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- Edward Tenner Historian of technology and culture; author of Why Things Bite Back; author of Our Own Devices; senior research associate at the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center; blogger for theatlantic.com.
- Levi Tillemann-Dick CEO of IRIS Engines, Inc.
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