I am firm­ly in the present,” she said as she head­ed toward the exit. “But, some­times, I want to drag the future here and see if we want it.

Intel’s Sharp-Eyed Social Sci­en­tist — NYTimes.com

I saw Genevieve Bell speak once at Inter­ac­tion and real­ly enjoyed her sharp eye for how humans relate to tech­nol­o­gy. I don’t think this reporter suc­ceeds in bring­ing those obser­va­tions across but it’s a nice por­trait of one of the most inspir­ing peo­ple work­ing in tech­nol­o­gy today.

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Kars Alfrink

Kars is a designer, researcher and educator focused on emerging technologies, social progress and the built environment.