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Karen Tanenbaum
Project Scientist at UC-Santa Cruz, PhD in Interactive Arts & Technology
Project Scientist at UC-Santa Cruz, PhD in Interactive Arts & Technology

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Especially for +David Leitch and +Laura Wimberley, to prepare for your party.  

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I did a fun interview with Suzanne Axtell at O'Reilly Media a little while ago about the Reading Glove, interaction design, Steampunk and the Maker Movement...and now it's up!

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And interesting and fun look at technology adoption, written by one of the guys I am working with at Intel.

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I highly recommend this conference to women in computing or computing-adjacent fields. I had a great experience there last year-very informative, very inspiring, very fun.
Call for Participation: 2012 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

The 12th annual +Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) has opened its Call for Participation. The annual conference, presented by the +Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, is the world’s largest gathering of women in computing. The Grace Hopper Celebration will take place from October 3 – 6, 2012 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. This year’s theme “Are We There Yet?” recognizes that technology and the culture of technology are continuously evolving but there are also concrete goals we are striving to achieve.

March 16, 2012: Deadline for submission of Program Abstract
May 17, 2012: Notifications
June 1, 2012: Registration Opens
June 25, 2012: Deadline for submission of Final Program Content

To stay on top of deadlines we recommend you subscribe to our newsletter:

Submissions are being accepted in the following tracks:

· Birds of a Feather (BOFs)
· New Investigators Papers
· Panels, Workshops and Presentations
· PhD Forum
· Posters and SRC Posters
· Social Collaboration Track
· Women of Underrepresented Groups Track

Please share this Call for Participation with others who may be interested. Thanks!

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Well, I haven't signed the contract yet, but they gave me an email address and put me on the website, so I think I can officially announce that I am teaching as Sessional Faculty at Emily Carr University of Art + Design this Fall!

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See you all in a couple days....

Just had a lovely dinner out with +Josh Tanenbaum at the Regional Tasting Lounge in Yaletown, to celebrate writing 3 papers, a demo proposal and a paper proposal in the last week.

+Nathan Waddington Did you make it in? Seems like they've opened it up again & new people are joining.

Grace Hopper PhD Forum paper completed and submitted, just in time to make it to my sci-fi book club meeting!
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