Media Lab @ SXSW 2018

When South by Southwest 2018 convenes in Austin, TX March 9-18, many of the speakers taking the stage will be members of the Media Lab Community. Here are details on the Lab faculty, researchers, Director's Fellows, and alumni scheduled to appear:

Faculty, students, and researchers

Cynthia Breazeal: OK Computer, What Do I Need to Know?

Hugh Herr: Extreme Bionics: The Future of Human Ability

Joe Paradiso: Technology + Buildings: Creating a New Experience

Nicole L’Huillier: Breaking Forms

Neha Narula: Cryptocurrencies: A New Future for Money

Michael Casey: Bitcoin and the New World of Programmable Money

Director's Fellows

Gabriella Gomez-Mont: The Experimentalists: Cities, Political Imagination, and Social Creativity

Arielle Johnson: The Restaurant of the Future

Leland Melvin: Earth vs. Mars: The Future of Exploration

Alaa Murabit: The Politics of Consent

Céline Semaan: Beyond Fashion Tech 

Advisory Council 

Megan Smith: Democratizing AI for Individuals & Organizations


Nadav Aharony: Product Science: Creation & Evaluation Principles

Wesley Chan: Getting and Making Angel Investments

Elliott Hedman: Why “Just Add Games” Doesn’t Boost Engagement

Daniel McDuff: Augmented Minds

Amanda Parkes: Sustainability and Ethics in Fashion Technology

Alexander Reben: AI Creativity in Art, Neuroscience, and the Law

Alex Simoes: Data-Driven Storytelling

Amy Yu: Data-Driven Storytelling

Former Visiting Lecturer

Carl Maci: How Neuroscience Reveals Your “Expert Blindness”

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