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Ayla Newhouse

Designer, Ayla Newhouse Design in Toronto

Dating by Design

PRESENTED ON NOV 07, 2012
IN TORONTO @ VOL 18

Ayla Newhouse is a designer, social entrepreneur and creative consultant. Blending humour with practical advice and wisdom, she applies the tools, strategies, methods and ideas of some of history’s greatest designers to the often-challenging realm of human relationships. Dating by Design is her first self-published book that aims to help the reader navigate the complexities of modern love to improve the quality, health and durability of their relationships.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 1, 2013. 

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The LongStory: an Online Dating Game for Youth

BY MIRIAM VERBURG
@ VOL 29 ON APR 01, 2014

Miriam Verburg is the producer of LongStory, one of the first LGBTQ friendly dating games made specifically for young people. She discusses why she decided to devote two years of her life to producing a dating game for kids and shows some of the interesting things she learned along the way about creating games about feelings. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 9, 2014.

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Social Media Marketing For the Socially Awkward

BY LENA KOTLER-WALLACE
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Lena Kotler-Wallace takes us through utilizing social media to reach our audience by showing us the differences of each of the big three: Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.  

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The Double Life of Captain Planet

BY JENNA DEBOISBLANC
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Artist, activist, environmentalist, programmer, tinkerer, and teacher, and graduate of Pomona College with a physics degree and a minor in Environmental Analysis, Jenna deBoisblanc share her passion for making and what her two very different personas like to do for fun.

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Team Feaster

BY DAN FEASTER
@ VOL 11 ON NOV 20, 2014

He’s the executive director of the Samaritan Counseling Center, and she’s a real estate agent and runs a house cleaning business. Together they teach the Madison Rebuilders program and a class on the magic of healthy relationships. They also perform together as a professional magician and assistant.

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A Few Things I've Learned About Online Dating

BY SHANNON TURNER
@ VOL 25 ON AUG 09, 2015

"Gentlemen, learn how to have a good conversations...[It's] like a tennis match. It's back and forth?"

In A Few Things I've Learned About Online Dating from PechaKucha Night Atlanta Vol. 25Shannon Turner takes the mic with some advice for the fellas out there who might be prowling the interwebs looking for love. Profile photos, balancing weird against honest, what not to do's, etc. Listen as Shannon brings her wisdom to this sometime murky place called "online love" and perhaps come away with some dropped knowledge, like this nugget: "Gentlemen, learn how to have a good conversations...[It's] like a tennis match. It's back and forth."

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015. 

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The 40 Day Project

BY SHANNON TURNER
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 15, 2015

Shannon Turner is a PKN ATL alum in that she presenter at Volume 25 about her tirals and travails in online dating. She comes to us again at PKN ATL Vol. 27 to talk about her 40th birthday adventure and her choice to do something every day, 40 of them, leading up to her birthday.

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A Good Surprise

BY MELISSA HARRIS
@ VOL 36 ON DEC 01, 2015

Eric Lomonaco loves a good surprise.  Many of these surprises involve his wife, Melissa Harris.

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Ben's Road Trip

BY BEN HOLLIS
@ VOL 36 ON DEC 01, 2015

As a younger man in 1980, Ben Hollis took a road trip from Los Angeles to Chciago which he immortalized on cassette tapes.  That tape accompanies his presetnation from Chicago's Volume 36. Divine intervention is involved.

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How to Find a Life Partner Online

BY RAZI THALIB
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 10, 2015

Dating in the digital age as explained by Speaker Razi Thalib. With technology, even you could actually find "the one".

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