Artist Zach Lieberman gives an overview of recent projects looking at the intersection of art and technology.
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About Orée: Elegant Reconciliation of Human and High Tech
BY YASUNOBU TAKATA
@ VOL 103
ON MAY 29, 2013
These days, people tend to see high tech as being cold and impersonal. Orée, from southern France, on the contrary, delivers elegant, unique and long lasting tech objects that combine natural materials, traditional hand crafting techniques, and the latest technologies. (in Japanese)
Through the Google Glass
BY ALEX CEQUEA
@ VOL 2
ON OCT 18, 2013
Earlier this year, Google chose 8000 people to test out their Google Glass before they release it to the public. Alex Cequea was one of those lucky 8000 people. In this presentation Alex talks about what Google Glass is, what its potential benefits are, what its potential downsides are, and what he thinks it will do for humanity.
BY AMOR MUÑOZ
@ VOL 39
ON FEB 20, 2015
Wearable Technology for All
BY JENSIN ELAINE
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 19, 2015
Jensin Wallace relates her trip to Slovenia to collaborate with a man suffering from tetraplegia to create custom smart clothing to assist him on a day to day basis - all controlled by his cell phone! Wow!
Jensin was trained as textile textile designer at the Rhode Island School of Design and experimented with how to make sound and emotions tangible. After getting some experience in the luxury fashion industry, she went back to school and received a Masters of Design focusing in fashion and technology. Currently she works as a sweater technical designer for a high end women's label in NYC.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 9th, 2015.
.GIFs: an Emotive Vocabulary
Sha Hwang takes us through the history of .gifs, and their use in society, as an emotive vocabulary for current events, sports, and every day life.
Sha is an information designer and technologist based mostly in Brooklyn. A failed architect and an accidental entrepreneur, Sha has designed and built work for clients such as the New York Times, MTV, Flickr, and Adobe. Previously, Sha worked at Stamen Design and later cofounded the company Movity, which was acquired by Trulia. Sha spends his nights trawling Tumblr and printing gifs as Gifpop and his days working with Nava to improve healthcare.gov and other parts of government.
Why Cities are Competing for Top Tech Talent
BY DAVID HEARD
@ VOL 20
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The Future of Self-Driving Cherry Trees
BY JOSEPH TAME
@ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT SPECIAL X MINI @ BMW GROUP TOKYO BAY
ON JUL 20, 2016
"You can use coding and programming for art, for music, for helping your grandma."
In The Future of Self-Driving Cherry Trees from PechaKucha Night Special x MINI @ BMW Group Tokyo Bay, Joseph Tame shares on his many wild wearable machines. Tame uses the latest technology to break down social barriers through performance art. In his presentation, he will share his vision for a future in which artistic ideas can blossom anytime, anywhere.
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Sask Tech 2017
BY BRYAN LARSON
@ VOL 1
ON NOV 28, 2017
As the VP of Design at Vendasta, Bryan Larson is passionate about UX and also admires entrepreneurs, mentors, and risk-takers. In this talk, Bryan gives us a chance to appreciate the major milestones and achievements of a number of local tech companies and associated initiatives over the last 12 months.