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Posted: Oct.19.2012
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Human interface - where the bits meet the flesh. It’s these bits that caught Tom Zimmerman’s interest back in the early 80s, when he first dreamed of inventing a way to play the air guitar with motion sensors. Since then he has continued to push the boundaries of how we interact with our technology, inciting the concept of virtual reality with inventions such as the Data Glove. Zimmerman is a human/machine devices expert with IBM Research, where he continues to push the frontiers of technology.

Posted: Oct.19.2012
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If so inclined, check out Expressive Intelligence Studio Master's Alum Teale Fristoe's Kickstarter project - Corporate America: The Political Satire Board Game.

Posted: Oct.12.2012
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Kevin Bruner, the Co-Founder/CTO/Executive Producer at Telltale Games, kicked off the 2012-13 academic year with our first IFOG: Speaker Series talk of the Fall! A veteran of LucasArts, Kevin founded Telltale Games in 2004, and has worked on games such as Sam & Max, Monkey Island, Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, Wallace & Gromit, Back to the Future, Jurassic Park, and most recently - The Walking Dead.

Posted: Oct.09.2012
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We were thrilled to host Mary Flanagan's visit to UC Santa Cruz this week. Mary is a leader in games as art, as an artist, creative, thinker, and scholar, as well as a fantastic game designer.

Posted: Oct.03.2012
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The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for a tenure track (Assistant) or tenured (Associate and Full Professor) faculty position. We seek outstanding applicants in the area of games and playable media. Preferred applicants will have research and teaching experience in games and graphics, with a research presence in the graphics community and the games and/or interactive media community, though candidates with specializations in other areas of games and interactive media will be considered.