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Cartoonist Paul Pope of Batman: Year 100 fame swung by Expand's backstage to explore sci-fi and the state of comics. Interviewed by our own Brian Heater and Jeff Newelt (who gave us a hand on Expand's social media), the interview covers comics as a paper medium versus webcomics, making science fic...

March 18th 2013 at 10:42am 0 Comments
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Crowdfunding has taken the world of consumer electronics by storm. Heck, even Expand has been dragged into the frenzy: we've taken our Insert Coin feature and turned it into a full-blown competition. Indiegogo co-founder Danae Ringelmann swung by backstage at Expand and chatted with us about what...

March 18th 2013 at 9:27am 0 Comments
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Nate Mitchell, vice president of product for Oculus VR, was in the spotlight here at Expand discussing gaming hardware, such as the firm's VR headset, and what it means for the future with folks from NVIDIA and Razer. Mitchell found his way backstage and we asked him about the largest challenges t...

March 17th 2013 at 9:22pm 0 Comments
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If you've laid hands (or just eyes) on Razer's Blade, Edge, Switchblade or Hydra, then you're familiar with John Wilson's work. As VP of the firm's Systems Product Group, Wilson has headed up the design of a bevy of gaming products. He talked shop on stage here at Expand, and then spoke with us ba...

March 17th 2013 at 8:47pm 0 Comments
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Paul "DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid" Miller is a veritable renaissance man: he's a conceptual artist, writer and musician. After playing a special set here at Expand and chatting with us on stage, he took a trip backstage and discussed turning data into music, remixing The Metropolitan Museum of A...

March 17th 2013 at 7:23pm 0 Comments
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Marc Raibert, president and chief robot lover of Boston Dynamics (of AlphaDog, BigDog and Pet-Proto fame), joined us on the Expand stage to discuss the present state and future of robotics. Raibert wound his way backstage and sat down with us to talk about the importance of biology's influences on...

March 17th 2013 at 5:07pm 0 Comments
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We spent some time on stage with two of the Lenovo's honchos to talk about how the ThinkPad brand has braved the test of time and take a look at what's next. The firm's Senior Research Manager Corinna Proctor and its director of ThinkPad strategy and planning stopped by backstage to chat a bit lon...

March 17th 2013 at 4:27pm 0 Comments
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Toyota's Executive Program Manager Sheldon Brown took to the Expand stage to discuss how the automaker developed its fully-electric RAV4 and what the future of driving looks like. After chatting with us in front of the crowd, Brown slipped backstage to dive a little deeper. Brown and Myriam discus...

March 17th 2013 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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Bob Heddle, director of Kinect for Windows, took to our stage yesterday to talk about the evolution of Microsoft's gaming peripheral. After turning our editor-in-chief into a rather rubbery looking 3D rendering, he headed backstage for an interview with Brian Heater where the two talked about Kin...

March 17th 2013 at 9:44am 0 Comments
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Tamar Yehoshua has led Google's efforts to optimize Search across platforms, devices and languages and earlier this afternoon she took to the Expand stage to discuss how the discovery process has changed. Following her talk, Brian Heater caught up with Tamar to chat about the evolution of search...

March 16th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments