The Internet of Why: A Smart Design Salon
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I was lucky enough to be invited to be a panellist at “The Internet of Why”,  an evening “salon” organized by Smart Design in London. The event started off with a viewing of Connecting: Makers, a mini-documentary on the creative community sponsored by Microsoft. Using this as fodder for our conversation, we spent the next

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EYEO Festival Day 3
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Better late than never, here’s my write-up from my last day at Eyeo. It feels little more patchy than the other days, but perhaps that’s because of the juggling around that happened towards the end of the day because of some changes in speaker line up. See also: Workshop | Day 1 | Day 2

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Eyeo Festival Day 2
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Day two of the Eyeo Festival in Minneapolis. To recap, this is an event that focuses on the intersection between art, technology and design, with a strong emphasis on data. See also: Workshop | Day 1 | Day 3 Kim Rees – The Data Future Kim Reesperiscopic.com@krees Kim works for Periscopic, a data visualization agency

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Eyeo Festival Day 1
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Here are my very rushed notes from some of the talks on day 1 of the Eyeo Festival in Minneapolis, where “artists, designers and coders build and bend technology and give us a glimpse into what’s possible, into what’s next. Ones and zeros float all around us just waiting to deliver the next new interaction.

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Stefanie Posavec @ Eyeo
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I’m in Minneapolis at the annual Eyeo Festival. Like Resonate, it is focussed on data visualization in all of its forms, on the intersection between “art, interaction and information”. See also: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3   Analog Algorithms with Stefanie Posavec Today is workshop day, and I’ve been lucky enough to

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Research Through Design 2015
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We’re proud to be hosting the Research Through Design 2015 conference between July the 25th and 27th next year at Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK. RTD2013 was a definite highlight for me last year (see my previous posts). It manages to straddle design and academia very well, with an emphasis on submitting short papers, so not

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Resonate 2014
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I’m just travelling home from Belgrade in Serbia, where I’ve spent the last few days at Resonate. Resonate is a conference, or more like a festival, primarily attended by people doing visualization work. It’s full of great talks from a community that is very tightly networked, brought together by the equally highly networked Filip Visnjik,

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SXSW Day 1: Bre Pettis (MakerBot) opening Keynote
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I’m at the SXSW Interactive festival in Austin Texas for a few days. It’s a huge event made up of talks, workshops, films and lots of other stuff to see. I’m going to a number of the talks, and I thought I’d try and post some of my notes online here. The first of these

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Technology Heirlooms in the National Media Museum
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I was lucky enough to get a request from the UK’s National Media Museum in Bradford for the use of our Technology Heirlooms prototypes in their new exhibition, Life Online, all about the development of computing and the internet. The exhibition opened in April, but I only just had a chance to see it in

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Social Photography at Getty’s #CurveLive event
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On Thursday 12th of July 2012 I spoke at Getty’s “CurveLive” event on social photography. Here are some notes I wrote up soon after that I’ve been a little lax in posting. Hopefully they’re still interesting. For reference, here’s a video of the event. My bit starts at 12:50 minutes in. Here are my notes:

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