Computers in fact have incredible capabilities. But can you imagine living in a world where our physical environments are programmed the way in which we program computers? How is computing changing in today’s Age of Optimisation and how is research moving to the ultimate computer? John Hardy is an inventor and computer scientist with a love for building tools that help people explore new and emerging technologies. John graduated in 2014 with a PhD in Digital Innovation from Lancaster University and now runs a start up in Manchester called Hardy & Ellis Inventions LTD where they put the research into practice. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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