Speaker Profile: Dr Henry Lowood
Henry Lowood is curator for history of science & technology collections and for film & media collections at Stanford University. He is also a lecturer in the Thinking Matters Program, the Science and Technology Studies Program and the History and Philosophy of Science Program at Stanford and in the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University.
Since 2000, he has led How They Got Game, a research and archival preservation project devoted to the history of digital games and simulations. This project includes Stanford’s efforts in the Preserving Virtual Worlds project, funded by the U.S. Library of Congress and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the Cabrinety Collection imaging project, funded by the National Institute for Standards and Technology. His most recent book is The Machinima Reader, published by MIT Press and co-edited with Michael Nitsche.