HTNM Revisited: Natasha Schüll

From the NYU professor's talk, "Datasense," in which she discussed from her forthcoming book, "Keeping Track: Sensor Tehnology, Self-Regulation, and the Data-Driven Life." Presented in partnership with the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society. Read more

14 Oct, 2017

Summer Research Dispatch: Maija Hynninen & Sounding Sculpture

Read about Maija Hynninen's BCNM-funded research as she builds and improves the sound diffusion system for 'Sounding Sculpture.' Read more

12 Oct, 2017

Alum Stuart Geiger at the Society for Social Studies of Science in Boston

Stuart Geiger gave a presentation in regarding autoethnographic methods for studying data-driven knowledge production in Boston, Massachusetts. Read more

12 Oct, 2017

Alum Andrea Horbinski at Mechademia 2017

Andrea Horbinski, BCNM alum, talked about manga as a science fiction medium at the Mechademia conference in late September. Read more

12 Oct, 2017

Alum Trevor Paglen Named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow Read more

10 Oct, 2017

Alum Stuart Geiger at the Bay Area Science Festival

BCNM alum Stuart Geiger will be giving a talk about machine learning and artificial intelligence at the Bay Area Science Festival in early November.  Read more

10 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg on Robot Multiplicity

BCNM faculty member Ken Goldberg was a special guest on the podcast, "Expanding Minds," where he talked about robot multiplicity and various other topics. Read more

10 Oct, 2017

Alum Stuart Geiger at JupyterCon

BCNM alum Stuart Geiger presented at JupyterCon this past August, offering a deeper understanding on how to use Jupyter in diverse ways and insights on the changing rituals around computation.  Read more

10 Oct, 2017

Alum Christo Sims on Disruptive Fixation on KPFA and Databite

Christo Sims, author of Disruptive Fixation and a Berkeley alum, presents on school reform and techno-fetishism. Read more

10 Oct, 2017

Sonia Katyal in Slate on AI, Algorithms, and Sexual Orientation

Sonia Katyal, a BCNM faculty member and law professor at Berkeley, publishes an article on why you should be suspicious of that study claiming A.I. can detect a person’s sexual orientation. Read more

10 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg Quoted in Bloomberg on Anthropomorphized AI

Goldberg gives his opinion on Mark Sagar's creation "BabyX", a robotic baby that is terrifyingly lifelike.  Read more

03 Oct, 2017

BCNM 2016-2017 Publications

Come check out the round-up of all the amazing work of the BCNM students, alumni and faculty! Read more

03 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg Quoted in NYT on Warehouse Robots

UC Berkeley professor Ken Goldberg is featured in a NYT article regarding his lab's phenomenal robotic work. Read more

03 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg & Automation Lab on RTVE

Ken Goldberg and the Automation Lab make an appearance on RTVE's "El cazador de crebros," or "The Brain Hunter," to talk about artificial intelligence. Read more

03 Oct, 2017

Alum Reginold Royston at SNTA

BCNM alum Reginold Royston presented at the first day of the Strategic Narratives of Technology and Africa conference. Read more

03 Oct, 2017

Alum Stuart Geiger at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers

BCNM alum Stuart Geiger will be attending the annual meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers later this October in Tartu, Estonia.  Read more

28 Sep, 2017

Eric Paulos' Hybrid Ecologies Lab in Forbes for Work with Adobe

Eric Paulos is one of the researchers from the Hybrid Ecologies Lab at UC Berkeley working with Adobe on their new endeavors. Read more

26 Sep, 2017

Fall 2017 Applications Now Open Undergraduate Certificate Program

Undergraduated are now invited to apply for Fall 2017 admission into the BCNM undergrad program.
Applications due November 1. Read more

26 Sep, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux at Ohio State University Oct 18

BCNM Director Nicholas de Monchaux will be speaking at Ohio State University as part of its fall lecture series.  Read more

19 Sep, 2017

Welcome Steffen Moestrup: Visiting Scholar from Copenhagen

Steffen Moestrup joins us from the University of Copenhagen to study personality driven journalism Read more

19 Sep, 2017

Fall 2017 Applications Now Open for the Graduate Designated Emphasis & Certificate Program

Graduates are now invited to apply for Fall 2017 admission into the BCNM program.
Applications due November 1. Read more

19 Sep, 2017

Summer Research Dispatch: Molly Nicholas & Wearable Tech in Hospitals

Read about Molly Nicholas' BCNM-funded research on wearable tech for therapeutic clowning, in collaboration with the Medical Clown Project. Read more

18 Sep, 2017

UC Berkeley Team Selected To Design Adaptive Responses To Bay Area Climate Change

A diverse group of locally-based and globally-experienced professionals, academics, students, and policy makers from the University of California, Berkeley has been chosen to participate in the Resilient By Design (RBD) Bay Area Challenge. Read more

18 Sep, 2017

Free Speech on Free Speech: An Open Dialogue

How should university campuses facilitate free speech when there is the potential for violence?
An opinion lab presented in partnership with Reply All: Free Speech in the Age of Social Media Symposium Read more

18 Sep, 2017

Ian Cheng at MOMA

Upcoming ATC speaker and Cal alumnus Ian Chang talks to CALIFORNIA Magazine about his MoMA-exhibited art, his experience at UC Berkeley, and his professional and personal journey after graduation. Read more

14 Sep, 2017

Jen Schradie on Media Coverage of the Berkeley Protests

BCNM alumna Jen Schradie critiques how the press sensationalized protests in Berkeley. Read more

14 Sep, 2017

UC Berkeley at Conference on Robotic Learning

BCNM co-founder Ken Goldberg co-authored 3 research papers that will be presented at the first annual Conference of Robotic Learning. Read more

11 Sep, 2017

Announcing Our Fall Symposium — Reply All: Free Speech in the Age of Social Media

New media and modes of digital expression are transforming our experience of, and shaping conversations around free speech. We're gathering faculty, students, and staff to address these changes. Read more

11 Sep, 2017

Revisited: TF Tierney, Intelligent Infrastructure Read more

07 Sep, 2017

Live Fieldwork with Bob & Maxine's Virtual Free Improvisation Orchestra

Human improviser meets machine improviser. Ritwik Banerji's Maxine improvises with Ken Ueno. Read more

05 Sep, 2017

The 2017-2018 Critical Theory Working Group: Collaborations, Co-operatives, Coalition Building Read more

01 Sep, 2017

Camille Crittenden on Women in Tech on Medium

The CITRIS Deputy Director addresses the growing prominence of the gender gap in tech Read more

31 Aug, 2017

Revisited: BCNM Open House Fall 2017 Read more

31 Aug, 2017

Revisited: Digital Humanities at Berkeley Summer Institute Read more

29 Aug, 2017

Greg Niemeyer & Ron Rael at Focus on the Visual Conference

This year's UC Berkeley Librarian Association conference turns its eyes to the digital humanities field Read more

29 Aug, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux Quoted in Quartz

A Quartz article quoted De Monchaux about Elon Musk's Instagram post of SpaceX spacesuit prototype.  Read more

28 Aug, 2017

Learning Analytics Conference

Join cross-disciplinary experts from UC Berkeley and beyond as they share perspectives on data's influence on learning environments (think: how bCourses became bCourses) Read more

23 Aug, 2017

Announcing the 2017-2018 Season of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium

From new journalism to virtual reality, telepresence to designing brands, this year's Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium packs a punch! Read more

23 Aug, 2017

Now Accepting Applications for Conference Grants

Calling BCNM Grad students! If you're presenting a paper at a conference, apply for these grants to help subsidize the costs! Read more

22 Aug, 2017

Summer Research Dispatches: Juliana Friend and Many-to-Many

Read about Friend's ethnographic research for her Many-to-Many project, funded by BCNM Read more

17 Aug, 2017

Summer Research Dispatches: Malika Imhotep at the International School for Decolonial Black Feminism

Malika Imhotep documents her BCNM-funded research on Black feminism in Brazil. Read more

17 Aug, 2017

De Kosnik to Speak at EMPAC

BCNM and TDPS Prof. Abigail De Kosnik will present a talk on the Media Crease on September 13th, as part of the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Art Center's 2017 season! Read more

16 Aug, 2017

Ken Goldberg Joins the Board of Robo Global

The organization that defined the very first benchmark index for the robotics and automation market welcomes Goldberg to their team Read more

16 Aug, 2017

Ron Rael Speaking on the Divided States of America at SPUR Oakland

Next Thursday evening, Rael will speak on a panel among academics, authors, and artists to discuss art and activism Read more

16 Aug, 2017

Ken Goldberg Quoted in the NYT on Autonomous Gliders

Microsoft teaches gliders how to fly on their own; Prof. Goldberg brings insight to this NYT article Read more

15 Aug, 2017

Summer Research Dispatches: Yairamaren Roman Maldonado on Humanizing Deportation

Read Yairamaren Roman Maldonado's account of collaborating with the UC Digital Storytelling project, funded by BCNM Read more

15 Aug, 2017

Summer Research Dispatches: Miyoko Conley on Holograms in K-Pop

Miyoko Conley (TDPS) documents her BCNM-funded research on digital fandom in Seoul, South Korea Read more

12 Aug, 2017

CS160 Final Project Showcase

Check out photos from an incredible semester with Cesar Torres' CS160 summer class! Read more

08 Aug, 2017

Ryan Ikeda at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Ryan Ikeda reflects on his experience at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) this June in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Read more

08 Aug, 2017

Alum Clement Hil Goldberg at Counterpulse

Hil Goldberg's "Our Future Ends" will be showcased at the established experimental performance space in San Francisco. Read more

08 Aug, 2017

Alum Ashley Ferro-Murray in Conversation with Andrew Schneider on WAMC

Listen to this witty show's episode shared between Obie Award-winning Schneider and Alum Ashley Ferro-Murray. Read more

02 Aug, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux at Exploratorium After Dark, Discussing Space Suits

Don't miss out on this opportunity to hear Prof. de Monchaux discuss human space travel with Adam Savage, famed industrial designer. Read more

02 Aug, 2017

Ken Goldberg at Autodesk Design Night

Goldberg's research project on cloud-connected robots discussed at the Autodesk Gallery in downtown SF! Read more

02 Aug, 2017

Alpha60 White Paper Published and in the News!

Prof. Abigail de Kosnik's seed grant funded digital humanities tool has been garnering major attention in the news! Read more

01 Aug, 2017

Announcing the 2017-2018 Season of the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series

From software arts to self-tracking technologies, cybernetics to techno-ecologies, we are thrilled to introduce the speakers in this year's History and Theory of New Media program. Read more

01 Aug, 2017

Ken Goldberg Quoted in NYT on Preparing Preschoolers for an Automated Economy

Prof. Goldberg commented on the growing trend of emphasizing coding skills in young children's classrooms. Read more

28 Jul, 2017

Ken Goldberg at the Applied Innovation Exchange

Ken Goldberg led a conversation on a benign robot future in which robots work together with humans at "What's Now: San Francisco" at the Applied Innovation Exchange. Read more

25 Jul, 2017

TWC Call for Papers

Transformative Works and Cultures, a journal of fan scholarship, wants your submissions on fan communities of color! Read more

25 Jul, 2017

Alex Saum-Pascual and aluma Lydia Tuan at ELO 2017

Last week, Assistant Professor Saum-Pascual and BCNM alum Lydia Tuan shared their scholarship with the Electronic Literature Organization conference in Portugal. Read more

25 Jul, 2017

Feminist Media Histories Interviews Alumna Bonnie Ruberg

Alum Bonnie Ruberg sat down with Feminist Media Histories, a journal and podcast, for its summer topic on Data.  Read more

19 Jul, 2017

Camille Crittenden part of New NHERI SimCenter

The Deputy Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute joins the SimCenter, an organization for research on natural hazards. Read more

19 Jul, 2017

DexNet Collaboration with the Siemens Institute Read more

18 Jul, 2017

de Monchaux Quoted in Newsweek on Spacesuits

Amidst all the talk of future migration to Mars, one overlooked subject is perhaps the most important: what will we wear? Read more

18 Jul, 2017

Five Questions with Adam Hutz

The Jacobs Institute sat down with Adam Hutz, a doctoral candidate in rhetoric & new media, who also teaches NWMEDIA C203: Critical Making alongside Eric Paulos. Read more

18 Jul, 2017

Koci Hernandez Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

Richard Koci Hernandez adds yet another distinguished title to his name: Associate Professor of the Graduate School of Journalism, with tenure! Read more

18 Jul, 2017

Ken Goldberg at MIT Robotics Conference

The professor of Robotics, Automation, and New Media spent time at MIT last week for a conference on robots. Read more

18 Jul, 2017

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Jenny Jiang

This year, BCNM initiated its undergraduate research fellowships, which offer undergraduates the chance to engage in direct research experience with BCNM graduates. Read more

18 Jul, 2017

Ken Goldberg's WSJ Article Quoted in Forbes

Forbes draws from an article Professor Goldberg published earlier last month. Read more

05 Jul, 2017

David Bates in Project Epistémè

David Bates headed to Paris to participate in a two-day seminar project on AI and "black boxes". Read more

29 Jun, 2017

Greg Niemeyer on Data Art in Moving Ideas.arts video!

Greg Niemeyer presents on data art for Moving Ideas! Read more

29 Jun, 2017

Andrea Gagliano, Sasha Volkov and Transparency Times Read more

28 Jun, 2017

Chancellor Christ Visits CITRIS Invention Lab! Read more

28 Jun, 2017

Cesar Torres Receives Microsoft Dissertation Grant

César Torres from Hybrid Ecologies Labs recieved the Microsoft Dissertation Grant for his work! Read more

28 Jun, 2017

Ken Goldberg and Team Release Massive Dex-Net 2.0 Dataset!

Article on Goldberg and team's Dex-Net 2.0 data set release in Spectrum IEEE! Read more

27 Jun, 2017

Jenni Higgs in Review of Research in Education

This BCNM grad contributed to a paper on the reconceptualization of educational inquiry in the March issue of Review of Research of Education. Read more

27 Jun, 2017

Ron Rael & Arch100D Take 3D Printed Homes to Kenya

If only all university field trips were like this innovative, immersive excursion. Read more

21 Jun, 2017

Summer 2018 Course Proposals Open! Read more

21 Jun, 2017

Camille Crittenden on Celebrations and Challenges for Queer Members of the Tech Community

BCNM Executive Committee member, Camille Crittenden, published a post on Medium about the impertinence of LGBT inclusion in tech industries. Read more

20 Jun, 2017

Berkeley Arts + Design End of Year Reflection

Arts + Design Associate Vice Chancellor Shannon Jackson discusses the program's track record this past academic year. Read more

20 Jun, 2017

WIRED Video Featuring Ken Goldberg Read more

20 Jun, 2017

Bay Area Artists Report Published

How are Bay Area visual artists really getting paid? Read more

20 Jun, 2017

Alum Thérèse Tierney Publishes on Intelligent Infrastructure Read more

15 Jun, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux at WEAR 2017

De Monchaux spoke at WEAR 2017 about his book Fashioning Apollo! Read more

15 Jun, 2017

Ken Goldberg in the Wall Street Journal

Goldberg recently published an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal on growing human-robotic partnerships. Read more

15 Jun, 2017

Video Now Online: "Conveying Climate Change"

with DJ Spooky  Read more

08 Jun, 2017

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Seth Lu

Seth Lu reflects on his work with Juliana Friend through BCNM's undergraduate fellowship program. Read more

07 Jun, 2017

Justin Berner at the NYU-Columbia Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Conference

Justin Berner presented paper "Waking up to a World in Color" for Happiness Conference at NYU. Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Ken Goldberg's DexNet in the News Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Carmen Zheng

Undergrad Carmen Zheng was selected to work with Ritwik Banerji on his project Music, Improvisation, and Ethnography. Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Abigail De Kosnik's Alpha 60 Featured in Daily Cal's Innovation Round Up Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Shannon Jackson on Arts & Public Service at SFMOMA

Jackson was part of a moderated discussion on the future of artistic engagement in public life. Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Ken Goldberg & Camille Crittenden at CITRIS Inclusive AI Symposium

Goldberg and Crittenden were at the "Inclusive AI: Technology and Policy for a Diverse Urban Future" symposium. Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Ken Goldberg at SAIL-Toyota Seminar Series at Stanford Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Molly Nicholas at CHI 2017

Molly Nicholas reflects on her experience at CHI 2017 in Denver. Read more

31 May, 2017

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado at the Latin American Studies Association's 50th Conference Read more

31 May, 2017

Call for Students: Cranes and Cube: Architecture, Built and Unbuilt

An opportunity to accompany Professor Asma Kazmi on a paid two-week research and production trip to Jeddah, Medina, and Mada'in Saleh, Saudi Arabia in August 2017. Read more

26 May, 2017

Shannon Jackson at Oakland Book Festival

Shannon Jackson, professor at BCNM, moderated "Envisioning Equity in the Arts" a discussion at the Oakland Book Festival. Read more

26 May, 2017

Ken Goldberg in Engineering Utopia Read more

25 May, 2017

Ken Goldberg Chair at ICRA-X Public Forum Session

Ken Goldberg, professor at BCNM, was chair at ICRA-X Public Forum's session "Frontiers of Robotics" as part of outreach to the general public at ICRA2017! Read more

25 May, 2017

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Canyon Perry

Canyon Perry was selected to work with Yaira Roman Madonado on her project Literary and Digital Avant-Gardes in Post-National Puerto Rico. Read more

25 May, 2017

Critical Making at Maker Faire Read more

25 May, 2017

Ken Goldberg Featured in Robotics Business Review

Ken Goldberg featured in "Cloud Robotics Promises to Simplify Machine Tending" in Robotics Business Review Read more

24 May, 2017

Tom McEnaney Publishes Acoustic Property

A new book exploring the prehistory of wireless culture from BCNM Alum Tom McEnany Read more

24 May, 2017

Christo Sims Publishes Disruptive Fixation Read more

24 May, 2017

Greg Niemeyer at If You Weren't Read more

24 May, 2017

Ken Goldberg and T-ASE Add Note to Practitioners

Ken Goldberg and T-ASE's simplified second abstract was featured in an article for the IEEE RAS.  Read more

24 May, 2017

Greg Niemeyer Publishes Alternate Reality Games with Antero Garcia

Alternate Reality Games at the Cusp of Digital Gameplay is a volume of scholarship on the state of alternate reality gaming. Read more

23 May, 2017

Kris Paulsen Publishes Here/There Read more

22 May, 2017

Grace Gipson at Black Imagine Oakland

Grace Gipson shared insights on comics and afrofuturism at the Black Imagine Oakland convention. Read more

17 May, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Undergraduate Certificate Grads

These students have made extensive contributions to New Media at Cal Read more

16 May, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Graduates

We look forward to sharing their future endeavors!

