The Internet|Human Map: Forecasting a more human web, Dr. Jake Dunagan



TechXploration's One-Year Celebration - Part One!*

Delivering his research-backed perspective is:

Dr. Jake Dunagan from the Institute for the Future, who will present the "Internet|human Map".


About the talk:

For most of its history, using the Internet has involved conforming and contorting to the logic, architecture, and input/output mechanisms of machine networks. Humans have kneeled before immobile computer screens, tethered our limbs to mice and keyboards, and craned our necks to use the smartphone screens in our hands. The human experience of the Internet, however, will change dramatically over the next decade.

It will place humans at the center—redrawing our networked worlds to fit our native dimensions. And while it will continue to extend human capacities, it will do so in way that retains human proportions.

This new human Internet will enhance and amplify rather than contain and contort our minds and bodies.

Join us to discover how these technologies will create new opportunities and new kinds of experiences in our homes, workplaces, and other contexts of our daily lives.


We will raffle off Internet|human maps at the event.


Click here to learn more about the Institute for the Future (IFTF)

Click here to learn more about Dr. Jake Dunagan, research director for the Technology Horizons program at IFTF


This event is brought to you by PayPal's TechXploration, in partnership with the Institute for the Future.

RSVP here if you plan to attend in person.

This event will be live-streamed here.



@ 6:23PM: Delicious Food, Craft Beer Tasting, Music & Mingling

@ 7:12PM: Dr. Jake Dunagan & the Internet|human Map

@ 7:56PM: Q&A


As always, this event will feature:

  • delicious, free food from a San Jose-based restaurant,
  • craft beer tasting and
  • an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with the brightest TechXplorers in the South Bay!


How to find us: TechXploration takes place at PayPal HQ at Town Hall, which is facing North First Street.

Public Transit Info: PayPal Town Hall is directly across the street from the Karina Station of VTA/Light Rail in San Jose, CA.

Parking Info: All unmarked spots at PayPal HQ are up for grabs. When you pull into the campus, look for Town Hall (large building says "Town Hall" above doors, faces North First) and then park where you'd like.

Please encourage your guests to register and RSVP themselves for a more fluid check-in.

Please bring a photo ID.


*TechXploration turns One!

To celebrate, we had back-to-back talks with Jill Tarter and Edward Tufte in one week last month and are now continuing on with... Dr. Jake Dunagan of IFTF and a panel on LucasArts, moderated by Douglas Crockford.

Attend both our May 22 and June 7 talks and receive a special gift...

Happy Birthday TechXploration!


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  • Amanda S.

    Video posted! Part 1 can be found here:

    Parts 2 - 5 in margin and on the PayPal Youtube channel

    BONUS - Jake's slides can be downloaded here:

    June 3, 2013

  • Gurudev K.

    where do I access the recorded event? Thx in advance..

    May 23, 2013

  • Amanda S.

    Thank you all for coming last night! For those that received a special anniversary beer glass... bring it with you June 7 and moving forward! For those that did not: we'll have more for the first 70 in the door on June 7. See you then.

    Video of the entire presentation and Q&A will be posted late next week.

    1 · May 23, 2013

  • catt a.


    1 · May 23, 2013

  • Dean N.

    Good presentation. Quite thought provoking... I will have to check out the website and review the map given out at the meet up.

    1 · May 23, 2013

  • Crystal M.

    great job! great content

    1 · May 23, 2013

  • Mike L.

    I enjoyed the Q&A especially the conversations we had afterwards.

    2 · May 22, 2013

    • Sonja

      Ditto, the audience had some really thoughtful questions, definitely a smart group

      1 · May 23, 2013

  • Ken N.

    Engaging and Timely
    Great to see everyone and the Beer was good too !

    1 · May 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Food was very good and the presentation was very thought provoking.

    1 · May 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great presentation. I hope it all turns out well ;)

    May 22, 2013

  • Linda S.

    Thought provoking and I thought "hopeful", regardless of any fears projected from the audience. Risk is always there, even if you are just standing there breathing, yet we do it all the time.

    1 · May 22, 2013

  • Marc S.

    This was my first TechXploration and I was blown away by the quality, of the speakers, food, attendees and venue. Thanks so much.

    May 22, 2013

  • Emily

    Is there someone who wouldn't mind giving me a ride to a CalTrain station afterwards? (Hopefully, sunnyvale or anything north of it.. I"m going further north, but my ticket starts at Sunnyvale). I will greatly appreciate it! :D

    May 21, 2013

  • Marc S.

    Wow, this sounds great. I'm glad I discovered ya'll just in time

    May 22, 2013

  • catt a.


    May 22, 2013

  • Tak O.

    biz dev explorer from ce industry!

    May 21, 2013

  • Jason W.

    Interesting topic.

    May 21, 2013

  • Leslie M.

    Am already booked for a class; any chance the presentation will be recorded?

    May 18, 2013

    • Amanda S.

      Hi Leslie! Yes, we'll record the event in its entirety.

      1 · May 20, 2013

    • Leslie M.

      Yay!--Thank you Amanda.

      May 21, 2013

  • Tracy

    I'm glad you will record this event! Thank you!

    1 · May 20, 2013

  • Tracy

    Unfortunately, I can't make this one...hope to make next.

    May 20, 2013

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    May 17, 2013

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    May 16, 2013

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    May 3, 2013

  • A former member
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    1 · May 3, 2013

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