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Alan Lishness

in Portland

3D Problem Solving

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2015
IN PORTLAND MAINE @ VOL 30

"Everybody has something inside them that they want to make, and they just haven't figured it out yet."

In 3D Problem Solving, Alan Lishness shares his unique passion for creating unusual yet striking lamps made from scrap parts found in Portland, Maine. In this presentation, Alan encourages us to find what we love to make and start creating!

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Problem-Solving in Animation

BY KEITH OTTO
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 05, 2013

Keith Otto has a passion for learning new skills, both inside and out of work. From attending developer conferences and reading tech blogs to buying books, he is always working to expand his knowledge. Most of Keith's career has been spent developing websites and working to perfect his knowledge of the associated languages. In more recent years, he has also been teaching himself to develop for Unity3D, which has quickly evolved into another aspect of his work.

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3D-Printed for Daily Life

BY OSCAR GLOTTMAN
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 20, 2013

Architect Oscar Glottman talks about MGX by Materialise, a company which uses 3D printing technology to create items that can be incorporated into daily life. With creations ranging from jewelry to furniture, 3D printing utilizes both mathematic equations and organic compositions to create unique, usable designs. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 10, 2014.

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How 3D-printing Gave Me a Ride2 Fashion Week Amsterdam

BY RIK THEUNISSEN
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 17, 2014

3D printing is an awesome tool for designers. Rik Theunissen specializes in unique projects. In his PechaKucha talk he presents his design for big pieces of random crystals. They were shown at the well-known Amsterdam Fashion Week.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 20, 2014.

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AIA Think

BY GENE BURR
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 11, 2014

Gene Burr and Suzanne Wedekind describe their project to teach critical thinking skills to grade school and high school students using the local built environment and the design process. In 2013, the American Institute of Architects provided them with a grant for the project.

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The Real World

BY HALEY NABOYCHIK
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Haley Naboychik believes that educational experiences should be designed to be real and relevant to the world beyond high school. Opportunities that provide experiences for using creativity, engaging in meaningful problem-solving and teaming with others prepares youth not just for college or the workforce, it prepares them for life.

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Creative Change Agents

BY LAURA KISAILUS
@ VOL 3 ON APR 10, 2015

Laura Kisailus and Michael Matera are change agents. They share the process of making change happen through problem solving using an example of rearranging a workspace. What seems like a small bit of housekeeping turns out to have a significant impact on work.

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Wire, the Australian Problem Solving Medium

BY MARK THOMSON
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 20, 2016

Mark Thomson, Advanced Research Director at the Institute of Backyard Studies, share about the wonders of wire! 

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Design: Solving Mysteries Before they Happen

BY PAUL MOORE
@ VOL 3 ON DEC 08, 2016

Paul Moore presents on his process of architectural design which parallels a mystery story that we don't the ending because it hasn't happened yet.  His design uses authentic practices, processes and places which start with the unknown end in mind and accept reality as it is.

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What can business schools learn from kindergartens?

BY ANH HOANG
@ MSM GOES PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 17, 2017

The way you define a problem decides the way you solve your problem. The attitude with which you face the problem determines who you are and why the organization should choose you, not others, says Anh Hoang.