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Media Future Week | March 28, 2017

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Speakers

Citizen vs consumer

22 april 2016

Jon Alexander founded the ‘New Citizenship Project’ in 2014. He is fascinated by the shift in society in which we go from being ‘Consumers’, to being ‘Citizens’, and thereby participating more actively in society. The biggest difference between the two … Read More

Bots: What is behind the curtain?

21 april 2016

Scott Smith is Media Future Week’s favorite trend watcher. Wednesday morning on April 20th, he took us to a future where bots are part of our daily lives. What are bots? What do they do? And what topics are important … Read More

Robert Overweg: Technology and Empathy

20 april 2016

Robert Overweg is an artist and expert on virtual worlds; he believes, and brought the research to back up, that technology needs to provide an emotional experience to users. He shared some compelling examples of how people are already connecting on … Read More

Alexa Clay: 5 Lessons from Misfits

19 april 2016

Alexa Clay is an expert on misfits, having grown up a self proclaimed child of misfits, her mother traveled the world studying people who believed they had been up-ducted by aliens. She has spent her life researching misfits and … Read More

Nell Watson Opens Day 2: Smart, Wise, and Kind Machines

19 april 2016

Day 2 was kicked off with an eye opening talk from Nell Watson, an engineer and futurist who specialises in artificial intelligence. She believes with confidence that human intelligence level AI will ‘certainly happen in your lifetime’ and dove into: … Read More