David Cohn to speak on Object-Orientated Journalism

Join us for Brown^2 Bag Lunch Speaker Series at Stanford Object-Oriented Journalism: Case Circa by David Cohn, Founding Editor & Chief Content Officer, Circa Friday, November 7th, 2014, 12pm (noon), Y2E2 101, Stanford University Object-oriented journalism atomizes the content into pieces, which can be re-used and circulated in several contexts. David Cohn tells how Circa, one of the best-known journalism start-ups, applies object-oriented journalism

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Sherlock Holmes and the Internet of Things

This weekend the Brown Institute hosted Sherlock Holmes and the Internet of Things, an experiment, led by the Digital Storytelling Lab at Columbia, in new forms and functions of storytelling. Roughly 25 storytellers, game developers, makers, creative technologists, experience designers and journalists participated in a special one day story lab. An experiment in co-authorship – Sherlock Holmes and the Internet of Things invited 25 participants to

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Latour week at Columbia

Last night, Prof. Latour spoke to an audience of 500 people on his recent work is on climate change, on global ecological crisis. You can see a video of the event here. Next up, his project “Gaia Global Circus” will be presented at The Kitchen in Chelsea. To help understand the disconnect between the scale of the problems we

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By Design

  Eight 2014-15 Magic Grant award winners joined teams from the Class of 2013-14 at Stanford on June 9 and 10 for the Brown Institute’s quarterly all-hands meeting. The teams introduced themselves, their projects, and engaged in a half-day Design Thinking workshop. The session was facilitated by Umbreen Bhatti, a 2013-14 John S. Knight Fellow

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A Second Hard Hat Dinner

Last night, the Institute hosted its second Hard Hat Dinner. We invited 19 media scholars, educators, journalists, entrepreneurs, and friends for the second in a series of events to celebrate the construction of our new space. The evening started with a tour of the Brown construction site which has changed considerably since our first event

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