Joseph Carrabis – USC Annenberg: Evolution Technology Q&A


Joseph Carrabis

USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future

Evolution Technology: Interactive Q & A on Biofeedforward Interfaces That Learn How You Learn and Devices That Respond To Your Thoughts

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Constant Contact: 1601 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA


We communicate our mental world through every movement we make.  Joseph will interactively discuss his recently patented Evolution Technology, a new, disruptive field of technology and applications.  By measuring how we move, Evolution Technology allows any programmable device to understand human thought, personality, gender, age, and more, and respond accordingly.

Joseph has asked for questions in advance from the audience to guide the discussion.  To submit a question for Joseph to discuss during his talk, please go here:


Joseph Carrabis is Founder and CRO of The NextStage Companies (NextStage Evolution, NextStage Global and NextStage Analytics), companies that specialize in helping clients improve their marketing efforts and understand customer behavior. Most recently he introduced “Neuromarketing Without the Wires” to Critical Mass, demonstrating how to market to consumers’ minds economically. Carrabis is also a Senior Research Fellow at USC’s Annenberg Center for the Digital future, a Senior Research Fellow and Board Advisory Member for the Society for New Communications Research, a Founder, Senior Researcher and Director of Predictive Analytics for the Center for Adaptive Solutions and a member of Scientists Without Borders. He was selected as an International Ambassador for Psychological Science in 2010 specializing in trauma and AIDS therapies. 

Carrabis has authored 25 books, most recently Reading Virtual Minds Volume I: Science and History, ( and over 500 articles in five areas of expertise. 

Carrabis has been a lead speaker, guest presenter and panelist at several industry, trade and academic conferences and conventions. His current 2012 schedule includes explaining NeuroMarketing and the future of privacy at SXSW2012.  Carrabis has been awarded patents for NextStage’s Evolution Technology, creating a new, disruptive field of technology and applications. Evolution Technology allows any programmable device to understand human thought and respond accordingly.

Evening Schedule

  • 6:30 – 7:00 Networking over pizza and beverages
  • 7:00 – 8:30 Meeting
  • 8:30 – 9:00 CHI Dessert and more networking!

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