Susan Kare, Iconographer (EG8)
May: 2014, Susan Kare walks us through some key points regarding the design of icons and symbols. Kare is an artist and designer and pioneer of pixel art; she created many of the graphical interface elements for the original Apple Macintosh in the 1980s as a key member of the Mac software design team, and continued to work as Creative Director at NeXT for Steve Jobs.
Dan Goods, Visual Strategist (EG9)
April, 2015: Dan Goods, a free-thinking designer, plays his way right into NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Dan's passion is creating moments that remind people of the gift and privilege of being alive.
Ben Davis, Multifaceted Designer (EG7)
April, 2013: Ben Davis speaks on two illuminating projects, Bay Lights, and Pi In The Sky. A multifaceted designer, Ben is the founder of the San Francisco-based firm Words, Pictures, Ideas, and was the visionary and organizer behind the recent Bay Lights art installation.
Jeffrey Martin, Panoramas (EG7)
April, 2013: Jefrey Martin shares the first ever 360 panorama photo of Mars, from the Curiosity rover, compiled by Andrew Bodrov. Martin, a VR Photographer living in Prague, Czech Republic; Founder of 360 cities - the world's most popular panoramic photography website.
Steve Jurvetson, Rocketeer (EG7)
April, 2013: Steve Jurvetson blasts off on an action packed talk about Rocketeering. Who put the "J" in DFJ? A top venture man, around Silicon Valley, he's like a kid in a candy store, transforming science fiction into fact with such enterprises as NeoPhotonics, SpaceX, and Synthetic Genomics. Steve was the first kid on his block to own a Tesla Model S electric car.
Bryant Austin, Cetaceographer (EG7)
April, 2013: Bryant Austin tries to describe the indescribable: floating next to a whale and looking right into its eye. Several years ago, Bryant put everything he had into the photography of whales — the largest photographic prints of the largest animals on earth.
Paul Budnitz, Founder Ello, Kidrobot & Budnitz Bicycles (EG10)
April, 2016: An industrious and highly inspirational Paul Budnitz looks at courage, and the true value of fear. Budnitz is an artist, designer, filmmaker, author, and entrepreneur.