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Cyborg Anthropologist and Author at Calm Technology: Designing for the Next Generation of Devices
Amber Case studies the interaction between humans and computers and how our relationship with information is changing the way cultures think, act, and understand their worlds. Case is currently a fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and a visiting researcher at the MIT Center for Civic Media.
Case is the author of Calm Technology, Design for the Next Generation of Devices. She spoke about the future of the interface for SXSW 2012’s keynote address, and her TED talk, “We are all cyborgs now,” has been viewed over a million times. Named one of National Geographic’s Emerging Explorers, she’s been listed among Inc. Magazine’s 30 under 30 and featured among Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology. In 2008, Case founded CyborgCamp, an unconference on the future of humans and computers.
Case lives in Somerville, Massachusetts. She previously spent 11 years in Portland, Oregon where she was the co-founder and former CEO of Geoloqi, a location-based software company acquired by Esri in 2012. You can follow her on Twitter @caseorganic and learn more at caseorganic.com.