Monthly Archives: October 2014

NYU Prof. and Bitcoin Expert to Speak at CMU

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Source: Kathy M. Newman, English Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Time: Monday, October 27th, 4:30 PM.

Location: 100 Porter Hall is on the East end of Frew street, the street that runs behind the CMU campus and is also near Schenley drive. Find a place to park at Phipps conservatory or anywhere near the intersection of Frew Street and Schenley drive. There is also pay parking on Frew street but it is $2.25 per hour.

Finn Brunton is a scholar of the relationships between society, culture and information technology. He focuses on the adoption, adaptation, modification and misuse of digital media and hardware; privacy, information security, and encryption; network subcultures; hardware literacy; and obsolete and experimental media platforms. He is the author of Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet (MIT 2013), the forthcomingObfuscation: A User’s Guide (co-authored with Helen Nissenbaum, MIT 2015), and with numerous articles and talks. Brunton received an MA from the European Graduate School (Saas-Fee, Switzerland) and a PhD from the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Modern Thought. Prior to his NYU appointment, he was an Assistant Professor of Information at the University of Michigan’s School of Information.

More: http://www.cmu.edu/cas/events/making-money.html

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