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Rosemary Baird

in Christchurch

The Problem with Selfies

PRESENTED ON MAY 04, 2015
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 23

Oral historian Rosemary Baird explains how selfies are ruining history, depriving historians of context and capture the everyday, transient, impermanent aspects of history (both social and built heritage).

 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 3, 2015.

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Racoon Problem? There's a Gun For That

BY BEN NICHOLSON
@ VOL 28 ON DEC 03, 2013

Ben Nicholson, frustrated by his racoon problem, decides on which gun to use in plans to skin it, eat it and make it into a hat to match his fur coat. Listen as he humorously describes different types of guns in hopes to stop his racoon friend from visiting his log cabin. 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 3, 2014.

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My Name is Dan, and I Have an eBay Problem

BY DAN WHEELER
@ AIA 2014 CONVENTION ON JUN 26, 2014

AIA Chicago architect Dan Wheeler, FAIA has an eBay problem -- but he seems to have put it to exemplary use in the home he shares with his wife Julie.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 31, 2014. 

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The Red Whistle: Sounding the Alarm on the Rising HIV Problem

BY EVAN TAN
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

There is an alarming rise in HIV cases in the Philippines. Evan Tan shares what advocacy group The Red Whistle is doing to help stem the tide.

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#BeyondTheSelfie

BY AMANDA PICHLER
@ VOL 21 ON JUN 18, 2015

Amanda Pichler shares her year long exploration with self portriature.

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Art of the Selfie

BY DEVON NICKELS
@ VOL 16 ON JUL 22, 2015

Devon Nickels suggest that we all take a selfie.

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No Pictures, Please!

BY JARED THIELE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Writer, photographer, and artist, Jared Thiele moved to New York City and abandoned the idea of nursing school in order to pursue a career as a creative in advertising. Listen to learn about his exploration into social media through his photography, illustreations, and current events.

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Looking into selfie

BY BERNADETTE VONG
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Accomplished photographer Bernadette Vong talks about the concept of selfies – from its beginnings in the 19th century as a way of self branding to the fast-paced way that we use it today.

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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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3D Problem Solving

BY ALAN LISHNESS
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 20, 2015

"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!