Ignite ETech Talks

On the first evening of ETech we are going to have an Ignite immediately following Tim’s annual keynote. The five-minute, 20 slide talks will range from personal passions to new APIs to sweet design. The talks will end with a short-story.

If you are going to be at ETech you’ll be treated to the following talks:

  1. Jimmy GutermanWhy Screwing Up is the Smartest Thing You Can Do Everyone plans for success, but the best way to succeed is to suffer an accident. (Brady: A reprise of his TED talk.)
  2. Matt WebbA Science Fictional Tour of the Solar System From alternative Earths to the space-spiders of Saturn.
  3. Stefan MagdalinskiMaking Mayhem with MOO How to make MOO stuff in 5 minutes from your code.
  4. Noel DickoverDoD CIO Emerging Technology Discovery Pilot DoD CIO is creating a Clearinghouse linking DoD technology needs with emerging tech vendors through a wiki-based pilot.
  5. saul griffithSubverting science education HOWTOONS seeks to put joy, story, adventure, free-spirit, fun & ridiculousness, back into informal science education. (Brady: Saul is also speaking the next day on Energy Literacy)
  6. Cuneyt Taskiran – Hide Between the Lines: Natural Language Steganography and Watermarking Embedding data into text by modifying its lexical, syntactic, & semantic structure.
  7. Jan BorchersSweet Spots and Baroque Stages of Interactive Technology Sweet-spot technologies simplify your life, baroque ones complicate it. Learn why, and how to tell them apart.
  8. Scotto MooreIntangible Method (a digital fairy tale) A story of a woman who discovers first-person video footage of her own life is being posted to YouTube from the future. (Brady: This is Scotto’s second Ignite talk; he spoke on Art this past summer.)
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