Webinar Playback: How to Prepare Children for the Ongoing Technological Explosion and Jobs of the Future with Jonathan Mugan
About this Webinar
“Our children must be prepared for the profound effect computers are having on our society. These changes brought by computers are reshaping the employment landscape, and the success of our children will be determined in part by their ability to create new artifacts with technology.” — Jonathan Mugan (The Curiosity Cycle)
In this special, interactive webinar guest speaker, Jonathan Mugan (computer science researcher specializing in machine learning and AI, author of The Curiosity Cycle: Preparing Your Child for the Ongoing Technological Explosion), offers an informative and thought-provoking presentation on how parents, educators and child psychologists can effectively and continuously prepare children for the acceleration of technological innovation happening now, and for the changing global landscape and workforce of the future.
Hannes also gives us a peak inside the Epicenter in Stockholm where he is Chief Disruption Officer. Epicenter an 86,000 square foot facility that is part of a movement to build the office space of the future where many of the workers have chosen to be chipped (their offices are unlike any other in the world!). Sweden is one of the most progressive tech You don’t want to miss this interactive webinar and your chance to ask questions about this emerging technology!
About Jonathan Mugan
Jonathan Mugan is a research scientist focusing on machine learning. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.
His thesis was centered in developmental robotics, which is an area of research that seeks to understand how robots can learn about the world in the same way that human children do.
He received his B.A. in Psychology from Texas A&M University.
About Charlie Oliver
Charlie spent years in the trenches of traditional media in advertising and publishing at BBDO and Conde Naste, and in tv/film producing sitcoms and dramas at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Dreamworks, Oscar-award winning indie production companies, and Sundance Film Festival before launching Served Fresh Media (a New York-based company). After spending several years in corporate law in document review at global firms (White & Case, Clifford Chance and Wachtel Lipton to name a few), Charlie segued seamlessly into tech and new media launching her first startup (Art of Talk TV – web video platform) and Served Fresh Media (launched 2009) providing digital media strategy, product development, and consulting on implementing innovative technology.
January 2017, Charlie launched Tech 2025 — a community and platform for the general public to learn about the next wave of disruptive, emerging technologies that are expected to drastically change our world in the next decade, and to facilitate debate discussions about the impact of these technologies on society.