Highlights from a one day conference at the V&A
An Xiao Mina
The Civic Beat — the creative side of civic technology (and a whole lot of memes 😍).
As Prinicipal Designer at Google AI, demystifying machine learning seems to be a big part of the job. Google has a bunch of useful resources available in their AI Library. Recommended reading:
New World Summit — developing parliaments with and for stateless states and autonomous groups.
Apparently the open source space tech movement is a whole thing!
“The best way to learn about an industry is to look at its trash…”
- Open Space Observatory — revealing satellite data in public places to prompt discussion of space tech as civic tech
- Libre Space Foundation — because space is for all of us, not just Elon Musk
- Association of Autonomous Astronauts
Creating portraits from DNA is perhaps more art than science 🤔
Ever have one of those 1980s kids’ chemistry sets? The Bento Lab is kind of like that, but for genetics. It might not help you create genetically modified monsters, but it does aim to teach the basics of DNA analysis.
“One of the most powerful means of effecting change is when people can directly, tangibly and emotionally experience the future consequences of their actions today.”