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The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences was founded in 1998 to help drive the progress of the Internet and evolving forms of new media. The academy selects the nominees and winners for the Webby Awards. 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... New Media or Interactive Media is a field of study that has developed around cultural practices with the computer playing a central role as the medium for production, storage and distribution. ... Presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the Webby Awards are a set of awards presented to the worlds best websites. The awards have been given out since 1996. ...


Membership is by invitation only. A partial list of past and present academy members include:

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The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences™ (211 words)
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences was founded in 1998 to help drive the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and evolving forms of interactive media.
To connect a diverse group of luminaries to facilitate growth and development in the digital arts and sciences.
Academy members are leading industry experts, evangelists, and visionaries working to advance the electronic medium.
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The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences selects the nominees, winners, and presents the awards event.
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences is dedicated to the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and evolving forms of interactive media.
The Academy's goal is to connect a diverse group of leading new media experts, visionaries, journalists, and luminaries to facilitate the Internet’s growth and development and to advocate the positive contributions it makes to society and culture.
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