Anne Balsamo offers several lessons about culture and innovation based on her experiences as an educator, a design researcher, and entrepreneur.
Golan Levin (US) designs artifacts and experiences that investigate new forms of expressing reactions. In his work, he concentrates on the design of systems to simultaneously produce, modify and depict images and sounds. Levin teaches and does research at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the recipient of an Award of Distinction in the 2012 Prix Ars Electronica’s Hybrid Art category.
Paola Antonelli (IT/US) is a curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and one of the world’s foremost experts in contemporary architecture & design. She has designed numerous exhibitions (e.g. Workspheres and SAFE) and written books about design. She teaches the history of design at UCLA and Harvard.
This episode features Sherry Turkle. She is Abby Rockefeller Mauze Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a clinical psychologist. Born in New York City in 1948, she has focused her research on psychoanalysis and culture and on the psychology of people’s relationship with technology, especially computer technology and computer addiction.