Speaker: Ian Hughes – Director of Feeding Edge Ltd
Date: 10th April 2013 @ 7:00 PM
Networking and Refreshments from 6:30
Gaming is a multi-billion pound industry powered by leading edge technology. Games technology and concepts have led to significant advances in how we interact with one another, yet gaming may be regarded as frivolous.
It is time to take a look at some of the advances gaming has brought about and how we can push things further to radically improve human communication when we cannot be in the same place at the same time.
Ian Hughes, aka epredator, is a Metaverse Evangelist and founder of Feeding Edge Ltd www.feedingedge.co.uk
In 2006, whilst at IBM, he led thousands of colleagues into virtual worlds like Second Life with projects such as Wimbledon.
He presented an emerging technology slot on the ITV kids’ show The Cool Stuff Collective as resident super geek, covering topics from open source computing and 3D printing to augmented reality and graphene. He writes a regular technology column in Flush Magazine and is the chair of the BCS Animation and Games Industry Group. His Wikipedia entry is at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Hughes_(epredator)