Bruce Sterling Welding

Digital Culture Studio – Emerge: Building a Carnival of the Future

Event Details

Join Emerge participants Bruce Sterling, David Rothberg and the ASU Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing (CUbiC) for a preview of the fantastical and thought-provoking world of ASU’s Emerge at the ASU School of Arts, Media and Engineering’s Digital Culture Studio.

After the Digital Culture Studio, attend Emerge’s Carnival of the Future on Friday, March 7 from 6:00 – 11:00pm. The Carnival features more than a dozen thrilling performances, interactive installations and immersive experiences. To learn more, visit

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About the Presenters

Bruce Sterling is an author, journalist, editor, and critic. Best known for his ten science fiction novels, which helped define the cyberpunk subgenre of science fiction, he also writes short stories, book reviews, design criticism and introductions for books ranging from Ernst Juenger to Jules Verne. He is a contributing editor at Wired magazine and in 2013 he was the Visionary in Residence at the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University. Follow Bruce at

David Rothenberg is an experimental musician whose work explores the relationship between humanity and nature. David has made music with birds, whales and cicadas, among other animals, and produced albums and books documenting these collaborations. He is also a composer and jazz clarinetist, and a Professor of Philosophy and Music at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Learn more about David and his work at

ASU’s Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing (CUbiC) is an interdisciplinary research center focused on cutting edge research in human-centered multimedia computing focusing on assistive, rehabilitative and healthcare applications. CUbiC serves the needs of physically challenged individuals by empowering them with ubiquitous and pervasive computing technologies to enrich their lives. Learn more at

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