Jun 22

Cannes Lions, part 5

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Cannes Lions
June 18-24, 2016
Cannes, France

“We are a company that is using technology to develop a new language using the skin.”
~ Billie Whitehouse, Wearable Experiments

“I am frustrated by how much screen dominance we have in our lives.”
~ Billie Whitehouse, Wearable Experiments

“In design, do not put the tech ahead of the human experience.”
~ Billie Whitehouse, Wearable Experiments

“We argue that our success should be measured based upon whether our customers are happy.”
~ Eric Schmidt, Alphabet

“Come up with a narrative for YouTube 360. The economic returns accrue to those who get in early and get it right.” ~ Eric Schmidt, Alphabet

Visual Quote:
Eric Schmidt at #canneslions
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“The evidence is that young people are smarter than you are.”
~ Eric Schmidt, Alphabet

“Google assistant originally (in inbox) gave “I Love You” as most common response… not great for corporate email.”
~ Eric Schmidt, Alphabet

“We believe we are going to be able to do limited intuition (in AI).”
~ Eric Schmidt, Alphabet

“In five years we will be able to have really powerful AI assistants.”
~ Eric Schmidt, Alphabet

“Our AI research should be done in the open, not just for the benefits of elites, and with an off switch.”
~ Eric Schmidt, Alphabet

Conference Link: Cannes Lions

Jun 21

Cannes Lions, part 4

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Cannes Lions
June 18-24, 2016
Cannes, France

“AI isn’t the enemy, but the people who have control of it (the NSA) are.”
~ Brian Eno, Musician

“What I always like are projects that take me somewhere I have never been before.”
~ Brian Eno, Musician

“I used a random statistical generator to create lyrics.”
~ Brian Eno, Musician

“What matters is what you put in at the beginning, and what you take out of it at the end.”
~ Brian Eno, Musician

“Artists are interested in technology for the things they aren’t supposed to do.”
~ Brian Eno, Musician

Visual Quote:
Randall Rothenberg at #canneslions
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“90% of business leaders said CX needs to be addressed at the top of their companies.”
~ John Travis, Adobe

“Beauty used to equal Good. WWI changed that.”
~ Stefen Sagmeister, Sagmeister & Walsh

“There is a psychotic sameness we are all suffering from today.”
~ Stefen Sagmeister, Sagmeister & Walsh

“I do love a conference… everybody getting together in one place from across the world in order to feel paranoid and unhappy about other people having a better hotel room than them.”
~ Caitlin Moran, Journalist & Author

“The problem with social media, it’s ruled by kids, there aren’t really any tribal elders there.”
~ Caitlin Moran, Journalist & Author

Conference Link: Cannes Lions

Jun 21

Cannes Lions, part 3

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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
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“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

Jun 20

Cannes Lions, part 2

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Cannes Lions
June 18-24, 2016
Cannes, France

“VR may overtake TV by 2025.”
~ Karen Boswell, DDB

“We apply the best techniques from gaming, to achieve a public health goal.”
~ Howard Rose, DeepStream

“We are building a Nero-VR Platform—digital health apps that generate an experience, enhanced by sensors.”
~ Howard Rose, DeepStream

“VR (can offer) personalized medicine that adapts in real-time via sensors.”
~ Howard Rose, DeepStream

“We can (and need to) turn people into engines of health, via VR.”
~ Howard Rose, DeepStream

Visual Quote:
Howard Rose at #canneslions
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“Our unique knowledge of genetics will allow us to bend the arc of disease.”
~ Ron DePinho, MD Anderson

“The first disease to fall to the axe of knowledge will be Cancer.”
~ Ron DePinho, MD Anderson

“We expect the 2016 Olympics to be the largest social media event ever.”
~ Brian Yamada, VML

“We are going to lose one billion people due to tobacco use over the next century.”
~ Ron DePinho, MD Anderson

“The whole world order will change (with the IoT).”
~ as tweeted by Jason Xenopoulos

Conference Link: Cannes Lions

Jun 20

Cannes Lions, part 1

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Cannes Lions
June 18-24, 2016
Cannes, France

“Today, a newborn in Europe expects to live 100+ years.”
~ Atilla Cansun, Merck Consumer Health

“We all have the right to live 100 kick-ass years! “
~ Atilla Cansun, Merck Consumer Health

“It may not seem like it here in the south of France, but creativity is hard work.”
~ Dave Sonderman, GSW

“Empathy has cognitive, affective, behavioral and moral components.”
~ Dr. Helen Riess, Harvard

“Empathy is considered a good thing, but is in short supply. Why are we in an empathy deficit and what can we do about it?”
~ Dr. Helen Riess, Harvard

Visual Quote:
Dave Sonderman at #canneslions
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“Computer Screens are getting in the way of doctors understanding their patients feelings and fears.”
~ Dr. Helen Riess, Harvard

“TV is  great when you want to share a story. VR is for when you want to share an experience.”
~ Karen Boswell, DDB

“As a storyteller, you need to be able to be able to understand the psychology of your user.”
~ Mike McGee, Framestore

“We needed a 3D printer, to remake parts damaged (when people clutched the wall in fear).”
~ Mike McGee, Framestore

“Sources say 2016 will be VR’s first Billion dollar year. 2/3rds hardware, 1/3 content.”
~ Karen Boswell, DDB

Conference Link: Cannes Lions

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