Arun-Kumar Tripathi on Sun, 9 Apr 2000 20:52:47 +0200 (CEST)

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[Nettime-bold] Meet "City of Bits" author *William Mitchell* in CyberForum

Greetings Members,

((Notes from Arun Tripathi: Following announcement is forwarded via 
CyberForum@ArtCenter --a production of the Virtual Worlds Team. Peter
Lunenfeld has also written a book (FORTHCOMING), "Snap to Grid" -A User's
Guide to Digital Arts, Media, and Cultures. Dr. Lunenfeld has a created a
figure of *Triangulation of Media, Technology and Art*. Now, some useful 
pointers, -Triangulation of media, technology and art- at
<> ; and some pointers
about Peter Lunenfeld;  Multimodal Systems with Haptic Feedback
at <>

The Alchemical Imaginary: Magic, Technology and Digital Media

Das alchemistische Portraet und Kunst u. Unternehmenswelt -ein
gemischtes Doppel (English & German version) ueber Magie, Technologie 
und Digitale bilder..Man kann hier besuchen..

I would like to invite the members of NetTime-L Community to *Join "City
of Bits" author in CyberForum, on Wednesday, April 12, 1:30 PM PST for a
discussion on the design of 3-D virtual worlds..make it a success. Thank

Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2000 15:54:39 -0700
From: CyberForum <>

Wednesday, April 12th at 1:30 pm PST
William J. Mitchell and panel meet in 3-D world
Web: <>

The CyberForum presents real-time online author chats.

On Wednesday, April 12th at 1:30 PM PST, William J. Mitchell,
Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, discusses the design of 3-D virtual worlds
with the panel. William Mitchell's books include City of Bits: Space,
Place, and the Infobahn (MIT Press, 1995), The Reconfigured Eye:
Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era (MIT Press, 1992), Digital
Design Media, with Malcolm McCullough (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991;
second edition, 1995); The Logic of Architecture: Design, Computation,
and Cognition (MIT Press, 1990); The Poetics of Gardens, with Charles
Moore and William Turnbull (MIT Press, 1988); The Art of Computer
Graphics Programming, with Robin S. Liggett and Thomas Kvan (Van
Nostrand Reinhold, 1987); and Computer-Aided Architectural Design
(Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1977). Please join William J. Mitchell and
the panel for a free-flowing discussion.

Chat log with screen grabs from previous meetings of
the Forum are online at:

The Forum features authors drawn from The Digital Dialectic:
New Essays on New Media (MIT Press, 1999) collected and
edited by Peter Lunenfeld.

Forums are open to the public and run one hour
on either Wednesdays or Saturdays.

CyberForum speakers include:

William J. Mitchell, April 12, 1:30 PM PST 
Lev Manovich , March 25, 1:30 PM PST
Carol Gigliotti, March 11, 1:30 PM PST 
Brenda Laurel, March 1, 1:30 PM PST 
Katherine Hayles, Feb. 26, 1:30 PM PST
Michael Heim, Feb. 9, 1:30 PM PST 
Peter Lunenfeld, Feb 2, 1:30 PM PST 

Email questions to
For further information and speaker bios,
visit the website:

To participate: Download the free Eduverse 3D browser from

Install the software and enter as a tourist in Eduverse.
The left panel of the Eduverse browser shows a list of
worlds. Choose "ACCD" world and follow the other
avatars to the Forum location. The Virtual Worlds Team
at Art Center will be there to guide you.

The CyberForum@ArtCenter is a production of the Virtual
Worlds Team at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena,
California, under the direction of Michael Heim (

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