Creative Disturbance
Gender and Economics with Nobel Prize Winner Amartya Sen

In this podcast, Amartya Sen talks with UT Dallas doctoral student Anwesha Bhattacharjee. Sen shares his thoughts and works on preferential sex selection and gendercide. Sen’s research delves deeper into the realm of culture, socio-economic structures and policy making as he endeavors to search for plausible causes and remedies for “the missing women,” as he calls them, in governance.

Direct download: Sen_Anwesha1_1.mp3
Category:The Bold Roast: Student Conversations -- posted at: 12:30am CST

04: Caroline Martel

Filmmaker Caroline Martel is the producer and director of Wavemakers, a documentary about the Ondes Martenot, an electronic musical instrument invented in France in the 1920’s. Her documentary traces the unusual history of the instrument and its enthusiasts from its creation through to the present. (photo: N. Corre)

Direct download: NP04_caroline_martel.mp3
Category:Noisy People -- posted at: 12:30am CST

03: Ignaz Schick

My guest is German turntablist, saxophonist and improviser Ignaz Schick.

http://noisypeople.net/2015/03/14/03-ignaz-schick/

Direct download: NP03_ignaz_schick.mp3
Category:Noisy People -- posted at: 3:03am CST

De l’appropriation du Vivant dans l’art Contemporain [FR]

A travers les représentations de l’humain, de l’animal et du végétal, Camille Prunet intérroge dans sa thèse le traitement plastique du vivant dans les oeuvres biotechnologiques. L’occasion de nous entretenir sur les frontières et les limites de cette notion, les tendances de l’art contemporain et les enjeux de réception et de production de ces formes.

Direct download: Camille_Prunet_Podcast.mp3
Category:Meta-Life -- posted at: 12:30am CST

Ontologies Vocales et Technologies Endogènes (1/2) [FR]

Avec l’explosion de la bulle internet, les réseaux sociaux offrent l’opportunité de fournir des informations à des personnes qui se trouvent dans des endroits distants. Quels usages sont fait des réseaux sociaux en Afrique et quelles applications peut-on en tirer ? Gilles Kounou, ingénieur en système informatique et génie logiciel fournit quelques éléments de réponse à partir des problématiques locales de son pays, au Bénin. La première partie de ce podcast est consacrée à la numérisation de solutions par le moyen d’ontologies vocales qui permettent d’adresser des problématiques locales.

Direct download: Giles_Ontologies_Vocales1.mp3
Category:Virtual Africa -- posted at: 1:43am CST

Synthetic Biology: Creating or Constructing Life?

In her book Synthetic: How Life Got Made, science historian Sophia Roosth investigates the field of Synthetic Biology in which life and computer scientists advance new definitions of life by manufacturing it from scratch.

Direct download: Roosth_Poe_Podcast.mp3
Category:Meta-Life -- posted at: 12:30am CST

Nobel Prize Winner Amartya Sen (3/3)

In this podcast, Amartya Sen sits down with the South Asia Democracy Watch director Syed Hassan, UT Dallas Asia Center director Monique Wedderburn and Beverly Hill, president of the Gendercide Awareness Project, to discuss a myriad of topics, including his roots in Bangladesh, his pioneering research in gendercide, and the state of public education today.

Direct download: Sen_Podcast3.mp3
Category:Voices From the Crowd -- posted at: 12:30am CST

Innovation Underground in Bryan, Texas

Jose Quintana and Roger Malina discuss the Innovation Underground and SEAD gallery in Bryan Texas. The Underground hosts a SEAD gallery as part of their strategy for local economic development. Projects being incubated include a software company and brewery, as well as projects from Latin America and Europe. The new renovated building will mix business incubation, a cultural center to create a space for local grounding of innovation.

Direct download: JoseQuintana1_1.mp3
Category:Voices From the Crowd -- posted at: 12:30am CST

Nobel Prize Winner Amartya Sen (2/3)

In this podcast, Amartya Sen sits down with the South Asia Democracy Watch director Syed Hassan, UT Dallas Asia Center director Monique Wedderburn and Beverly Hill, president of the Gendercide Awareness Project, to discuss a myriad of topics, including his roots in Bangladesh, his pioneering research in gendercide, and the state of public education today.

Direct download: Sen_Podcast2.mp3
Category:Voices From the Crowd -- posted at: 12:30am CST

Games and Metal: Interview with Andrew Hulshult Part 2

UTD sound design student Josephine Porter interviews, metal head and rock n' roller, Andrew Hulshult on his success within the gaming industry. What is his production process like? How did he get involved in gaming? What are his favorite games? Tune in to find out!

Direct download: Andrew_Hulshult_Part_2.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 12:30am CST

Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen (1/3)

In this podcast, Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen sits down with the South Asia Democracy Watch director Syed Hassan, UT Dallas Asia Center director Monique Wedderburn and Beverly Hill, president of the Gendercide Awareness Project, to discuss a myriad of topics, including his roots in Bangladesh, his pioneering research in gendercide, and the state of public education today.