  Read more

16 May, 2017

Andrew Atwood Receives Seed Grant for New Apps for New Audiences

Andrew Atwood received a $5000 junior faculty seed grant to create interactive app designs as a way to engage and attract new audiences to architecture Read more

15 May, 2017

Farewell Mercedes Li Read more

15 May, 2017

Asma Kazmi Receives Seed Grant for Cranes and Cube Read more

15 May, 2017

Alum Tiffany Ng Featured in Diverse Issues of Higher Education

Alum Tiffany Ng is fundraising for minority students to have the opportunity to learn the carillon Read more

14 May, 2017

Jenni Higgs at AERA 2017

Jenni Higgs reflects on her experience at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) this May in San Antonio, Texas Read more

13 May, 2017

Neyran Turan Receives Seed Grant for Cadavre Exquis Read more

12 May, 2017

Damon Young Receives Seed Grant for After the Private Self

Damon Young received a $5000 junior faculty seed grant to produce a book commissioned by MIT Press on identity in the age of #selfies Read more

11 May, 2017

Arts + Design Mondays @BAMPFA Videos Now Online

Check out the videos from some of the great lectures this semester, including our Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium! Read more

11 May, 2017

Introducing Simon Zheng Read more

08 May, 2017

NWMEDIA C203: Critical Making Showcase 2017 Revisited Read more

08 May, 2017

Ken Goldberg on Our Automated Future on NPR

Ken Goldberg was featured on NPR discussing robots and our automated future Read more

06 May, 2017

Kate Mattingly on Joe Goode In Dancer's Group

Kate Mattingly's latest at the Dancer's Group Read more

06 May, 2017

T. Geronimo Johnson Wins Simpson Family Prize Read more

06 May, 2017

Ken Goldberg on Cloud Robotics with Living MacTavish

Will a robot take your job? Ken Goldberg on cloud robotics with Living MacTavish Read more

05 May, 2017

BCNM at CHI 2017

BCNM was well represented at CHI 2017 in Denver, Colorado. Read more

02 May, 2017

Salaam Sculpture: Noura Howell

Noura Howell's Salaam Sculpture was shown on the UC Berkeley campus! Read more

02 May, 2017

//supraliminal - Greg Niemeyer at ZKM Read more

01 May, 2017

Revisited: "Many to Many"

Juliana Friend & Seth Lu launched the interactive ethnographic archive, Many to Many Read more

28 Apr, 2017

Visualizing the Internet

Greg Niemeyer received BCNM research funding to build a VR rendering of Earth. Read more

28 Apr, 2017

Ohmni TeleRobot Harnesses 20 Year-Old Research from Eric Paulos

Research from Eric Paulos’ 20 year-old PRoP research group is still creating products! Read more

27 Apr, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux Named Bakar Faculty Fellow & Recipient of Spark Fund Award

Congratulations to Nicholas de Monchaux on being named a Bakar Faculty Fellow and recipient of the Spark Fund Award for 2017-2018! Read more

26 Apr, 2017

Revisited: "Digital Dissent" Read more

25 Apr, 2017

Rama Gottfried Assisting in a High Demand Course at EMPAC this Summer

The workshop has already reached it’s enrollment limit, and in response EMPAC is offering a lecture-only option during the week Read more

24 Apr, 2017

Revisited: "Parenting for a Digital Future"

with Alicia Blum-Ross Read more

24 Apr, 2017

Video Now Online: “Designing Spaces for New Media Art”

If you missed our recent Arts, Technology and Culture colloquium with Andy and Deborah Rappaport - the video is now live Read more

24 Apr, 2017

Hubert Dreyfus in Memoriam

We are sad to hear of the passing of philosopher Hubert Dreyfus. Read more

20 Apr, 2017

Revisited: "Conveying Climate Change"

Paul Miller, aka DJ Spooky, discussed how art can support science in advance of the Science March on Washington Read more

18 Apr, 2017

Will Payne at the American Association of Geographers

Will Payne presented his research at the American Association of Geographers this April in Boston, MA. Read more

18 Apr, 2017

Revisited: Degrees of Visibility

Ashley Hunt discussed the visibility of prisons as part of our Commons Conversations series Read more

18 Apr, 2017

Revisited: Technology and Forensic Evidence in Chilean Human Rights Investigations

with Eden Medina, Prof. of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University Read more

13 Apr, 2017

Video Now Online: "Digital Doomsday: A Perspective from the Pathology Called Europe"

with Jan De Vos Read more

13 Apr, 2017

New Arts + Design Website Read more

13 Apr, 2017

Announcing our 2017-2018 Faculty Seed Grant Recipients Read more

11 Apr, 2017

Commons Conversations: Color of New Media Working Group Transcription

The “Color of New Media Working Group” met as a part of Commons Conversations to discuss the vertiginous political climate. Read more

11 Apr, 2017

Ken Goldberg on Robot Grasping at Tempo Automation

Ken Goldberg on integrating robots into industry at Tempo Automation Read more

11 Apr, 2017

Revisited: Local Code at BAMPFA with Nicholas de Monchaux Read more

07 Apr, 2017

BCNM Seed Grants 2017: Ed Campion and the Sound Habitat

Ed Campion (Music) received $5,000 to build a sound habitat with Ron Rael (Architecture) as part of our Faculty Seed Grant program. Read more

07 Apr, 2017

KC Forcier at SCMS Read more

06 Apr, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Summer Research Award Recipients Read more

06 Apr, 2017

Revisited Update: Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

BCNM was proud to be part of UC Berkeley's 2017 Wikipedia Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon Read more

06 Apr, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux Lecture at Eikones

Nicholas de Monchaux presented a lecture at the Eikones National Center of Competence in Research as part of the “Planning, Contingency and the Image of the Modern City” series. Read more

06 Apr, 2017

Grace Gipson at the National Council of Black Studies Read more

05 Apr, 2017

Greg Niemeyer Course at Stanford with DJ Spooky

Niemeyer is hosting a Media Inclusion & Innovation course DJ Spooky Read more

05 Apr, 2017

Revisited: "Digital Doomsday: A Perspective from the Pathology Called Europe"

with Jan De Vos Read more

05 Apr, 2017

Ken Goldberg in MIT Technology Review

Goldberg was featured in an article by MIT's Technology Review on robot learning and human tele-operation of machines. Read more

05 Apr, 2017

Revisited: "Unnatural: People, Energy and Materials in Three Acts"

with Ron Rael Read more

04 Apr, 2017

Revisited: “Designing Spaces for New Media Art”

Andy and Deborah Rappaport, founders of the Minnesota Street Project, which houses affordable spaces for artists and non-profits, shared the pleasures and challenges of collecting art objects in this digital age. Read more

04 Apr, 2017

BCNM at Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference 2017

The Society for Cinema and Media Studies held its 2017 Conference at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Read more

04 Apr, 2017

Ken Goldberg Lecture at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology

Berkeley Center for Law and Technology's (BCLT) 6th annual Privacy Law Forum featured BCNM's Ken Goldberg as a Keynote speaker. Read more

04 Apr, 2017

Bonnie Ruberg's "Queer Game Studies" Published Read more

22 Mar, 2017

Interview with Asma Kazmi!

Asma Kazmi, Assistant Professor in Art Practice, joined the BCNM in Fall 2017. In this interview, she discusses her recent exhibition “Cranes and Cube” in Pakistan. Read more

21 Mar, 2017

Announcing the Spring 2017 BCNM Conference Grant Recipients! Read more

20 Mar, 2017

CNMAT Website Soft-Launch

The Center of New Music and Audio Technologies‘ new website went public earlier this semester in a “soft” release. Read more

20 Mar, 2017

Announcing our Spring 2017 DE & Certificate Incoming Cohort Read more

20 Mar, 2017

A Statement Regarding UCPD Crowdsourcing Request for Identification Read more

16 Mar, 2017

Commons Conversations Video Now Online: "Radical Technologies" with Adam Greenfield Read more

16 Mar, 2017

Video Now Online: Designing for Truth

with Joris Maltha Read more

16 Mar, 2017

Revisited: "Syncing... Subject, Media, Society" Read more

16 Mar, 2017

Commons Conversations: Ian Ingram Revisited

We recap this illuminating, wildly humorous talk, "Wild Robots: Bodies and Signs" Read more

13 Mar, 2017

DH Fellows Talk with Juliana Friend

Juliana Friend and Laura K Nelson will lead the talk Digital Technologies and the Future of Qualitative and Interpretive Analysis. Read more

09 Mar, 2017

Hybrid Ecologies Lab Featured in Adafruit Read more

07 Mar, 2017

New E-Lit Poem by Alex Saum-Pascual on Inventor of First E-Book

Saum-Pascual just published an e-lit poem on the inventor of the first e-book, Dona Angelita Read more

07 Mar, 2017

Revisited: "Ripped Off? Pirate Technologies, Jugaad Politics, and Postcolonial Modernities"

An amazing talk by Kavita Philip Read more

07 Mar, 2017

Revisited: "Designing for Truth"

CatalogTree's Joris Maltha discussed using data design for richer narratives. Read more

07 Mar, 2017

Revisited: “Black Sun: Reflections on Otto Piene and Aldo Tambellini"

Missed Tanya Lombardo's lecture? No worries. We recapped it for you. Read more

02 Mar, 2017

Greg Niemeyer’s Teaching Philosophy Featured in Le Monde

The BCNM faculty and Art Practice professor gave an interview in the renowned newspaper.  Read more

02 Mar, 2017

Bonnie Ruberg Speaks at Game Developers Conference

BCNM alum Ruberg presented her talk, "Teaching Students How to Make Games under Fascism" at this game industry event. Read more

02 Mar, 2017

Video Now Online: "Our Landscape Futures"

Watch this event by Geoff Manaugh, New York Times-bestselling author on technology and utopias. Read more

02 Mar, 2017

Revisited: "Radical Technologies"

with Adam Greenfield  Read more

28 Feb, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Eugene Jarvis Innovation Scholarship Recipient

The generous Eugene Jarvis Media Innovation Scholarship was awarded to this forward-thinking student. Read more

28 Feb, 2017

Announcing the Lyman 2017 Fellowship Recipients

This year's Lyman fellow and runner-up goes to... Read more

27 Feb, 2017

Ken Goldberg Receives Google Research Grant

The 2016 Google Research Machine Learning and Data Mining Award goes to a BCNM faculty! Read more

23 Feb, 2017

BCNM Alums’ QGCon 2017 Moves to LA

The Queerness and Games Conference takes the trip from NorCal to SoCal. Read more

23 Feb, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux at YBCA Europa Closing

BCNM Director Nicholas de Monchaux performed with Tom Sachs in the closing performance piece of the Europa landing exhibition Read more

22 Feb, 2017

Abigail de Kosnik’s Rogue Archives Reviewed in Pop Matters

The culture of fanfiction and digital cultures, brought to you by one of BCNM's own. Read more

21 Feb, 2017

Eric Paulos Gives Keynote at HotMobile Conference

This year's HotMobile Conference with Eric Paulos as Keynote speaker. Read more

21 Feb, 2017

Hybrid Ecologies Lab Wins a Best Paper at CHI 2017

Light as a physical material? This paper won a major award for it. Read more

21 Feb, 2017

No Legacy Exhibition Opening | California College of the Arts

Check out the launch of this exciting exhibition! Read more

21 Feb, 2017

Introducing Our Undergraduate Research Fellows Read more

17 Feb, 2017

BCNM Now Accepting Applications for Faculty Seed Grants! Read more

17 Feb, 2017

Alpha60: Mapping Media Read more

17 Feb, 2017

Video Now Online: Ken Goldberg at WAFR

Check out Ken Goldberg's Chair Remarks at WAFR 2016 and other work by UC Berkeley students and faculty! Read more

17 Feb, 2017

Jenni Higgs at Writing Research Across Borders IV in Colombia

17 Feb, 2017

Video Now Online: "Sculpture. Simulacrum. Ritual."

With Tom Sachs
Missed this event? Have no fear! Watch it here! Read more

16 Feb, 2017

Revisited: "Our Landscape Futures"

Revisiting our lovely event with Geoff Manaugh who offered students and the public an insight into the design of cities and their unintentional impacts through the lense of "burglary." Read more

16 Feb, 2017

Camille Crittenden on International Women's Day Read more

10 Feb, 2017

Games and Politics

with Bonnie Ruberg and Greg Niemeyer Read more

09 Feb, 2017

Nicholas de Monchaux Exhibition and Lecture at Univ. of Tennessee Read more

07 Feb, 2017

Revisited: Collecting the Uncollectible

A beautiful discussion with Pamela Kramlich and Lawrence Rinder on curating new media art, the changing roles of museums, curators, and artists, and the construction of the Kramlich home. Read more

03 Feb, 2017

Engaged Courses: Critical Making Designs Protest Object

Eric Paulos challenged his Critical Making class (NWMEDIA 203) to create and present a novel protest object.  Read more

30 Jan, 2017

Robotics Manufacturing Consortium Awarded Department of Defense Funding

These awardees received an astounding $254 million in Department of Defense funding! Read about this incredible project here Read more

25 Jan, 2017

Summer Courses 2017!

What will you be learning this summer? We're offering two courses in New Media Read more

25 Jan, 2017

Conference Grants: Juliana Friend in DC

25 Jan, 2017

Conference Grants: Grace Gipson in Melbourne

This past fall, we were pleased to offer several grants to help support our students in sharing their research at the premiere conferences in their field Read more

25 Jan, 2017

Greg Niemeyer on Hippie Modernisms at BAMPFA

23 Jan, 2017

Video Now Online: "Sex, Lies, and Data Mining"

Heard the buzz about Luke Dubois's lecture? Listen to it yourself here! Read more

23 Jan, 2017

Video Now Online: Books in Browsers Series

Watch all 24 speaker events from this exciting conference here! Read more

23 Jan, 2017

Conference Grants: Ritwik Banerji in Utrecht

This past Fall, we were pleased to offer several grants to help support our students in sharing their research at the premiere conferences in their field Read more

23 Jan, 2017

Walter Hood interviewed by Shannon Jackson in Boom California

Read excerpts of this wonderful conversation between Profs. Shannon Jackson and Walter Hood, for Boom California Read more

23 Jan, 2017

Ken Goldberg’s Letter to the Editor

Ken Goldberg's letter to the editor was published in the New York Times on the supposed perils of AI  Read more

23 Jan, 2017

Cinemagillah at the National Museum of Jewish History

A participatory art project by BCNM prof. Ken Goldberg and his wife, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain Read more

23 Jan, 2017

Ron Rael in the Museum of Modern Art

In a New York exhibition, "Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter"  Read more

19 Jan, 2017

Public Servants, Edited by Shannon Jackson, Published by MIT Press

Shannon Jackson is Associate Vice Chancellor of the Arts and Design and the Cyrus and Michelle Hadidi Professor at UC Berkeley. Read more

19 Jan, 2017

BCNM Alum Trevor Paglen in New York Times

Trevor Paglen was featured in the New York Times article "A String Quartet Concert, With an A.I. Assist" Read more

19 Jan, 2017

Ken Goldberg on Saving Water in Agriculture with Robots on UC Merced News

An article titled "Robots and People Working Together to Save Water and Enhance Agriculture" Read more

19 Jan, 2017

Alex Saum in Europe!

Sabbatical is not slowing down Prof. Alex Saum-Pascual, BCNM and Spanish, who has been traveling across Europe to attended and present at several conferences!  Read more

19 Jan, 2017

Ken Goldberg featured in Fast Company

The BCNM professor and his research in Dex-Net was recently featured in the article "Why It's so Hard for Robots to Get a Grip" Read more

18 Jan, 2017

Ken Goldberg at the 12th Annual Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics

UC Berkeley students and faculty attended the 12th International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR) Read more

18 Jan, 2017

Shannon Jackson’s “In Terms of Performance” Published!

