The LAST (Life Art Science Technology) Festival

Saturday, October 17, 2015

1:00 pm

Stanford's Cubberley Auditorium

Sponsored by:
Office of Science Outreach

The LAST (Life Art Science Technology) Festival is a weekend-long interdisciplinary event consisting of:

1. A dozen digital interactive art installations (the "Art Expo"). See lastfestival.org for full list.
2. A symposium (Engineering the Future) on the state of the sciences that are shaping the 21st century. Speakers include:

  •  Peter Norvig, Director of Research at Google, on Artificial Intelligence
  •  Bruno Olshausen, Director of the Redwood Center for Neuroscience at UC Berkeley
  •  Jennifer Dionne, Director of the Nanotech Lab at Stanford
  •  Chris McKay, Chief Planetary Scientist at NASA, on Space Exploration
  •  Ken Goldberg, Director of the People and Robots Initiative at UC Berkeley

3. A mini-symposium (Homo Digitalis) with anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, artists, scientists, etc. on the impact that digital media are having on the human mind.

Schedule:
Friday, October 16 at Stanford’s Cubberley Auditorium, 6pm – 10pm: Art Expo

Saturday, October 17 at Stanford’s Cubberley Auditorium,
1pm - 5pm: Symposium - Engineering the Future (see lastfestival.org for details on the talks)
1pm - 10pm: Art Expo

Sunday, October 18, Li Ka Shing Room 101-102, 1pm-4pm: Homo Digitalis

For more information: http://www.lastfestival.org/
Contact: scaruffi@stanford.edu

When:
Saturday, October 17, 2015.
1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tags:

Arts Lecture / Reading 

Audience:
General Public
Contact:
scaruffi@stanford.edu
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