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TEDxDirigo: RISE State Theatre, Portland, Maine

How Can Democracy Keep Up With Technology?

  • 2017
  • Talk
John has a scientific perspective and two decades of experience designing and developing computer software.  John has worked in far-reaching fields ranging from applied mathematics to skydiving to music.  John is a co-founder of Coria Inc., a machine learning and data science company based out of Portland, Maine.  His current work is centered on applied computer vision, where he leads a diverse team of electrical engineers and computer scientists building the next generation of intelligent cameras. In 2017, John took a team to Amman, Jordan to see if machine learning and data science could be used to help formulate a solution to the largest refugee crisis since the end of World War II.  What they learned resulted in the creation of a new team dedicated to using emerging technology for the common good. If you want to hear John Hobart live on November 4 at the State Theatre register here.