MAYA co-founder and principal Joe Ballay will speak on design issues from the new book Trillions at the Syracuse University Department of Industrial and Interaction Design, in addition to guest-teaching courses in Drawing and Form, October 30 – November 1.
Pete Lucas and Mickey McManus will visit Essential Pittsburgh for a vibrant discussion about the future of computing live on the air at 12:00 on October 29th at WESA 90.5 FM, Pittsburgh’s NPR news station. Join the conversation!
The Ballay Family Fund, launched last year by MAYA founder Joe Ballay and his wife Sue Ballay, is part of a pilot for the Pittsburgh Foundation’s new initiative, the Center for Philanthropy. The Ballay Family Fund supports innovation in public school education with the goal of promoting and realizing education reform.
Princeton weekly U.S.1 profiles MAYA CEO and Trillions co-author Mickey McManus. He tells author Kathy Spring, “We’re living in a pretty amazing world. We’ve gone from a PC on a desk to a supercomputer in a pocket.” And we’re only just at the beginning of the information age.
Mickey McManus will visit Princeton University’s Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education to talk about Trillions and the emerging value at the intersection of technology, business, and design. Mickey will also be stopping by John Danner’s course, “Ventures to Address Global Challenges,” a look at how entrepreneurial ventures can address major global challenges.
Mickey McManus believes that we’re entering a world in which humans will be connected to trillions of digital devices—and his firm is helping companies learn to thrive amid the chaos.
What will mobile mean for businesses in a world where there are at least a trillion embedded computers—where consumers actually live IN the information? Register for a webinar presented by Mickey McManus with the Mobile Marketing Association on October 17th for a discussion of the rise of “T-Commerce” and its potential impact on mobile marketers.
Big Think’s Chief Economist, Daniel Altman, finds the power of the microprocessor at the heart of Trillions, calling it “the most prescient and influential book you read this year.”
In a world with trillions of embedded computers, utilities and policy-makers will have to think beyond the smart grid to a system whose enormity we’re just starting to contemplate. Mickey McManus will explore the ramifications of a trillion node network as the keynote speaker at GridWeek 2012’s Taming Complexity general session.
Authors investigate the ramifications of a network whose scale and complexity will dwarf that of today’s Internet.