Speaker: Judith Donath,
Time: Wednesday, October 29, 4-6pm
Location: USC’s School of Cinematic Arts Interactive Media Building(SCI), Room 108
Title: The Social Machine: Designs for Living Online
Judith Donath is the author of The Social Machine: Designs for Living Online. In her work, Donath synthesizes knowledge from fields such as urban design, evolutionary biology and cognitive science to build innovative interfaces for online communities and virtual identities. The former director of the Sociable Media Group at MIT Media Lab, she created several of the earliest social applications for the web and her work with the Sociable Media Group has been shown in museums and galleries worldwide. She is known internationally for her writing on identity, interface design, and social communication.