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Saturday, June 30 • 3:00pm - 3:20pm
XR and Science: Immersive technologies as a Blank Canvas to augment our minds (20 min)

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The next generation of human-computer interaction will radically change the way we interact with one another, with other computational systems, how we buy and sell, how we create and produce, how we research, and how we perceive the world and affect it. This session aims to share a few of the projects we’ve been working on with partners like IBM, HTC, United Nations and Unity to accelerate this change, + other technologies to keep an eye on in our road to transcendence.

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Boo Aguilar

Director, Blank Canvas
Technological evangelist, director, developer, futurist and Researcher of human-computer interaction processes, Boo shipped seminal work for immersive mediums like VR, AR and MR, many of them with early access invitations to use the world’s first kits of many technologies like the... Read More →
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Adam Horowitz

Scientific Storyteller, MIT Media Lab / Blank Canvas
Adam is a Master's student in the Fluid Interfaces group. His work aims to augment human awareness, translating advances in neuroscience into design of interventions and experiences. Adam believes technology can show us parts of ourselves that remain otherwise invisible, opening doors... Read More →

Saturday June 30, 2018 3:00pm - 3:20pm EDT
Mainstage - Tishman Auditorium