What do you get when you mix mechanical engineering, art and design and the make-it-yourself movement? Mark Frauenfelder. Go along as Mark takes Patty Schmucker into the digital world of Block Chains and Bitcoins. Hear how the internet of things is evolving with non-living things connecting online to see, smell, feel vibration, sense ultra violate light, in order to process information and make faster and more effective decisions with humans.
Mark is the co founder of Boing Boing and the founding editor of Wired.com, along with the founding editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine. During the last year he has joining the Institute for the Future to help this 50 year old think tank, create content and tell stories about the future. On top of all of that Mark has written 22 books!
Mark talks about cultural curiosities, interesting technologies and how research conducted at IFTF helps companies navigate in times of dramatic change. We think that’s pretty important.