Jan Dyre Bjerknes is a free-thinker who loves to see the connection between technology and other subject matters. He enjoys connecting different ideas together, and loves to explore the outcome of uncommon connections. He studied Philosophy at the university of Washington, Cognitive science at the university of Sussex, and swarm robotics at Bristol Robotics Laboratory. Jan Dyres daily work is at the Kongsberg group. He is a visiting associate professor at the university college of South eastern Norway.