The Narrative is Changing: Sensors, Social Editors and the New Storytelling

Nick Bilton (The New York Times R&D Labs)
Keynote
Location: Broadway North (6th Floor)
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(4.67, 12 ratings)

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Nick Bilton

The New York Times R&D Labs

Nick Bilton is a Designer, User Interface Specialist, Technologist, Journalist, Hardware Hacker, Researcher, etc. etc.

Nick has worked in numerous different industries within the context of design, research & development, technology and storytelling. He is currently the Design Integration Editor for The New York Times and the User Interface Specialist & Lead Researcher for The New York Times Research & Development Lab working on a variety of research projects and exploring technologies that could become commonplace in the next 2-10 years. His work in the R&D Labs includes exploring and prototyping content and interaction on futuristic flexible digital displays, a vast array of mobile applications and devices, Times Reader, Print-to-mobile SMS, Semacode integration, content in the living room and context aware sensors. Nick is also the co-founder, with Michael Young, or Shifd.com, a startup within The New York Times that helps people shift content easily between multiple devices. Shifd recently won ‘Best overall Hack’ at last years Yahoo! Hack Day. Nick’s work has been profiled regularly in multiple books, magazines, newspapers and websites.

Outside of The Times, Nick helped co-found NYCResistor, a hacker space in Brooklyn which offers hardware and programming classes and allows people to collectively work on innovative open source hardware and robotics projects.

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Shirley Bailes
03/11/2009 1:37pm EDT

Nick has promised us something soon. Stay tuned.

Guy Paddock
03/11/2009 12:59pm EDT

I really wish the presentation materials were available…

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Kate Eltham
02/11/2009 12:09pm EST

Outstanding keynote, the highlight of the conference for me.

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Suzanne Axtell
02/11/2009 9:59am EST

Great content, great presentation style. Very inspiring and inclusive—we readers and writers have a lot to look forward to!

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