The Expressiveness of Human-Computer Rotoscoping Technique

Although the rotoscoping technique was invented by the Fleischer brothers back in 1910s when animating Koko the clown for their Out of the Inkwell animated series, the deployment of this animation method in the digital film Waking Life (2001) revealed some of the potential that the human-computer symbiosis could have on the technique.  Rotoscoping, understood […]

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Parenting in the Digital Age: Discourses, Practices, and Imaginaries about Media Technologies

Last week I had the opportunity of presenting at the DML2015 conference (Equity by Design) a paper on Latino/Hispanic families that emerged from a chapter of my dissertation and draw on data from the Digital Edge project. This presentation was part of a diverse panel that some of my colleagues from the Connected Learning Research […]

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Snail detours

It rains. It pours. Creeks are running by the bridges. River runs. It has not stopped raining since two weeks ago. Trees, grasses, and all kind of wild plants are growing as I have never seen before in Austin, Texas. Waking up with the pitter-patter sound of raindrops and the gray darkness of cloudy skies […]

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Are Twitter bots interacting in Colombian Networked Public Sphere?

During the past nine years we have seen the rapid growth of the Colombian networked public sphere. As Internet connectivity has spread to the country, and more people have adopted smartphones, the use of Web social software and computer-mediated communication has become part of the everyday life of many youths and adults avid of expressing […]

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Indie Games Pop-Up Video Arcades

Nurturing aesthetic experimentation and alternative forms of production, distribution and consumption, the indie game culture has grown in the past decade gaining global and local recognition. As part of this evolution, practitioners have started to create geographically localized community organizations that foster assembling informal innovation ecosystems and cultivating social, cultural, and human resources. In cities […]

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