Originally from Colombia, living in Texas. Studied Philosophy and Psychology, while exploring creativity and perception. Taoism is my metaphysics, and the future of technology is my motivator. We create in order to better understand the universe and ourselves.
TEDActive 2014, TEDActive 2013, TEDActive 2012, TED2010
Areas of Expertise
Web tech, Philosophy, psychology, Creative thinking
An idea worth spreading
We are human because we have the ability to project consciousness, emergent behaviors like empathy and our imagination are all based on our ability to imagine being something else. The internet is becoming the world of ideas that Plato imagined so long ago. Computers will surpass our cognitive abilities within this century.
I'm passionate about
creativity, philosophy, psychology, adaptive systems, flexibility, open mindedness, learning, sharing, love, time, perception, emergence.
Talk to me about
Emergent systems and behaviors, symmetry, perception, neurology, neural computation, genetic algorithms, computer vision, the open source movement, engaging experiences, data visualization, complexity
People don't know I'm good at
Contact Juggling, and bringing out the positive things out of almost any situation. I developed a TED app for the Chumby alarm clock.
My TED story
I was introduced to TED by my brother, and have been a huge advocate of the life changing power of ideas. Just seeing these amazing people discuss their passions has been hugely influential. I am looking forward to attending TED in the near future.