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NYC Media Lab Podcast

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NYC Media Lab connects technologists in digital media and technology companies with bright minds in New York City's universities in order to drive innovation and talent development. A public-private partnership launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Lab hosts events and seeds projects to foster collaboration across a range of disciplines core to the future of media, from design to engineering.

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NYC Media Lab connects technologists in digital media and technology companies with bright minds in New York City's universities in order to drive innovation and talent development. A public-private partnership launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Lab hosts events and seeds projects to foster collaboration across a range of disciplines core to the future of media, from design to engineering.

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Really interesting!

By BrooklynFan15 - May 21 2015
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I found the podcast illuminating and the choice of people being interviewed varied and intriguing. An excellent find- looking forward to more!

Powerful ideas and impacts

By Crystal Tex - May 21 2015
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.....like the little cancer patients, comforted by the company of their chosen animals. This man has already built a legacy.

iTunes Ratings

12 Ratings
Average Ratings
4
0
0
3
5

Really interesting!

By BrooklynFan15 - May 21 2015
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I found the podcast illuminating and the choice of people being interviewed varied and intriguing. An excellent find- looking forward to more!

Powerful ideas and impacts

By Crystal Tex - May 21 2015
Read more
.....like the little cancer patients, comforted by the company of their chosen animals. This man has already built a legacy.
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NYC Media Lab Podcast

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NYC Media Lab connects technologists in digital media and technology companies with bright minds in New York City's universities in order to drive innovation and talent development. A public-private partnership launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Lab hosts events and seeds projects to foster collaboration across a range of disciplines core to the future of media, from design to engineering.

Rank #1: Future Interfaces

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This episode features a panel discussion on future interfaces recorded at NYC Media Lab’s IoT Media Mash event, which took place June 8th, 2016 at Viacom. The session was moderated by Chaki Ng, Head of New Experiences at Viacom, and panelists included Matt Hartman, Director of Seed Investments, betaworks; Mari Joller, Founder and CEO, Scarlet; Katherine Moriwaki, Assistant Professor, Parsons MFADT; and Patrick Givens, Director, Smart Innovations, VaynerMedia. From artificial intelligence powered conversational interfaces to gesture and touch based interactions to augmented reality, this panel considers the future of human computer interaction.

Aug 13 2016

40mins

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Rank #2: Tech, Media & Democracy: Trust, fake news, misinformation and technology

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The term "Fake news” has come to mean anything from deliberate misinformation to "news I don't agree with". How can technology be harnessed to address these issues? What tools are needed for journalists to better understand and respond to misinformation dissemination on different platforms? What's the best way to respond to credibility attacks? Is fact-checking effective? How might we use technology to set truth-seeking organizations apart?

With Panelists:

Gilad Lotan, BuzzFeed VP, Head of Data Science (host and moderator)
Sasha Koren, Editor, Guardian Mobile Lab
Alexis Lloyd, Chief Design Officer, Axios
Cory Haik, Chief Strategy Officer, Mic
Benjamin Decker, Security Researcher, Storyful

Dec 12 2017

58mins

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Rank #3: A conversation with Ted Bailey, CEO of Dataminr

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In this episode Ted Bailey, CEO, Founder and Chairman of Dataminr, a New York City startup that transforms real-time data from Twitter and other public sources into actionable signals, delivers the 2015 Glenn A. Britt keynote lecture at the NYC Media Lab Annual Summit. Moderated by Paul Horn, Senior Vice Provost for Research at NYU.

Nov 03 2015

30mins

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Rank #4: Tech, Media & Democracy: Protecting Journalism and Media from Attack

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News organizations and journalists face unprecedented legal, cyber and physical threats. The second event in the Tech, Media & Democracy series explores the risks and what can be done with panelists including Jim Rutenberg, Media Columnist, New York Times; Jameel Jaffer, Director, Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University; Wael Ghonim, Fellow, Shorenstein Center, Harvard; Yasmin Green, Director of Research & Development, Jigsaw; and Runa Sandvik, Director of Information Security, New York Times.

Nov 14 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #5: David Carroll on Ad Blocking as a Tragedy of the Commons

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This episode is the third in a three part series on data, digital advertising and the phenomenon of ad blocking. We hear from David Carroll, associate professor of media design in the MFA Design and Technology graduate program at Parsons The New School for Design, who has written about a variety of issues in digital media, including recently about the rise of ad blocking technologies.

Oct 21 2015

25mins

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Rank #6: Frank Rose and Sree Sreenivasan on the Future of Storytelling

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This episode features a conversation on technology and the future of storytelling with the digital anthropologist and journalist Frank Rose, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chief Digital Officer, Sree Sreenivasan.

Jun 10 2015

47mins

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Rank #7: Prototyping Stories in Virtual Reality

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This episode was recorded at NYC Media Lab’s Annual Summit, hosted at Columbia University on September 22nd. It features a conversation on VR storytelling and prototyping featuring Rob Ruffler, Senior Director of Viacom NEXT, the emerging technology group for Viacom and its brands, and three individuals who participated in a fellowship NYC Media Lab ran with Viacom in the summer of 2016 on virtual reality storytelling, including Tomonari Michigami, a recent graduate of the School of Visual Arts; Rosalind Paradis, a recent graduate of the Parsons MFA in Design and Technology; and Michelle Senteio, a Master’s Candidate at the NYU Game Center.

Oct 07 2016

18mins

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Rank #8: Virtual Reality: The Next Three Years

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This episode was recorded at NYC Media Lab’s Annual Summit, hosted at Columbia University on September 22nd. It features a conversation on the next three years in virtual reality and storytelling with panelists including Kai Bond, the General Manager of the Samsung Accelerator; Ken Perlin, computer scientists and Director of the Games for Learning Institute at NYU; Adaora Udoji, an angel investor; and Jake Zim, the Senior Vice President of Virtual Reality at Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Oct 06 2016

51mins

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Rank #9: Doc Searls on the Adblock Wars

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This episode is the first of a three part series on data, digital advertising and the phenomenon of ad blocking. In the first installment in the series we hear from Doc Searls, the influential blogger and author of The Intention Economy: When Customers Take Charge, co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto and Director of Project VRM at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, where he served as a fellow from 2006 to 2010.

Oct 15 2015

30mins

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Rank #10: Notifications and the Attention Economy

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This episode is in two parts. First, highlights from a discussion on the future of digital notifications with speakers such as Huffington Post CTO Otto Toth, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering professor Dana Karwas, New York Times Executive Director of R&D Matt Boggie, Backchannel journalist and author Steven Levy, and BuzzFeed News product lead Noah Chestnut. Then, a conversation with Tristan Harris, a design thinker, philosopher and entrepreneur focused on how the design of technology products influences user behavior, attention and well-being.

Jul 16 2015

44mins

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