Game Science Center BerlinR4 R7 The founders of the Game Science Center welcome you in and introduce you to their futuristic museum. An interesting story about founding a museum as an independent start-up and the challenges of making technology accessible to everyone.
19:00-19:20, 21:00-21:20, 00:30-00:50
Game Science Center BerlinR4 R7 In a twenty-minute guided tour through the Game Science Center you'll get to know the futuristic museum and its exhibits. The tour will be provided by the Center's founders and curators.
Game Science Center BerlinR4 R7 Arthur C. Clarke had suggested that any sufficiently advanced technology would be indistinguishable from magic — referring to a possible encounter with an alien civilisation — but if a science journalist had one responsibility above all else, it was to keep Clarke's Law from applying to human technology in human eyes.” Greg Egan, Distress, 1995We often hear that science and technology are moving so fast that it's impossible to keep track anymore. Reading the headlines of any tech blog, every day seems to bring a new indispensable gadget or scientific breakthrough. But how much of that content is actually relevant? Let's break the spell of techno utopianism and find some peace of mind in the age of accelerating change.Raphaël de Courville is a graphic designer & new media artist from Paris. Aside from his research and design work at ART+COM, he produces his own artwork, teaches workshops and organizes events on topics related to art and technology. He is a self-taught coder with a passion for languages, science and early computer art.
20:30-20:50, 21:30-21:50, 22:30-22:50
Game Science Center BerlinR4 R7 The Berlin-based Nagual Sounds presents their project Nagual Dance and the story of its development. With Nagual Dance you don’t dance to the music, you create the music by dancing.