As CEO of InteraXon, Ariel Garten works to close the gap between science, art, business and technology.
Ariel Garten is the CEO and co-founder of InteraXon, which creates thought controlled computing products and applications. Ariel has also researched at the Krembil Neuroscience Institute studying hippocampal neurogenesis, displayed work at the Art Gallery of Ontario, been head designer at a fashion label, and opened Toronto Fashion Week. Referred to as the “Brain Guru”, Ariel and her team’s work has been featured in hundreds of articles in over 20 countries.
“‘Know thyself.’ If you think about it, this imperative is the defining characteristic of our species.”
“Our feelings about how we're feeling are notoriously unreliable.”
“Humanizing technology is about taking what's already natural about the human-tech experience and building technology seamlessly in tandem with it.”
“Imagine if you had access to data that allowed you to rank on a scale of overall happiness which people in your life made you the happiest. … Would you make more time for those people?”
“To me, thought-controlled computing is as simple and powerful as a paintbrush — one more tool to unlock and enliven the hidden worlds within us.”