Dr Dean Chan presented at the CREATEC seminar today about his work in Theorising Diasporic Asian Cultures.  His discussion on Asian American Gamers was a taster of his ongoing research into this area.  His introduction of the “Garden Grove” experience of a few years ago was especially interesting albeit very brief.

PRIVACY, FREE SPEECH & THE GARDEN GROVE CYBER CAFÉ EXPERIMENT

iGames forum discussion of Garden Grove events

Marco Brambilla: Half-life art installation

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