EVENTS

presentations, workshops, performances

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upcoming

May 2, 2020 | Stanford Club of Sonoma | Presentation
"Music, Technology, Society: A Story of Design" • Sonoma, CA

March 25-26, 2020 | Conference: Design and Technology for Human | Keynote
"Artful Design: The Ethical Shaping of Technology" • SCPKU, Beijing

Winter Quarter, 2020 | THINK66: Design that Understands Us | a critical thinking course
Stanford University

March 7, 2020 | Stanford Graduate Alumni Day | Class
"Music, Technology, Society: A Story of Design" • Stanford University

February 29, 2020 • 2:30pm | Stanford Family Weekend 2020 | Back-to-school Class Lecture
"Humans in the Loop: The Artful Design of Technology" • Stanford University


January 22, 2020 • 7:30pm | Conference: Cultivating Awareness for Great Tech | Keynote
"Artful Design: Why We Shape Technology" • Lycee San Francisco

January 19, 2020 | Bay Coding Club | Presentation
"Artful Design: Fusing Computer Science, Art, Creativity in Education" • Quinlan Center, Cupertino

January 18, 2020 • 2:30pm | Stanford Online High School Family Weekend | Keynote
"Humans in the Loop: The Artful Design of Technology" • Stanford University

January 16, 2020 • 7:30pm | Stanford Continuing Studies | Evening Program
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford University

January 16, 2020 • 4:30pm | Stanford SystemX | Guest Lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford University

January 15, 2020 • 12:40pm | Harker High School | Guest Speaker
"Artful Design: Fusing Computer Science, Music, the Humanities, and Social Sciences" • San Jose


November 15-17, 2019 | Future Science Prize Week | Keynote
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Beijing, China

November 1st, 2019 | Stanford Digital Civil Society Conference | Presentation + Performance
"The Ethics of Shaping Technology" • Stanford University

October 29, 2019 | Stanford HAI 2019 Conference on AI Ethics, Policy, and Governance | Keynote (with Stephanie Dinkins)
"What Do We (Really) Want from AI?" (video) • Stanford University


October 29, 2019 | Stanford Human-Centered AI Initiative | HAI articleMedium Story
"Humans in the Loop: The Design of Interactive AI Systems" • Stanford University

October 28, 2019 | Department of Electrical Engineering | Faculty Presentation
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford Univresity

October 26, 2019 | Stanford Reunion: Classes Without Quizzes | Lecture
"Music, Technology, Society: A Story of Design" • Stanford University


October 25, 2019 | Stanford Reunion Homecoming | Micro-Lecture
"Artful Design" • Stanford University

October 22, 2019 | Public Theologies of Technology and Presence Conference | Presentation
"Technology in Search of the Sublime" • The Institute of Buddhist Studies, Berkeley

October 19, 2019 | Gooddler Foundation & UN Social Innovation Youth Summit | Keynote
"Artful Design" • San Francisco, CA


October 18, 2019 | Leland High chool | Guest Speaker
"Music, Technology, People: A Story of Artful Design" • San Jose, CA

October 16, 2019 | Music 220a: Fundamentals of Computer-Generated Sound | Guest Lecture
"ChucK: a Computer Music Programming Language" • Stanford, CCRMA

October 15, 2019 | Science of Information | Guest Lecture
"Artful Design" • Stanford First-year Seminar

October 15, 2019 | Innovation in Society | Guest Lecture (remote)
"Technology, Art, Society" • University of Toronoto

October 10, 2019 | Stanford STEAM | Presentation
"Artful Design" • Stanford University

October 5, 2019 | Hacker Dojo, 10 Year Anniversary | Talk & Demos
"Music, Technology, People: A Story of Artful Design" • San Francisco

October 1, 2019 | Stanford Digital Civil Society | Speaker Series
"Humans in the Loop: The Artful Design of Technology" • Stanford University

September 29, 2019 • 4-6pm | Stanford Chinese Faculty & Family Club | Lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford Chinese Faculty & Family Club

September 22, 2019 | Silicon Valley Japan Retreat | Closing Keynote
"Humans in the Loop: The Artful Design of Technology" • Half Moon Bay, CA

