Douglas Campbell says:
Mindshare is a pioneering series of knowledge exchange forums created to inspire, educate and empower all participants. The lectures and demonstrations, many of which are interactive, span across science, art, pop culture, technology, and media. Mindshare has become a mecca for a growing community of intellectuals, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs -- with over 10,000 participants. This May, join hundreds of influential and cultured Angelenos in the Arts District of downtown as Mindshare LA celebrates its 50th consecutive month of salons! The three-day event will feature fascinating speakers, musicians and performers centered around a full day of inspiring talks, entertainment and art as we collectively explore "What Comes Next?" for ourselves, our culture and our planet.
- Nolan Bushnell / Co-Founder and Chief Game Designer of Anti-Aging Games
- Gianelle Veis / Manager, Prize Development, X PRIZE Foundation.
- Dan Goods / Visual Strategist, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Amanda Parkes Ph.D. / Biomedia Designer, Fashion Technologist, Curator, Professor
Installations include: A Working Gyrocycle, Data Art, Kinect Hacks, Computer Vision & Brain Interfaces!
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I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
The Lytro Illum dares to be different, boasting even more robust features than its first generation predecessor and a sleek design reminiscent of professional DSLRs. What’s so cool about it? Most cameras capture the position of light rays, producing a statoc 2D image.
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