Entertainment Technology and the Search for Humanity
Since 1994, Hall has provided cultural correspondence from the front lines of emerging technology and entertainment media. From video games to weird links on the web, Justin examines why we spend so much time with machines, and how the culture there reflects our humanity.
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Presentation: "Game Development and Starting a Company", Raikes School, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, November 4 2011 (video) Presentation: "Fate of a Social Games Company", Game Developers Conference, San Francisco, March 2010 (notes) Panel, "Online Games: Beyond Play and Fantasy with Joi Ito and Justin Hall", South by Southwest Interactive, March 2007 (audio mp3) Poster Session, "Passively Multiplayer Gaming: Surveillance for Fun, Game Developers Conference, San Francisco, March 2007 Speaker, "Passively Multiplayer Online Games," Aula: Movement, Helsinki, Finland, June 2006 (Video) "The Potential for Charitable Video Games," Creative Artists Agency, October 2005 Non-resident fellow, "Law in Virtual Worlds" class, Professors Lawrence Lessig and Julian Dibbell, Stanford Law School, California, Spring 2003 Keynote, Reboot 4.0, Copenhagen, May 2001 (video clip - broken) Keynote, "Game Forms: A Cultural Study of Electronic Entertainment," Interactive Arena, Canadian Film Centre, February 2001 Festival Curator: "Consolizing the Web," Digital Storytelling Festival, Crested Butte, September 1999 Emcee, Webzine '99, San Francisco, July 1999 Film presenter, Sundance Film Festival, Park City Utah, January 1999 Keynote, "HyperTextBooks," Links98 Education and IT Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, October 1998 Panelist on "Youth and Media" for 20 goes 2000, UNESCO conference on the power of culture, Modern Museum, Stockholm, Sweden, March 1998 Participant, "New Media, New Landscapes," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 1997 Lecturer, The Lab/Third Stage, Lollapalooza, San Francisco, August 18, 1995 Lecturer, SIGKids Digital Circus, SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles, August 8, 1995 Speaker, "Publishing Empowerment", News Industries & Journalism/Preparing for 2010 Think Tank, Rand Corporation, June 13, 1995 (speech text)
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