New Media Interchange

Video: Garnet Hertz on Skeuomorphs at DorkBot SoCal 36

As a community service, New Media Interchange streams and records the meetings of Dorkbot SoCal each month. The first speaker at this month’s meeting is Dorkbot SoCal organizer and host, Garnet Hertz.

From Dorkbot SoCal web site…

Skeuomorphs – Garnet Hertz – UC Irvine
“An ornament or design on an object copied from a form of the object when made from another material or by other techniques”

Garnet Hertz is an interdisciplinary artist, Fulbright Scholar and is an affiliate of the Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction in the Department of Informatics at UC Irvine. He has shown his work at several notable international venues in eleven countries including Ars Electronica, DEAF and SIGGRAPH and was awarded the prestigious 2008 Oscar Signorini Award in robotics. His research is widely cited in academic publications, and popular press on his work has disseminated through 25 countries including The New York Times, Wired, The Washington Post, NPR, USA Today, NBC, CBS, TV Tokyo and CNN Headline News.

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