Here’s the shape of the schedule for 2012. We start with pre-festival workshops, and kick it off that night. That’s right, keynotes at night and breakouts by day. And you’re on your own for meals.
Joshua wrestles with how to say what it is that he does but lately he’s been going with “I philosophize about human computer interaction”. He believes that art, design, programming, and electronics are all more or less the same task: understanding what we want technology to do and how technology is changing us. He's the author of Programming Interactivity: A Designer's Guide to Processing, Arduino, and openFrameworks.
Jake Barton is founder and principal of Local Projects, an award-winning media design firm for museums and public spaces. Jake is recognized as a leader in the field of interaction design for physical spaces, and in the creation of collaborative storytelling projects where participants generate content. Local Projects is a finalist in the Interaction Design category of the 2011 Cooper- Hewitt National Design Awards.
Greg is a Toronto-based designer and researcher with interests in media theory and digital culture. Extending from a background in architecture, his research considers how contemporary information paradigms affect representational and spatial systems. He's shown and presented work at international venues including Medialab-Prado (Madrid), The Western Front (Vancouver), DIY Citizenship (Toronto) and Postopolis! LA.