At the swiss start-ups pitch presentation, Raphaël Arrigoni presnted his company, Pixelux Entertainment, that does 3D software for entertainment and movies, based around the physical properties of the objects realized. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Commenting on a table full of electronic stuff, five times Emmy Award winner Dan "Mr. Gadget" Dubno gives a quick and funny overview of green devices such as solar powered battery chargers, water purifying pipes, star identifying gazing systems, GPS devices with or without cameras, and so on. He offers a refreshing perspective on gadget curiosity at the WattWatt special session on sustainable development. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Bruce Sterling, science-fiction and tech journalist - and Lift's "big thinker in residence" - talks about the implications of money digitization. His though-provoking presentation deals with how virtual money systems are the financial services for the new urban poor. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Stamen Director Eric Rodenbeck shows a less known part of the Web in the shadow of social media frenziness: rich data visualization. At his studio, Eric and his team work with flows of data (from the internet and the real world) and represent them so that people better engage with the phenomena they represent. In his talk, he demonstrates how the Web can be enriched by visualization opportunities and presents various examples along this line of research. Distributed by Tubemogul.
William Cockayne's ongoing research dissolves the socially constructed membrane used to separate "real" and "virtual" lives. His findings indicate that the concepts we hold about our relationship with mediated social environments may need to be re-evaluated. Distributed by Tubemogul.
What can we learn by inviting people to be designers? Younghee Jung talks about how Nokia explores the different usages of their mobile phones by customers to gain valuable insight on future products design. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Julian Bleecker is Professor at the University of Southern California and Researcher at the Near Future Laboratory. He presents about "When 1st Life Meets 2nd Life" at the LIFT07 conference on Thursday, February 8, 2007. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Participating in the new business conversation Robert Scoble is a famous blogger and podcaster on scobleizer.com. He speaks about "Participating in the new business conversation", one of the best ever LIFT presentations. Presentation Zen called this talk "a good example of a more human, more engaging approach to a presentation". Distributed by Tubemogul.
Changing Innovation (1)- The end of IT In addition to 21 years culminating in a senior position in the BBC Euan has had five years of unparalleled experience learning how to make the most of this wired-up world of work and how businesses can prepare themselves for the challenges and the opportunities it represents. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Changing Innovation (2) – Innovating with the non-innovators Douglas Irving Repetto is an artist and teacher. His work, including sculpture, installation, performance, recordings, and software is presented internationally. He is the founder of Dorkbot: people doing strange things with electricity, organism, mailing list and website. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Making sure the Web stays 'Generative' and Future Open” Since January 2004 he has been the founder and chairman of Mozilla Europe, the European home of the Firefox Web browser. Distributed by Tubemogul.