SCHEDULE

WEEK 1 • TUESDAY
Content: General Introduction to the class, presentation, group creations, goals and objetives.
Lecture: History, evolution and definition of Multimedia
Discussion: Personal experiences, goals and presentations. Strengths and weaknesses. Group creations.


WEEK 1 • THURSDAY
Content: HYPERMEDIA
Lecture: From Multimedia to Hypermedia
Discussion: Black Swan – Prologue
Read: The Black Swan by Nasim Nicholas Taleb. Prologue
Technology: Collaborative Team Organization Technologies
Project Management: Atlassian: Jira / Trello, Slack, Dropbox, Google Docs
Tools: every week, share with the class the browser extensions and tools that you consider will enhance your productivity (start with Chrome’s “Print Friendly & PDF” and “Asana”)
Application: Try the software out and set up app integration per groups.


WEEK 2 • TUESDAY
Content: CREATIVITY AND DISRUPTION IN EMERGING TECH
Lecture: What is creativity? Raul Cuero and other examples // What is Disruption?
Discussion: Disruptive Technology & Historical Asymmetry
Read: The Black Swan by Nasim Nicholas Taleb.Part 1: Ch 1- 4
Technology: Adobe Creative Cloud

WEEK 2 • THURSDAY
Content: FROM MULTIMEDIA TO HYPERMEDIA
Lecture: Definition of terms, timeline, understanding the evolution of Internet based technologies, underlying technologies, terminology, vocabulary
Discussion: Black Swans, Disruptive Technology & Historical Asymmetry
Groups: Ch1 >G1 , Ch2 >G2 , Ch3>All, Ch4>G3, Ch5>G4
Read: The Black Swan by Nasim Nicholas Taleb.Part 1: Ch 1- 5
Technology: Adobe Creative Cloud


WEEK 3 • TUESDAY
Content: CLOUD BASED SERVICES
Group Presentation: GROUP 1
Lecture: Cloud Based Technologies and Applications
Read: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Chapter 1 – “Disillusionment”
Technology: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Services, Microsoft Azure
WatchAltered Carbon 1/2 Episodes on Netflix
Application: Discuss use cases in groups. Research other forms of implementation specific to your final group projects.


WEEK 3 • THURSDAY
Content: TIME BASED & STREAMING MEDIA
Group Presentation: GROUP 2
Read : 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Chapter 2 – “Work”
Technology: Real-Time Messaging Protocol vs. Application Programming Interface
Researchhttps://iag.me/socialmedia/top-live-video-streaming-tools/
Application: Discuss use cases in groups. Research other forms of implementation specific to your group projects. Studio Collaboration Day.


WEEK 4 • TUESDAY
Content: MOBILE APPS
Group Presentation: GROUP 3
Read: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Chapter 3 – “Liberty”
Technology: Apple XCode / Google Android Studio / hybrid sites
Tools: Adobe XD (prototyping and storyboarding) – You must have it installed on your laptops!
Application: Discuss use cases in groups. Research other forms of implementation specific to your final group projects.


WEEK 4 • THURSDAY
Content: GAME ENGINES / GAMES
Group Presentation: GROUP 4
Discussion: Game Engine based Projects/Applications /Unreal / Unity Up and Running
Read: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Chapter 4 – “Equality”
Technology: Unreal Engine / Unity 3D / Processing
WatchWreck it Ralph PART 2
Application: Discuss use cases in groups. Research other forms of implementation specific to your final group projects.


WEEK 5 • TUESDAY
Content: History | VR | AR // WEBXR + Mozilla WebXR + Examples (FIREFOX) + A-FRAME Workshop
ReadingA Comparison of Immersive Realities and Interaction Methods: Cultural Learning in Virtual Heritage
Group Presentations:
GROUP 1Virtual Reality – Definition, evolution, examples, tools
GROUP 2Augmented Reality – definition, evolution, examples, tools
Lecture: History and precursors of immersive realities – why? History, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality
Technology: Oculus Quest / HTC Vive and others. You must have Adobe Dreamweaver and Firefox installed on your laptops for this class.
WatchReady Player 1
Application: Discuss use cases in groups. Research other forms of implementation specific to your final group projects.


WEEK 5 • THURSDAY
Content: AV / XR // GROUP WORKSHOP
GROUP 3Augmented Virtuality – definition, evolution, examples, tools
GROUP 4Expanded/Extended Reality – definition, evolution, examples, tools
Lecture: Cyborgs / Personal Assistants
Technology: Microsoft HoloLens / Magic Leap
Application: Discuss use cases in groups. Research other forms of implementation specific to your final group projects.


WEEK 6 • TUESDAY
Content: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Lecture: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Discussion: Google Brain, Magenta and others. Why it’s useful and for what.
Tools: Photoshop AI, Platform, Art Breeder, Runway ML
ToolsYou MUST have Adobe Photoshop installed on your laptops to work in class.
Examples:
AI Weirdness, Janelle Shane: aiweirdness.com
Carnegie Mellon: ai.cs.cmu.edu
Johannes De Young: johannesdeyoung.com
Sakhib Khan: instagram.com/sakib_khan_creates
playform.io
artbreeder.com
runwayml.com


WEEK 6 • THURSDAY
Content: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PT2 // WORKSHOP
Watch:
G1: AI
G2: Blade Runner
G3: Blade Runner 2049
G4: Ghost in the Shell

Reading: Life 3.0 PROLOGUE + CH1
Presentation:
1) Harari’s chapter presentation per group (GR1/CH1, GR2/CH2, GR3/CH3, GR4/CH4)
2) Each group will present a brief summary of the science fiction behind the movies they watched
3) General Discussion on Life 3.0 (Prologue)
Lecture: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Pt 2
Discussion: How can you integrate AI into your projects? Class discussion


WEEK 7 • TUESDAY
Discussion: WORKSHOP
Lecture: The entire class is devoted to Group workshop and development of final projects
Application: Define final elements of your Senior Project Presentation.


WEEK 7 • THURSDAY
FINAL PROJECT PRESENTATIONS • ALL GROUPS
Each group will have 45 mins to present + 15 mins Q&A

Group 1: 6-7pm
Group 2: 7-8pm
Group 3: 8-9pm
Group 4: 9-10pm

You can invite whoever you want to your group presentations, and it is highly probable we will have external guests and reviewers to give you feed back on your projects.

NOTE: your presentations WILL BE RECORDED ON VIDGRID for course assessment and archival purposes

Attire: Business Professional