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

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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!