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Jeremy Douglass

Jeremy Douglass
Postdoctoral Researcher, U. California San Diego

Website | @jeremydouglass

Jeremy Douglass is a postdoctoral researcher in Software Studies at the University of California San Diego, in affiliation with Calit2, the Center for Research in Computing and the Arts, and Visual Arts. He researches critical approaches to software and code using the analytic frameworks of the humanities and social sciences.

Sessions

Computing, Developing Markets
Location: Empire Room
Derek Lomas (The Playpower Foundation), Daniel Rehn (Playpower Foundation), Jeremy Douglass (U. California San Diego)
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Half the world lives on less than $2.50 per day and has minimal access to education. The Playpower Foundation is using a radically affordable $12 computer, based on an old video game console technology (now in the public domain) as an 8-bit platform for learning games. Global poverty meets 8-bit design constraints--with only an open source community of 8-bit hackers in the middle? Read more.
Jeremy Douglass (U. California San Diego), Derek Lomas (The Playpower Foundation), Daniel Rehn (Playpower Foundation)
Exploring the intersection of 8-bit art, culture, gameplay and learning by playing with open hardware and software.
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