Growing up to be innovative

MIT Media Lab's John Werner reflects on his upbringing as a curious and adventurous kid, and how that manifested in his career. Watch as Werner shares the interesting consequence of the interconnected corridors at MIT, and the unique hands-on learning approach at Citizen Schools.

Recorded at INK2013, Kochi, Kerala


0

VIEWS
Share this Talk


About the Speaker


John Werner

Project Innovator - Camera Culture Group, MIT Media

John Werner is the Project Innovator for the Camera Culture Group at MIT Media Lab.  He is helping to create new imaging platforms, developing hardware and software technologies for augmenting (super human) human vision.  He is bringing young people from around the world together to use rapid prototyping to solve some of real-world problems, working on large scale online learning, and building a community to disseminate technology for human vision and visual computing.  By disseminating technology to prevent blindness, he is enabling the visually challenged, and bringing eye care to developing countries.  His aim is to foster entrepreneurship, to take ideas into the real world for impact, connecting industry with the untapped knowledge of the geniuses of the Media Lab.  

John was one of the founding members of Citizen Schools where he helped take it from a concept paper in 1995 into a thriving national educational program that is now in 8 states across the United States.  John received Harvard University’s Loeb Fellowship.  John's recognition ranges from BostonInno’s “50 on Fire” in 2013, to being named one of Boston’s Ten Outstanding Young Leaders in 2006.  In his spare time, John loves racing triathlons an All-American (he qualified and raced in the 70.3 Ironman World Championships four times and USTA Sprint World Championships representing USA), photography, commuting by bicycle 365 days a year, and spending time with his wife Erika Alvarez Werner and their three children.

WEBSITE: johnwernerphotography.com

All that matters is dreaming the impossible

View Complete Profile

See all talks >

WATCH NEXT: Recommended For You

See all talks >

POPULAR TALKS

COMMENTS(2)


nssaiCar nssaiCar

Roman will have to compete with the status quo of silent suffering, laborious doctor s visits, dangerous online pharmacies and other startups as it gets going.Erectile dysfunction or male impotence is the most embarassing situation of men s life. <a href="https://wowcialisnow.com/">generic cialis canada</a> How to take 100 mg of 100 mg.Female Viagra has a powerful, but, at the same time, soft and harmless action.What at nbsp; How Viagra Wreaks Havoc On Women 39;s Sex Lives HuffPost I pointed out that the label of a leading brand, Viagra , does not list physical dependence as a side effect although it does mention headaches and an.Only Top Quality Generic Pills. <a href="https://wowcialisnow.com/">generic cialis reviews</a> In some ways it s a nice addition, but not so important that I need to have it every time, he said.Let's start with the dimensions of the device.NEWS ABOUT VIAGRA CONNECT. <a href="https://supertadalafil.com/">tadalafil 5 mg</a> Or you may also need to notice if you selected items have meet the requirements of the Generic Viagra promo code.However, some GPs have reservations about the new approach.Here are some martirosjan. <a href="https://superpillsx.com/">tramadol 50 mg</a> There is usually a limit of 4 tablets of sildenafil per month, that can be prescribed on the NHS.com Contact Us On 9068254335 3 Viagra keeps up the erection after discharge. <a href="https://cialismans.com/">cialis cialis generic</a> “They are actually very powerful drugs masquerading as †all-natural†or †herbal†supplements, and they carry significant risks to unsuspecting consumers.What is the dosage of Sildenafil Citrate.In May, the researchers received a 26.The simultaneous intake of 500 mg of st for 3 days has no effect on AUC, C max, T max, constant withdrawal rate and T 1 2 sildenafil or its main circulating metabolite. <a href="https://wowcialisnow.com/">purchasing cialis online</a> A minimum wait of 45 minutes to 1 hour is required between taking the tablet and having sex or masturbating.She's saving me.If the instructions are neglected and overdoses occur the following negative reactions. [url=https://superpillsx.com/ ]side effects of tramadol[/url] The use of viagra will be pointless if the difficulties of sexual contact are not associated with insufficient blood filling of the penis, but have other reasons, for example.The combination of Sildenafil with nitrate-based drugs Nitroglycerin, Nitrosorbid, etc. is not recommended.It isnt any business of his Official Hearthstone Herbal Viagra Recipe no libido in men what is stronger than viagra. <a href="https://cialismans.com/">buy real cialis online</a>


You must be logged in to comment.

Click here to login.