Sessions at Lift 11 with video

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Thursday 3rd February 2011

Friday 4th February 2011

  • Near futures

    by Kevin Slavin and Vlad Trifa

    This session will explain show technologies that will invade our daily lives in the near future. See tomorrow's techs, their usages and applications.

    At 2:00pm to 3:15pm, Friday 4th February

    Coverage video


  • Post Digital Geopolitics

    by Ben Hammersley

    Coverage video

  • Social currencies

    by Brian Solis

    Brian Solis discusses the notion of social currency, how the activity we have on social networks helps build an important asset: social capital.

    Coverage video

  • Trends and Projects from Silicon Valley

    by Robert Scoble

    Robert Scoble shares his latest discoveries (as of February 2011) while checking out start-ups in Silicon Valley and Western Europe. A technical evangelist and author, he's best known for his blog, Scobleizer.com.

    In this talk, he argues that we're in a tech bubble again, at a point when several start-ups had raised several million dollars. But we need to consider what are the drivers this time round? Smartphones, huge growth in social media platforms, and new customers using emerging platforms.

    Coverage video

  • Unlimited Cities

    by Alain Renk

    Alain Renk describes "Unlimited Cities", a participatory platform used by architect to enable citizens to change their neighborhood. A rapid prototyping tool, this service aims at allowing people to bring their ideas and react to architectural or urbanistic proposals in a situated way.

    Coverage video