Curiosity, Discovery, and Learning: A Conversation with Adam Savage

A session at DevLearn 2015 Conference & Expo

Thursday 1st October, 2015

8:30am to 10:00am (PST)

MythBusters’ Adam Savage is a passionate learner who is constantly finding new ways to examine both the known and the unknown. In this thought-provoking conversation, Mr. Savage will explore the need to ask questions in order to discover and find meaning, as well as the important role questions and curiosity play in learning. He will offer thrilling examples of how simple curiosity can change not just how we look at learning, but also the way we think about the world.

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Adam Savage

Host, MythBusters & Industrial Design/Special Effects Fabricator

Adam Savage, one of the hosts of MythBusters, started his varied career as a child actor, appearing on Sesame Street and in commercials and music videos. Since then Mr. Savage has worked as an interior designer, a set designer, and an artist, and in special effects at Industrial Light and Magic, on movies including Galaxy Quest, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, and The Matrix Revolutions. He is best known for his long-running television show MythBusters, in which he and his cohorts conduct experiments to determine the viability of urban legends, joyfully blowing up stuff in the process.

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Time 8:30am10:00am PST

Date Thu 1st October 2015

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