September 26-27, 2016
New York, NY
Amelia Winger-Bearskin

Amelia Winger-Bearskin
Developer Evangelist, Contentful

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Amelia Winger-Bearskin is an artist/technologist who empowers people to leverage bleeding edge technology to effect positive change in the world. In 2019 she was an invited presenter to His Holiness Dalai Lama’s World Headquarters in Dharamsala for the Summit on Fostering Universal Ethics and Compassion. In 2018 she was awarded a McArthur and Sundance Institute fellowship for her 360 video immersive installation in collaboration with the artist Wendy Red Star (supported by the Google JUMP Creator program), exhibited at the Newark Museum and ASU in 2019. The non-profit she founded IDEA New Rochelle, in partnership with the New Rochelle Mayor’s Office, won the 2018 $1 Million Dollar Bloomberg Mayor’s Challenge for their VR/AR Citizen toolkit to help the community co-design their city. She is a Sundance Institute Creative advisor and alum of their New Frontiers Story Lab and Festival(AR/VR/XR/AI tech section). In 2018 she was awarded the 100k Alternative Realities Prize for her Virtual Reality Project from Engadget / Verizon Media.

Amelia is the founder of the stupidhackathon.com

Amelia is Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation of Oklahoma, Deer Clan.

Sessions

3:45pm–4:25pm Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Verticals and applications
Location: 3D08 Level: Beginner
Jennifer Rubinovitz (DBRS Innovation Lab), Amelia Winger-Bearskin (Contentful)
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Jennifer Rubinovitz and Amelia Winger-Bearskin offer an overview of how artificial intelligence researchers and artists at the DBRS Innovation Lab have collaborated on five different projects (and counting), ranging from composing modern classical music to visualizing deep neural networks in virtual reality. Read more.