Jun 21

Cannes Lions, part 3

Cannes Lions
June 18-24, 2016
Cannes, France

“Silicon Valley thinks of algorithms as all powerful, but that leaves out that people are best at making judgement.”
~ Mike Mccue, Flipboard

“There is no algorithm for cool.. they do not have taste.”
~ Mike Mccue, Flipboard

“Algorithms are a tool for curators, but ultimately humans have to choose.”
~ Mike Mccue, Flipboard

“How do you plan and program for serendipity?”
~ Ken Auletta, The New Yorker

“Our job is to get people out of the mode of sleep walking in life—to remind them they are alive.”
~ Adam Weinberg, The Whitney

Visual Quote:
Mike Mccue at #canneslions
Image Credit

“Human beings make meaning out of ‘random’ connections—maybe a machine can do that?” (re curation)
~ Adam Weinberg, The Whitney

“Technology is the name we give to the things that don’t work well yet.”
~ Brian Eno, Musician

“Humans are very small creatures, without all the technologies we surround ourselves with.”
~ Brian Eno, Musician

“Multi-track recording is like painting with sound.”
~ Brian Eno, Musician

“With technology… suddenly a whole lot of new possibilities that no one has thought of, come into existence.”
~ Brian Eno, Musician

Conference Link: Cannes Lions