Category: Future 15

Moonshots Through Failure

Today Astro Teller talked about how to shoot for the metaphorical moon by failing up. “I fear thoughts that fear technology. You have to approach the changing world with knowledge and confidence, not fear.” Teller talked about bringing the internet to the world with balloons designed to fail… … and self driving cars that learn...

Engines, Rockets, and Engineers

To fly humans to Mars we will need a very big rocket to lift the hardware needed to live on another planet for several months before heading home. The planned habitat will likely be the same size a two-story house. This means the rocket will be bigger than the mighty Saturn V of the Apollo...

Young Astronomers & JWST

At SXSW gaming expo NASA contractor Northrop Grumman has some young University of Texas Astronomy post docs and undergrads talking about the new James Webb Space Telescope. The JWST is launching in  2018 and will work with Hubble in our investigation of the cosmos. Eventually taking over Hubble’s role. Testing is going on right now...

Life Lessons from a Professional Dominatrix

This is probably the panel with the most intriguing title at SXSW this year. However, it’s not as rauchy as it seem. Part of a Future 15 segment, Kali Williams shared 3 major life lessons she has learnt as a professional dominatrix. They are lessons in clear and precise communication, and these are lessons that...

Top 5 Panels

Top 5 Education Panels

Education is a neccessity but it comes in many forms. From classroom to online environments and formal to informal, on thing is true about all its’ forms though, that technology is changing they way we learn. SXSW Interactive features a number of education themed sessions this year. Below, in no particular order, are the 5...

Future 15 – Content + Distribution (2)

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