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Mitchell Harris

Film Editor in London

Musings on passions and technology

PRESENTED ON JAN 19, 2016
IN ST NEOTS @ VOL 4

London-based film editor Mitch Harris talks us through the technology he uses to do what he loves. From his love of trumpeting to editing films he explains the personal, social and technological ways in which he focuses his mind on work.

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The Future of Music is Wearable

BY GEE DAIGO KAWAI
@ VOL 108 ON NOV 06, 2013

Gee Daigo Kawai is working with wearable technology firm MACHINA to bring the future of DJing to fruition. He discusses the futuristic sensors, fabrics, and gestures that make up the jacket that will allow music-makers the ability to control flow, beats, and switch tracks at will. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 29, 2013.

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Symphonies of the City

BY MARC DE PAPE
@ VOL 25 ON SEP 20, 2013

Marc De Pape noticed that people are often indifferent to small changes in the weather. To combat this, Marc has created a tool that plays music differently according to the environmental conditions of its location. Sort of like a wind chime, but not restricted to just wind.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 28, 2013.

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An Appeal for Calm

BY ANDY HAWKES
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 24, 2015

Associate Technology Director at digtial advertising agency R/GA London and semi-professional geek, Andy Hawkes talks about calm technology and why modern devices make and break the rules around calm technology.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 18, 2015.

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The New World of Work

BY LUCKY GANI
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 10, 2015

Speaker Lucky Gani, an employee of Microsoft, shared key trends on the future of work. 

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In Sync: Music and Movement

BY JULIA GILBERT
@ VOL 14 ON MAY 18, 2016

Julia Gilbert is a big fan of dance and music and spoke about the inextricable links between them, along with exciting examples of emerging technology that is enabling the creation of music through movement. Here’s some links to the people and tools she talked about

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An Apple a day

BY ANDY HILL
@ VOL 8 ON JAN 31, 2017

"My first Apple product was switched on in 1987." Director Andy Hill, from brand consultancy firm Wyndham Leigh, talks about his love of the Apple brand and how it changed the creative industries.

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What can we learn from M-pesa: The global leader in mobile money

BY WANJIKU GITHEGI
@ VOL 33 ON MAY 22, 2017

How can technology empower people? Wanjiku Githegi believes that financial sector development and financial inclusion can empower individuals. She talks about M-pesa in Kenya, which empowers each Kenyan irrespective of social class, gender or educational background.

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Efficient outsourcing simultaneous mobile application development for iOS and Android

BY MATTIAS EDSTRÖM
@ VOL 36 ON MAR 15, 2018

Former Pecha Kucha Aarhus-organizer Mattias Edström teaches the audience how to efficiently outsource simultaneous mobile application development for iOS and Android... or not. Through humorous email exchanges, he shows you why you don't just click delete on spam emails.

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Changing the rules of our reality with technology

BY JOHN KREISHER
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

John Kreisher is an engineer and futurist with a passion for disruptive technology as a vehicle for systemic change and expanding human awareness. The rise of clean energy, the Internet of Things, and a sharing economy give us the opportunity to move into a zero marginal cost society, but we need to collectively change our thoughts about what is real and possible. Capitalism has bred fear and scarcity consciousness, a sharing economy will breed connection and abundance consciousness!