GS3 KEYNOTE: Curiosity, Discovery, and Learning
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Thursday, October 1
MythBusters’ Adam Savage is a passionate learner who is constantly finding new ways to examine both the known and the unknown. In this thought-provoking keynote, Mr. Savage will explore the need to ask questions in order to discover and find meaning, as well as the important roles questions, storytelling, and curiosity play in learning. He will offer thrilling examples of how simple curiosity can change not just how we look at learning, but also the way we think about the world.
Host, MythBusters & Industrial Design/Special Effects Fabricator
Adam Savage, one of the hosts of MythBusters, started his varied career as a child actor, appearing on Sesame Street and in commercials and music videos. Since then Mr. Savage has worked as an interior designer, a set designer, and an artist, and in special effects at Industrial Light and Magic, on movies including Galaxy Quest, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, and The Matrix Revolutions. He is best known for his long-running television show MythBusters, in which he and his cohorts conduct experiments to determine the viability of urban legends, joyfully blowing up stuff in the process.