dr. pete seel, colorado state university
Human-Computer Symbiosis Revisited: Implications for Communication in the Next Decade
M.I.T computer scientist J.C.R. Licklider published his prescient article ---- in ---- 1960 that predicted the digitally connected communication universe in which we live today. Dr. Pete Seel will examine the state of the art in telecommunication and augmented-reality technologies and explore how humans may co-evolve with these in the near future. Utopian and dystopian perspectives will be outlined in the exploration of an evolving critical paradigm in communication study.
Peter B. Seel, Ph.D. – brief bio
Dr. Pete Seel is Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism and Technical Communication at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. His teaching areas include telecommunication, new media technologies, television production, digital photography, and documentary history & production. His professional background includes positions in photojournalism and television production, including working as a television producer-director for ten years in Sacramento, California. Dr. Seel earned his Ph.D. in Telecommunication at Indiana University in 1995. A new book titled Digital Universe about digital telecommunication was published by Wiley-Blackwell in 2012. He is the writer-producer for Stone and Steel at the Top of the World, a new documentary for public television about the ancient and modern history of Colorado’s Rollins Pass.