• Story I/O returns September 26th – Trust in an Age of Deepfakes & Bots

    Story I/O returns Saturday, September 26th for a special virtual day of storytelling, design, play and collaboration. This marks the 4th edition of Columbia DSL’s annual prototyping event. Together we will explore the theme of “Digital Literacy in the Age of Misinformation and Deception..” The underlying technology behind deepfakes is rapidly accelerating, which has only […]

  • The Fall of Frankenstein – a series of events celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

    There are a number of fall events and opportunities surrounding the Frankenstein AI prototype. Please note that the following is subject to change. Collaborators wanted We’re looking for collaborators for the following. If you’d like to lend a hand please let us know. In addition, if you’d like to bring Frankenstein AI to an event […]

  • Speculative Fiction – world building for imagined futures

    Join us for an evening of Speculative Fiction & Design. In this special meetup, we’ll explore the power of narrative and design-futures as tools for world building and social impact. Our special guest for the session is Elliott P. Montgomery a researcher and strategic designer whose work focuses on speculative alternatives at the confluence of social, technological and environmental […]

  • Frankenstein AI: a monster made by many

    In launching Frankenstein AI, we’re working to build on the legacy of our first immersive adaptation Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things. At the Columbia University School of the Arts’ Digital Storytelling Lab, we explore new forms and functions of storytelling.

  • Sherlock Hack

    The countdown to the New York Film Festival is underway. On Oct 1st we convert Lincoln Center Plaza into a massive connected crime scene. Festival going audiences will step into an immersive experience that mixes storytelling, play and technology. We made wonderful progress at the last meetup on August 20th. Thanks to everyone who came […]

  • Last chance to register for Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things

    Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things MOOC runs August 23rd to October 6th Quick reminder to let you know that this is the final week to register for the FREE Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things MOOC (massive online/offline collaboration). Starting August 23rd storytellers, game designers, hackers and makers will step into a […]