Biometric Social Storytelling on Mt. Everest

Mar 11, 2017 | 11:00am – 12:00pm CT
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Biometric Social Storytelling on Mt. Everest


Hundreds of articles, books and movies have been made that document expeditions on Mt. Everest. But in May 2016, legendary alpinists Cory Richards and Adrian Ballinger used Strava, the social network for athletes to showcase their Everest attempt without supplemental oxygen through biometric data that contextualized the climb in an entirely new light. Ballinger will join Andrew Vontz from Strava and Karissa Bell from Mashable to discuss how biometric data-based social storytelling and data visualizations enable more immersive ways to tell the stories of athletes and their achievements.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Sports
Level: Beginner