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Attended Messiah College
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What would happen if you took Lowe's new service robot and made it a Pastor of a church?  Part One of my new series, "Pastorobot" examining the issues of faith, technology, and the difference between what's Genuine and Artificial in our lives: https://medium.com/@johnchavens/pastorobot-517b471d30a4
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I believe this is actually true.  Not just a title.
What are you worth? I’m not asking you to give me a number. I’m not interested in your salary, assets, or holdings. I’m asking you what you feel your life is worth. Your unique identity, actions, and
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How will your personal data look in 2016?  New video thought-leader series featuring companies like Coke, HP, and World Economic Forum features experts providing utopian and dystopian scenarios as if they're speaking from the future: www.pd-16.com.  Disclosure - I produced this series for a client, Datacoup.com, that's focused on providing transparency and control for individuals and their personal data.
John Havens, founder of The H(app)athon Project, author, and Privacy Activist talks about the positive changes to Personal Data in 2016. PLAY. Will Allen, HP Fellow, discusses the postive changes resulting from people being able to control their personal data in 2016. PLAY ...
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Anyone have any information about the Google/Deep Mind Artificial Intelligence Ethics Board?  Working on an article for The Guardian about whether it actually was formed, and if so, how it's doing.  Excited to learn about its progress.  Thanks in advance.
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The H(app)athon Project is still going strong.  Check out our latest updates here: http://happathon.com/happathon-project-update/
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Excited for my client, Datacoup, on their launch.  Congrats to the team.  #itsyourdata
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 -- Datacoup.com, "The World's First Personal Data Marketplace," launches after beta with new features, more users, and the video series, "PD16," featuring multiple tech and business thought leaders.
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This is my first installment of a six part video series, "The Top 6 Things to Stop Saying about Personal Data."  Part 1 - "It's Not About Privacy."  Did this with/for my client, Datacoup, who is launching September 4.
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Seriously, FB, Google, LinkedIn.  LOVE your services.  HATE the surveillance.  Please let me pay for these services or utilize a personal cloud so we can better share data.  But enough already with the secret crap that only makes me trust you a WHOLE LOT LESS.
Great! We'll tell Facebook to opt you out of their tracking system and to get out of your personal business. We want to keep in contact with you about other ways to defend your online privacy and freedom and we don't sell your data. Tell your friends to make Facebook to take them off its ...
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Founder, the H(app)athon Project.
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  • The H(app)athon Project
    Founder, 2012 - present
  • Transitional Media
    Founder, 2012 - present
  • Porter Novelli
    EVP, Social Media, 2009 - 2012
  • BlogTalkRadio
    VP, Business Development, 2007 - 2009
  • About.com
    Guide to Podcasting, 2005 - 2007
  • Professional Actor
    Look up "johnchavens" on imdb, 1992 - 2005
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Founder, the H(app)athon Project. Contributing writer at Mashable. Author, speaker, blues musician, proud Dad and lucky husband.
Introduction
I'm a big geek who loves Augmented Reality, Emerging Mobile tech, and being curious.  My best job ever is being a Dad and husband.  I'm the founder of the H(app)athon Project (happathon.com), contributing writer for Mashable, and author of the upcoming book, H(app)y - The Value of Well Being in a Digital Economy. 
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Was in "The Thomas Crown Affair" as an actor and play blues harmonica on the Broadway cast album of "Steel Pier."
Education
  • Messiah College
    History and Theatre, 1987 - 1991
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10 Time-Tracking Apps That Will Make You More Productive In 2014
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The new year is here. Don't waste it. Track it and make your time work for you.

The H(app)athon Project - Updated Vision, Fall 2013
www.slideshare.net

Our first vision deck, posted 10 months ago, has now gotten almost 20K views. Since then, we've grown a great deal and are ready to being ou

Bought the Movie
www.indiegogo.com

The hidden story behind vaccines, big pharma, and food.

Growth in a Slow Economy: The Marriage of Tech and Healthcare
www.linkedin.com

Mobility has changed this economy in profound ways. But some of the biggest changes may lie ahead. The implications of carrying around a cel

Behold: Fighter-Jet Augmented Reality for Your Motorcycle Commute | Auto...
www.wired.com

Google Glass has the potential to revolutionize how we get information on the move, but a team of Russian motorcyclists-slash-engineers are

What Marketing Professionals Need to Know About Augmented Reality Law | ...
www.wassom.com

Thursday night I was privileged to be part of a panel–together with Brian Mullins of daqri, Brian Bos of Mindshare, and Marty Wetherall of F

Melon surpasses Kickstarter goal, leaves 'quantified self' behind - Bost...
www.bizjournals.com

With three days to go on its Kickstarter for a wearable brain activity sensor, Melon...

A City-Wide Quest for Happiness, Powered by Sensors and Data
www.fastcompany.com

Happathon a global hackathon for happiness partners with Somerville MA to survey and chart its citizens' moods.

Has Innovation Died?
www.digitaltonto.com

In the final analysis, the value of a technology isn’t its capacity to improve on achievements of the past but to unlock the potential of a

Unleashing the Personal Data Economy
www.slideshare.net

This is the deck for my Plenary Presentation at the Sustainable Brands conference, 2013, or #SB13.

Finding Flow
www.psychologytoday.com

Reviews the book 'Finding Flow,' by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

Golin Harris
www.golinharris.com

As our world evolves, so do the needs of our clients. Now more than ever, clients value smart people who can provide actionable insights int

Social Media News and Web Tips – Mashable – The Social Media Guide
mashable.com

Social Media news blog covering cool new websites and social networks: Facebook, Google, Twitter, MySpace and YouTube. The latest web techno

Join(RED)
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More than 34 million people in the world have HIV; over 22 million live in Africa. The disease is the leading cause of death in sub-Saharan

Vote for SBIO 2013 | Sustainable Brands
www.sustainablebrands.com

Vote for who you want to see at the SB Innovation Open Semi-Finals

Featured Project - Microsoft | r2i
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R2iSMASH™ builds engagement for Microsoft Office 2010

The Happathon Project
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We're hacking happiness and leveraging mobile technology to create a new vision of well-being based on a more holistic view of value than ju