Publication Date: October 8, 1999
CAMBRIDGE, MA—This final event of the Markle-funded Media in Transition Project at M.I.T. aims to establish a broad-gauged discussion of our emerging computer culture in the perspective of ancestor technologies and older media. The conference includes some 75 presentations on many aspects of this subject, a series of multi-media demonstrations and films offered in parallel with the presentations, and three plenary “conversations” in which distinguished panelists will speak briefly and then participate in extended dialogue with the audience. Among the panelists: Phil Agre, Robert Darnton, Henry Jenkins, Elaine Kamarck, Adam Powell, Mitchel Resnick, Paul Starr, Bob Stein, Maria Tata.