NYU Skirball Center 566 La Guardia Place (at Washington Square) New York, NY 10012 MAP
Date: June 18, 2012 - 9:00am - June 20, 2012 - 7:00pm
The annual Games for Change Festival is the largest games gathering in NYC that brings together funders, NGOs, corporations, government agencies and educators seeking to leverage entertainment and engagement for social good with leading game developers from the independent and commercial sector.
Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 23 Everett St, Cambridge, MA
Date: May 15, 2012 - 12:30pm - 4:30pm
How do we balance the empowering possibilities of the networked public sphere with the dark, unsettling, and even dangerous energies of cyberspace? Matthew Battles blends a deep-historical perspective on the internet with storytelling that reaches into its weird, uncanny depths.
Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Classroom 1023, Cambridge, MA MAP
Date: May 8, 2012 - 12:30pm - 4:30pm
James Gleick, author of The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood, will discuss his new book. James Gleick is a native New Yorker and a graduate of Harvard and the author of a half-dozen books on science, technology, and culture.
Internet Archive 300 Funston Avenue San Francisco, CA 94118 MAP
Date: April 27, 2012 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
DPLA West—taking place on April 27, 2012 in San Francisco—is the second major public event bringing together librarians, technologists, creators, students, government leaders, and others interested in building a Digital Public Library of America.