Beta Jam: Benesse 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Get a sneak peak at some of the newest education technology tools. Join us in The Tech Studio as...
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Get a sneak peak at some of the newest education technology tools. Join us in The Tech Studio as some of the Bay Area's edtech startups are invited to showcase their products. Experience the latest products and share your feedback directly with the innovators. Beta Jams are free with museum admission.
The Tech Connects: Silicon Valley Reads presentation 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Unintended Consequences: Is Too Much Information,Too Fast, Too Much of a Good Thing?...
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Unintended Consequences: Is Too Much Information,Too Fast, Too Much of a Good Thing?
Moderated by Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor of the Mercury NewsCo-sponsored by The Tech Museum of Innovation and the Commonwealth Club
Finding and reading a book takes time. Leaping from one website to another can be done in seconds. This panel will discuss the advantages and dangers of the digital information revolution.
Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains
Marilyn Walker, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Professor of Computer Science and head of the Natural Language and Dialogue Systems Lab in the Baskin’s School of Engineering at University of California, Santa Cruz, who is leading a large research project on dialogue in online forums and social media.
Zack Lynch, Founder and Executive Director of the Neurotechnology Industry Organization, author of The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science Is Changing Our World, and developer of Kidstar, a play time limit reward system app for iDevices