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Awesome me Convention Videos Online

The Forrest Four-Cast: September 20, 2017

The Art of Emotion Data. A fascinating conversation between Josh Rubin of Cool Hunting and Rana June, Founder & CEO of lightwave, about the possibilities of emotional tracking and bioanalytics.

Cycling Pathways to Mars: My Vision for Our Future in Space. Pioneering NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin kicked off me Convention with an amazing overview of space exploration, including his strategy for future excursions to the Red Planet.

The Renaissance of Our Species. Neil Harbisson’s overview of his life with an antenna affixed to the top of his head was one of last weekend’s most popular sessions.

Sheryl Sandberg and Dieter Zetsche. The leaders of two of the world’s most powerful brands talk about their collective visions of the future of mobility, in all senses of the word.

You Are Your Future: Poverty is No Excuse. Pictured above, Dr. Auma Obama (the sister of Barack) was one of the highlights of Saturday, September 16 programming as she talked about the best ways to leverage all available opportunities.

Finally, for more of a big-picture understanding of all the me Convention fun, watch this three minute video from Day 1 of the 2017 event.

Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.

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