September 9, 2019 | Stanford New Faculty Orientation | Panelist
"What I Wish I Knew As a New Faculty" • Stanford Faculty Club


September 5, 2019 • 7:30pm | The Book Worm Beijing | Book Talk
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Beijing, China
(poster-1 | poster-2 | poster-3)

August 18, 2019 | Stanford Center at Peking University | Guest Lecture
"Design and the Undesignabilty of Life" • Design Your Life: A 3-day Intensive Program

August 13, 2019 | Stanford Graduate School of Business | Lecture
"Humans in the Loop: The Artful Design of AI" • Executive Program in Strategy and Organization


July 31, 2019 | Denver International Festival of Arts and Techonology | Keynote
"The Future(s) of Art of the Technology!" • University of Denver • (photos)

July 29, 2019 | Stanford Summer Arts Institute: Music, Technology, Culture | Guest Lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford University

July 28, 2019 • 5:30pm | International Study Program in Technology and Innovation | Lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford Faculty Club

June 19, 2019 • noon | Universal Audio Tech Talk | lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Universal Audio, Scotts Valley, CA

June 24, 2019 • 8:30am | ACM Creativity & Cognition | Keynote
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • San Diego, CA

June 11, 2019 • 4pm | CCRMA VR Design Lab — Open House! | talk
CCRMA, Stanford University


June 8, 2019 • 6:45pm | "2019: A SLOrk Odyssey — A Concert of New Frontiers!" | talk & concert
Stanford Laptop Orchestra • Bing Concert Hall

Spring Quarter, 2019 • April 3 - June 8 | Music128 / CS170: Stanford Laptop Orchestra | course
Stanford University

May 30, 2019 | Flex Leadership Team | Presentation and Performance
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • San Jose

May 15-16, 2019 | SVOD: Silicon Valley Open Doors | Keynote
"Humans in the Loop: The Artful Design of AI" • Computer History Museum

May 7, 2019 • noon-1pm | Stanford Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA) | Seminar Series
"The Ethics of Shaping Technology" • Stanford University

May 6, 2019 • 2pm-4pm | Accenture Labs | Distinguished Lecture Series
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • San Francisco


May 2, 2019 • 7:30pm | Stanford Laptop Orchestra: SLOrktastic Chamber Music | Performance
CCRMA Stage

April 27, 2019 • 7:30pm | Music in Motion: An Exploration of Arts and Technology | Host
Bing Concert Hall

April 27, 2019 • 1pm | In a Company of Authors | Speaker
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford Humanities Center

April 23, 2019 • 5pm | Massachusetts Institute of Technology | presentation
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • MIT Music & Theater Arts • (event poster)

April 22, 2019 • 4pm | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | presentation & panel
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Art, Technology, and Business Special Event


April 18, 2019 • 7pm | Princeton University | Evin Lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Princeton Council on Science & Technology
event poster | event page | watch

April 12, 2019 | Odyssey | presentation
"Computers, Music, Design" • San Francisco Bay Area

April 9, 2019 • noon | Stanford University Experiments in Learning | presentation & discussion
"The PI-Shaped Student: Teaching THINK66" • Stanford Faculty Club

Winter Quarter, 2019 | THINK66: Design that Understands Us | a critical thinking course
Stanford University

March 25, 2019 • 7pm | Presentation on STEAM Education | presentation
"The 'A' in S.T.E.A.M. Education" • SKYLabo

March 8-9, 2019 | Guthman Musical Instrument Competition | jury • presentation
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Georgia Institute of Technology

March 1, 2019 | CCRMA Open House | lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • CCRMA Open House

February 28th, 2019 • 4:30 | Stanford Symbolic Society Symposium | lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford University

February 27th, 2019 • 1:30pm | Expanding Engineering Limits | guest lecture
"Engineering, Culture, Diversity" • Stanford University


February 21th, 2019 • 7pm | Designers + Geeks Meetup: "Art by Design" | presentation
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • San Francisco | (watch talk)

February 19, 2019 • 7pm | Panel on AI for high-tech professionals | presentation & panel
"Humans in the Loop: The Artful Design of AI" • American Business Association of Russian-Speaking Professionals

