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Sunday, March 10 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pitchforks & Printed Electronics

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Print is dead. Long live print. Tom Pain's 21st century pamphlet connects to the internet to showcase user generated content from activists in Syria and bloggers in Preston (UK). The web gets physical with Interactive Newsprint - a new platform for community news, whilst legacy news organisations abandon print for screen based delivery. Can interactive newsprint offer community news groups and activists a cheap and viable alternative to the smartphone generation? Panelists from The Guardian, Citizenside and the Interactive Newsprint project in the UK put forward their cases - but the the live demo of paper that connects to the internet might just sway the naysayers....
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Paul Egglestone

Digital Co-ordinatorSchool of Journalism University Of Central LancashirePaul Egglestone runs the Media Innovation Studio, based in the School of Journalism and Digital Communication at the University of Central Lancashire. The Media Innovation Studio is an international research... Read More →
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Garrett Goodman

Intl Business DevWorldcrunchGarrett Goodman is an American expat who has lived and worked in Paris for the past four years. He has worked for the New York Times Syndicate, and currently does business development for collaborative journalism startup Citizenside and world news startup... Read More →
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Tom Metcalfe

Designer & ResearcherUniversity of DundeeTom is a Scottish designer and researcher. His current collaborations take interactions with information, data and news away from the screen and into the physical, creating internet-powered objects or installations.  He is a co-founder of... Read More →


Sunday March 10, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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