Explore how technology is enabling new ways to design products in this AU Innovation Forum. Fresh thinkers with new tools are challenging the status quo. A new generation of designers and makers are using technology to create and produce faster than ever, harnessing the power of the cloud, crowdsourcing, collaborators across the globe, and even algorithms to find the best, most interesting ideas and results. In this forum, we’ll showcase examples of the best innovators and thinkers who’ve gone way beyond file sharing and 3D printers and into the future of making things.
Roman Mars is creator and host of 99% Invisible, an iTunes top 20 design and architecture podcast that averages 3 million monthly downloads. He captivated audiences as a TED main stage speaker in 2015, and was named 1 of the 100 Most Creative People by Fast Company in 2013. As the highest-funded journalist in Kickstarter history, Roman has raised more than $1.16 million through crowdfunding campaigns. He is also co-founder of Radiotopia, an innovative collective of story-driven podcasts.