Navid Khonsari | iNK Stories | 1979: The Revolution

Navid Khonsari | iNK Stories | 1979: The Revolution | RISING MINDS | Free talks exploring the intersection of technology, business and culture.

Navid was one of the original pioneers that merged live action films with animated video game cinematics and was part of the team at Rockstar Games that developed the groundbreaking video game series Grand Theft Auto

Navid discusses his new project, '1979: THE REVOLUTION', a game based on real life events of the 1979 Iranian civil revolution.


Where are you right now?
In my house in brooklyn with you

Where do you go when you need inspiration?
I don't go anywhere, I'm surround by inspiration 

Idleness. A gift or curse?

To Bitcoin, or not to Bitcoin?
To bitcoin 

Liberal Democracy or Democratic Liberalism?
Liberal liberalism

Carpe Diem or nosce te ipsum (know thyself)?
Carpe diem

Last app opened?
My own

Last book read? 
Moon Palace, Paul Auster

Favourite Album?
Psychedelic Furs, mirror moves

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve received?
Always do something that;s gonna make you happy, from my father.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever bestowed?
You learn more from your failures than you ever will from your successes

If you could be anywhere, where would it be?
On the beachwa of greece with my kids and my wife and the rest of y family

If you could be remembered for one thing, what would it be?

In the next three years what innovation will have the greatest impact on technology/business/culture?
Easily accessible Medical technological prescriptions, for example, we’re gonna start using apps that will be approved by the FDA that will be prescribed to you.