An anthology co-edited by Shannon Jackson and Paula Marincola, and produced by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and the Arts Research Center of UC Berkeley Read more

13 Jan, 2017

Urban Data Operations with Nicholas de Monchaux Jan 18

Don't miss out on this great discussion between Geoff Manaugh and Nicholas de Monchaux on Urban Data Operations at the Storefront for Art & Architecture this January 18 from 7-9pm! Read more

13 Jan, 2017

Ken Goldberg on the Future of Work at the Mill Library

On Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 6:30pm Read more

16 Dec, 2016

Revisited: "Rogue Archives" Book Launch

The discussion of Prof. De Kosnik's new book was held at University Press. Read more

12 Dec, 2016

Take Note: New Robot Conference Chaired by Ken Goldberg

We're excited to see this new conference on Robotic Learning co-chaired by Ken Goldberg! Read more

12 Dec, 2016

Ken Goldberg at the 17th Annual Stanford-Berkeley Patent Law Conference Read more

12 Dec, 2016

Summer 2017 Research Fellowships Now Open for Applications

BCNM is awarding several fellowships of $1,000 and $500 to be used towards your summer doctoral or pre-doctoral research Read more

12 Dec, 2016

Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2017 Conference Grants

The BCNM is able to offer a small subsidy for students attending the premiere conferences in their fields Read more

12 Dec, 2016

Rogue Archives Reviewed in Digicult

BCNM Professor Abigail De Kosnik's new book was reviewed by Sylvia Bertolotti in Digicult Read more

08 Dec, 2016

Video Now Online: “Video Analytics: From Keywords to Keyframes”

with Virginia Kuhn. Check it out! Read more

07 Dec, 2016

Revisited: The Peaks and Valleys of Kinetic Sculpture

Such a treat to have Reuben Margolin, an incredible sculptor... Read more

07 Dec, 2016

Video Now Online: "Deep Dreams: Between Inspiration and Hallucination"

Missed our ATC Lecture with Mike Tyka in conversation with Josette Melchor? The video recording of the lecture is now online at Archive.org! Read more

07 Dec, 2016

Revisited: "Deep Dreams: Between Inspiration and Hallucination"

A recap of "Deep Dreams: Between Inspiration and Hallucination" with Mike Tyka and Gray Area founder Josette Melchor. Read more

06 Dec, 2016

Revisited: "Reading Robot Poetry!"

We revisit alum Margaret Rhee's reading from her new published collection Read more

30 Nov, 2016

Revisited: "Local Code" Book Launch

We recap the evening of conversation on Prof. de Monchaux's new book Read more

28 Nov, 2016

Skintillates from Hybrid Ecologies Lab Featured in MakeZine

Skintillates was featured in MakeZine's article "Light Up Your Body with Temporary Tattoo Circuits" Read more

28 Nov, 2016

Critical Practices as Cultural Critique

22 Nov, 2016

Peter Lyman Fellowship Application Now Open

We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship in New Media! Read more

22 Nov, 2016

Announcing our 2016 Undergraduate Cohort

These students highlight the interdisciplinary nature of new media through the range of disciplines they represent and the exciting collaborative projects in which they are engage Read more

17 Nov, 2016

Revisited: "Video Analytics: From Keywords to Keyframes”

Miyoko Conley, BCNM DE candidate, recaps Virginia Kuhn's HTNM lecture, "Video Analytics From Keywords to Keyframes." Read more

17 Nov, 2016

Announcing the Fall 2016 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort

We are very excited to welcome our newest cohort of Ph.D Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate students Read more

17 Nov, 2016

Ken Goldberg Named Chair of IEOR

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research has a new chairperson! Read more

17 Nov, 2016

Shannon Jackson on Funding the Arts at Battery Powered Read more

14 Nov, 2016

Revisited: Technology, Space and Reason

Miyoko Conley recaps Bernard Stiegler's exciting Symposium held in October. Read more

14 Nov, 2016

Grace Gipson as "Doctor of Comic Books"

Lashon Daley featured Grace Gipson, also a BCNM Designated Emphasis student, on her podcast Stories&Slams! Read more

14 Nov, 2016

AMPLab to Become RISELab

We're excited to see AMPLab transform into RISELab, which focuses on real-time secure decision stacks! Read more

10 Nov, 2016

Revisited: "Sex, Lies, and Data Mining"

We recap Luke Dubois's talk in Jacobs Institute for Design. Read more

10 Nov, 2016

Revisited: Shannon Jackson at the Tate Exchange

The Tate Exchange is an annual program that brings together international artists, over 50 partners who work within and beyond the arts, and the public Read more

10 Nov, 2016

#TateExchange Highlights with Shannon Jackson Read more

08 Nov, 2016

Nicholas de Monchaux at Drawing Futures

Drawing Futures 2016 is a conference on "Speculations on Contemporary Drawing for Art and Architecture" taking place at the Bartlett School of Architecture Read more

06 Nov, 2016

Revisited: "Books in Browsers VII - Telling Small Stories"

We revisit the incredible conference held in San Francisco Read more

04 Nov, 2016

Grace Gipson at >Play Conference

>play is the largest student-run digital media and technology conference Read more

03 Nov, 2016

Video Now Online: A Workshop on Network Analysis for Film & Media

Missed Miriam Posner's workshop the other day? No worries. Watch it here. Read more

03 Nov, 2016

Greg Niemeyer Collaboration with DJ Spooky for Internet Archive 20th Anniversary Read more

03 Nov, 2016

Moffitt Reopens!

Hooray! Read more

03 Nov, 2016

Revisited: GIF Collider

This event was hosted at BAMPFA Read more

31 Oct, 2016

Getting a Game Studies PhD: A Guide for Aspiring Video Game Scholars

A guide written by Bonnie Ruberg, a Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar at USC Read more

26 Oct, 2016

Andrea Horbinski Presents at the 2016 EU-Japan Agora Forum in Brussels

Held on October 24th and 25th in the Palais d'Egmont of Brussels, Belgium Read more

25 Oct, 2016

Revisited: Press Forward

BCNM was pleased to partner with the University of California Davis Libraries and Digital Humanities at Berkeley to bring PressForward to UC Berkeley Read more

24 Oct, 2016

Cesar Torres at UIST

The BCNM was thrilled to provide Cesar Torres (EECS) with a conference travel grant Read more

24 Oct, 2016

New Images from Greg Niemeyer’s Research Trip to Barrow!

With a BCNM grant, Prof. Greg Niemeyer is creating radial visualizations of the internet from the inside out Read more

24 Oct, 2016

Jenni Higgs at DML

Here's a report of her recent presentation for this year's DML conference! Read more

24 Oct, 2016

Shannon Jackson at the Tate Exchange

The assistant professor in Rhetoric and Performance Studies will participate in a series of events at the renowned London museum Read more

24 Oct, 2016

GloUH: Gaming Virtual Bodies: Video Games in South Asian Cities

The series hosts Irene Chien, BCNM alumna, to speak on moving through South Asian cities both within video games  Read more

24 Oct, 2016

Eric Paulos at Living Light in East Bay Express

In the East Bay Express's monthly discussion, artists gather in Bay Area living rooms to discuss new media. Read more

24 Oct, 2016

Nicholas de Monchaux at Dust and Data

BCNM's de Monchaux will attend the 13th International Bauhaus Colloquium, which will be held at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in Germany Read more

24 Oct, 2016

Ken Goldberg at the Samsung CEO Summit

The theme this year was "The Age of Insight and Learning" Read more

20 Oct, 2016

Henry Jenkins Interviews Gail de Kosnik on Rogue Archives

The third and final installment of Henry Jenkins' interview series with BCNM professor Gail de Kosnik has now been published Read more

20 Oct, 2016

Video Now Online: Jane Jacobs and the Digital City

The BCNM and SPUR presented a conversation with Jane Jacobs scholar Peter Laurence Read more

19 Oct, 2016

Revisited: "Sculpture. Simulacrum. Ritual."

Some thoughts on Tom Sachs's engaging lecture, "Sculpture. Simulacrum. Ritual." earlier this fall. Read more

18 Oct, 2016

Shannon Jackson at SFMOMA on Art & Performance

As a part of "Cosmic Ray: Bay Area Art and Experiment, 1950s to Now", a conversation series hosted on Tuesdays from October 11 to November 15th Read more

18 Oct, 2016

The BIG GIVE

Together, we can think bigger and shape the future of new media Read more

18 Oct, 2016

Revisited: NetProv

BCNM was thrilled to co-sponsor Lessons in NetProv: Collaborative Writing in the Digital Age Read more

17 Oct, 2016

Revisited: "Technology, Space, Reason: Infrastructures of Knowledge in the Anthropocene"

We recap this exciting lecture by Paul Edwards. Read more

17 Oct, 2016

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Lydia Tuan and Digital Technology in Education

Lydia Tuan was selected to work with Amy Koehler-Catterson (Education) on digital technologies as pedagogical tools Read more

17 Oct, 2016

Announcing the BCNM Conference Grant Recipients!

Each of the following students have received funding to help defray the costs of presenting their research at the premiere conferences in their fields! Read more

17 Oct, 2016

Naomi Bragin and Ashley Ferro-Murray Teaming Up at EMPAC

Former BCNM Designated Emphasis student Naomi Bragin recently offered a workshop at EMPAC, an event curated by yet another former DE Ashley Ferro-Murray Read more

11 Oct, 2016

Local Code by Nicholas de Monchaux Out Now at University of Princeton Architectural Press

10 Oct, 2016

Ken Goldberg on A Century of Art & Technology in the Bay Area

Goldberg published an article, A Century of Art and Technology in the Bay Area, on Medium Read more

10 Oct, 2016

Revisited: Women in Tech

04 Oct, 2016

Revisited: "Network Analysis of Media Studies"

On Miriam Posner's workshop event, recapped by Miyoko Conley. Read more

04 Oct, 2016

Summer Teaching Dispatch: Lark Buckingham and Advanced Digital Animation

Here, Buckingham describes teaching Advanced Digital Animation” as a NWMEDIA 90 this past summer Read more

04 Oct, 2016

Shannon Jackson on How Art Transforms Us at Battery Powered

Featured in "The Power of Art & Creativity," a moderated discussion at The Battery Read more

04 Oct, 2016

Rogue Archives Published!

An examination of archiving in the transition from print to digital media, looking in particular at Internet fan fiction archives. Congrats, Prof. De Kosnik! Read more

30 Sep, 2016

Revisited: Jane Jacobs and the Digital City

At the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association's Urban Center in San Francisco Read more

30 Sep, 2016

NetProv as Performance Art

(Netprov is internet improv.) Read more

27 Sep, 2016

Nicholas de Monchaux's "Local Code" at Canadian Centre for Architecture

A part of the "Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention" exhibit Read more

26 Sep, 2016

Jingyi Li creates AO3 Scraper

BCNM undergrad Jingyi Li and a friend built a data scraper for the fan-content archive, Archive of Our Own Read more

26 Sep, 2016

Alumna Margaret Rhee featured in S&F Online!

S&F Online is a triannual, multimedia, peer-reviewed, online-only journal of feminist theories and women’s movements Read more

26 Sep, 2016

Revisited: & Media Read more

22 Sep, 2016

Eric Paulos at Living Room Light Exchange

Genevieve Quick, Eric Paolos, and Alex Cruse shared recent projects and works in progress at the Bay Area Living Room Light Exchange  Read more

22 Sep, 2016

Alex Saum-Pascual Interviewed by NewHive Read more

22 Sep, 2016

Nicholas de Monchaux at 2016 Lisbon Architecture Triennale Read more

20 Sep, 2016

Announcing GIF Collider

A trove of visual culture preserved by the archive, with live accompaniment by Pixies guitarist Paz Lenchantin. Read more

19 Sep, 2016

Félix Treviño's music TRVN featured on Arca!

Félix is a BCNM DE student, and interested in exploring the different manifestations of bodies and violence in literature Read more

19 Sep, 2016

Don Buchla in Memoriam

Buchla graduated from UC Berkeley as a physics major in 1959 and went on to create the first modular synthesizers Read more

15 Sep, 2016

Alumna Tiffany Ng Spotlighted on University of Michigan News Read more

12 Sep, 2016

Upcoming Women in Technology Symposium

Gender diversity among leadership teams and the broader workforce offers demonstrated advantages for innovative thinking, job satisfaction, and corporate bottom lines Read more

12 Sep, 2016

Announcing the 2016-2017 Season of the Art, Technology & Culture Colloquium

This year, our lectures are organized around the theme of "Digital Immersion." Read the full line-up here. Read more

09 Sep, 2016

Lashon Daley reads Mr. Okra in Confetti Park

Lashon Daley is a BCNM DE student and working on a PhD in Performance Studies Read more

09 Sep, 2016

Lyman Dispatch: Jenni Higgs on Digital Talk

The fellowship is supported by donations from Professor Barrie Thorne, Sage Publications and many individual friends and faculty Read more

09 Sep, 2016

Greg Niemeyer at Malaga Digital Art History Summer School

Niemeyer taught at the Digital Art History Summer School in Malaga, Spain from September 4th to 9th Read more

09 Sep, 2016

BCNM Publishing Round-up!

We've compiled a booklet of their publications of the last year, complete with abstracts and links to where to read the full articles or books! Read more

08 Sep, 2016

Revisited: Masterclass: Designing Jane Jacobs' Digital City

We recap a masterclass around how technology functions in relation to Jane Jacobs' notion of community in cities Read more

01 Sep, 2016

Announcing Jane Jacobs and the Digital City Symposium

This event is a partnership between BCNM and the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) Read more

01 Sep, 2016

Applications for Designated Emphasis and Certificates in New Media Now Open!

All applications for Spring 2017 admittance are due November 1, 2016 Read more

01 Sep, 2016

Ken Goldberg at International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication

Goldberg gave an address at the plenary session on August 30, entitled "Multiplicity: What Robots and AI Can Teach Us about Being Human" Read more

01 Sep, 2016

Ritwik Banerji: How the Virtual Free Improviser Maxine Works

30 Aug, 2016

Jenni Higgs & Kyle Booten Receive National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships

These grad students have both received the National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for 2016-2017 Read more

30 Aug, 2016

Ken Goldberg on Steve Johnson's "Wonderland" Podcast

The podcast "Wonderland with Steve Johnson", recently featured BCNM's Ken Goldberg and Kate Darling to look at the "uncanny world of emotional robotics" Read more

30 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Andrea Horbinski and Japanese Manga

Horbinski researched at the Harvard Yenching Library on Japanese Manga Read more

29 Aug, 2016

Nicholas de Monchaux at Ohio State University

de Monchaux will speak as a part of the Architecture school's "Get Lectured" series Read more

26 Aug, 2016

Announcing the 2016-2017 History and Theory of New Media Season

his year, we are pleased to include hands-on workshops in our program, as well as a partnership with the Rhetoric Department to offer a mini-symposium on the Anthropocene Read more

26 Aug, 2016

Andrea Gagliano and Kyle Booten Featured on Berkeley ISchool News

A feature in the Berkeley School of Information news article "Teaching a Computer to Write Poetry" Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Revisited: BCNM 2016 Open House

As always, the conversations were deeply engaging and we were excited to find new possibilities for collaborations across the disciplines Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Summer Teaching Dispatch: Nicholaus Gutierrez and Software Aesthetics

Nicholaus Gutierrez was selected to teach "Software and Aesthetics" as a NWMEDIA R1B this past summer. Here, he describes the experience Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Yairamaren Roman Maldonado on Digital Stories and Popular Voices in Puerto Rico

Here's what she discovered with a BCNM-funded grant Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Grace Gipson and the Popular Culture Summer Workshop

Gipson received a summer research award from the BCNM to support her dissertation research by attending the Popular Culture Summer Research Workshop Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Will Payne on Location-Based Services

Will Payne received a summer research award from the BCNM to support his dissertation research on location based services Read more

23 Aug, 2016

Revisited: Digital Humanities at Berkeley Summer Institute 2016

Check out the photos from the event as well as the highlights of the various courses and lectures on offer Read more

11 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Reports: Ryan Ikeda on Technology as Learning

Ryan Ikeda received a summer research award from the BCNM to support his dissertation research on how technology in the classroom impacts modes of learning Read more

03 Aug, 2016

Tristan Caro, lead editor of BMR!

This journal is produced in association with the Department of Film & Media Read more

01 Aug, 2016

E-lit #selfie poetry and Alex Saum Pascual in Berkeley News

Highlights of not only her academic studies in electronic literature, but also her creative e-lit poetry projects Read more

01 Aug, 2016

Many-to-Many Receives Digital Humanities Grant

Juliana Friend (Anthropology) received a Collaborative Research Grant from Digital Humanities at Berkeley for her project, Many to Many Read more

01 Aug, 2016

Bonnie Ruberg and 'Doing it for free'

Alumna Bonnie Ruberg had her article 'Doing it for free: digital labour and the fantasy of amateur online pornography' published in a special issue  Read more

27 Jul, 2016

New #SELFIE Poetry from Alex Saum-Pascual

Readers may remember her from the No Legacy || Literatura Electrónica exhibition currently on display in the Doe Library Read more

27 Jul, 2016

Valencia: Now Available to Rent on Vimeo

Clement Hil Goldberg, recent Art Practice and BCNM DE graduate, produced the experimental feature length film with Michelle Tea Read more

25 Jul, 2016

Announcing BCNM's Fall 2016 Open House

Save the date!  Read more

25 Jul, 2016

Gail De Kosnik and the Challenges of Participatory Culture

Prof. De Kosnik traveled to Moscow, Russia to present at "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research" Read more

18 Jul, 2016

Ken Goldberg and the Multiplicity at Tata Communication Summit

18 Jul, 2016

Caitlin Marshall receives Postdoc Fellowship

Marshall will be headed to the University of Maryland Read more

18 Jul, 2016

Ed Campion and the Sound Habitat

This year the Berkeley Center for New Media offered four faculty research grants to seed ambitious academic projects in the field Read more

18 Jul, 2016

Shannon Jackson Published in the Journal of Visual Culture

The issue was co-edited by UC Berkeley's own Julia Bryan-Wilson, as well as Jennifer González and Dominic Willsdon Read more

12 Jul, 2016

Now Accepting Summer 2017 Course Proposals

Not only does summer teaching provide a valuable funding opportunity, it's also a rewarding and fun learning experience! Read more

11 Jul, 2016

Greg Niemeyer and the Internet from the Inside Out.

