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Jonah Brucker-Cohen (US)
Joichi Ito (US, JP)
Bruce Sterling (US)
David Turnbull (AU)
Krzysztof Wodiczko (US)



The second panel, DISRUPTION, is about error, accident, and dissent. It is intended to reveal how the value of intent is relative and how counter-force can dominate in an imperfect world where things don’t always go as planned.

15:00 - 15:10 Introduction

15:10 – 15:30 Jonah Brucker-Cohen (USA/IRL) DISRUPTION Revisited
Researcher, artist, and PhD candidate in the Disruptive Design Team of the Networking and Telecommunications Research Group, Trinity College Dublin and Human Connectedness group at Media Lab Europe. Co-founder of the Dublin Art and Technology Association. Won the 2001 International Browserday.

15:30 – 15:50 Joichi Ito (J)
Founder and CEO of Neoteny, venture capital firm focused on personal communications and enabling technologies. Has created numerous Internet companies including PSINet Japan, Digital Garage and Infoseek Japan. In 2001 the World Economic Forum chose him as one of the 100 “Global Leaders of Tomorrow” for 2002.

15:50 – 16:10 Krzysztof Wodiczko (USA)
Internationally renowned for large-scale slide and video projections on architectural facades and monuments. Former director of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies; currently head of the Interrogative Design Group.

16:10 – 16:40 Break

16:40 – 17:00 David Turnbull (AUS)
Renowned for his research on the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge. Author of “Masons, Tricksters and Cartographers: Comparative Studies in the Sociology of Scientific and Indigenous Knowledge” and “Maps are Territories. Science is an Atlas”.

17:00 – 17:20 Bruce Sterling (USA)
Author of science fiction novels and short stories; part of the “cyberpunk” movement. Part of the Dead Media Project about “dead” types of media; founder of the Viridian Design Movement about art and design, organized through Internet mailing lists.

17:20 – 18:00 Discussion

Moderator: Jonah Brucker-Cohen (USA/IRL)



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