Direct download: Sen_Podcast1.mp3
Category:Voices From the Crowd -- posted at: 12:30am CST

Faire Palpiter les Sens

Poursuivant le dialogue autour des notions de rythme et de synergie, Mohamed Aziz Chafchaouni ouvre dans la deuxième partie de cet entretien des pistes de réflexion pour une réappropriation futuriste (et contemporaine) de l’essence africaine. Cependant, l’essentialisation des formes ne représente t-elle pas elle aussi un danger pour l’art ?

Direct download: Aziz_Mohamed_Podcast_2.mp3
Category:Virtual Africa -- posted at: 12:30am CST

02: Joëlle Léandre

An interview with French bassist, composer and improvisor Joëlle Léandre.

Direct download: NP02_joelle_leandre.mp3
Category:Noisy People -- posted at: 12:30am CST

From Pepper's Ghost to Zebra: The Rise of Integrated Reality

As Zebra Imaging's chief technology officer, Craig Newswanger has a unique view of the global landscape of the digital holography sector and is now fulfilling his dreams about bringing its incredible power to consumers today. After having quickly introduced the history of this technology, he shares his ideas about the possible applications of holography in art and science. The podcast ends on the notion of ‘integrated reality’ (versus augmented reality) which reflects the ability to ‘actualize’ virtual reality in real environments.

Direct download: CraigNewswanger1_1.mp3
Category:Voices From the Crowd -- posted at: 12:30am CST

Marco Buongiorno Nardelli

Dr. Buongiorno Nardelli is a computational materials physicist and composer. His latest work at www.materialssoundmusic.com is a new computer-aided data-driven composition (CADDC) environment based on the sonification and remix of scientific data streams. Sonification of scientific data, i.e. the perceptualization of information through acoustic means, not only provides a useful alternative and complement to visual data representation, but provides also the raw data for potential artistic remixes and further musical interpretation.

Direct download: MarcoBuongiornoNardelli1.mp3
Category:Sound and Data -- posted at: 12:30am CST

VR Films: The Rise of the VR Distributor

David Marlett and Chadwick Turner, Head of Content Partnerships at VRIDEO, discuss the role of distributors/publishers in the exploding new industry of VR filmmaking. In addition, they discuss the future of the VR Cinema industry, the management of compression, bandwidth and many of the other challenges faced in VR distribution.

Direct download: Cinemersia_Chadwick_Turner.mp3
Category:Cinemersia -- posted at: 12:30am CST

Games and Metal: An Interview with Andrew Hulshult

UTD sound design student Josephine Porter interviews, metal head and rock n' roller, Andrew Hulshult on his success within the gaming industry. What is his production process like? How did he get involved in gaming? What are his favorite games? Tune in to find out!

 

Part 1 of 2

Direct download: HulshultInterview.mp3
Category:Indie Game Nation -- posted at: 12:30am CST

A Chess / Digital Art Project

Al Banda is a start-up consultant by profession but has a passion for chess, programming language and creative coding. He worked as the manager of one of Africa’s leading innovation clubs and after having contributed to the development of a social scratch club to help secondary school students learn programming concepts, he and his people are now in the process of setting up a cultural innovation center in Buea (Cameroon) which aims to support technology entrepreneurs and promote computer art in West Africa. They want to see what kind of inspirations can be ignited by creating an environment where students can approach logical thinking through chess and creative coding. Banda has written a Processing script that transforms Chess games into digital art.

Direct download: Al_Banda_Podcast.mp3
Category:Virtual Africa -- posted at: 12:30am CST

VR Film: New Editorial Aesthetics

David Marlett and Daniel Gaucher (Emerson College, Dept. Visual/Media Arts) discuss the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead in the field of editing a live-action film made for an immersive, VR experience.

Direct download: Cinemersia_Daniel_Gaucher.mp3
Category:Cinemersia -- posted at: 12:30am CST

The Kenyan Diaspora Voices: The Role of Emerging Technology in Performance Art

Jabali Afrika has been making Kenyan rhythms for 22-years and they are still strong and thriving. This creative Kenyan troupe has exceeded all expectations to remain relevant in the music arena. In this podcast Justo Asikoye, one of the founding members of Jabali Afrika sheds light into their endurance and musical experiences, from their humble beginnings to their music production processes.

Direct download: CarolynOjwangue_JustoAsikoye1.mp3
Category:Virtual Africa -- posted at: 12:30am CST

Visualizing Big Data

Geoscientist Brian Burnham discusses gigabytes and terrabytes - how big dtat require design to tease out new patterns and insights.

Direct download: BrianBurham1.mp3
Category:Art and Earth Science -- posted at: 12:30am CST

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