Networks & Computing Systems
Michael Hawley is an educator, computer scientist, musician and photographer who serves as impresario of the EG Conference, the touchstone gathering for innovators in just about every imaginable field. Educated at Yale and MIT, he held industrial positions at Bell Labs, IRCAM in Paris, Lucasfilm in San Rafael, and NeXT in Palo Alto. For many years, Michael was the Alex Dreyfoos Professor of Media Technology at MIT.
A snapshot of the past and future. We’ll look at the story of hacking, industrialization, and hacking again, and the greater (and singular) transition to all things digital in coevolution with human nature.