Greg Niemeyer will create radial visualizations of the internet from the inside out Read more

11 Jul, 2016

Ken Goldberg and the relationship between Man and Robot

11 Jul, 2016

Greetings from the New Director

We are delighted to welcome Nicholas de Monchaux to his new role as Director of the Berkeley Center for New Media Read more

07 Jul, 2016

Two Honorable Mentions and a Best Paper at DIS 2016

This year the biennial ACM SIGCHI Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) was held in Brisbane, Australia Read more

07 Jul, 2016

Eric Paulos Receives Seed Grant for Making of Unmaking

Our alumni voted on the applications and awarded $10,000 to Eric Paulos to design The Making of Un-making Read more

07 Jul, 2016

Undergraduate Research Fellowship Dispatches: Jennifer Hartman, Lark Buckingham, and Everything After

Jennifer Hartman was selected to work with Lark Buckingham (Art Practice) on her artistic exploration of the culture surrounding sexual violence Read more

05 Jul, 2016

Cultural Committee of the Danish Parliament Visits BCNM

The Berkeley Center for New Media was delighted to host the Cultural Committee from the Danish Parliament on June 28, 2016 Read more

05 Jul, 2016

Greg Niemeyer Thanks You for Three Years at BCNM

For the last three years, Greg Niemeyer has skillfully led the BCNM as the Center's Director. This July, he is beginning a well-deserved sabbatical Read more

05 Jul, 2016

Eric Paulos Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

Eric has been a driving force in advancing research at the intersection of design, art, innovation, and development, and on campus Read more

30 Jun, 2016

Laura Devendorf and Abigail De Kosnik's paper wins Best Paper Award!

Devendorf gave a talk at the ACM Conference of Designing Interactive Systems in Brisbane, Australia Read more

30 Jun, 2016

Laura Devendorf to Join ATLAS at CU Boulder

Laura Devendorf is a PhD Candidate at the UC Berkeley School of Information Read more

30 Jun, 2016

BCNM at Minnesota Street Project's How Not to Be Heard

"How Not to be Heard: Hito Steyerl's Subversive Strategies." Visit for yourself! Read more

30 Jun, 2016

Video Now Online: No Legacy

The incredible No Legacy || Literatura Electrónica exhibition now has a live online presence Read more

28 Jun, 2016

Ken Goldberg's accepted papers at CASE 2016

Professor Ken Goldberg had multiple papers accepted the 12th Annual International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering Read more

24 Jun, 2016

Alex Saum-Pascual Selfie Poetry to be Exhibited

Prof. Saum-Pascual was selected as a finalist in the Relaxation Machine competition Read more

24 Jun, 2016

Ken Goldberg and the da Vinci Robot Take on Suturing

Eliza Strickland featured the work of BCNM’s Ken Goldberg in developing the da Vinci robotic system's applications in the operating room Read more

24 Jun, 2016

California Report Card Featured in The Promise of Berkeley

The California Report Card was developed by BCNM Professor Ken Goldberg and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Read more

21 Jun, 2016

Lark Buckingham and Everything After

Lark Buckingham’s art centers around the forces that shape human identities, particularly those of the queer community Read more

21 Jun, 2016

BCNM Seed Grants 2017: Abigail De Kosnik's TorrentMap

Our alumni voted on the applications and awarded $10,000 to Abigail De Kosnik to build her innovative tool TorrentMap Read more

18 Jun, 2016

Ken Goldberg and robotic system changing laparoscopic surgery

The article discussed Goldberg's work in human-machine collaboration Read more

31 May, 2016

Abigail de Kosnik receives Berkeley Collegium Grant

Prof. De Kosnik received the Collegium's grant, Narrowing the Gap Between Teaching and Research Read more

31 May, 2016

Ebb in the Press

Ebb is an exciting, color changing thread being developed at UC Berkeley by students and faculty Read more

26 May, 2016

New Publications from Alex Saum-Pascual

Professor Alex Saum-Pascual, Spanish and Portuguese Assistant Professor, has published two solo authored articles in important Hispanic Studies journals Read more

26 May, 2016

An Ecosystem of Impact

The Jacobs' Institute published a Medium article on ongoing innovative projects by students, featuring BCNM's course, Critical Making! Read more

26 May, 2016

Berkeley and the new SFMOMA — partners in art and public engagement

Kate Mattingly, Designated Emphasis student, wrote about UCB's relationship with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Read more

26 May, 2016

Through Practice: Ashley Ferro-Murray and Mark Lam

“Through Practice” by Ashley Ferro-Murray is a somatic exploration of the contemporary relationship between biomedicine and new media, or genetics (DNA code)  Read more

26 May, 2016

Meet Lark Buckingham: Critical Design

Animator, filmmaker, performance artist, designer, tinkerer, activist, and data scientist, Lark Buckingham is a versatile and multidisciplinary provocateur. Read more

24 May, 2016

E-Literature Success in the Classroom Read more

24 May, 2016

Ashley Jerbic on her Undergrad Experience at Cal

Ashley Jerbic received her BA in Art Practice and Art History and a BCNM undergraduate certificate Read more

23 May, 2016

Eric Paulos at Futures of Design Symposium in Colombia Read more

23 May, 2016

Alex Saum-Pascual Receives Humanities Research Fellowship

Alex Saum-Pascual has received a Humanities Research Fellowship for the 2016-2017 year to study electronic literature in Spain! Read more

23 May, 2016

BCNM at DIS 2016

BCNM was thrilled to be so widely represented at the ACM SIGCHI Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) 2016 conference in Brisbane, Australia Read more

23 May, 2016

BCNM Alumna Margaret Rhee in Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016

Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016 pairs full-length scholarly essays with shorter pieces from scholarly blogs and conference presentations Read more

19 May, 2016

Announcing Our 2016 Undergraduate Certificate Grads

We're so pleased to be able to share their achievements and wish them the best in their future projects! Read more

19 May, 2016

Ken Goldberg at ICRA 2016 Read more

19 May, 2016

BCNM's Jill Miller Exhibiting at New Maternalisms

New Maternalisms: Redux, an exhibition, features BCNM's very own Jill Miller, showing "24 Hour Family Portraits" Read more

19 May, 2016

Announcing our 2016 Graduates

Congrats to all! We lookforward to following their success in their new endeavors! Read more

18 May, 2016

BCNM's Alex Saum-Pascual & Kyle Booten at ELO 2016

BCNM was thrilled to be represented by Alex Saum-Pascual and Kyle Booten at the Electronic Literature Organization 2016 conference Read more

18 May, 2016

Revisited: eLit Final Showcase

See photos and tweets from the event! Read more

18 May, 2016

Kate Mattingly on Gender and Performance in Dancer's Group Read more

18 May, 2016

Summer Research Opportunities: Hybrid Ecologies Lab

The Hybrid Ecologies Lab, headed by Eric Paulos, is looking for skilled and passionate undergraduate and graduate students to join us this summer Read more

17 May, 2016

BCNM at CHI 2016

Congratulations to the incredible faculty and students who represented BCNM at CHI 2016, the premiere conference for Human-Computer Interaction. Read more

17 May, 2016

Motherhood and Raspberry Pi: Challenges for Mothers in Technology

The lack of gender diversity in technology fields has become a hot topic of late, for good reason Read more

17 May, 2016

Alex Saum-Pascual's #SelfiePoetry Exhibited at code/switch Chicago

If you're in Chicago this summer, don't miss out on code/switch at the Women Made Gallery Read more

17 May, 2016

Chris Goetz to join the University of Iowa as Assistant Professor Read more

17 May, 2016

Ken Goldberg Quoted in MIT Technology Review

Author Will Knight turned to BCNM's Ken Goldberg to understand the importance of the Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot (STAR) Read more

16 May, 2016

Ashley Ferro Murray named Curator of Theater and Dance at EMPAC

EMPAC is described as where the arts, sciences, and technology use the same facilities and technologies Read more

12 May, 2016

Akhila Raju Receives Eugene Lawler Sudent Award and Discusses Dealing with Disability in Tech

BCNM undergraduate Akhila Raju recently wrote about her journey through the computer science major at Cal while dealing with chronic depressive disorder Read more

12 May, 2016

Sivan Eldar Receives Postdoc at IRCAM

BCNM's Sivan Eldar will be heading off to Paris for an 8 month postdoc at the Institut de recherche et coordination acoustique/musique (IRCAM Read more

12 May, 2016

2016 Faculty Seed Grants

BCNM is pleased to announce the awards of its first ever Faculty Seed Grant Read more

12 May, 2016

Laura Devendorf's Color Changing Thread

Devendorf's project is focused on how to use thermochromic pigments in weaving and crocheted materials Read more

12 May, 2016

Revisited: Critical Making Exhibition

Critical Making students operationalize and critique the practice of making through both foundational literature and hands on studio culture Read more

12 May, 2016

Eric Paulos' CS 160 Interface Design Showcase

Teams were challenged to design novel smartphone and smartwatch applications focused on health and medical themes Read more

09 May, 2016

Interactive Urban Lighting Recommended for NEA

UC Berkeley’s Center for New Media - one of 64 National Endowment for the Arts Our Town projects selected nationwide Read more

04 May, 2016

BCNM Explores: NASA Ames

BCNM Explores, a series of site tours to investigate collaborations across disciplines Read more

03 May, 2016

Shannon Jackson in Open Engagement

Open Engagement is part of the larger Cross Sector Conference Read more

28 Apr, 2016

Gail De Kosnik Receives Berkeley Collegium Grant

BCNM's De Kosnik has received a Berkeley Collegium grant for her joint graduate/undergraduate class, "Making Sense of Cultural Data" Read more

26 Apr, 2016

Revisited: "Change and Stillness: Bodies and Gestures within Sensor Technology"

We recap this fascinating talk on this past showcase of sensor-technology art Read more

26 Apr, 2016

Revisited: Recasting the Tsar Bell

We recap our unveiling of an electronic replication concert of the largest bell of all time Read more

26 Apr, 2016

Undergraduate Research Fellowship Dispatches: MacKenzie Alessi, John Scott, and Data Visualization

What if we could map learning in the social realm? How would classroom engagement appear and shift over time? And how could we use this data to improve teaching? Read more

26 Apr, 2016

Tsar Bell in the Daily Cal Read more

20 Apr, 2016

Revisited: "telep0es1s: Experiments in Creative Literature"

Check out the highlights of Rui Torres's lecture on digital art Read more

20 Apr, 2016

Digital Artist Rui Torres at UCB

World-famous digital artist, Rui Torres has been the artist in residence in the Spanish and Portuguese Department at UC Berkeley Read more

19 Apr, 2016

Revisited: Builders Association Berkeley Book Launch

BCNM  was thrilled to partner with the Arts + Design | Arts Research Center for the launch of Shannon Jackson's contributions to "Builders Association" Read more

19 Apr, 2016

Ashley Jerbic at the Stanford Learning Summit

Ashley has been extensively engaged in areas of research that touch upon 3D imaging, art history, art practice, and archaeology Read more

19 Apr, 2016

BCNM Ed Campion Receives a Guggenheim

Congratulations are in order for Mr. Campion Read more

19 Apr, 2016

Alex Saum-Pascual on DH Faire 2016

Check out Alex Saum-Pascual's blog on the event! Read more

14 Apr, 2016

Recommended Fall 2016 Courses Now Out Read more

14 Apr, 2016

Nicholas de Monchaux and Alex Saum Pascual at 2016 Digital Humanities Faire

Check out social media from the event! Read more

14 Apr, 2016

Recasting the Tsar Bell with John Granzow

Tthe Berkeley Center for New Media presents a interview with John Graznow, one of the many collaborators on the construction of the bell's sound Read more

11 Apr, 2016

Video Now Online: "Library of the Future"

Experience all the buzz about last week's conversation for yourself! Watch the video here. Read more

07 Apr, 2016

Video Now Online: "Right to Remember"

As a part of The Regents Lectures, Brewster Kahle discussed digital archives. Watch it here. Read more

07 Apr, 2016

Revisited: "A Right to Remember"

with Brewster Kahle, invited by the UC Berkeley Regents Lecture Read more

07 Apr, 2016

Announcing 2016 Summer Research Awards

We are thrilled by the ambitious and innovative work these students are all completing Read more

06 Apr, 2016

Alumna Bonnie Ruberg to Join Informatics at UC Irvine Read more

05 Apr, 2016

Game Design Research Group Revisits HTNM with Mary Flanagan

on her lecture, "Critical Play" Read more

05 Apr, 2016

ATC Video Now Online: Ron Rael

"Unnatural: People, Energy and Materials" Read more

05 Apr, 2016

Before It's Too Late - Archiving What We (Don't) Care About

An astute lesson from Brewster Kahle, archive.org founder, shared with our director Read more

05 Apr, 2016

Ken Goldberg in MIT Technology Review Read more

04 Apr, 2016

Video Now Online: "Locking the Web Open"

with Brewster Kahle Read more

29 Mar, 2016

Revisited: Insurgent Aesthetics

Ronak Kapadia, an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago, gave a talk on March 18th. Read the recap here. Read more

29 Mar, 2016

Ken Goldberg and Nicholas De Monchaux in Robolog Read more

29 Mar, 2016

Digital Craftsmanship Workshop CFP Read more

28 Mar, 2016

Art + Design Initiative Featured in Berkeley News Read more

21 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Critical Play"

A recap of Mary Flanagan's lecture, recapped by Kate Mattingly. Read more

17 Mar, 2016

Alex Saum-Pascual's E-Poetry Featured in Best of New Hive Read more

17 Mar, 2016

Revisited: No Legacy Read more

17 Mar, 2016

Announcing the Spring 2016 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort Read more

15 Mar, 2016

Laura Sydell on UC Cyber Security

Laura Sydell writes on the recent UC privacy and cybersecurity controversy for NPR Read more

15 Mar, 2016

Ken Goldberg Quoted in Rolling Stone

A Rolling Stone article was recently published, featuring Ken Goldberg, artist + professor Read more

15 Mar, 2016

Alumna Leslie Dreyer Exhibiting at YBCA

08 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Beyond Pixels: The Hidden Traits of Great Designers"

We revisit Steve Johnson's talk at Jacobs Center Read more

07 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Library of the Future"

We revisit this engaging discussion with Jeffrey MacKie-Mason & Brewster Kahle Read more

02 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Locking the Web Open: a Call for a New, Distributed Web"

We recap Brewster Kahle's lecture on privacy and free speech in the world wide web Read more

02 Mar, 2016

At "The Art of Humanizing Robotics" with Ken Goldberg Read more

02 Mar, 2016

Revisited: Regents 2016 Tour with Brewster Kahle

We explored our obsession over the tangible in a tour with Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive, an online library of visual artifacts Read more

02 Mar, 2016

Ken Goldberg's SPIE Keynote

25 Feb, 2016

Margaret Rhee's "Kimchi Poetry Machine"

With kimchi as a metaphor for the poetic process, Rhee creates an interactive model for presenting poetry Read more

25 Feb, 2016

Ken Goldberg Comments on Atlas for Wired Read more

23 Feb, 2016

Revisited: "Proxies and Placeholders"

A recap of Hito Steyerl's incredible lecture! Read more

19 Feb, 2016

Ken Goldberg and a Wake-Up Call for California Read more

17 Feb, 2016

Revisited: BEARS 2016

BCNM was pleased to host an open house for the Berkeley Engineering Annual Research Symposium of 2016 Read more

16 Feb, 2016

Revisited: "Machine Generated Culpability"

Kate Mattingly recaps Ahmed Ghappour's talk. Read more

16 Feb, 2016

Ken Goldberg in SciArt in America Read more

16 Feb, 2016

Alex Saum-Pascual's Article Published in Letras Hispanas

Saum-Pascual's article explores two similar manifestations of computational practices and electronic literature in print from Spain Read more

16 Feb, 2016

BCNM Ken Goldberg at Cal Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous (LASERs) Read more

16 Feb, 2016

Gail De Kosnik Interviews Tabaimo at Artist's First US Exhibition Read more

11 Feb, 2016

Jenni Higgs the 2016 Lyman Fellow Read more

11 Feb, 2016

BCNM Faculty Teaching New Data Arts Class

BCNM's Greg Niemeyer will be teaching Data Arts, a new online course in Arts Practice this fall Read more

10 Feb, 2016

Final Report on Women of Wikipedia Pilot Program

The WOW! Editing Group created a pilot program with the goal of creating a nurturing, safe, and fun environment for new Wikipedia women editors Read more

08 Feb, 2016

UC Cybersecurity in The Sacramento Bee Read more

04 Feb, 2016

Andrea Horbinski Published in Mechademia

Her article focuses on the alternative history of Japan presented in Ōoku (大奥), a manga by Fumi Yoshinaga  Read more

03 Feb, 2016

BCNM's Greg Niemeyer Featured in Daily Cal on UC Surveillance Read more

02 Feb, 2016

Revisited: “Four Thoughts about the Impact of Globalization on Artists”

A recap of Sarah Thornton's lecture! Read more

02 Feb, 2016

BCNM Faculty at the Forefront of Discussion on Coordinated Monitoring

BCNM faculty were featured in a recent New York Times piece on monitoring and data security in the UC system Read more

01 Feb, 2016

QGCon Promotional Video Live!

