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CANCELLED - RSA Lecture | Lev Manovich: How to See One Billion Images? Data science, Visualization, and the Study of Culture

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
6:00 PM  to 7:00 PM

309  Sewall Hall
Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas, USA

This event has been cancelled. On Immersion: Digitization, Humans, and Network Society is a lecture series organized by Rice School of Architecture Wortham Fellow Lluís Liñán with the generous support of the Humanities Research Center. Dr. Lev Manovich is one the leading theorists of digital culture worldwide, and a pioneer in application of data science for analysis of contemporary culture. Manovich is the author and editor of ten books including Cultural Analytics (forthcoming), Instagram and Contemporary Image, Data Drift, Software Takes Command, Soft Cinema: Navigating the Database and The Language of New Media which was described as "the most suggestive and broad ranging media history since Marshall McLuhan." He was included in the list of "25 People Shaping the Future of Design" in 2013 and the list of "50 Most Interesting People Building the Future" in 2014. Manovich is a Professor of Computer Science at The Graduate Center, CUNY, and a Director of the Cultural Analytics Lab. The lab created projects for MoMA (NYC), New York Public Library, Google and other organizations.

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