Sónar+D is the international conference that brings together a combination of activities with a common theme: the relationship between creativity and technology and the digital transformation of the cultural industries involved.
David presented some examples like:
The Alcontrol Device (a breath analyser that detects high alcohol levels and limits mobile usage of a user depending on how drunk he/she is)
The involuntary dance machine that uses electrical stimulus to different muscles
A 5-day hack to a car that needed be driven remotely by musicians playing live
A large scale light installation for the Jakarta Marathon
He also got the opportunity to talk about robotics, kids learning code and electronics, and the future of Arduino. Later on Bruce Sterling, curator of Casa Jasmina, was the protagonist of the festival’s closing keynote and talked about technology, music and the past/current state of the industry.