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Saturday, September 2 • 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Digital Ship in a Bottle

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Software engineers need digital stand-ins for real people. Not just physical models, but cognitive models. These models need to perceive like people, understand like people, act like people, and even speak like people. And then these models need to do the same thing over and over again.

This panel will start the conversation with a live demonstration of the Integrated Recoverability Model (IRM). IRM is a desktop application that models a crew's response to an emergency at sea. Crew that has to navigate, perceive, and communicate inside of the designs of real ships.


Andrew Clark

Lego Set Designer


Andrew Clark

Lego Set Designer

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Jason McClain

Director, Pop Culture Programs, Museum Of Science Fiction
Jason is one half of Mabieknot Cosplay and Designs. Jason has been running various convention events for the past 13 years, but has been a long time fan of the pop culture convention scene. Jason has been crafting Costumes and props for far longer then that, and has been part of Masquerade... Read More →

Saturday September 2, 2017 6:15pm - 7:15pm PDT
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