Rachel Kalmar at Hardware Innovation Summit 2013


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The 1-1/2 day event kicks off with a VC panel, "Pitch Your Prototype," and "Getting Started, case studies of maker pros with early stage products. The Innovation Showcase follows, a unique opportunity to casually engage with over two dozen makers who have their cutting-edge products and devices on display. Creating an almost magical atmosphere where hardware innovation and creative genius generates spirited ideation, the Innovation Showcase is not to be missed.

Wednesday was an all-star lineup with over 30 speakers representing leading entrepreneurs and thought leaders at the forefront of the maker movement. Investors, industrial designers, product development teams - anyone looking for insight into the early stage companies with the potential to change the global business landscape - should attend.

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Rachel Kalmar at Hardware Innovation Summit 2013

  1. 1. Rachel KalmarData Scientist,Misfit Wearables@grapealopeThings and the Internet
  2. 2. Toward an open dataecosystem...Rachel Kalmar@grapealope
  3. 3. @MisfitWearables
  4. 4. Geek chic...But what am I learning?
  5. 5. 5Credit: Ray Kurzweil and KurzweilAI.net
  6. 6. A connected futureSource: Intel
  7. 7. The new economySource: Institute for the Future
  8. 8. Without the right infrastructure,currency becomes worthlessflickr.com/photos/guuleed/253458330/
  9. 9. It’s no longer about ownership;it’s about controlflickr.com/photos/jacobwhittaker/2531399617/
  10. 10. Who controls the data?steampunklab.com
  11. 11. Hugo CamposWhy is this hard?tedxcambridge.com/thrive/hugo-campos/
  12. 12. We’re not evenspeaking thesame language!diplomacy.edu
  13. 13. What is a “step” anyway?
  14. 14. Is it too soon for standards?We’re still prototyping.
  15. 15. How to balance beingcompetitive with being open?
  16. 16. Many flavors of open...download Free API access to trusted parties Build your own plat
  17. 17. Where to now?meetup.com/Sensoredmeetup.com/HardwareStartupS