Daniel Araya is a researcher and advisor to government with a special interest in technological innovation, public policy, and education. He has wide experience as an editor, policy writer, and author, working both with government and the private sector. He is a Sharing Cities Policy Fellow and a regular contributor to various media outlets including Futurism, The Brookings Institution, Forbes, and Medium. His newest books include: Augmented Intelligence (2016), Evolution of the Liberal Arts in the Global Age (with Peter Marber) (2016), and Smart Cities as Democratic Ecologies (2015). He has a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is an alumnus of Singularity University’s graduate program at the NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley.