Diversity, AI, and a Robot Petting Zoo

Random notes from SXSW 2015 Diversity “Diversity” has been declared the breakout trend of SXSW this year. Being part of an 80% female team here in the US, I sometimes forget that women are not necessarily well represented in the digital world. But even I noticed that most of the panels I attended in March were primarily filled […]

Thomas Vogel Talks Creativity: Event Video Highlights

In November, our Meet the Author Event featured mediaman founder and Emerson College Professor, Thomas Vogel speaking about his book Breakthrough Thinking: A Guide to Creative Thinking and Idea Generation. We’ve put together some of the highlights of Thomas’ talk covering everything from how creativity enriches our lives to what Big Data means for the […]

SXSW Reflections: Robots, Sensors, Greater Good

Like every year I came back from SXSW with information overload, sleep deprivation, and many new apps installed on my iPhone. Three of them are smartr, tempo and mailbox. They are supposed to make my life easier by handling the troika of contacts, calendar and email better than ever before. Because they use smarter algorithms […]