QGCon is a free, weekend-long, interdisciplinary exploration of the intersection between LGBTQ issues and video games Read more

28 Jan, 2016

Apply now for the DE & Certificate in New Media

Applications for Fall 2016 admittance are due March 1, 2016 Read more

28 Jan, 2016

Summer '16 Research Awards Applications Due in March

Applications Due: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Read more

21 Jan, 2016

Shannon Jackson at ArtCOP21

ArtCOP21 was launched in advance of the UN climate talks in Paris and aimed to upend the notion that climate change discussions belong to political offices and boardrooms Read more

21 Jan, 2016

Papers from Precarious Aesthetics

Last October BCNM invited scholars from around the world to come together and explore the complexity of the image and representation in the digital age Read more

19 Jan, 2016

QuakeCAFE: How prepared are you for an Earthquake?

19 Jan, 2016

Why Alex Saum Pascual Writes #SELFIEPOETRY

"Fake Art Histories & the Inscription of the Digital Self" is an ongoing series of e-poems via the online platform NewHive Read more

19 Jan, 2016

Skintillates: UC Berkeley Students engineer electronic temporary tattoo

It comes as no surprise that Skintillates won the Maker of Merit honor in the National Maker Faire Read more

12 Jan, 2016

Critical Practices Final Showcase Read more

07 Jan, 2016

Nicholas De Monchaux on Apple, Star Wars, and the Way the World Looks Read more

07 Jan, 2016

Farewell to a Berkeley Visionary Sonya Rapoport

Rapoport was a former Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium speaker at the Berkeley Center for New Media. She passed away in June, 2015  Read more

11 Dec, 2015

BCNM Undergraduate Ashley Jerbic featured on Digital Humanities Read more

10 Dec, 2015

Video Now Online: "Material Evidence: Scientific Inquiry, Sensory Experience, and the Creative Process"

Watch this ATC lecture by Adrien Segal online here Read more

10 Dec, 2015

Ken Goldberg at Hub '15 Read more

08 Dec, 2015

NWMEDIA 201 Final Presentations

We were excited to see the final presentations of NWMEDIA 201, Questioning New Media, our foundational seminar on art, technology, and culture! Read more

04 Dec, 2015

Revisited: "Everything After: Opossum Impressions"

We revisit Lark Buckingham's installation from this past week Read more

04 Dec, 2015

Meet BCNM Undergrad Andrew Frankel

A part of sound artist Tarek Atoui's BAM/PFA Matrix program at UC Berkeley. Read more

02 Dec, 2015

Revisited: "Material Evidence: Scientific Inquiry, Sensory Experience, and the Creative Process"

A summary of Adrien Segal's talk earlier this week, accompanied by photos and a social media round-up! Read more

01 Dec, 2015

New Undergraduates Announcement!

Congratulations to our latest new media undergraduate certificate candidates! Read more

30 Nov, 2015

Shannon Jackson in 809 | Artists as Activists

A discussion panel of Chicago-based artists who use their art to create social impact Read more

30 Nov, 2015

Alex Saum Pascual's @deshumani

@deshumani, which seeks to take Spanish philosopher José Ortega y Gasset's "The Dehumanization of Art" into the 21st century Read more

30 Nov, 2015

Jacobs Institute Winter Design Showcase

Presentations will feature demos and project displays and allow the Berkeley public to interact with the student makers and explore cross-discipline design projects Read more

24 Nov, 2015

Video Series Now Online: "Manufacturing Transparency"

Watch the Manufacturing Transparency Conference's speaker videos here! In collaboration with the French Embassy, New Hive, and the Goethe Institute Read more

24 Nov, 2015

Kate Mattingly on the Forty Part Motet

BCNM's Kate Mattingly (TDPS DE) had the opportunity to join SFMOMA talks of the Forty Part Motet Read more

24 Nov, 2015

Ken Goldberg at De Young Museum

On Ken Goldberg's exhibition at the De Young Museum in San Francisco Read more

23 Nov, 2015

Ken Goldberg at National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Read more

23 Nov, 2015

Announcing our Newest Cohort of Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate Students

We know these students will contribute to the vibrant interdisciplinary life of the Center Read more

19 Nov, 2015

Revisited: Precarious Aesthetics Conference"]

Keynote speakers included: Tom Gunning, University of Chicago; Christine Ross, McGill University; Abigail De Kosnik, UC Berkeley; Jeffrey Skoller, UC Berkeley; Jacob Gaboury, Stony Brook University; W. J. T. Mitchell, University of Chicago Read more

18 Nov, 2015

Support the Berkeley Center for New Media November 19th

This is what BCNM stands for: interdisciplinary innovation, taking risks, and leading in the discovery of new possibilities. We are calling on you to amplify this pulse. Read more

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Coye Cheshire Read more

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Andrea Horbinski

From a young age, Andrea was drawn to fantasy and science fiction Read more

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Björn Hartmann

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Ashley Ferro-Murray

Ashley Ferro-Murray was three when she took her first ballet lesson — she hasn’t stopped dancing since, no matter the obstacle she’s faced. Read more

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Alex Saum-Pascual

Raised in an Anglo-Spanish household in Madrid, Alex has always been fascinated by language Read more

17 Nov, 2015

Ken Goldberg in "The Best Advice in Six Words"

16 Nov, 2015

Revisited: "Design, Geopolitics, and Planetary-Scale Computing"

with Benjamin Bratton 

a Revisited post written by Kate Mattingly (TDPS) Read more

16 Nov, 2015

Ken Goldberg at NAKFI 2015 Read more

16 Nov, 2015

Björn Hartmann's SceneSkim on Engadget

16 Nov, 2015

Cesar Torres at the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) Read more

16 Nov, 2015

Ken Goldberg on Art, Technology, and Innovation in the Bay Area

09 Nov, 2015

First Set of Precarious Aesthetics Papers Online

You can read excerpts from the paper below and also click the paper titles to read the full text of the documents Read more

05 Nov, 2015

Revisited: "Working the Stack: Exploits, Topologies, Ontologies"

with Julian Oliver Read more

05 Nov, 2015

Video Now Online: "Working the Stack: Exploits, Topologies, Ontologies"

Watch the video of Julian Oliver's lecture here Read more

04 Nov, 2015

Meet John Scott

Scott explores online learning environments to increase geographic and cultural connections and build diverse communities Read more

04 Nov, 2015

Ken Goldberg at 2015 Fortune Global Forum

03 Nov, 2015

Revisited: Tarek Atoui's MATRIX 258

Olivia Ting recaps this performance by composer and musician Tarek Atoui Read more

03 Nov, 2015

Revisited: Network Surveillance, Workshop with Julian Oliver

In collaboration with the School of Information on October 30th Read more

02 Nov, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual Teaching Spanish E-Lit this Spring Read more

02 Nov, 2015

Ken Goldberg at Bay Area Robotics Symposium 2015 Read more

02 Nov, 2015

Highlights from CITRIS Day Read more

29 Oct, 2015

Revisited: "Manufacturing Transparency Conference"

We recap our collaboration with the French Embassy, New Hive, and the Goethe Institute for a symposium on transparency in a digital age Read more

28 Oct, 2015

HTNM 5th Anniversary and Revisited: "Technologies of Simulation"

with Claus Pias

Leuphana University of Lüneberg Read more

26 Oct, 2015

Ken Goldberg Counters Robotics Sensationalism in "Nature" Read more

26 Oct, 2015

Shannon Jackson's New Retrospective of "The Builders Association"

Founded in 1994, the company has forged a reputation for work that blurs medium, genre, and temporality through masterful video, architecture, sound, and text interrogation Read more

22 Oct, 2015

Video Now Online: Panel Twelve from Precarious Aesthetics Conference

Featuring Ulrik Ekman (University of Copenhagen), David Rokeby (Ryerson University, Toronto), and Mark B. Hansen (Duke University) Read more

22 Oct, 2015

New Summer 2016 Courses

We're excited to be featuring two new courses in Summer 2016! Read more

21 Oct, 2015

Ken Goldberg's book review in Nature Read more

21 Oct, 2015

Greg Niemeyer on Sciences/Humanities in The Daily Cal

The article speaks about the division between the sciences and the humanities, and presents various opinions and experiences of students and faculty as they approach this divide Read more

20 Oct, 2015

Video Now Online: Panel Ten from Precarious Aesthetics Conference

Featuring Kristen Whissel (UC Berkeley), Andrew Utterson (Ithaca College), Jordan Schonig (University of Chicago) Read more

20 Oct, 2015

Kate Mattingly on Dancer's Group

19 Oct, 2015

Ken Goldberg Paper at IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference 2015

You can see the other presentations in the technical program here! Read more

15 Oct, 2015

Professor Shannon Jackson On The Work of Andrea Fraser

This was the first event in the CCA Wattis Institute's year-long season about and around the work of Andrea Fraser Read more

14 Oct, 2015

Alumnus Jane McGonigal's "SuperBetter" on Living Gamefully

BCNM alumnus Jane McGonigal's book SuperBetter has been reviewed in The New Yorker by Nathan Heller Read more

12 Oct, 2015

Ken Goldberg at ISRR 2015 Conference

Ken was a co-author on "Transition State Clustering: Unsupervised Surgical Trajectory Segmentation For Robot Learning " Read more

12 Oct, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual at the National Autonomous University of Mexico Read more

08 Oct, 2015

Manufacturing Transparency Submissions a Hit! Read more

08 Oct, 2015

BCNM's Recommended Spring 16 Courses Now Out!

Check out the highlights of new media courses on offer this Spring 2016! And here are a few we're proud to be offering. Read more

07 Oct, 2015

Greg Niemeyer at Berkeley LASERtalks Read more

06 Oct, 2015

New Spring 2016 Undergrad E-Lit Course!

This upper-division undergraduate course epitomizes digital humanities - literary analysis alongside basic programming skills and DH tools and methods! Read more

01 Oct, 2015

Video Now Online: Vito Acconci

Didn't snag a seat at Vito Acconci's ATC lecture? We saved one for you here. Read more

01 Oct, 2015

Field Notes: Kyle Booten and a Digital Verse Lab Read more

01 Oct, 2015

BCNM's Ken Goldberg Speaker at RoboBusiness Conference

30 Sep, 2015

In Memory of Tim Campbell

His incredible positive energy gave us all strength and inspired us in our creative pursuits Read more

30 Sep, 2015

Chris Goetz Featured on Memory Insufficient Read more

29 Sep, 2015

Revisited: Vito Acconci

On the American artist and architect's lecture, "Everything I Know Will Be Yours: Surveillance In Plein Air" Read more

28 Sep, 2015

Interactive seating – A course on design innovation

The CITRIS Invention Lab is practically the home of contemporary innovation at Berkeley Read more

25 Sep, 2015

BCNM's Annual Open House Calls for Applications for Emphasis and Certificate in New Media!

24 Sep, 2015

Technology Award Dispatches: Rama Gottfried Read more

24 Sep, 2015

Announcing the 2015-2016 ATC Series!

The theme of this year’s program is “Global Circulations.”  Lectures will be held in the Banatao Auditorium of Sutardja Dai Hall from 7:30-9:00pm on Monday evenings Read more

24 Sep, 2015

Call for Art: Manufacturing Transparency Read more

24 Sep, 2015

Earthquakes on your mind? Check out Ken Goldberg’s artwork, Bloom. Read more

24 Sep, 2015

Announcing the 2015-2016 HTNM Series! Read more

24 Sep, 2015

Gail de Kosnik on Critical Approaches to the Digital Humanities

BCNM is proud to be a supporting partner of the first UC Berkeley Digital Humanities Summer Institute Read more

24 Sep, 2015

Alan Liu and Clifford Lynch at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

BCNM is proud to be a supporting partner of the 1st UC Berkeley Digital Humanities Summer Institute Read more

24 Sep, 2015

Greg Niemeyer and MacKenzie Alessi at DHSI Read more

24 Sep, 2015

David Bamman at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Check out the highlights from Friday, August 21st’s presentation by David Bamman Read more

23 Sep, 2015

Ken Goldberg's "Body in White" on Exhibition October 8 Read more

21 Sep, 2015

T. Geronimo Johnson's “Welcome to Braggsville” Longlisted for National Book Award

"Welcome to Braggsville" relates the humorous story of four UC Berkeley students who plot a protest against a Civil War re-enactment in a segregated Southern town Read more

16 Sep, 2015

GNOSISONG: An Audiovisual Installation by Chris Chafe and Greg Niemeyer Read more

14 Sep, 2015

Poetics of Space - how a performance becomes a personal encounter

Goode is known for blurring lines between text and movement; now he's interested in the proximities of the performers and the audience Read more

01 Sep, 2015

Summer Dispatches 2015: Andrea Horbinski Read more

01 Sep, 2015

Research Opportunity: Textile Display Technology

"We are currently looking to work with 2-3 graduate or undergraduate researchers..." Read more

01 Sep, 2015

Calling Artists, Coders, E-Lit Lovers: GSR Opportunity

Are you an artist? What about a poet? Do you think computers are cool? Do you play with code? Are you a Facebook freak? Come work with Prof. Saum-Pascual! Read more

20 Aug, 2015

Valkyrie Savage's CS 160 Showcase

This summer BCNM DE Valkyrie Savage (Computer Science) taught the popular course Computer Science 160: User Interface Design and Development Read more

19 Aug, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual Published in Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies Read more

18 Aug, 2015

Greg Niemeyer Presents at InstructureCon 2015 Read more

17 Aug, 2015

Ada Initiative Shutting Down

The Ada Initiative helps women get involved and stay involved in open source, open data, open education, and other areas of free and open technology and culture Read more

13 Aug, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual: Exhibitions, Research, and Writing

12 Aug, 2015

Nicholas De Monchaux and the History of Space Exploration Read more

11 Aug, 2015

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Women in Tech

We're thrilled to see the hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer gathering momentum! Read more

10 Aug, 2015

MacKenzie Alessi Explores Data Arts with Digital Humanities Read more

06 Aug, 2015

Field Notes: Teaching Nostalgia & the Future in New Media Read more

05 Aug, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual E-Literature Class Funded by Digital Humanities

We're thrilled to see that Alex Saum-Pascual's (Spanish) new electronic literature course has been funded by Digital Humanities at UC Berkeley! Read more

04 Aug, 2015

ArtReach Studio Residencies Applications Open

ArtReach is a non-profit mobile arts organization that is reframing the artist residency Read more

03 Aug, 2015

Summer Award Dispatches: Kiera Chase

Kiera Chase's dissertation refines cognitive-science theoretical models that illuminate opportunities in children’s development of mathematical concepts Read more

30 Jul, 2015

Summer Award Dispatches: KC Forcier

Here's what KC Forcier gained from the experience Read more

29 Jul, 2015

Smart Chairs in California Magazine

27 Jul, 2015

Ken Goldberg on Robots and the Cloud in Time Magazine Read more

27 Jul, 2015

Tech Award Dispatches: Naomi Bragin

This year, the BCNM awarded five new media graduate students with technology services and training awards to help them fund the support they need to further their research agendas Read more

22 Jul, 2015

Tech Award Dispatches: Lark Buckingham

21 Jul, 2015

Summer Award Dispatches: Nick Gutierrez Read more

20 Jul, 2015

Revisited: Critical Making Course Exhibition

Check out photos of amazing student work! Read more

20 Jul, 2015

Revisited: Lunch with Product Design Pioneer Patricia Moore

We recap a wonderful lunch with the first woman to graduate from the Rochester Institite of Technology as a product designer Read more

20 Jul, 2015

Revisited: Alexander Weheliye

from his HTNM lecture, "System Addicts," earlier this April Read more

20 Jul, 2015

HTNM Video Now Online: System Addict

A recording of Alexander Weheliye's lecture, "Technologies of Humanity in Contemporary R&B Music" Read more

20 Jul, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Tarek Atoui

From the electroacoustic composer's lecture, "DeafSpace and Making Musical Instruments" Read more

20 Jul, 2015

"The Builders Association" by Shannon Jackson Now Available

A new book by Shannon Jackson is now out! Read more

20 Jul, 2015

Ken Goldberg on Secrets and Passwords at Headlands Read more

16 Jul, 2015

Björn Hartmann Receives Best Paper Award at EICS 2015

15 Jul, 2015

The Atlantic's Bold Bets Features Ken Goldberg Read more

14 Jul, 2015

Hertzian Armor Featured on AdaFruit

Eric Paulos' Spring 2015 Critical Making class gets another shout-out on AdaFruit's Wearable Wednesdays  Read more

13 Jul, 2015

Best Video Prize at Hamlyn Surgical Robot Challenge

08 Jul, 2015

Summer Award Dispatches: Grace Gipson

07 Jul, 2015

Tech Award Dispatches: Félix Treviño

06 Jul, 2015

Björn Hartmann Receives Teaching Award

02 Jul, 2015

Tech Award Dispatches: Bonnie Ruberg

02 Jul, 2015

Propose a Summer 2015 Course

We are now accepting proposals for New Media courses that can be taught in the summer session of 2016 from our graduate students and faculty! Read more

