Jon Schull (Enable Community Foundation)
Wednesday, 30.3.2016, 11:00
e-NABLE is an online community that designs, customizes, fabricates, and disseminates 3D-printed prosthetic hands and arms for free. E-NABLE extends the methods and philosophies of Open Source software to hardware, assistive technology development, and human resources. I'll tell the story of this remarkable community, and discuss emerging trends and opportunities for academic research and trans-academic collaboration.
A biological psychologist, inventor, entrepreneur, human-computer interaction researcher, and digital community organizer, Jon Schull is the creator of e-NABLE, and the co-Founder with Marla Parker of the Enable Community Foundation.In a past life, Schull was the founder of SoftLock.com aka DigitalGoods.com (NASDAQ:DIGS) a seminal digital rights management company. Dr. Schull is the author of 19 patents, and former director of RIT’s Center for Student Innovation. In his current role as Research Scientist in MAGIC, Schull directs an initiative in Access and Collaboration Technologies (ACT).