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Natalie Colaneri

Natalie ColaneriNatalie Colaneri received her Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from Dartmouth College in 2012. She has a strong interest in drug use and addiction, and is currently working on a research project at the Uehiro Centre studying the ethics of pharmacological cognitive enhancement in higher education. Natalie has previously interned for the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and has pursued research on ADHD stimulant diversion with a developmental-behavioral pediatrician at Cohen Childrens Medical Center of NY. Natalie hopes to become an addiction psychiatrist one day while continuing to study the future implications of drug use for cognitive enhancement. 

 

James Williams, Oxford Internet Institute

Brunello StancioliJames Williams is a doctoral student at the Oxford Internet Institute and Balliol College studying the ethical design of persuasive technologies (i.e. technologies that are aimed at changing the behaviors or attitudes of users). For the past six years he has worked at Google, most recently as Global Search Lead, where he received the Founders Award (the companys highest honor) for his work on Googles search advertising systems. His interests include human-centered technology design, the psychology of goals and intentions, emerging technologies such as augmented reality and 3D printing, uses of technology to enhance life measurement/optimization, experimental philosophy, and games. A native of Texas, James studied English Literature and Classics as an undergrad and later earned a Masters in Human-Centered Design and Engineering from the University of Washington.

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