About this event:
How’s that New Year’s Resolution working out for you?
Join us for snacks, drinks, and a great panel discussion to explore how we can better track, understand, and change our lives with the tools and support provided by social media. What are the latest & greatest toys, the ethical and philosophical questions to grapple with, and the best advice for these undertakings? Join us to share and learn.
DATE: Thursday, March 28
TIME: Snacks & socializing start at 5:30pm. Livestreamed panel starts at 6:00pm
LOCATION: Program on the Environment Commons. First floor of John M. Wallace Hall (formerly the Academic Computing Center). 3737 Brooklyn Avenue, Seattle WA
AFTERPARTY: We’ll continue the conversation afterward at Agua Verde (or make the quick walk back up to Big Time Brewery. TBD)
- Journalist Mark Harris, who covers technology, science, and business for a variety of outlets, including The Economist. You probably read his recent story on viral content, but will soon “Cower before [his] mighty gadget brain!”
- Founder of the Seattle Quantified Self MeetUp, David Reeves, who is the Director of Product Management at Limeade. You can watch him talk about Self Knowledge through Numbers
- PhD candidate Brittany Fiore-Silfvast, who studies trends in “health hacking”, and is exploring digital health efforts across four different sites in the U.S. and India.
- Professor David McDonald of the UW Information School, who created one of the early health tracking apps called UbiFit in collaboration with Intel Labs Seattle.