Strange Loop

Next: September 12-14 2019

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Stifel Theatre

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St. Louis, MO

The Future is Now

As hardware components become smaller our dystopian future dreams come closer to reality. What would modern cybernetic augmentations look like? And how would we program them? The desire for full body autonomy through transhumanism is at our fingertips, so what can we build with the tools we have right now? Through modern hardware components and traditional special effects makeup let's explore what a modern cyborg could be.

Rachel White

Microsoft

Rachel White is a technologist, artist, and pretend-cyborg who is currently a Tech Evangelist at Microsoft. She is interested in new uses for old hardware, useless robots, VR/AR/MR, and bots. she has spoken internationally about JavaScript Robotics, Twitter Bots, and browser based Video Games. Rachel is currently working on multiple video game projects, a VR cat cafe, and thinking about what IoT devices she can build for her two black cats. Her other interests include glitch art, 80s horror, and indie games. Her aesthetic is fog machines, laser lights, and broken VHS tapes.