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Chris Spurgeon

Chris Spurgeon
Web Developer, Patagonia

Website | @chrisspurgeon

By day, Chris Spurgeon is a web developer. By night, Chris mucks about with obsolete technologies, investigates odd corners of the history of science and invention, builds high-powered rockets, and maintains the blog Spurgeonworld focusing on places where science and art meet.


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Chris Spurgeon (Patagonia)
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The discovery and mastery of new materials throughout history have caused societal upheavals that dwarf our more recent digital revolution. In this lively talk, history of science junkie Chris Spurgeon shows how breakthrough materials changed the world. He'll also explore how we can all prepare ourselves for the materials revolutions to come. Read more.
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • IEEE
  • Make magazine
  • Orange Labs