LA Hashtags Itself
By USC Bedrosian Center
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Los Angeles Hashtags Itself, a limited series podcast, features representatives of various Angeleno private and public organizations leading the critical trend of using digital media for urban and social development. This diverse group serves as both a reminder and an analytical insight that digital media are neither just "useful" nor peculiar to the sharing and cultural economies, but fast becoming standard to the practice of material and social placemaking. If you like art, community benefits organizations, cultural journalism, real estate, transportation, and the technology industry generally, we hope you will find something worth hearing. Sponsored by the USC Bedrosian Center http://bedrosian.usc.edu/ Recorded at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy http://priceschool.usc.edu
||CleanAll your health and fitness data, and one woman who mines it||Donna Spruijt-Metz, MFA, PhD, is the director of the USC mHealth Collaboratory at the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research.||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArt & Public Service: Thor Steingraber||Thor Steingraber is the executive director of Cal State Northridge's Valley Performing Arts Center, or "The Soraya," thanks to Younes and Soraya Nazarian's decision to give $17 million in support of the center's programming.||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“I would have given you a very different answer before November 2016": Marissa Gluck||Marissa Gluck is a digital research strategist who’s worked in tech since the mid-90s, an urbanism and architecture writer, and a principal of the design-cum-civic engagement non-profit Design East of La Brea, or de LaB.algorithmbias activism architectu||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSocial Media in Placemaking and Tastemaking at Platform, LA||Welcome to Los Angeles Hashtags Itself #6. The fall’s final guest is Erin Mavian, COO of Runyon, a full-service real estate company working with high-end retailers, restaurants, and creative companies to provide their visitors and partners with unique e||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLA Freewaves’ Anne Bray on Media as an Exchange of Consciousness||Welcome to episode 5 of Los Angeles Hashtags Itself. Our guest on this episode is media artist Anne Bray. Bray is executive director of Freewaves, the LA-based nonprofit arts organization that advocates for and exhibits new, uncensored, independent media.||11/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan We Code Serendipity into our Daily Lives? A Talk with Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley||Today’s LA#itself features a conversation with Dennis Crowley, the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Foursquare.||10/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan LA Lead in Transportation Innovation? A Conversation with Ashley Hand||Today’s LA#itself features a conversation Ashley Hand, the City of Los Angeles’ Transportation Technology Strategist fellow from 2016-2017 and co-founder of smart cities consulting firm CityFi, as well as the country’s first woman to serve as a muni||10/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLA2050 and Crowdsourcing Philanthropy for LA’s Future||We discuss the origins for the novel crowdsourcing approach for philanthropy, the inherent opportunities and challenges, and how LA2050’s staff makes annual micro-adjustments to capitalize on Goldhirsh’s long-term funding agenda. As you can imagine, t||9/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARTBOUND, Participatory Journalism, & the SoCal Cultural Landscape||Interview with Juan Devis - Executive Producer of Artbound||9/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Angeleno orgs use digital media for urban development
Los Angeles, city of the surreal and hyper-real. City of Hollywood, made and broken dreams.
This podcast is a set of interviews with Angelenos who are at the forefront of using digital media for social and urban development. The first interview with Juan Devis of Artbound was delightfully enlightening. Understanding how Artbound has navigated their decision making process while allowing readers/viewers to re-discover the city was fascinating.
Can't wait for episode two - The next interview will focus on LA2050 and the Goldhirsh Foundation.
I love LA and this podcast graces us with a deeper understanding of the new digital landscape in placemaking!