February 14th, 2019 • 1:15pm | Stanford AI, Humanities & the Arts Workshop | presentation
"Humans in the Loop: The Artful Design of AI" • Stanford Humanities Center

February 14th, 2019 • 7pm | Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvouz (LASER) | LASER talk
Stanford University, Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center

February 6, 2019 | STEAM Education | presentation
Silicon Valley Japan Platform

February 1, 2019 | PAWcast: Ge Wang *08 on Computers, Music, and 'Artful Design' | Podcast
Allie Wenner • Princeton Alumni Weekly

January 31, 2019 | Moral Philosophy of Tech Companies | guest lecture
"The Moral Philosophy of Design" • TECH 2025

January 31, 2019 | ARTSTUDIO 169: VR: Possibility and Peril of Immersive Artwork | guest lecture
"The Artful Design of Virtual Reality" • Stanford University

January 30th, 2019 | Stanford Design Dorm | speaker series
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford University

January 29th, 2019 | TEDxGunnHighSchool | presentation
"The Engineer with a Soul" • Gunn High School, Palo Alto, CA

January 24th, 2019 • 3:30pm | Art Meets Science at SLAC Lectures Series | presentation
"Artful Design" • Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC) National Laboratory


January 16th, 2019 • 4pm | UC San Diego: Design@Large | seminar series
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • UC San Diego, Design Lab

January 14, 2019 | Music 250a: Physical Interaction Design for Music | guest lecture
"The Art of Musical Interface Design" • Stanford University

Fall Quarter, 2018 | MUSIC256A / CS476A: Music Computing Design—The Art of Design | course
Stanford University

December 4, 2018 • 6pm | SF Interaction Design & Creative Technologist Meetup | presentation
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • CCRMA, Stanford University

December, 2018 | Sean Carroll's Mindscape, Epidosde 26: Artful Design, Computers, and Music
Sean CarrollMindscape Podcast


December 1, 2018 • 4pm | Hennessey + Ingalls | book talk & signing
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Los Angeles

November 30, 2018 • 9am | Netflix | Tema Talks Series
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Netflix

November 13, 2018 • 2pm | Stanford Data Science Initiative | presentation • performance
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford University

November 9, 2018 • 11:50 | GirlTech @ Sacred Heart Preperatory | presentation
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton


November 8, 2018 • 4pm | Stanford Hume Center for Writing and Speaking | workshop
"Designing ARTFUL DESIGN: A Comic Book about Design" • Stanford University

November 7, 2018 • 1:30pm | Music 15N: Aesthetics of Data | guest lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford University

November 6, 2018 • 12:30pm | Music 108: Music Cognition | guest lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • UC Berkeley

November 5, 2018 | Music 1: Exemplars in the History of Organized Sound | guest lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford University


November 1-2, 2018 | Artful Design Manifestival | book talk • symposium
Stanford University • Denning House & CCRMA

October 26, 2018 • 7pm-9pm | Computer History Museum | presentation • performance
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Mountain View, CA

October 25, 2018 • 4pm-5pm | Adobe | Distinguished Lecture
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • San Francisco, CA

October 24, 2018 • 11:30am | CS 147: Human-Computer Interaction | guest lecture
"The Artful Design of Interaction"Stanford University

October 19, 2018 • noon | Duke University Rubenstein Arts Center | Ruby Fridays colloquium
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Durham, NC

October 12, 2018 | Smule | talk • workshop
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • San Francisco, CA

October 4, 2018 • 7pm | Silicon Valley Parents / Teachers / Administrators
"Why Art Matters" • Yew Chung International School, Mountain View, CA

October 2, 2018 • 7:30pm | Kepler's Books | book talk • performance • signing
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Kepler's Literary Foundation, Menlo Park, CA

October 1, 2018 • 7pm | Design and Technology; Music and VR | talk • discussion
Stanford University • Serra Residential Hall

September 13, 2018 • 6:00pm | Digital Humanities Exchange | Keynote
"Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime!" • Stanford University • Bender Room, Green Library

September 11, 2018 | Book Release!