Below you will find details about all our sponsors, and all the attendees of the unconference thank them immensely.
British Telecom, or BT, is a household name, being a telecommunications service provider to homes and businesses around the United Kingdom. Their Innovate & Design department are pioneers in many areas, including video and audio conferecing, data security, data storage and elastic infrastructure.
BT have kindly provided us with the venue for free, and have been a great help in the organisation of the event. A big thanks in particular to Ben Azvine of the Research and Innovation section of BT at Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath (Suffolk) and Rebecca Warnett of the BT Centre (London).
The pioneering market leader of Emergent Artificial Intelligence technology, Storybricks partners with companies to redefine the fundamental narrative of immersive interactive experiences across multiple platforms. Their first game is EverQuest Next, which is currently being developed in partnership with Sony Online. They have other unannounced projects that we are working on but we aren't quite ready to talk about them quite yet.
Storybricks have kindly provided us with a portion of the funds for the food & drink. A big thanks in particular to Rodolfo Rosini.
RecSys Ltd is a machine learning technology company specialising in the development of recommendation engines, personalisation and predicitive systems for websites and "big data".
We have developed one of the world’s leading recommendation and personalisation technologies based on our work on the Netflix prize.
RecSys have integrated their technologies into a wide range of industries including e-commerce, movies, TV, dating, fashion, content providers, travel, art and image libraries.
RecSys have kindly provided us with part of the funds for the food & drink. A big thanks in particular to Nick Tsinonis.
EF is the only seed investment programme that selects purely on the basis of technical talent. We take the best computer scientists and engineers, usually before they have a team or a startup idea, and help them build technology startups in London. Since 2012, 60 individuals have joined us. They've teamed up to build 20 startups now worth over $80million.
EF have kindly provided us with part of the funds for the food & drink. A big thanks in particular to Zoe Jervier.
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
The OUP have kindly provided us with part of the funds for the food & drink. A big thanks in particular to Andrew Allen.
futuretext applies machine learning techniques to complex problems in IoT (Internet of Things) and Telecoms domains. We aim to provide a massive competitive advantage to our customers through application of machine learning techniques
Future Text have kindly provided us with part of the funds for the food & drink. A big thanks in particular to Ajit Jaokar.
Google Solve for X Moonshot The Human Memome Project. Thought Leadership & Experiments for Human Enhancement
Our aims include discovering the data signatures that most positively affect health and longevity, creating a narrative and conversation that critically explores and leverages the potential of ideas for longevity, and developing longevity-centric lifestyle designs, use cases, cybernetics, datasets, AI and personal services.
Using interdisciplinary science including quantified self, data science, cybernetics, artificial intelligence, lifestyle design, personal development, situation design, mechanism design, computational linguistics, evolutionary linguistics, neuroscience, psychology, systems engineering, and omics techniques we are developing novel processes, data, intelligence and cybernetics for human enhancement with a focus on performance, intelligence, and longevity.
The Human Memome Project have kindly provided us with part of the funds for the food & drink. A big thanks to Barry Bentley and Stuart Calimport.