CEO and Founder of Tanjo Inc. and Founder Ultisim Inc.
He also spearheaded the effort to use 3D visualization technologies to create virtual environments for movies including Warner Brothers’ feature Fearless, a John Hay film titled The Steal, and Brian dePalma’s blockbuster Mission: Impossible.
Boyd is also a children’s book author and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The implications of this revelation range from explaining why no exit polls and surveys predicted Donald Trump or Brexit; to why we now demand kale in restaurants when no one was eating it six years ago, and how we are going to manage personal, commercial and political relationships in the future. Can we resurrect the dead? Should we? What conversations would we have with these synthetic people? What are the implications for characters in gaming?
Pre-reading Doc Searls’ book “The Intention Economy” will be very helpful before this talk. It also wouldn’t hurt to watch a few Black Mirror episodes or read some Ray Kurzweil rants.