Ijeoma Oluo is starting at 4pm!
Ijeoma Oluo is editor at large of The Establishment, and the author of So You Want to Talk About Race, her powerful new book that shifts the burden of explaining difficult conversations around systemic inequality from people of color onto white audiences.
Helen Rosner is starting at 2:30pm!
Helen Rosner is a writer and editor primarily focused on the culture of food, currently as the New Yorker’s food correspondent, and previously at Eater where she founded the longform and features department. This year, she was nominated for a James Beard Award for her loving ode to the Olive Garden.
Claire L. Evans is starting at 11:05am!
Claire L. Evans performed at XOXO in 2014 as half of electropop duo YACHT, and returns to the XOXO stage as the author of Broad Band, her book telling the untold stories of visionary women in technology who helped create the internet as we know it.
Demi Adejuyigbe is starting at 10:45am!
By day, Demi Adejuyigbe is a comedy writer, currently for the Late Late Show. By night, he’s a relentlessly creative and prolific creator of great internet, from his absurdist parodies of Childish Gambino and Will Smith to his co-hosting duties on the Punch Up the Jam and Gilmore Guys podcasts.
Botnik Studios is starting at 10:40pm!
Botnik Studios is an entertainment group developed to exhibit work created by the Botnik community, a group of writers, artists and developers collaborating with machines to create comedy, using predictive keyboards to generate new Scrubs monologues, Coachella lineups, Harry Potter pages, song lyrics, and more.
Omayeli Arenyeka is starting at 10:20pm!
Omayeli is an artist and technologist from Nigeria currently playing with data at the Recurse Center in NYC. Her most recent projects include Face the Music, a Glitch app that lets you make and record music with your facial expressions, and Art Connoisseur, a Twitter bot that interprets and comments on historical art.
Kate Compton is starting at 10pm!
Artist and inventor Kate Compton makes things to help people make things that make things — generative art and procedural content tools like Tracery, a super-simple tool to generate text for bots, games, and more, and Bottery, an experimental new tool for building chatbots, voice interface games, or weird experimental experiences.
Bill Wurtz is starting at 10pm!
You may know [Bill Wurtz](https://www.youtube.com/billwurtz) for his absurdly-popular whirlwind histories of Japan and the entire world, netting over 89 million views on YouTube. With 2.6 million followers, the multi-instrumentalist gained an obsessive cult following for his uniquely Wurtzian styles of music and animation.
The XOXO 2018 schedule, as a friendly bot!
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