L1: Luncheon Showcase with John Palfrey
The Born Digital generation has come of age. Is it a generation or in fact a population? Are these young people really different from their parents and grandparents? And what will the world look like if shaped in their image? Based upon original research and interviews with Digital Natives are around the world, John Palfrey will offer insights on how living digitally is globally transforming how people relate to information and to one another, and how the now ubiquitous and ever-evolving Internet is fundamentally changing behavior relating to information.
L2: Luncheon Showcase with Stanley Yang and Tansy Brook, NeuroSky
Emerging Technology Luncheon Address: Brain to Computer Interface Technology Meets Education
We've long known the power of the brain but what if we move brain power to the next level. Stanley Yang, CEO of NeuroSky, Inc. will introduce that latest cutting edge technology, Brain Computer (BCI) Technology. Explore ways to stretch the brain's ability to make learning happen. It can be a valuable tool for education and transform the world as we know it today. BCI Technology has been in the medical field for a number of years, helping patients who suffer from debilitating diseases, such as Locked In Syndrome & Cerebral Palsy, to communicate with the world around them. Leveraging cutting edge science and engineering NeuroSky has created ThinkGear a cost effective, user friendly, technology that can be benefit a number of industries including education, toys, video games, health and wellness, etc. ThinkGear monitors the wearer's brain waves, processes the analog information to digital signals and outputs them as commands to a device, such as computers or game consuls. Come learn what BCI can mean to education and your life in general.