FoST regularly produces videos on the big ideas shaping the storytelling landscape. Get to know our FoST Summit speakers by watching short films highlighting their areas of interest and the subjects of their roundtable conversations, as well as interviews, Q&As, and Google Hangout sessions in which they share their knowledge with the FoST community. And if you aren’t able to attend the Summit, check out our highlight reels, which give you a glimpse of the conversations, workshops, performances, exhibitions, and other programming that take place over our two days at Snug Harbor.
Nancy Pearson — Watson & You: Storytelling in the Age of AI
VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING FOR COGNITIVE BUSINESS, IBM
The cognitive system IBM Watson and its powerful machine learning have been put to use for everything from business applications to creating recipes. Nancy Pearson explores how Watson can be used as a creative tool and put to use by human storytellers.
Robert Wong never imagined he would be influencing the future of scientific development—and yet he does just that, breaking down the boundary between art and science by creating stories that inspire engineers and the technology they build.
The streets of Snug Harbor reflect the light from the street lamps. VICKI enters the frame running, coming to a sudden stop against a lamppost. Her hand rests on her forehead in a feigned post of exhaustion. ROY enters, breathing hard.