The War Between Theory and Practice

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A talk on 9/24/08 at the Interactive Media Division seminar.

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  • The War Between Theory and Practice

    1. The War Between Theory and Practice
    2. Fallacies
    3. Inverse relationship between text and images Text = Images 1
    4. Inverse relationship between Content and Design Content = Design 1
    5. Inverse relationship between Design and technology Design = Technology 1
    6. (dead-end strategy) = Visual rhetoric Graphic design + Interface design
    7. (dead-end strategy) = Visual rhetoric Graphic design + Interface design
    8. Research + technology + design = new scholarly vernaculars = New Scholarly Vernaculars Research + Technology + Design
    9. Media Arts & Practice (iMAP) PhD program http://cinema.usc.edu/imap
    10. Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular http://vectorsjournal.net
    11. Paradigm shift + =
    12. Technology transforms research Technology transforms research Paradigm shifts
    13. Design informstechnology Technology transforms research Design informs technology Paradigm shifts
    14. Research and design inform each other Technology transforms research Design informs technology Research design Paradigm shifts
    15. Multi-modal scholarship Technology transforms research Design informs technology Research design (multi-modal scholarship) Paradigm shifts
    16. Dissolution of binaries Dissolution of binaries: Front-end / Back-end Paradigm shifts
    17. Dissolution of binaries Dissolution of binaries: Front-end / Back-end (Design) (Technology) Paradigm shifts
    18. Paradigm shifts Information presentation Information architecture Paradigm shifts Paradigm shifts
    19. Objects of communication --> tools to think with Information presentation Information architecture Objects of communication Tools to think with Paradigm shifts
    20. Objects of communication --> tools to think with Information presentation Information architecture Objects of communication Evocative knowledge objects Paradigm shifts
    21. Spatialization of information Spatialization of Information Paradigm shifts
    22. Scholarship as dynamic subsystem Spatialization of Information Scholarship as a dynamic sub-system within a larger media and information ecology Paradigm shifts
    23. IML Island: Second Life
    24. IML Island: Second Life
    25. Peggy Weil and Nonny de la Pena: Gone Gitmo
    26. Gone Gitmo: Constitution Day 2007
    27. Images = interface / index = Representation Images Paradigm shifts
    28. Images = interface / index = Representation Images = Images Interface / Index Paradigm shifts
    29. Ridley Scott | Blade Runner | 1982
    30. Microsoft vs. Google
    31. Microsoft | Photosynth : Notre Dame Cathedral | 2007 “…collective memory”
    32. Microsoft | Virtual Earth | 2007 “…capturing history”
    33. Microsoft | Virtual Earth | 2007
    34. Microsoft | Virtual Earth: Bird’s Eye View | 2007
    35. Microsoft | Virtual Earth: Bird’s Eye View | 2007
    36. Microsoft | Virtual Earth: Bird’s Eye View | 2007
    37. Microsoft | Virtual Earth: Bird’s Eye View | 2007
    38. History + Digital equals total archive or chaos = Total archive History + Digital
    39. History + Digital equals total archive or chaos = Total archive History + Digital Recombinant chaos or
    40. University of Virginia | Rome Reborn | 2007
    41. IBM | Second Life: Forbidden City recreation | 2006
    42. Vassar College | Second Life: Sistine Chapel recreation | 2007
    43. U.S. Secret Service | The Assassination of John F. Kennedy | 1965
    44. Ant Farm | The Eternal Frame | 1975
    45. Oliver Stone | JFK | 1991 Quantum Leap | “Lee Harvey Oswald” | 1992
    46. The X-Files | “Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man” | 1996
    47. Traffic | JFK Reloaded | 2004
    48. Traffic | JFK Reloaded | 2004
    49. Traffic | JFK Reloaded | 2004
    50. Traffic | JFK Reloaded | 2004
    51. Avatar Promotions | Second Life: Dealey Plaza recreation | 2007
    52. Avatar Promotions | Second Life: Dealey Plaza recreation | 2007
    53. Avatar Promotions | Second Life: Dealey Plaza recreation | 2007
    54. Google | Google Maps | 2007
    55. Google | Street View | 2007
    56. Google | Google Earth | 2007
    57. Google | Google Earth | 2007
    58. Google | Google Earth | 2007
    59. Google | Google Earth | 2007
    60. Veronica Paredes, Kristy Kang, Diana Hughes | Spatial Palimpsest | 2007
    61. Masaki Fujihata | [email_address] | 2002
    62. Masaki Fujihata | Field-Work@Hayama | 2005
    63. Michael Naimark: Viewfinder
    64. Second Life map
    65. Dubai | 2007

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