01 Jul, 2015

Aclima Out of Stealth

Aclima designs and deploys environmental sensor networks.  Read more

30 Jun, 2015

Björn Hartmann Awarded Tenure

29 Jun, 2015

Fluxx Featured on AdaFruit

26 Jun, 2015

Gail De Kosnik Awarded Tenure

Congratulations, Gail De Kosnik for being awarded tenure in Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies and New Media! Read more

25 Jun, 2015

Greg Niemeyer on Data Privacy at NOST

24 Jun, 2015

Two Additional New Media Studio Courses Now Offered Fall 2015

Both courses will offer hands-on practice and satisfy the new media Designated Emphasis technology-focused requirement Read more

24 Jun, 2015

Björn Hartmann Receives CITRIS Seed Funding

23 Jun, 2015

BCNM at DHSI 2015

The Berkeley Center for New Media was well represented at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2015 in Victoria, Canada this year! Read more

22 Jun, 2015

Berkeley Public Schools at CITRIS Invention Lab Read more

17 Jun, 2015

Fall 2015 Events Sneak Preview

Mark your calendars — BCNM is hard at work bringing together a brilliant Fall 2015 program! Check out some of these great events! Read more

16 Jun, 2015

BCNM Faculty and Students Represent UCB at National Makers Faire Read more

15 Jun, 2015

Margaret Rhee Robot Poetry Collection

Radio Heart is an excerpt from her larger full-length collection Love, Robot currently under review Read more

11 Jun, 2015

Ken Goldberg at Brain Bar Budapest

10 Jun, 2015

Ken Goldberg Finalist at ICRA 2015

09 Jun, 2015

Editor's Choice Awards at Bay Area Maker Faire

Three Editor's Choice awards were awarded to NWMEDIA 203: Critical Making projects at this year's Bay Area Maker Faire Read more

08 Jun, 2015

Niemeyer Lighting Design in San Francisco Magazine

02 Jun, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual Awarded a Hellman

14 May, 2015

Video Now Online: Jesse and Glenda Drew

Watch this amazing ATC lecture on activism and technology, right here! Read more

13 May, 2015

Wikimedia Funds Wikipedia Buddy Group

12 May, 2015

Revisited: Aesthetic Interfaces 2015 Exhibition

Projects approached UI design from many angles and different purposes Read more

06 May, 2015

Revisited: CITRIS Mobile App Challenge

What a semester-long competition for students to develop mobile apps that addresses civic needs entailed! Read more

06 May, 2015

Transparency: A Critical Approach with Emmanuel Alloa

The consensus is overwhelming: everybody seems to agree on the need for more transparency Read more

06 May, 2015

Revisited: CITRIS Mobile App Challenge

The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) hosted a semester-long competition for students to develop mobile apps Read more

29 Apr, 2015

Announcing our Spring 2015 Graduating Class

We'll miss their energy and their intellectual curiosity around BCNM, but wish them all the best in their new endeavors and look forward to the amazing intellectual, artistic, and technological contributions we know they will produce Read more

29 Apr, 2015

México Participa Launched

México Participa is an innovative civic engagement platform based on the model of the California Report Card Read more

28 Apr, 2015

Kate Mattingly Writes on Joe Goode Performance Group

She discusses how the Joe Goode Performance Group is developing the piece "Poetics of Space", which is slated to open this September Read more

21 Apr, 2015

Revisited: Pattie Moore

From her lecture, "Design for All: Inclusivity By Design". With Student porject demos Read more

21 Apr, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Rirkrit Tiravanija

A March lecture on his art exhibition, now at YBCA Read more

21 Apr, 2015

Books in Browsers - Request for Proposals

BIB VI will explore new forms of stories that embrace hybrid digital forms, or play with the tension between digital and physical interfaces Read more

21 Apr, 2015

Shannon Jackson to be Associate Vice Chancellor of Arts and Design

 faculty member in rhetoric as well as theater, dance and performance studies (TDPS), Shannon Jackson currently directs the campus’s Arts Research Center Read more

15 Apr, 2015

Revisited: Jesse and Glenda Drew

From their probing talk, "A Hack in the Odious Machine: Digital Organizing Tools for the Precariat," a part of the ATC series here at BCNM Read more

15 Apr, 2015

Celebrate the Internet in Honor of Tax Season

Camille tells the story of the public-private partnership that created the internet and details how public investment in this field is necessary Read more

08 Apr, 2015

Revisiting the Collaboration Gala

BCNM turned ten! Read more

07 Apr, 2015

Revisited: Martinat and Mayorga

We recap this wonderful discussion, "Reality Environments," hosted at the David Brower Center Read more

07 Apr, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Reality Environments

View the recording of this ATC lecture, "Reality Environments" Read more

07 Apr, 2015

Revisited: "Espacio Publico, Contexto Personal"

The masterclass workshop led by Peruvian artist Jose Carlos Martinat and Enrique Mayorga, revisited Read more

06 Apr, 2015

Revisited: 2015 Wikipedia Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon

Written by Anna Carey, event co-organizer Read more

06 Apr, 2015

Summer 2015 Research Awards

BCNM is proud to announce the recipients of its Summer 2015 Research Awards! Read more

01 Apr, 2015

David Bates At Google

A day-long seminar on "Philosophy of the Web," hosted by Google on their campus Read more

31 Mar, 2015

Bonnie Ruberg to Join USC

Bonnie will be teaching and conducting research under the guidance of game industry veterans Read more

24 Mar, 2015

Precarious Aesthetics Call for Papers

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2015 Read more

18 Mar, 2015

BCNM Welcomes Spring 2015 DE & Certificate Students

Applications this semester were phenomenal and we’re thrilled by the unique perspectives each of our new students will bring to the Center Read more

17 Mar, 2015

HTNM Video Now Online: "Gamic Orientalism"

A lecture by Chris Goto-Jones, Comparative Philosophy Chair at Leiden University Read more

17 Mar, 2015

Abigail De Kosnik wins Graduate Assembly Faculty Mentor Award

Prof. De Kosnik has shown an outstanding commitment to mentoring, advising, and generally supporting graduate students Read more

17 Mar, 2015

Wikipedia Art+Feminism Edit-A-Thon in the press

Over the course of the day, participants created new articles and enhanced existing entries relating to women and art Read more

17 Mar, 2015

Spring Visit Open House

This was a great opportunity to build community and emphasize the close collaboration that the Berkeley Center for New Media prizes Read more

17 Mar, 2015

Kiera Chase Read more

11 Mar, 2015

Tiffany Ng to be University of Michigan Carilloneur

She is Visiting Instructor of Music History at St. Olaf College and a Ph.D. candidate in Musicology with a Designated Emphasis in New Media at UC Berkeley Read more

10 Mar, 2015

ATC Revisited: Tarek Atoui

We review the electroacoustic artist's riveting talk on instumentation for those hard of hearing Read more

10 Mar, 2015

HTNM Revisited: Alan Liu

from the UCSB professor's talk, "Against the Cultural Singularity" Read more

03 Mar, 2015

HTNM Revisited: Chris Goto-Jones

from his lecture, "Gamic Orientalism" Read more

03 Mar, 2015

Announcing the 2015 Peter Lyman Fellow

he Fellowship seeks to support a Ph.D. candidate in the writing of his or her dissertation on a topic related to new media through a summer stipend Read more

03 Mar, 2015

Bonnie Ruberg Discusses Queerness and Games

In Bonnie's introduction, "Video Games, Queerness, and Beyond," she makes a case for the importance of talking about queerness when we talk about games Read more

25 Feb, 2015

HTNM Revisited: Intermedia Dance

We revisit UCD Professor Elizabeth Freeman's lecture, "Sex in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Gerard & Kelly's Kisses" Read more

25 Feb, 2015

Amy Catterson Read more

25 Feb, 2015

Andrea Horbinski Read more

24 Feb, 2015

ATC Revisited: The Way Things Go

by renowned Thai artist, Rirkrit Tiravanija Read more

17 Feb, 2015

Revisited: BEARS 2015

The 2015 Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium hosted a BCNM open house last Thursday on February 12. Read more

12 Feb, 2015

Naomi Bragin Read more

12 Feb, 2015

César Torres Read more

11 Feb, 2015

Ken Goldberg Read more

11 Feb, 2015

David Bates Read more

11 Feb, 2015

Coye Cheshire Read more

11 Feb, 2015

Eric Paulos Read more

11 Feb, 2015

Kimiko Ryokai

Kimiko's research focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of beyond-desktop computational media Read more

11 Feb, 2015

Greg Niemeyer Read more

11 Feb, 2015

Joseph Akel on the New York Times

11 Feb, 2015

"Watching, creating, and archiving" paper published in Convergence

On the quantity and temporality of fannish productivity in online fan fiction archives"  Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Laura Devendorf

Being the Machine is a project that explores the relationship between humans-that-make and machines-that-make Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual

Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of California, Berkeley Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Lark Buckingham

Lark Buckingham is the creator of Babump, a device posing as a business card holder that monitors heart rates Read more

10 Feb, 2015

"Natural Frequencies" on NPR

Author Laura Sydell discusses Bay Area fault lines, data visualization, the process of generating the score for the carillons Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Bonnie Ruberg

'My dissertation, “Pixel Whipped: Pain, Pleasure, and Media,” uses the concept of virtual pain to reimagine the role of embodiment in supposedly disembodied media form' Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Bjoern Hartmann

10 Feb, 2015

Félix Treviño Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Abigail De Kosnik

Gail is currently focused on the following projects Read more

09 Feb, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Caroline Woolard

Part of the ATC Lecture series Read more

09 Feb, 2015

T. Geronimo Johnson Releases New Novel

His first novel, Hold It ’Til It Hurts, was a finalist for the 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. Read more

07 Feb, 2015

Michelle Ott Exhibitions

Michelle Ott is currently a MFA Student at the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice Read more

04 Feb, 2015

KTVU Spotlights Natural Frequencies

Constructed in 1915, Sather Tower has long been a symbol of UC Berkeley and a Bay Area landmark Read more

04 Feb, 2015

Natural Frequencies Feature by KQED

03 Feb, 2015

Revisited: New Media Carillon Installation and Performance

A new media Carillon installation and performance in honor of the 100th Anniversar of UC Berkeley's Sather Tower (the Campanile) Read more

03 Feb, 2015

Announcing the Eugene Jarvis Scholarship for Innovation in New Media

Sponsored by the game designer, Eugene Jarvis Read more

28 Jan, 2015

Revisited: Caroline Woolard

From her ATC lecture, "What Is a Work of Art in the Age of $120,000 Art Degrees?" Read more

21 Jan, 2015

Hack the Bells Dispatch from Sarah Stierch

Sarah Stierch spearheaded Hack the Bells, the world's first carillon remix competition Read more

20 Jan, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Rick Lowe

A recording of the community organizer's lecture, "Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial" Read more

15 Jan, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Cheryl Haines

From her lecture, "Creative Interventions and Social Activation" Read more

14 Jan, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Maya Lin

The recording of this highly anticipated lecture by the great architect Maya Lin Read more

13 Jan, 2015

Margaret Rhee Co-Edits Issue 6 of Ada

The special issue, entitled "Hacking the Black/White Binary," features a unique section called "Feminist Hacks" Read more

12 Jan, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Brett Cook

A wonderful lecture on community and dialogue, available right here. Read more

07 Jan, 2015

NWMEDIA 202 in the Contra Costa Times

NWMEDIA 202: Sensing Cityscapes Read more

15 Dec, 2014

Revisited: "Count Me In - Walking & the City"

On Thursday, December 11th, the Berkeley Center for New Media, in partnership with.. Read more

15 Dec, 2014

Abigail De Kosnik Published in Performance Research

The Silicon Valley ‘tech boom’ has led to large-scale gentrification in San Francisco... Read more

15 Dec, 2014

Revisited: Smartwatch Presentation

Eric Paulos' CS160: User Interface Design Course was presented the challenge and opportunity of creating app which incorporate both smartphones and the Toq Smartwatc Read more

10 Dec, 2014

Tangible User Interfaces Student Project Exhibition

Kimiko Ryokai's NWMEDIA/INFO C262: Tangible User Interfaces created new products aimed at shifting the way we interact with technology Read more

09 Dec, 2014

Questioning New Media Final Presentations

Honoring the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement Read more

08 Dec, 2014

Call for Innovations Winners: Eric Paulos and Energy Parasites

03 Dec, 2014

Welcoming New Undergraduate Certificate Students

Hailing from a range of disciplines, the undergraduates who applied exemplified the interdisciplinary community the Center serves Read more

25 Nov, 2014

HTNM Video Now Online: Fred Turner

Missed out on this standing-room only lecture “Cold War Multimedia: The Democratic Surround”? Catch it here. Read more

21 Nov, 2014

Revisited: Rights and Readerships Workshop

We partnered with Authors Alliance for an exciting workshop! Read about what happened, here. Read more

19 Nov, 2014

Revisited: "Reclaim Disrupt" Installation

We revisit UC Berkeley MFA candidate Leslie Dreyer's new exhibition on gentrification Read more

18 Nov, 2014

ATC Revisited: Rick Lowe

We recap this ATC lecture on planning for urban housing by community organizer Rick Lowe Read more

18 Nov, 2014

HTNM Revisited: Fred Turner

Megan Hoetger (TDPS) revisits Fred Turner’s recent History and Theory of New Media Lecture Read more

18 Nov, 2014

Welcoming New DE and Certificate Students

18 Nov, 2014

Announcing the Winners of Hack the Bells

Winners of Hack the Bells, the first international carillon remix competition, have been selected Read more

10 Nov, 2014

Ken Goldberg and Tiffany Shlain: "Robots, Botox, and Google Glass"

BCNM's Ken Goldberg and his wife, Tiffany Shlain, have made a new mini-documentary Read more

05 Nov, 2014

Interactive Seating Design Competition

The Jacob's Institute for Design Innovation is offering this great class for undergraduate students! Information here. Read more

04 Nov, 2014

ATC Revisited: Cheryl Haines

At “Creative Interventions and Social Activation” on November 3rd, Cheryl Haines discussed her collaboration with the artist and activist Ai Weiwei  Read more

04 Nov, 2014

Videos Now Online: Image as Location

In partnership with Books in Browsers, the Cultural Services of the French Consulate, the Goethe-Institut San Francisco, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, and swissnex San Francisco Read more

28 Oct, 2014

Ken Goldberg: Cloud Robotics and Next Gen Surgery Robots

BCNM co-founder and director emeritus Ken Goldberg was recently interviewed by the NY Times for two separate pieces Read more

27 Oct, 2014

Video Now Online: Steven Johnson at "Image as Location"

The Image as Location conference was brought to you by BCNM, swissnex San Francisco, Goethe-Institut San Francisco, the Cultural Services of the French Consulate San Francisco, and Gray Area Foundation for the Arts Read more

14 Oct, 2014

Image as Location – John Scott's "Moferguson" at the Virtual Relocation Exhibit

14 Oct, 2014

Image as Location – Xavier Lucchesi "Glance Inside the Body"

Xavier Lucchesi’s art takes the traditions of the nude, the portrait, and the still life into the digital age Read more

14 Oct, 2014

ATC Lecture: Cheryl Haines and @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

Explore the behind the scenes of Ai Weiwei's stellar new exhibition on Alcatraz Island with curator Cheryl Haines on November 3rd Read more

13 Oct, 2014

HTNM Video Now Online: Jennifer Holt

The video and downloadable audio of this exciting lecture, "Cloud Policy," by UCSB Prof. Holt Read more

08 Oct, 2014

ATC Revisited: Brett Cook

A lecture by the community artist and muralist earlier this month Read more

06 Oct, 2014

HTNM Revisited: Jennifer Holt

UCSB's Film and Media Studies Associate Professor sat down with us earlier this month. Read highlights here. Read more

30 Sep, 2014

ATC Revisited: Maya Lin

We highlight this fascinating lecture by the esteemed Maya Lin on her architecture and process Read more

30 Sep, 2014

ATC Video Now Online: John Perry Barlow

Thoughts on life's purpose, monotheism, and working with the Grateful Dead -- all in one video, here Read more

29 Sep, 2014

David Bates at CSTMS

Bates’ discourse drew from the post-WWII linking of human thought processes with that of artificial intelligence Read more

17 Sep, 2014

Adventures in New Media

11 Sep, 2014

Announcing IMAGE as LOCATION

A Bay Area Festival that explores the relationship between people, pictures, and places Read more

10 Sep, 2014

ATC Revisited: John Perry Barlow

We highlight a past lecture by Grateful Dead songwriter, on moving from monotheism to pantheism Read more

03 Sep, 2014

Summer Dispatches: Kyle Booten

Kyle Booten (Education) was one of five exceptional graduate students to be awarded a $1000 BCNM Summer Research Award. Read more

03 Sep, 2014

Announcing the 2014-2015 Season of the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series

The History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series brings to campus leading humanities scholars working on issues of media transition and technological emergence Read more

02 Sep, 2014

Announcing the 2014-2015 Arts, Technology, and Culture Colloquium

Berkeley's Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium is an internationally recognized forum for presenting new ideas that challenge conventional wisdom about art, technology, and culture Read more

01 Sep, 2014

Meet Ken Goldberg

A roboticist, artist, critic, filmmaker, scientist, teacher, and academic, Ken Goldberg has long been pushing the boundaries of art and technology Read more

27 Aug, 2014

Revisited: BCNM Open House

To welcome students and faculty to campus, the Center for New Media hosted an exciting open house Read more

