Yasser Ansari is an Adjunct Faculty member at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program. He leads courses on biohacking, citizen science, and environmental climate change. He is also the Co-Founder of Networked Organisms and of Project Noah, an award winning collaboration with National Geographic for wildlife exploration. Before moving into the wireless industry he studied molecular biology and plant genomics at U.C San Diego. He has built products for companies including Kyocera and Qualcomm and has a Master’s degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).
Although the U.N. often uses social media to get people involved in crises around the world, they’re taking a 180 degree opposite approach on their new #NotATarget campaign. In collaboration with agency VML, the campaign uses Facebook Live and the Camera Effects tool to help civilians and aid workers tell their stories from the specific […]