Amber Case

Amber Case
Research Fellow, MIT Media Lab

Website | @caseorganic

Amber Case studies the interaction between humans and computers and how our relationship with information is changing the way cultures think, act, and understand their worlds. She is currently a fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and a visiting researcher at the MIT Center for Civic Media. Previously, she was the cofounder and former CEO of location-based software company Geoloqi (acquired by Esri in 2012). Amber is the author of Calm Technology, Design for the Next Generation of Devices. She spoke about the future of the interface for SXSW 2012’s keynote address, and her TED talk, “We are all cyborgs now,” has been viewed over a million times. Named one of National Geographic’s “emerging explorers,” she’s also been listed among Inc. magazine’s “30 under 30” and featured among Fast Company’s “most influential women in technology.” You can follow her on Twitter @caseorganic and learn more at Caseorganic.com and Medium.

Sessions

Ballroom E1
Please note: to attend, your registration must include Marketing Boot Camp.
Aaron Parecki (Okta), Amber Case (MIT Media Lab)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
This talk will demonstrate how Aaron has been merging available technologies with custom programming to create location-aware social networks with custom proximal notification. Finally, Aaron will describe other uses for location sharing, such as automatically turning off house lights when leaving for work, wayfinding with piezoelectric buzzers, geonotes and other mashups that can be done Read more.
Products & Services Ballroom D
Moderated by:
Nick Pudar (General Motors)
Panelists:
Robert Scoble (Rackspace), Daniel Jacobson (Netflix), Amber Case (MIT Media Lab)
Always connected 24/7/365 everywhere, at any time? What does it mean? As technology and the social web continue to advance, what are the trends and what do they mean to the individual? Read more.
  • Nokia
  • OnStar
  • Esri
  • AT&T Interactive
  • Google
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • AND Automotive Navigation Data
  • C3 Technologies
  • Ditto
  • Facebook
  • Factual
  • MapQuest
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • NAVTEQ

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