A Force For Good Or A Source Of Fear? (2)

For postindustrial societies the future has turned into a space of risk and construction of expectations. IBC represents an important annual industry dialogue where the worlds of technology and media intersect. Col Wattendorf previously served as Director, Air Force Medical Genetics Center and program manager for an Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration integrating advanced diagnostics and informatics with surveillance systems to rapidly detect natural and hostile pathogens in the Office of the Air Force Surgeon General.

The Auditorium will host a Big Screen session entitled ‘ Future Camera and Display Technologies and Applications leading to AR/VR, Immersive Media, and Holography ‘ featuring legendary cinematographer, visual effects supervisor and author, David Stump, ASC, and light-field visionary, production executive, and motion-picture technology innovator, Jon Karafin, Light Field Lab.future technology

Solar photovoltaic energy will use solar panels to heat buildings and water while powering devices at home and in the office. Contextually Aware: The ability of wireless applications of the future to understand where and why users are doing what they’re doing. It’s thrilling to be alive now, to see these extraordinary changes, to be so interconnected with each other and yet also interdependent, liberated by technology so that we are not so reliant on the power of banks, politicians or large corporations. While drones are becoming more affordable trends are also edging towards more portable UAVs.future technology

Jun Ye is a professor of physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU) and a fellow of both the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and JILA, a joint institute between NIST and CU. His research focuses on the frontier of light-matter interactions and includes ultrasensitive laser spectroscopy, optical frequency metrology, quantum optics using cold atoms and the science behind ultrafast lasers.future technology

Before… More arriving at MIT Technology Review in early 2012, I spent five years as a technology reporter at the Associated Press, covering companies including Apple, Amazon, and eBay, and penning reviews. From 2009 to 2011, she served as a senior policy advisor on emerging technology issues in the Office of the Commissioner at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. This perspective emphasizes the ways through which technologies and societies are coconstructed, and how cultural meanings and power relations are embedded in science and technology.