Some previous notes: WiFi still a problem. It’s the venue’s problem, who refused to hand over its management to a Cisco or a Vodafone. Please let the experts handle it next time!
Trending: Beards, Go Pro cameras on sticks, Electronic cigarets, and fast walking.
So, a sum up of the talks I found of note:
Anne-Marie Tomchak of BBC trending talked about her work and how some trending images we see are not really from the time or place they refer to.
A discussion followed on the role of social media in news reporting (representatives from Time, Vice, Storyful)
Adam Bain (Twitter), on the different paths to revenue that Twitter is taking, and their evolution. Notable quote: “You get into a different mode when using Twitter”.
Dan Rose of Facebook talked about how they are doing and what’s in store for the future.
Padmasree Warrior (above), from Cisco talked about the challenges facing big tech companies today, the role of women in tech, and what the future holds.
The day ended with a conversation with Dana Brunetti (above), the producer of House of Cards among other shows and movies. The challenges of media today, and the ways to overcome the main obstacles were touched upon.
Tomorrow is the final day. Big expectations, namely the appearances of Peter Thiel and Bono.