Oscar Brenifier, holds a Bachelor of biology degree (University of Ottawa) and a PhD in Philosophy (Paris IV – Sorbonne). For many years, in France as well as in the rest of the world, he has been working on the concept of ‘philosophical practice’, both from a theoretical and practical viewpoint. He is one of the main promoters of the project of philosophy in the city, organizing philosophy workshops for children and adults and philosophy cafés, working as a philosophy consultant, etc.
George Saunders (born December 2, 1958) is a New York Times bestselling American writer of short stories, essays, novellas and children's books.
Clay Shirky (born 1964 [ 2 ] ) is an American writer, consultant and teacher on the social and economic effects of Internet technologies.
Deb Roy is a tenured member of the MIT faculty and directs the Cognitive Machines group at the MIT Media Lab.