13 Aug, 2014

Summer Dispatches: Laura Devendorf

Laura Devendorf (Information) was one of five exceptional graduate students to be awarded a $1000 BCNM Summer Research Award Read more

12 Aug, 2014

Summer Dispatches: Adam Hutz

Adam Hutz (Rhetoric) was one of five exceptional graduate students to be awarded a $1000 BCNM Summer Research Award. Check out what he's done so far! Read more

06 Aug, 2014

Summer Dispatches: Andrea Horbinski

Andrea Horbinski was one of five exceptional graduate students to be awarded a $1000 BCNM Summer Research Award. Check out what she's done so far! Read more

01 Aug, 2014

Meet Sarah Stierch

This month, hear how BCNM Susan B. Miller Fellow Sarah Stierch supports open source information through diversifying Wikipedia and digitizing small museums’ archives

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28 Jul, 2014

Joseph Akel Essay in Gallery Catalogue

Jospeh Akel, a BCNM DE from Rhetoric, contribute a catalogue essay to the San Francisco Jessica Silverman Gallery's show, titled "The History of Technology" Read more

22 Jul, 2014

Why We Love Robots Wins Botsker

The Robot Film Festival is "an annual celebration of robots on screen and in performance" Read more

21 Jul, 2014

Hack the Bells Launches

The world’s first interdisciplinary open license contest celebrating the carillon launched: Hack the Bells Read more

20 Jul, 2014

Eric Paulos

01 Jul, 2014

Ashley Ferro-Murray Publications

Fellow BCNM DE Margaret Rhee interviewed Ashley for her HASTAC blog, and you can read their wonderful and illuminating conversation here Read more

01 Jul, 2014

Meet Kimiko Ryokai and Laura Devendorf

We’re sharing ten stories of BCNM’s life so far Read more

12 Jun, 2014

Invention Lab Video

This amazing campus resource is co-directed by BCNM faculty members Read more

10 Jun, 2014

Joseph Akel in the Paris Review

Joseph is a PhD candidate in the Department of Rhetoric Read more

04 Jun, 2014

Shot and Captured by Naomi Bragin in The Drama Review

This piece grows from Naomi's past teaching at Youth Uprising community center in East Oakland Read more

04 Jun, 2014

Naomi Bragin Published in Women & Performance

BCNM DE Naomi Bragin published "Techniques of Black Male Redress: corporeal drag and kinesthetic politics in the rebirth of Waacking/Punking" in the Women & Performance special issue Read more

02 Jun, 2014

Meet Eric Paulos

We're celebrating our 10th year! Hear how BCNM professor Eric Paulos designs devices that transform how we understand our world Read more

29 May, 2014

Margaret Rhee — A Feminist History of Kimchi

This Friday, she will facilitating a kimchi poetry activity along with performance artist Erin O'Brien Read more

21 May, 2014

Best in Class Award at Maker Faire!

We’re thrilled to announce that BCNM faculty member Eric Paulos’ class NWMEDIA 290 — Critical Making received Best in Class Award for Maker Faire 2014 and will soon be featured on the Maker website! Read more

19 May, 2014

Cyberphysical Democracy: Online Platforms and Offline Action

Follow Camille Crittenden on Twitter: www.twitter.com/data_democracy Read more

18 May, 2014

Advanced Digital Animation in Fall 2014

This year-long course is targeted at students with backgrounds in art, film, or computer science who intend to work in the visual effects, animation, and entertainment industries Read more

15 May, 2014

Critical Making Showcase

12 May, 2014

Mobile Apps Demo Day

BCNM was excited to offer NWMEDIA 198 this semester, a decal associated with the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society's (CITRIS) Mobile Apps Challenge Read more

12 May, 2014

John Scott Awarded Eisner Prize

John's video is a pseudo-response to Frederick Wiseman's 2013 documentary 'At Berkeley' Read more

12 May, 2014

New Media Working Group Exploratorium Field Trip

The New Media Working Group visited the Exploratorium last Tuesday, May 6th for a tour of new media exhibits and discussion of the production of new media works Read more

08 May, 2014

Spring Celebration

Our graduating students have all contributed so much to the intellectual life of BCNM and we will miss how they have challenged and inspired us Read more

07 May, 2014

FILM 151 with Renée Pastel

“I think everyone enjoys a nice murder, provided he is not the victim.” ~Alfred Hitchcock Read more

05 May, 2014

Revisited: WikiWomen

In April, the Berkeley Center for New Media hosted the university’s first Wikipedia edit-a-thon, facilitated by Susan B. Miller Fellow Sarah Stierch Read more

05 May, 2014

Camille Crittenden on Transnational Justice, Culture, and Society

We are proud to announce that Transnational Justice, Culture, and Society. Beyond Outreach, a book for which BCNM Executive Committee member Camille Crittenden contributed a chapter, has been published! Read more

01 May, 2014

Meet Jen Schradie

Jen Schradie has never been afraid to confront the societal inequality she witnesses Read more

28 Apr, 2014

Robots and New Media in the SF Bay Guardian

24 Apr, 2014

Urban Data Canvas Hackathon Video

We now have video online from the Urban Data Canvas Hackathon that took place earlier this year, facilitated by Casey Reas! Read more

24 Apr, 2014

Announcing our Spring 2014 Graduating Class

We are proud to announce our latest cohort of graduating BCNM Designated Emphasis and Masters Certificate students Read more

22 Apr, 2014

How Computers Shape Our Minds

BCNM former Director and Executive Committee member David Bates details how computers shape our minds in this article in Le Monde! Read more

18 Apr, 2014

Student Research Presentations

BCNM was excited to celebrate the research of its graduating Ph.D. candidates on Thursday, April 10th, at its Student Research Presentations Reception. Read more

16 Apr, 2014

Revisited: Impossible

On Saturday, March 29th the Berkeley Center for New Media collaborated with Impossible.com to bring to the Bay Area the Impossible Hackathon Read more

15 Apr, 2014

Robots and New Media: A Contested Concept

A packed house greeted the first panelists for the Berkeley Center for New Media’s Robots and New Media Symposium on April 4, 2014 Read more

15 Apr, 2014

Stuart Geiger Published in Information, Communication, and Society

Download a free copy of the article at Stuart's website! Read more

15 Apr, 2014

ATC Revisited: Stephanie Syjuco

The semester's final ATC talk was a success as new Art Practice faculty member Stephanie Syjuco presented “Lossy: On the Politics of Networked Flows and Degraded Systems” Read more

11 Apr, 2014

Tiffany Ng at the International Carillon Festival

Listen to selected performances online, as well as a selection of other new music that Tiffany has premiered Read more

10 Apr, 2014

Announcing BCNM's 2014 Summer Research Awards

Congratulations to this year's Summer Research Award recipients! Each student will receive $1,000 of summer assistance to support their research initiatives. Read more

08 Apr, 2014

Jen Schradie Critiques Silicon Valley

"Does this satire simply reflect Silicon Valley sexism or contribute to it?" Read more

08 Apr, 2014

Andrea Horbinski Awarded Koo Fellowship

The Dr. C.F. Koo and Cecilia Koo Chair endowment was established in 2008 at the University of California, Berkeley Read more

07 Apr, 2014

David Bates at the Centre Pompidou

Check out his thoughtful discussion of the relationship between technology and humans Read more

07 Apr, 2014

Playing Race with Bonnie Ruberg

This summer, BCNM DE Bonnie Ruberg will be teaching New Media 150 AC – “Playing Race: Investigating American Racial Identities through Video Games,” which will fulfill the American Cultures requirement Read more

03 Apr, 2014

Visiting Scholar Theresa Zueger's BCNM Experience

Zueger explores new forms of civil disobedience that emerge on the Internet using both political philosophy and qualitative methods to inform her research Read more

02 Apr, 2014

Sarah Stierch Featured in East Bay Express

Stierch has been featured in the East Bay Express for her work to improve the coverage of women on Wikipedia Read more

01 Apr, 2014

Meet BCNM's Gail De Kosnik and the Fan Data & Net Differences Team

These UC Berkeley professors have pioneered new methods of exploring internet cultures Read more

31 Mar, 2014

Sarah Stierch Leads Wikipedia Editing Party

Interested in taking part in the Center for New Media's WikiWomen's Edit-a-thon? Join us this Saturday from 1pm to 5pm to create edits that stick! Read more

27 Mar, 2014

The Dream of Intelligent Robot Friends – The Atlantic

Carla Diana, panelist in BCNM's upcoming Robots and New Media Symposium on April 4, published "The Dream of Intelligent Robot Friends" in the Atlantic Read more

26 Mar, 2014

Presenting the Robots and New Media Symposium

The Kingdom of the Netherlands and UC BCNM highlight the next phase in the evolution of robotics with the “Robots and New Media Symposium” on April 4 Read more

24 Mar, 2014

ATC Revisited: Don Buchla

Don Buchla offered a crowd-pleasing performance on March 10th as part of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Read more

21 Mar, 2014

BCNM Welcomes New Students to the Graduate Certificate in New Media

We are delighted to welcome 3 new graduate students to our Masters Certificate program Read more

21 Mar, 2014

Margaret Rhee at the Graduate Research and Education Advocacy Day

Margaret traveled to Sacramento to speak to legislators on the digital education project she works on with incarcerated women in an SF jail Read more

19 Mar, 2014

MOOCing?

Check out how Ashley Ferro Murray explores what MOOCS might mean for theater, dance, and performance studies Read more

19 Mar, 2014

Books in Browsers Conference Proceedings

We're thrilled to see Futures of the Book partner, the Books in Browsers conference, share their conference proceedings Read more

18 Mar, 2014

WikiWomen's Edit-a-thon

Berkeley Center for New Media is hosting a WikiWomen's edit-a-thon to encourage The more women to edit Wikipedia and improve Wikipedia’s coverage of women's history Read more

18 Mar, 2014

HTNM Revisited: The Black Box, the Light Box and Photo-Receptivity

A contribution by Katherine Chandler on Alexander Galloway's recent HTNM talk Read more

06 Mar, 2014

Announcing the 2014 Peter Lyman Fellow

The Fellowship seeks to support a Ph.D. candidate in the writing of his or her dissertation on a topic related to new media through a summer stipend Read more

04 Mar, 2014

ATC Revisited: Casey Reas

The standing room only event was a huge success, and was followed by an energetic question and answer session Read more

03 Mar, 2014

Meet Tiffany Ng

This month, hear how Designated Emphasis Ph.D. candidate Tiffany Ng explores urban spaces through the architecture of music. Read more

24 Feb, 2014

TTT Revisted: Create Your Bot Hackathon

This past Saturday, the Turing Test Tournament Team at the Berkeley Center for New Media hosted the Create Your Chatbot Hackathon Read more

11 Feb, 2014

HTNM Revisited: Lisa Nakamura, "Indigenous Circuits"

Professor Nakamura took a closer look at archival documents left from the largely invisbilized history of a corporation that employed thousands of Navajo women from the '60s to '70s Read more

03 Feb, 2014

Connect with BCNM's Ashley Bellouin and Rare Instruments

Bellouin's music is otherworldly, haunting, and as unique as the instrument that created it Read more

28 Jan, 2014

Student Research Presentations

BCNM was proud to introduce its latest Spring 2014 admits and celebrate the incredible research of its senior graduate students in January Read more

21 Jan, 2014

Connect with BCNM's Naomi Bragin and Street Dance

This month, hear how Designated Emphasis Ph.D. candidate Naomi Bragin explores power structures through street dance. Read more

09 Jan, 2014

New Media Exhibit Developer: Interactive Data Visualizations

The Exploratorium has an exciting new position open for a new media exhibit developer focusing on interactive data visualizations. Details here! Read more

12 Dec, 2013

Picture Yourself Exhibition A Hit!

"Picture Yourself" is a college readiness application supported by the BCNM and CITRIS Read more

12 Dec, 2013

Tangible User Interfaces Exhibit

A course taught by Kimiko Ryokai Read more

04 Dec, 2013

ATC Revisited: Zhang Ga

Zhang Ga concluded this semester’s Arts, Technology, and Culture Colloquium with “From Timelapse to Timecollapse: Rethinking New Media Art and Platform China” Read more

02 Dec, 2013

Connect with Chris Goetz and QGCon

The Berkeley Center for New Media’s interdisciplinary environment has provided Chris with a research home that allows him to draw from various fields — from psychology to computer science to design Read more

25 Nov, 2013

BCNM Welcomes New Students to the DE & Graduate Certificate in New Media

We are delighted to welcome 9 new graduate students to our Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate programs Read more

20 Nov, 2013

Now Accepting Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship Applications

Applications Due: February 1, 2014 Read more

20 Nov, 2013

Announcing the 2013 BCNM Susan Miller Fellow

The Berkeley Center for New Media is pleased to announce that the inaugural 2013 Susan Miller Fellowship has been awarded to Sarah Stierch, museumist, community organizer, and open culture advocate Read more

19 Nov, 2013

Announcing October 2013 Turing Test Tournament Winner

Every month, BCNM and OTSP recognize a Turing Test Tournament player with the highest leaderboard score Read more

19 Nov, 2013

ATC Revisited: Laetitia Sonami

On her talk, "Your Presence is Required: Performance, Control, and Magnetism” Read more

18 Nov, 2013

Announcing the BCNM Data Literacy Initiative Award Recipient

The Data Literacy Initiative Prize was created to address the growing divide between the generation of large quantities of data and those with the tools to access and interpret this information Read more

12 Nov, 2013

HTNM Revisited: Lisa Parks

An eye-opening lecture last Thursday evening, November 7th, from Professor Lisa Parks marked the third installment of our 2013-2014 series Read more

06 Nov, 2013

James Risen

An event featuring James Risen, The New York Times’ national security reporter, who is facing jail for refusing to comply with a subpoena from the Obama Administration to reveal his sources Read more

06 Nov, 2013

HTNM Blog — Eyal Weizman

A Response to Eyal Weizman’s “Forensic Architecture” by Katherine Chandler (Ph.D. Candidate Rhetoric and Designated Emphasis in New Media) Read more

31 Oct, 2013

Videos Now Online: "Creating Minds" Conference

Creating Minds is now online! Watch the wonderful talks today! Read more

29 Oct, 2013

Revisited: Creating Minds

Creating Minds, an academic conference on reading and writing in the digital age had over 300 attendees throughout the day's talks and panels! Read more

29 Oct, 2013

Queerness and Games Conference Shoutout

Spearheaded by Chris Goetz and Bonnie Ruberg Read more

22 Oct, 2013

BCNM Fourth Floor Mixer

Check out photos here! Read more

17 Oct, 2013

Turing Test Tournament Hackathon with Bruce Wilcox

Students had the opportunity to learn first hand from Bruce Wilcox how to create chatscripts Read more

16 Oct, 2013

ATC Revisited: Jennifer González

 

For those unable to attend the ATC lecture on Monday, October 14th, we've brought you a brief recap of the highlights! Read more

15 Oct, 2013

First Winner of the Turing Test Tournament

Every month, BCNM recognizes a Turing Test Tournament player with the highest leaderboard score and awards the designated UC Berkeley student organization with a $1000 prize Read more

15 Oct, 2013

"What Can Robots Teach Us About Ourselves?"


As technology keeps getting better and better, we humans keep asking ourselves, what separates us from our robotic creations? Read more

24 Sep, 2013

HTNM Revisited: Peter Lunenfeld

24 Sep, 2013

Nominations Open for BCNM's Susan Miller Fellowship!

This unique opportunity offers the recipient the chance to engage in creative scholarly pursuits through a residency at the Berkeley Center for New Media Read more

24 Sep, 2013

HTNM Blog - Peter Lunenfeld

Katherine Chandler (Ph.D. Candidate Rhetoric) responds to the most recent History & Theory of New Media Lecture Read more

17 Sep, 2013

BCNM Accepting Designated Emphasis and Masters Certificate Applications!

05 Sep, 2013

Announcing the Fall 2013 – Spring 2014 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Lecture Series

Visit the ATC Colloquium’s home page at atc.berkeley.edu for directions, a list of speakers, and to join the mailing list Read more

04 Sep, 2013

BCNM Faculty Camille Crittenden Featured on the PBS Idea Lab

Crittenden recently published a blog post entitled "Public Open Data: the Good, the Bad, the Future" Read more

28 Aug, 2013

New Collaborative Application Design Class!

This course is offered with the support of CITRIS and the Educational Partnerships Office at UCOP Read more

28 Aug, 2013

The Color of New Media Working Group

Supported by UC Berkeley's Center for Race and Gender. Organized by Professor Abigail De Kosnik (BCNM, TDPS) Read more

14 Aug, 2013

Announcing the 2013-2014 History and Theory in New Media Lecture Series

The History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series is produced by the Berkeley Center for New Media with support from CITRIS (The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society) Read more

13 Aug, 2013

Google More: Where FERPA and CPHS conflict with EULA

UC Berkeley just completed the transition of all of its email from a proprietary system to gmail. Faculty shares their thoughts. Read more

09 Aug, 2013

BCNM's Coye Cheshire Awarded NSF Grant

For his project "Agency, Structure, and Organization: Paths to Participation in Large-Scale Socio-Technical Systems" Read more

07 Aug, 2013

Introducing BCNM's New Graduate Adviser

Coye is an Associate Professor at the School of Information and a longtime member of the Berkeley Center for New Media Executive Committee Read more

01 Aug, 2013

DE Student Jen Schradie Featured on PBS.org

Jen Schradie's (Sociology) article on the impact of income inequality on Big Data appears on pbs.org Read more

24 Jul, 2013

Recent Graduate Sean Talley Exhibiting at Et al.

