May 11, 2018 0 Likes 0 Comments

Photos of Montreal

I spent a week in Montreal attending the CHI 2018 conference. Enjoyed the event, but got the biggest kick out of the amazing industrial waterfront.

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May 8, 2016 0 Likes 0 Comments

John Hurt

I thought I’d post a few shots of this acrylic I painted a year ago of John Hurt. Its significantly larger than the portrait of Philip Seymour Hoffman that I posted about last week. This isn’t really a fan thing. Although I am a fan. He’s just got a great face to paint. Love the

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November 11, 2014 0 Likes 0 Comments

The Internet of Why: A Smart Design Salon

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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April 7, 2014 0 Likes 0 Comments

Resonate 2014

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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September 3, 2012 0 Likes 0 Comments

Social Photography at Getty’s #CurveLive event

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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October 1, 2012 / Uncategorized Support my half marathon!!

August 13, 2012 / Entertainment A few things from the Olympics

June 15, 2012 / Uncategorized Slow Technology Workshop | Part 1

April 6, 2012 / Uncategorized Gawrsh.

September 2, 2011 / Interesting or strange Reflections on possession

August 15, 2011 / Interaction “The Things We Keep” by Christian Svanes

August 5, 2011 / Uncategorized 2011 Tumbling River Ranch