SPAN 2018 Helsinki – Watch Individual Talks


What’s it like to be friends with a robot? How does it feel to hold Google in your hand? Why should we value friction in design? These are just a few of the questions that arose during Google’s 2018 SPAN Helsinki conference. Use the timestamps below to jump to individual talks from the event:

Tonje Værdal Frydenlund, Snøhetta (0:00:00)
Sanne Schuurman, Envisions (0:18:22)
Anni Vartola, Astrom / Zimmer, and Dan Hill in conversation (0:32:49)
Marko Ahtisaari, Technologist (1:15:30)
Kivi and Tuuli Sotamaa, Ateljé Sotamaa (1:40:19)
Stephanie Dinkins and Amber Bravo in conversation (2:01:14)
Isabelle Olsson, Google (2:21:59)
James Bridle, Artist (2:43:29)

SPAN, Google’s annual design conference, explores the ways in which design and technology shape our everyday lives. This year’s event took place in Helsinki, Finland on 1 November 2018.

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