Presenter – Sep Kamvar / Professor at MIT & Former Google Head of Personalization
Sep Kamvar is a computer scientist and artist. He is currently a professor at MIT, where his work at the MIT Media Lab focuses on social-computational systems and their ability to affect the physical world. Prior to MIT, Sep was the head of personalization at Google and a consulting professor of Computational and Mathematical Engineering at Stanford. Prior to that, he was founder and CEO of Kaltix, a personalized search company that was acquired by Google in 2003.
Sep is the author of three books and over 40 technical publications and patents, and his artwork has been exhibited in museums worldwide, including at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens.
Sep will be talking about his book, Syntax and Sage, which weaves together ideas about software, nature, art, and urban design to show how software shapes the world, how the world shapes people, and how people shape software. As a bonus for attending, the first 50 attendees will receive a FREE copy of Syntax and Sage.
Drinks and Refreshments will be provided courtesy of Linode.
• Drinks & Networking
• 30-45 Minutes Talk on How Software is Shaping Our World Followed By Q&A
• Book Signing for Attendees & More Networking
Learn more about Sep –
Sep Kamvar at TEDx Cambridge – http://www.tedxcambridge.com/portfolio-item/sep-kamvar/
Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepandar_Kamvar