#7 EXPONENTIAL UPDATE: xTECH meets HUMANITY
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Dhairya Dand is an award winning futurist, inventor and artist who runs ODD Industries a futurist factory+lab in NYC. His work investigates the human body as a medium for computation, new materials as a tool to embody interactions and design as a vehicle for mindfulness. Past inventions include: several Amazon Alexa devices, bio reactive architecture, elastic computer screens, shape changing gadgets, shoes that tickle and guide, alcohol aware ice cubes, synthetic muscles, programmable hair, emotionally intelligent flowers, sensory apparatus for music learning and educational toys from eWaste, optically invisible fiber-optics among others. Recent exhibitions at the V&A, Tokyo Design Week, MIT Museum, recognized twice in the Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list in the 'Design' and 'Manufacturing and Industry' category, WIRED Innovation Fellow, INK Fellow, FoST Fellow, ELLE’s ‘Names to know in 2015’, VOGUE’s ‘Cool People’ list, Globe’s ‘Top 25 Innovators’ list. Advisory board of the XPRIZE Foundation, member of the W3C standards committee. Previously a futurist at Amazon's Concept Lab, researcher at MIT Media Lab, toy designer in Singapore, sensory researcher in Tokyo, born in Nasik. MIT and Harvard alumnus.
- #7 EXO: Design Thinking 3.0€100€1000€0