Louis-Philippe Morency, Principal For SIMSENSEI, Netexplo 2014 Laureate

Minter Dialogue Episode #99 This interview is with Louis-Philippe Morency, one of the Principal Investigators on the SimSensei project being run at USC. SimSensei was one of the top ten award winners at this year’s Netexplo Forum. Louis-Philippe, was voted one of the top 10 people to watch in AI for 2008 by IEEE Intelligent Systems,…

New tech that’s changing the world – A review of the top 10 award winners from #Netexplo 2014

I have had the good fortune to be associated with the Netexplo Observatory* since its creation. In case you have not come across it, Netexplo is an independent observatory that studies the impact of digital tech on society and business. Founded in 2007 by Thierry Happe and Martine Bidegain, the pinnacle event is the Netexplo Forum,…

John Matherly, Shodan Founder and CEO – search engine for the internet of things #Netexplo

Minter Dialogue Episode #97 This interview is with John Matherly, founder and CEO of Shodan, one of the top 10 laureates at Netexplo 2014. Shodan is a search engine for the Internet of Things (IoT). John is at the cutting edge of online security and privacy issues as his technology concerns the connectivity of all…

Netexplo 2014 – Interview with Ian Fisher, Digital Journalism at New York Times

At this year’s Netexplo 2014 Forum, I had the good fortune to moderate two of the sessions on the main stage, including an interview with Ian Fisher, Assistant Managing Editor for digital operations at the New York Times. With Ian, we discussed Deepening Digital Journalism at the venerable NYT, covering topics such as Watching Syria’s War (which I…