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Moon Ribas
Moon Ribas Cyborg Artist @moonribas cyborgarts.com/ Talk Topic: Earthbeat This talk goes into detail about the projects of Moon Ribas, her philosophy as a cyborg artist and the process that drove her to cofound the Cyborg Foundation. Ribas has a sensory extension on her arm that allows her to feel earthquakes through small vibrations, she applies...
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Max Amordeluso
Max Amordeluso Alexa Evangelist @maxamorde linkedin.com/maxamordeluso/ Biography Max Amordeluso is the Lead Evangelist for Amazon Alexa in Europe. His main mission is to introduce Alexa to European developers and demonstrate how they can build natural and delightful voice experiences for customers. Max has held several technical leadership roles during a career spanning over 15 years—prior...
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Dave Evans
Dave Evans Author @DaveEvansDYL Biography Dave Evans is a Silicon Valley legend. He joined Apple in its early years when the Macintosh was still a new product and led the Apple mouse design team. Dave also launched Apple's first laser printer. From there he left Apple to help Trip Hawkins create Electronic Arts, the video...
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Julie Freeman
Julie Freeman Translating Nature @joz_freeman translatingnature.org Biography Julie Freeman is a TED Senior Fellow and a digital artist. Her work spans visual, audio and digital art forms and explores the relationship between science and the natural world. Her work experiments in transforming complex processes and data sets into sound compositions, objects and animations. She focuses...
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Yang Dan
Yang Dan Paul Licht Distinguished Professor https://mcb.berkeley.edu/ Biography Yang Dan is a Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology and an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. Yang's research passion is about understanding sleep. What is the purpose of sleep? How do our brains control sleep?...
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Mr Bingo
Mr Bingo Illustrator & Rapper @Mr_Bingo https://mr.bingo/ Biography Mr Bingo is an illustrator, artist, entrepreneur and a generally very funny person. He's blessed with seemingly boundless energy, creativity and a designer's desire for perfection. He's called Mr Bingo because when he was 19, he won £141 at the Gala Bingo. He’s been making it rain...
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Tatiana Simonian
Head of Media / Tumblr @tatiana Talk Topic: Slow Social - The Case for a Mindful Digital Revolution How can those of us who live, eat and breathe digital - find a way to unplug to make us better at digital and better at life? Could less actually be more? Biography Tatiana Oliveira Simonian is...
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Venkatesh Rao
Venkatesh Rao Writer & Consultant http://venkateshrao.com/ Talk Topic: Off the Clock The experience of time is the foundation of the experience of being human. The mechanical clock was the soul of the Industrial Age, but in the digital age, clocks are increasingly for robots. We, humans, are entering into a very different relationship with time,...
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Mike Taulty
Mike Taulty Developer Evangelist @mtaulty microsoft.com/en-gb Talk Topic: Flat-Earth Computing Do you ever feel a little ‘flat’? ☺ We’re spending our time interacting with devices which offer us a view onto the world where our inputs and outputs are constrained to flat screens or surfaces and which get in the way of interactions with people and...
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