Heading along to the Web Summit 2014 in Dublin? Her.ie Give Their Breakdown On The Talks You Need To See
The Dublin Web Summit is one of the hottest tickets in town this year. Covering all things web, technology and entrepreneurial, the RDS will be a hub of innovation, analysis and networking to set you up in the start-up game.
Here’s just a small round-up of what Her.ie are planning on popping along to…
Decoding Disease: Technology and the Cure for Cancer
Centre Stage, Tuesday, 10.15am-10.30am
From a personal family diagnosis of cancer we may have found the a way to decode disease and identity cancerous cells in their earliest stages. Here to tell us how and why his discovery came about and to show us the technology that may just lead the way in curing cancer is Jorge Soto.
Eva Longoria in Conversation with Jemima Khan (Vanity Fair)
Centre Stage, Tuesday, 12.20pm-12.35pm
If you're a lady looking to start up your own business, this is the talk for you. Actress, businesswoman and philantropist Eva Longoria talks to Jemima Khan about the importance of women in business, her work with the Latina community and her business endeavour both good and bad. The star and businesswoman shares her learnings along the way.
How to Be a Hacker
Centre Stage, Tuesday, 12.35pm-12.50pm
Pablos Holman, who once hacked into FBI files, shares his knowledge of how to use code and technology to access things you were never meant to access. We expect to be like a character from the Matrix once we see this one.
Is There a Right to Privacy?
Centre Stage, Tuesday, 4.15pm - 4.40pm
One of the biggest internet stories of 2014 was the breach of cloud and nude photos of celebrities making their way from private accounts into the public domain. When most people engage and share their lives on social media, this talk questions "is there a right to privacy?
Debating the issue will be Stewart Baker former NSA, Matthew Prince Cloudflare and James Ball of the Guardian - a prominent reporter covering the Edward Snowden leaks.
The Role of Tech in Pop Culture
Centre Stage, Wednesday, 12.55pm-1.10pm.
President and CEO of Funny or Die Dick Glover talks to David Goldberg about how the website/brand has taken and grown a whole new audience online and created cult classics in comedy along the way.
TV in the Age of Technology
Centre Stage, Wednesday, 4.40pm-5pm
House of Cards producer Dana Brunetti and Matt Garrahan from the Financial Times talk about how the award winning Netflix produced dram starring Kevin Spacey rocked the television space and whether traditional telly has a future.
The AIB Hatch will host 24 of Ireland’s most promising future entrepreneurs to attend a youth incubator programme over the three days of the Web Summit. You’ll meet and learn from many inspiring entrepreneurs and influencers as part of their curated program.
Music in a Digital Age
Centre Stage, Thursday, 2.05pm-2.25pm
Adrian Grenier (Entourage, SHFT.com), Jimmy Chamberlain (LiveOneGroup) and Chris Kaskie (Pitchfork) chat about the challenges and opportunities for music in a digital age.
For full details on the speakers at Web Summit 2014, click here.