Jeff Watson

Artist, designer, and Assistant Professor of Interactive Media and Games at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.

Artist, designer, and Assistant Professor of Interactive Media and Games at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. Founder of the Situation Lab. Co-creator, The Thing From The Future.

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This past Saturday, DnA and KCRW convened something called a “design jam,” a group brainstorming session.

What we learned from “Flipping the Bird”

This past Saturday, DnA and KCRW convened something called a “design jam,” a group brainstorming session.

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KCRW/DnA invites you to join a “design jam” on Saturday, Oct. 13 at IndieCade in Santa Monica. It will be led by USC’s Jeff Watson and Jose Sanchez.

“Flipping the Bird!”: using games to rethink urban mobility

KCRW/DnA invites you to join a “design jam” on Saturday, Oct. 13 at IndieCade in Santa Monica. It will be led by USC’s Jeff Watson and Jose Sanchez.

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