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“Built For Conversation: The Interaction Design of Social Media”, Will Evans’ talk at NYC IxDA Face-to-Face meeting

Social Media Networks, because they are built on the collective participation of individuals, can only be effectively guided by means of a researched and learned examination of social psychology. In this presentation, Will Evans discuss design patterns in social media site architecture and their impact on human behavior, and why interaction designers engaged in building social networking ecosystems must leverage sociology, social network analysis, and behavioral economics to ensure their social media site is Built for Conversation.

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Autodesk University 2008: An Interview with Doug Eberhard, Autodesk Industry Evangelist for Digital Cities

Listen as Doug Eberhard, Autodesk Industry Evangelist for Digital Cities, and Pete Southwood, Geospatial Solutions Evangelist at Autodesk, discuss infrastructure modeling, its application, and examples of cities that are using these models to better plan design and deliver proposed infrastructure and urban development projects. Doug will be presenting “Digital Cities—A Model of the Future,” the Geospatial keynote at AU 2008

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Autodesk Helps Famous Cities of the World Create 3D Interactive Maps

Autodesk is helping cities create their next generation base maps as 3D interactive models with technology made possible with the recent acquisition of 3DGeo. These visualizations can explain urban developments and their implications to both city officials and their residents in a new way. Directions Magazine invited Doug Eberhard, Geoff Zeiss, and David Kingsbury to talk about Autodesk’ Digital Cities initiative, and 3D interactive models can help government model, visualize, and realize a sustainable future for cities…

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Information Visualization: Visual Complexity

VisualComplexity.com — a project derived of an extensive research on the visualization of complex networks, which culminated with Manuel Lima thesis project Blogviz: Mapping the dynamics of information diffusion in Blogspace — intends to be a unified resource space for anyone interested in the visualization of complex networks. The project’s main goal is to leverage a critical understanding of different visualization methods, across a series of disciplines, as diverse as Biology, Social Networks or the World Wide Web […]

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Autodesk Announces Incheon, Korea as Second City of its Digital Cities Initiative

Autodesk today announced it is working with the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) and the Incheon Urban Development Corporation (IUDC) to cooperate in the creation of Asia’s first Digital City for Incheon, Korea — the ‘Tomorrow City’ in Song-do City. Autodesk has designated Incheon as the second pilot city of its Digital City initiative, after […]

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Autodesk Announces Salzburg, Austria, as First Pilot City of its Digital Cities Initiative

Autodesk announced recently that it will be working with the city of Salzburg, Austria, as the first pilot city in Autodesk’s new Digital Cities initiative. The Digital City initiative is Autodesk’s technology designed to provide a collaborative environment for visualizing, analyzing, and simulating the future impact of urban design and development at a citywide scale…