I’m zippin off to the PopTech Conference in Camden Maine for an amazing idea gathering. I’ve heard it’s very comparable to GEL or TED and based on the line-up of speakers, I can see why. If you think your missing out…not at all because all the freakin speakers will be webcast LIVE here!!!
Here’s a partial list of speakers that I’m familiar with though the unknowns are the ones that usually captivate me:
- Chris Anderson: Long Tail, Editor and Chief of Wired Magazine.
- Stewart Brand: Long Now Foundation and Global Business Network.
- Blaine Brownell: Architect, sustainable building advisor, and materials researcher.
- Homaro Cantu: Chef, Scientist, Artist.
- Richard Dawkins: The world’s most influential thinker on evolutionary biology
- Brian Eno: musical legend, innovator, visual artist, and pop icon.
- Juan Enriquez: Futurist, author of As the Future Catches You
and The Untied States of America.
- Ze Frank: This dudes amazzzingly funny.
- Kevin Kelly: Technology Visionary. Has a great blog as well.
- Bruce Streling: Futurist, science fiction author, jounalist and critic.
- Craig Venter: Dedicated to human genomic research.
- Will Wright: Creative force behind the groundbreaking Sims franchises and Spore!!.
To make up for the week, some goodies:
- spider on a bill.
- Real money is magnetic!
- Interesting discussion about Emotional Design and Cultures.
- Jumpcut- online video editor(Yahoo bought recently)
- Chris Angel: levitation trick revealed!