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Sunday, March 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
How Smart Apps Will Revolutionize Computing

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The history of computing boils down to this: someone enters data; a computer spews out data. We enter data by keyboard, or mouse, or touch screen, or even facial gestures, and a computer responds. But the world is about to see a computing revolution: a world in which "smart apps" pull in data from the world around us without humans doing anything proactively at all. Late for your flight? No worries, your software agent will automatically re-book you. Soil too dry? Your sprinklers will turn themselves on. Driving too close to the car in front of you? No problem, your car will avoid a collision. These applications are in early stages, but rest assured, the long-term implications of this emerging class of computing will be profound. Quentin Hardy of the NYT leads a discussion on Smart Apps with KPCB General Partner Mike Abbott and Jawbone VP of Data Monica Rogati.

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Mike Abbott

General PartnerKleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersMike Abbott joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2011 and focuses on investments in the firm’s digital practice, helping entrepreneurs in the social, mobile and cloud computing sectors rapidly scale teams and ventures. Mike serves... Read More →
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Quentin Hardy

Deputy Technology EditorThe New York TimesHardy is the Deputy Technology Editor for The New York Times, also overseeing Enterprise Computing and Enterprise Resource Planning, and is a Blogger at Bits covering Technology. Hardy was named deputy technology editor for The New York Times... Read More →
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Monica Rogati

VP of DataJawboneMonica is a world-class data scientist and an applied machine learning expert. Her passion is turning data into products, actionable insights and meaningful stories. As the VP of Data for Jawbone, she leads the UP data team, with the goal of helping people understand... Read More →


Sunday March 9, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon H 500 E 4th St

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