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Theme: Rise of the Machines

New York, NY, United States
December 3rd, 2012

About this event

TEDxSiliconAlley is a New York City based TEDx event. As the name implies, our focus is on the fast growing New York City technology community.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Ray Ray Kurzweil
    Inventor, entrepreneur, visionary, Ray Kurzweil's accomplishments read as a startling series of firsts -- a litany of technological breakthroughs we've come to take for granted. Kurzweil invented the first optical character recognition (OCR) software for transforming the written word into data, the first print-to-speech software for the blind, the first text-to-speech synthesizer, and many electronic instruments.
  • Juan Enriquez
    A broad thinker who studies the intersection of science, business and society, Juan Enriquez has a talent for bridging disciplines to build a coherent look ahead. Enriquez was the founding director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project, and has published widely on topics from the technical (global nucleotide data flow) to the sociological (gene research and national competitiveness), and was a member of Celera Genomics founder Craig Venter's marine-based team to collect genetic data from the world's oceans.
  • Bre Pettis
    Founder & CEO Makerbot (Appearing on the October, 2012, cover of WIRED Magazine.)
  • Francesca Ferrando
    Philosopher of Posthumanism. Visiting Scholar at Columbia University. Author of Belle Anime Porche
  • Jincey Lumpkin, Esq.
    CEO and Chief Sexy Officer, Juicy Pink Box, the former attorney write the sex column for Huffington Post.
  • Ken Segall
    Creative Director of Apple’s “Think Different” campaign. Coined the name iMac. Author of Insanely Simple

Venue and Details

Terminal 5
610 West 56th Street
New York, NY, 10019
United States
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Chris Grayson
New York, NY, United States

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