FITC Toronto 2016

2016-04-17 00:00:00 2016-04-19 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2016 It's Time to Level Up. Your skills, your connections, your passion: take it all to the next level with FITC Toronto 2016 - a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web dev, media and innovation in creative tech. Toronto FITC Toronto

Overview

From mobile devices to augmented reality and the internet of things, tech is moving off the screen and into the world — but is the force benign for humans, or dangerous? How can we push towards the good and what would that even look like? Let’s talk about the high-level philosophies and low-level strategies that exist for keeping the best, messy human parts of ourselves front-row as we hurtle towards the future.

Objective

To outline what we as designers can do for the future.

Target Audience

Creative coders and other tech-savvy designers.

Five things audience members will learn

  1. The current state of future technologies
  2. How designers can affect this tech
  3. Why it matters
  4. Methods for preventing terrible things
  5. The terrible things there are to prevent