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Saturday, March 9 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Comedy Tech: How Funny Stuff Shapes Our Future

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We know that Comedy and the internet go hand in hand but is there more to this marriage than meets the eye?
What's really behind the success of Funny or Die? , College Humor, and Cracked?
Do Reddit, Tumblr, Facebook and Twitter all share this commonality?
Reach beyond cat videos and memes to see how behavioral scientists, journalists, a roboticist, and her robot are advancing our understanding of the world by tapping in to your funny bone and developing the algorithms that may be the key to unlocking The Humor Code.
All this AND the first robotic comic ever to perform at SXSW!
View official listing on sxsw.com

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Alf LaMont

Chief Content Officer / Head of ComedyAdler Integrated MarketingSince 2008 Alf LaMont has worked with the top Comedy clubs in the country helping them define and refine their social media presence. His work has been featured on Comedy.com, Comedy Central Insider, Laugh Button, Laugh... Read More →
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Peter McGraw

Associate Professor of Marketing & PsychologyThe Humor CodeDr. Peter McGraw, a professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, is a leading expert in the interdisciplinary fields of emotion and behavioral decision theory. His research examines the interrelationship of judgment, emotion... Read More →
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Joel Warner

JournalistThe Humor CodeJoel Warner is a Denver-based writer whose work has appeared in Wired, Slate, Salon, the Boston Globe and many other publications. He blogs for Wired.com, Huffington Post, and Psychology Today. He is one-half of "The Humor Code," a global exploration of what... Read More →

Saturday March 9, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm CST
Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD

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