Designing for 'implications': prototyping near future worlds with emerging technologies.Anab is a TED Fellow and the Founder of Superflux, a studio researching and designing new interactions at the intersection of people and technology. Through their Consultancy, Superflux translate ideas into applications. And through the Lab, they explore the implications of technological change on people, society and the environment. Clients and collaborators include Microsoft Research, Nokia, EPSRC, Nesta, Courtauld Institute and the Design Council.
What does it take to BE a fab lab?Self-employed, driven by increasing people's ability to do things themselves in the context of their communities. By enhancing skills (dealing with complex environments, organizing in communities), using tools (social media, network visualization, complexity pattern analysis), or creating circumstances for emergence (FabLabs, Maker Households, network literacy, connectivism, learning in communities of practice, open government data)
The RepRap: Towards open-source personal manufacturing?Adrian Bowyer is a British engineer and mathematician, currently an academic at the University of Bath. Here he invented the RepRap Project - an open-source self-replicating 3D printer. The Guardian said of this, "RepRap has been called the invention that will bring down global capitalism, start a second industrial revolution and save the environment..."
Personal fabrication: what does it mean? What are the opportunities?Currently Amit Zoran is a PhD student in the Smart Cities Group, MIT Media Lab, working an several aspects of designing artifacts in mixed technological - cultural space. Amit graduated from Ben-Gurion University at Bear-Sheva, Israel, in 2003 with B.Sc. in Communication System Engineering. He worked as an image and audio processing engineer for five years, developing on a variety of signal processing projects. In 2003 Amit started a Master’s degree at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, Israel, which he graduated from in 2007. In 2008, Amit joined the MIT Media Lab, where he finished his Master's degree in 2009. For his thesis, Amit focused on hybrid object design, merging traditional crafted element with digital technologies.
Quelles implications pour l'émergence des connaissances à partir d'immenses gisements de données?How can we create and share knowledge out of the masses of data we collect on the world?
CEO of Fab Lab Norway and the Fab Foundation.
How can open public data become reality? The "Free our data" initiativeMichael Cross has worked as a journalist on seven continents. Nowadays he spends most of his time in the UK, exploring the intimate labyrinths of government IT and information policy.He runs Free Our Data, a campaign for free public access to data about the UK and its citizen.
Disruptor, blogger, cofounder of The Mine! project.
Filmmaker and anthropologistDocumentariste et anthropoliste.
In charge of ICT for the city of Rennes I successively deployed websites, extranets and multimedia power of information before developing numerous experiments related to the concept of augmented territory with a target of services to residents.Chargé de mission TIC à la ville de Rennes j'ai successivement déployé des sites web, des supports multimédia et des extranets d'alimentation d'information avant de développer de nombreuses expérimentations en rapport avec la notion de territoire "augmenté" avec un objectif de services aux habitants.
Hacker les machines industrielles pour concevoir des objets désirables.Hacking industrial machinery to design desirable objects.
A propos de Marseille Provence 2013, capitale européenne de la cultureAbout Marseille Provence 213, European city of culture
Behind the scenes look at the creation of TEDTalks TED Talks Director Jason Wishnow shows how they create videos on the TED platform. He describes how they revolutionize the way ideas are viewed on the web, overseeing the publication of hundreds of TED talks now reaching more than 300'000 people a day. Distributed by Tubemogul.
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A cultural bridge between the occidental and the korean culture Korean TV icon Ida Daussy is a French expat who wrote a book about understanding the cultural differences between western and Korean culture. In her introduction to the conference, she gives a quick howto guide to this topic. Distributed by Tubemogul.
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Dooen Choi is the creative director of art center nabi, she introduces the "new urbanism" session by fleshing out an overview of the artistic practices in Korea regarding networked buildings and cities. Distributed by Tubemogul.