Dian Tjondronegoro [dwt]
What is your professional position? What technology do you work with?
Leader of Mobile Innovation Lab, Assoc Prof in Science an Engineering Faculty QUT.
Working on mobile and multimedia technologies
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Do you consider yourself a geek?
How did your professional interest in technology come about?
I teach, research, do consulting, and mentor project and research groups to use technology to change the world
How would you describe the emotion that comes from getting involved in a new technology?
Stirring new ideas, excited to try, inspired by the users, eager to do something about it
In your field of work, what is the major technological trend on the horizon?
Ubiquitous technologies to become embedded in every fibre of human life: how does it augment our experience/activities/tasks? How can it enable intelligent environment which adapts to the evolving community
What factors should one keep in mind when giving advice about an investment in technology?
See beyond the tech, think about the users? Think ahead rather than reacting to what's available now
Do you think businesses waste a lot of money on bad technology?
No, they need to waste some to earn more
What brands or companies within your professional environment are you used to recommending with great confidence?
Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook
How do creativity and methodology combine to resolve technological problems?
We need creativity to start new project, we need sound methodology to accomplish it. Methodology can be innovated to solve specific problems