Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA

Frontiers conference sessions

1:15pm–1:55pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: Herbst Pavilion
Helen Papagiannis (Augmented Stories Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.14, 14 ratings)
How augmented reality, virtual reality, wearable tech, IoT, and machine learning are coming together to create a new digital and physical reality. The boundaries of the digital and physical are blurring. New (augmented) realities are emerging that combine multiple technologies to forever change the way we experience the world. Read more.
2:05pm–2:45pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: Herbst Pavilion
Astro Teller (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.83, 29 ratings)
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2:55pm–3:35pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: Herbst Pavilion
Mike Olson (Cloudera)
Average rating: ***..
(3.14, 14 ratings)
Earth’s current population is seven billion and will be nine billion by 2050. We consume 1.5 times more resources tha we are capable of producing. As resources become more scarce, the stakes for solving global issues have never been higher. Learn how the data collected from IoT devices is already helping to solve societal problems and what the next wave of social change may look like. Read more.
4:35pm–5:15pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: Southside Theater (Bldg D)
Andrew Cavatorta (http://andycavatorta.com/)
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 7 ratings)
Our current obsession with technologically mediated experiences has roots that go back four centuries to automata, carillons, and pipe organs. This history informs my work in both technology and art. And this deep context helps illuminate the future directions of robotics, art, and the melding of the virtual and physical. Read more.
5:25pm–6:05pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: Southside Theater (Bldg D)
Sally Applin (I.E.E.E)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
Engineers, developers and designers will bear the brunt of constructing IT relationships within the Solid world, making sense of big data outcomes, and managing relationships between people and technologies. This talk discusses enabling more robust messaging to support IT relationships, through Thing Theory, a way to add socially aware software agents applied in carefully considered contexts. Read more.