“An Exhibition Which Comes and Goes As It Pleases,” opening this Friday, July 26th Read more

22 Jul, 2013

Bot or Not?

We are excited to announce the launch of a new online chat game for UC Berkeley's incoming class of 2013, the Turing Test Tournament. Read more

21 Jul, 2013

Hellman Grant Awarded to BCNM's Gail de Kosnik

The Hellman Grant supports the research of promising assistant professors who “show capacity for great distinction in their chosen fields of endeavor Read more

17 Jul, 2013

BCNM Masters Student Jason Glassford Awarded Fellowship

The Murphy and Cadogan awards are designed to “help fuel the continued forward-thinking, visual arts movement that makes the Bay area unique” Read more

11 Jul, 2013

BCNM Welcomes Visiting Scholar Lone Bak Strandgaard

Bak Strandgaard studies the expansion of self-service technologies related to pubic transport Read more

10 Jul, 2013

Introducing BCNM's New Program Officer

Drumroll, please Read more

20 May, 2013

Inventing the Future of Games 2013: Interactive Storytelling Symposium, Report by Chris Goetz

IFOG 2013 Symposium brought together academics and practitioners (as well as academic practitioners) for a stimulating conversation about storytelling in videogames Read more

20 May, 2013

New Media 2013 Summer Research Fellowships Awarded to BCNM Designated Emphasis Students

Berkeley Center for New Media is pleased to award fellowships for research on new media scholarship in Summer 2013 to five Designated Emphasis students Read more

08 May, 2013

BCNM to create Turing Test game for "On the Same Page" program

The test does not check the ability to give the correct answer; it checks how closely the answer resembles typical human answer Read more

07 May, 2013

BCNM's Recent Graduates from the Designated Emphasis in New Media

Congratulations to all! Read more

07 May, 2013

New Media Research Group: Sam Ford "Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture"

23 Apr, 2013

BCNM New Media Students showcase Research at Spring Semester Presentation

UC Berkeley graduate students with a Designated Emphasis in New Media presented their research on April 17, 2013 in the BCNM Commons to an audience of students, faculty, and members of the public Read more

16 Apr, 2013

Margaret Rhee receives 2013 Yamashita Prize Honorable Mention

Rhee is the recipient of an honorable mention for the 2013 Thomas I. Yamashita Prize which honors young social activists Read more

10 Apr, 2013

BCNM Welcomes New Students to the DE & Graduate Certificate in New Media

We are delighted to welcome eleven new graduate students to our Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate programs! Read more

09 Apr, 2013

Seeking Web Developer, Backend & Database for Game Website

The position is open to all current UC Berkeley students. Read more

03 Apr, 2013

Summer 2013 Course Offerings in New Media - Digital Activism, NWMEDIA 150AC

Session A, May 28 - July 3, 2013 Read more

03 Apr, 2013

Learning Mode Conference Recap & Highlight Video

Symposium speakers shared their diverse experiences with online education and examined the conditions, opportunities, and tensions pertaining to learning online Read more

02 Apr, 2013

ATC Lecture: Alexander Long, "Land Art for the Next 10,000 Years"

How do you build an monument scale sculptural machine that will last as long as civilization? Read more

26 Mar, 2013

Report from the Audience: Ken Goldberg Speaks on Film "Robot and Frank"

An account of a screening of the film "Robot and Frank," by Charlotte Capaldo Read more

19 Mar, 2013

Announcing the 2013 Peter Lyman Fellow, T. Geronimo Johnson

For his abstract on “New Media Literacy, Aesthetic Education, and Ambiguity in the Age of Irony” Read more

19 Mar, 2013

ATC Lecture: "Art of the Exoskeleton: 3D Printing for the Human Condition"

By Scott Summit, designer and founder of Bespoke Innovations Read more

27 Feb, 2013

BCNM Student Presentations for the annual BEARS Research Symposium, February 14, 2013

Exciting and innovative new UC Berkeley research projects weree presented at the Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium (BEARS). Read some of our students' research here! Read more

27 Feb, 2013

BCNM faculty, Kimiko Ryokai, wins Google Faculty Research Award

20 Feb, 2013

Learning Mode: College Ready Hackathon

Wi-Fi and cloud-storage will be provided. Hackers should bring their own computers. Open to all! Read more

20 Feb, 2013

BCNM Spring 2013 Open House for Prospective Students

Join us for light refreshments and conversation in the Commons, to learn more about the Berkeley Center for New Media's academic offerings in New Media Read more

20 Feb, 2013

Björn Hartmann awarded 2013 Sloan Foundation Fellowship

13 Feb, 2013

"An Instrument of Urban Planning: Bells and the Sonic Remediation of Community Space in the Southeastern United States," Tiffany Ng

An abstract of Ng's article, which investigates debates over amplified, synthesized musical sounds in semi-public spaces. Read more

06 Feb, 2013

Learning Mode: Critical Issues in Online Education

*Update: online registration is now full, however please feel free to register for the wait list Read more

06 Feb, 2013

BEARS 2013 Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium, BCNM Open House

Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium is a program of the Industrial Relations Office, UC Berkeley Read more

04 Feb, 2013

Video Art in the BCNM Commons, New Work by Jason Fritz, "Aunt Charlies Lounge: Smoking Only"

Jason Fritz is an interdisciplinary artist whose work shuttles between performance, film, installation, and disaster Read more

28 Jan, 2013

Applications for M.A./Ph.D. Academic Programs in New Media due March 1, 2013

Applications for Fall 2013 admittance to both programs are due March 1, 2013 Read more

17 Jan, 2013

DataCenter Welcomes Margaret Rhee (BCNM DE) to Board of Directors

Focusing on research justice and participatory methods, DataCenter partners with marginalized communities providing training and resources in research Read more

15 Jan, 2013

Call for Applications: Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship in New Media

Summer Stipend of $5,000
Applications Due: February 11, 2013
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21 Dec, 2012

Body Conscious Design, Hsin-Hsien Chiu, Featured in Taiwanese Design Magazine La Vie

Hsin-Hsien Chiu, Ph.D. candidate in Architecture with a Designated Emphasis in New Media Read more

19 Dec, 2012

"Tether and Accretions : Fantasy as Form in Videogames," Christopher Geotz

Goetz, a BCNM Designated Emphais student and Film & Media PhD candidate, recently published an article about videogames in the academic journal Read more

12 Dec, 2012

Human Rights Day: How Social Video Changes the Game for Advocacy and Accountability

To commemorate Human Rights Day on December 10, Camille Crittenden, the executive director of CITRIS's Data and Democracy Initiative, wrote an article in the Huffington Post  Read more

10 Dec, 2012

BCNM New Media Graduate Students Present Their Research

Their presentations spanned a wide range of study including street dance, machine learning and cyber-communication Read more

04 Dec, 2012

BCNM Welcomes Newly Admitted Students to the DE and Certificate in New Media

We are very pleased to welcome new graduate students to our Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate program! Read more

29 Nov, 2012

Berkeley Center for New Media Seeking Webmaster

Experience in web design with skills in Wordpress and PHP is essential. Familiarity with JavaScript, XML, MySQL, and UNIX commands also helpful Read more

26 Nov, 2012

T. Geronimo Johnson receives advance praise for his new book "Hold it 'Til it Hurts"

An exploration of the bond between two brothers awash with questions of race, disaster and war Read more

14 Nov, 2012

Tablets, Africa's Next Leap-Frog Technology

by Reginold Royston, Ph.D. candidate in the African Diaspora Program with a Designated Emphasis in New Media Read more

07 Nov, 2012

Interface Design for Intelligent Elderly Home Care Environments

Hsin-Hsien visited Living 3.0, a national research institution based in Taiwan, to learn more about the latest technologies that are being used to create smart space Read more

05 Nov, 2012

Digital Media Artist Jim Campbell Celebrated as “Bay Area Treasure”

Brooke spoke at the Berkeley Art Museum about Jim Campbell’s Home Movies installation in 2008 and is preparing an article on his work.
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29 Oct, 2012

Cyberculture and Access in Ghana

Reginold Royston has been in Accra, Ghana since 2012, doing dissertation research on Internet access and local cyberculture Read more

24 Oct, 2012

Printable Loudspeaker Arrays for Flexible Substrates and Interactive Surfaces

Jess Rowland, M.F.A. Art Practice, Certificate in New Media, UC Berkeley Read more

15 Oct, 2012

BCNM Welcomes 2012-13 Visiting Artist, Ashley Bellouin

The Berkeley Center for New Media hosts an artist in residence annually, providing them with a space in which to explore the boundaries of their work and experiment with new ideas Read more

10 Oct, 2012

International Day of the Girl and the Ongoing Need for More Girls in STEM Fields

CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative Director, Camille Crittenden wrote for the Huffington Post on Tuesday to advocate for continued efforts to bring girls into STEM fields Read more

01 Oct, 2012

Spring 2013: Eric Paulos Teaches "Critical Making: Materials, Protocols, and Culture"

Critical Making will operationalize and critique the practice of “making” through both foundational literature and hands on studio culture Read more

01 Oct, 2012

"A Note on Triumph" Meshes Acoustics with Digital Sounds to Create Hybrid Instruments

 

Sivan Eldar, Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley in the Music Department with a Designated Emphasis in New Media Read more

26 Sep, 2012

Data & Democracy Initiative - Prop 30 Awareness


The UC Berkeley CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative has launched a social media experiment related to CA Proposition 30. It's open now and we welcome you to participate Read more

19 Sep, 2012

Nicholas de Monchaux Presents Exhibit at the Venice Biennale, US Architecture Pavilion

Titled "Spontaneous Interventions : Design Actions for the Common Good" Read more

18 Sep, 2012

Applications for M.A./Ph.D. Academic Programs in New Media

Due November 1, 2012 Read more

05 Sep, 2012

Announcing the Fall 2012 - Spring 2013 Art, Technology and Culture Colloquium Lecture Series

Mondays, 7:30-9:00 pm. ATC lectures are free and open to the public! Read more

05 Sep, 2012

Announcing the 2012-2013 History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series

All events in the series are free and open to the public.  Read more

04 Sep, 2012

BCNM students collaborate on ZERO1 Biennial performance piece "Tulle/Tool"

Ashley Ferro-Murray and Erin Colleen Johnson recently collaborated on "Tulle/Tool," a performance piece commissioned by ZERO1 Biennial Read more

31 Aug, 2012

The Art of Video Games?

Alenda Chang, Ph.D. Rhetoric, DE in New Media, UC Berkeley Read more

29 Aug, 2012

History & Theory of New Media's Designer, Laura Paulini opens solo show "Shimmer"

The designer of this year's HTNM series poster, Laura Paulini presents "Shimmer" at the Eleanor Harwood Gallery
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29 Aug, 2012

Eric Paulos awarded Honorary Mention at Ars Electronica

28 Aug, 2012

William Gibson in conversation with Ken Goldberg, UC Berkeley

September 4, 2012, 7pm
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California Street (at Presidio) Read more

08 Aug, 2012

New Media Summer Research Fellowships Awarded to BCNM DE's

Congratulations to the following students! Read more

30 Jun, 2012

Forest by Bit, Using LiDAR to Represent Sierra Nevada Forests

20 Jun, 2012

CITRIS 2012 Seed Funding Awarded to BCNM’s Nicholas DeMonchaux

19 Jun, 2012

BCNM Student Awarded NSF Grant for Research on Digital Democracy and Social Movements

The Sociology Program of the NSF awards grants that have "theoretically focused empirical investigation aimed at improving the explanation of fundamental social processes" Read more

13 Jun, 2012

Video Art in the BCNM Commons - New Work by Henry Witecki, "The Bridge" (2012)

07 Jun, 2012

BCNM Welcomes New Faculty Member Eric Paulos

16 May, 2012

Mutated Text Workshop

Mutated Text, a cross-genre creative writing workshop co-organized by Margaret Rhee with support from BCNM, was held this past April  Read more

14 May, 2012

Research in Computational Aesthetics

Brian A. Barsky is Professor of Computer Science and Affiliate Professor of Optometry and Vision Science at UC Berkeley Read more

14 May, 2012

Who’s Achievement? — Evaluating Self-Constructed and Peer-Evaluated Badge Systems in Online Classrooms

14 May, 2012

BCNM Student Presentations for the annual BEARS Research Symposium

This year's theme is ""Big Data at Berkeley" Read more

07 May, 2012

The Trend of Class, Race, and Ethnicity in Social Media Inequality

Read about Jen Schradie's (PhD, Sociology) study Read more

07 May, 2012

Futurefarmers Powers of Ten Book Forthcoming from Sternberg Press

07 May, 2012

Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art, and Innovation at Chicago's Field Museum

Professor and BCNM Executive Committee member Paz Gutierrez will be exhibiting one of her digitally fabricated walls made of agricultural infill at the Field Museum Read more

07 May, 2012

Welcoming BCNM's New DE and Certificate Students

We are delighted to announce the following newly students to the BCNM Designated Emphasis and Master's Certificate Program in New Media Read more

04 May, 2012

Kony 2012 Video Inspires Students to Take Action

02 May, 2012

Digital Inquiry: Keynote Talk by Bernard Stiegler

The two day symposium brought together interdisciplinary scholars, artists, and media industry representatives to reflect on the nature of knowledge in the digital age Read more

05 Apr, 2012

AirQuest

AirQuest’s objective is to make scientific data playable and accessible to all. Read more

07 Mar, 2012

Announcing the 2012 Peter Lyman Fellow

For their research, "Unmanned Aerial Systems: The United States’ Techno-Political Entanglements in the Post-Cold War" Read more

01 Feb, 2012

A Variation on the Powers of Ten: Framework for Understanding Research

Currently, Powers of Ten will be showing at SFMOMA Six Lines of Flight on Sept. 15-Dec. 30, 2012
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01 Feb, 2012

Aesthetic Applications of Wave Field Synthesis

Rama Gottfried will be working with the Acoustic and Cognitive Spaces Team at IRCAM and the Centre Pompidou based in Paris Read more

11 Jan, 2012

Artist Talk with Walter Kim on Modeling the Interaction of Light Between Diffuse Surfaces

Join us for lunch and conversation with artist Walter Kim at the Berkeley Institute of Design Read more

17 Nov, 2011

Call for Applications: Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship in New Media

Applications due February 6, 2012 Read more

27 Oct, 2011

New Media Graduate Research Presentations

25 Oct, 2011

Friedrich Kittler (1943-2011)

We mourn the passing of the influential media theorist Friedrich Kittler, who was a member of BCNM's international advisory board Read more

20 Oct, 2011

Hybrid Wisdom

Hybrid Wisdom is offering a $1000 prize for the best idea contributed! Read more

19 Oct, 2011

Applications for M.A./Ph.D. Academic Programs in New Media due March 1, 2012

10 Oct, 2011

States of War: On Enlightenment, Reason, and Political Theory

03 Oct, 2011

The Human Rights Center presents Women, War, and Peace Screening - "I Came to Testify"

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12 Sep, 2011

Turning Data into Democratic Action: Social Apps Lab at CITRIS

12 Sep, 2011

'Friend' of the Court: New Media and Transitional Justice

01 Sep, 2011

Position Open: Assistant Professor, New Media, Tenure Track

Applications must be postmarked by Oct. 14, 2011. Read more

01 Sep, 2011

Alcatel-Lucent BCNM Meeting

31 Aug, 2011

Tomato Quintet, 2007

The Tomato Quintet at Machine Project, Los Angeles, involved five pods filled with Tomatoes Read more

31 Aug, 2011

Media-based Choreography Read more

29 Aug, 2011

HyperSource: Bridging the Gap Between Source and Code-Related Web Sites

29 Aug, 2011

ShowMeHow: Translating User Interface Instructions Between Similar Applications

29 Aug, 2011

Collaboratively Crowdsourcing Workflows with Turkomatic

01 Aug, 2011

Data-Driven Elastic Models for Cloth: Modeling and Measurement Read more

28 Jul, 2011

"Kinemathics": Kinetically Induced Mathematical Learning

Dor Abrahamson, Assistant Professor Graduate School of Education Cognition and Development: Education in Mathematics, Science, & Technology, UC Berkeley Read more

25 Jul, 2011

Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?, A Responsive Sound Installation, Ken Goldberg & Gil Gershoni, Contemporary Jewish Museum, SF Read more

25 Jul, 2011

All Things Shining: Reading the Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age

A book by Hubert Dreyfus & Sean Dorrance Kelly Read more

25 Jul, 2011

Opinion Space 3.0

"Opinion Space" is a social media technology designed to help communities generate and exchange ideas about important issues and policies. Read more

21 Jul, 2011

Back to the Virtual Farm

14 Jul, 2011

Eden: A Professional Multitouch Tool for Constructing Virtual Organic Environments

06 Jul, 2011

City Sandbox Goes Live

A collaboration of art, engineering, and social sciences at the University of California, citysandbox.com, is live!  Read more

15 Jun, 2011

The New Social App Lab at CITRIS

The Social App Lab is an interdisciplinary initiative and supported at UC Berkeley by CITRIS Read more

15 Jun, 2011

CITRIS Launches Data and Democracy Initiative Read more

15 Jun, 2011

The Digital Production Gap: The Digital Divide and Web 2.0 Collide

15 Jun, 2011

Pwning Asthma Triggers: Health Games as Technologies of Social Engagement

07 Jun, 2011

CITRIS Seed Funding Awarded to BCNM's Greg Niemeyer