Jay Bolter


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  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Department of New Media, Author, Chair of New Media, and Director of the Wesley New Media Center

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  • ISEA 2011

    Jay David Bolter (born 1951)  is Director of the Wesley New Media Center and Wesley Chair of New Media at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. He is the author of Turing’s Man: Western Culture in the Computer Age (1984); Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing, (1991; second edition 2001); Remediation (1999), with Richard Grusin; and Windows and Mirrors (2003), with Diane Gromala. In addition to writing about new media, Bolter collaborates in the construction of new digital media forms. With Michael Joyce, he created Storyspace, a hypertext authoring system. With the AEL collaborators at Georgia Tech, he is helping to build Augmented Reality (AR) and mobile technology systems to stage dramatic and narrative experiences for art, entertainment and informal education. He is currently working with colleagues at Georgia Tech on the theory and practice of performance in digital environments.


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