Ignite ETech

Location: Marina Ballroom E Level: Novice

If you had 5 minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Launch a web site? Teach a hack?

We’re going to find out when we Ignite ETech. Happening Monday evening, this will be a high-energy event. If you can’t picture what it would be like check out other Ignite events that have happened around the world.

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

  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.

  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.

  6. Cuneyt Taskiran – Hide Between the Lines: Natural Language Steganography and Watermarking Embedding data into text by modifying its lexical, syntactic, & semantic structure. Discuss methods & applications

  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.


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