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Monday, August 22 • 09:45 - 10:15
How does 'open' make the world better? What does it mean for technology and society?
When technology becomes core infrastructure to our lives, the way its built and who owns it has a huge effect on how it gets used and how it fits into our lives. The powers of community, capital and the need to make profit can massively impact the direction of technology.

Learn from Evan Henshaw-Plath, research affiliate from MIT and part of the organisation who helped bring twitter into the world.

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Evan Henshaw-Plath

Web Developer & Hacker
From 2004-06 Evan Henshaw-Plath was the first employee, lead developer and architect in building Odeo’s Ruby on Rails web application platform. Odeo is best known as the company which created Twitter so Evan is well-placed to tell the story of how – through learning from failures, pivoting to open innovation and experimentation – Twitter came to be. | | Evan joins OS//OS this year and brings a passion for new emerging start-ups... Read More →

Monday August 22, 2016 09:45 - 10:15