Science & Technology

JP Rangaswami discusses the following interrogations: did technology make our lives easier or worse? What are the things that got better, beyond the obvious and utopian views? Did technologies make our jobs easier or worse? Are...
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In this short presentation about gamification, Niklaus Moor focuses on the psychological mechanisms of video games and the role of motivation in game design. He describes how applying game mechanisms beyond entertainment is...
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Nick Heller addresses the future of mobile phone application, using technologies such artificial intelligence, sensors or voice recognition and how they relate to developed and developing countries. More specifically, he...
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Space programs so far have been the domain of governments and the military-industrial complex - rarely ever have individuals ventured into outer space. But after years of research Korean artist
and independent satellite...
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In his talk, Fabian Hemmert talks about the democratization of technological innovation. He shows a series of projects conducted at the Design Research Lab in Berlin, which, rather than serving the average user, embraced niches...
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What happens when barriers to use of technology are lowered? What can we learn from the Ushahidi open source community and the technology landscape in Africa about the opportunity and the limits of open innovation?
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Open Prosthetics is a movement and a community that looks (i) to find economically feasible ways of producing medical devices for underserved medical populations and (ii) to give patients a way to participate to (even large and...
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Alain Renk describes "Unlimited Cities", a participatory platform used by architect to enable citizens to change their neighborhood. A rapid prototyping tool, this service aims at allowing people to bring their ideas and react...
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In this speech, Tobie Kerridge describes the "Material Beliefs" project, a design research project with a focus on a speculative approach to biotechnology as a form of engagement with the public.
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This talk explores some of the issues that emerge around networked information-collecting objects in our public spaces, and to frame a taxonomy of such objects from the unobjectionable (due to local effect and a clear public...
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