Urban Lenses Lab

A session at PICNIC'10

Thursday 23rd September, 2010

3:45pm to 5:15pm (AMT)

How do you experience the city surrounding you? As a series of buildings and streets, or a collection of data and connected objects? During the Urban Lenses Panel, a collection of experts will explore the city as they see it – combining services, sensors, objects and data.

After a brief introduction, each of the panels will give a 10-minute talk about the city of Amsterdam, exploring its past and future, as seen through their own particular lens. They will then join together to discuss how these lenses overlap and what it means for our city.

This session is moderated by Adam Greenfield, and will feature experts in the following areas:

Anab Jain, Superflux, on services
Usman Haque, Pachube, on sensors
Matt Cottam, Tellart, on objects
Tom Coates, on data

About the speakers

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Anab Jain

Founder, Director @Superflux and @Lilorann / TED Fellow / Design for Emerging Technologies / Generally Excited. bio from Twitter

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Usman Haque

alive and (for the most part) kicking | http://umbrellium.co.uk/ | http://haque.co.uk/ | http://thingful.net/ bio from Twitter

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Tom Coates

Co-founder of Product Club: a new product development and invention company. Prev: Brickhouse, Fire Eagle, BBC

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Matt Cottam

Tellarter, helmsman, disaster medic, rescue diver, design teacher. If we haven't met, please follow @tellart. bio from Twitter

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Adam Greenfield

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Netherlands Netherlands, Amsterdam

22nd24th September 2010

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Time 3:45pm5:15pm AMT

Date Thu 23rd September 2010

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