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VOL 2

March 01, 2018
@ The Underground Cafe

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Accidental Intelligence

BY CHRIS DE JONG
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

Fascinated with the evolution of neural networks and applied learning, Chris de Jong decided to create a twitter bot.

A project with unexpected results, this experiment taught him that creators need to be conscious of the biases that can be transferred and amplified through tech. and the resulting effects on society.

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Gnarly: broad & weaving growth

BY DAVID MOLESKY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

A creative that wears many diverse hats, David believes that people can either grow by specializing their skill set or exposing themselves to a wide range of experiences that broaden their skill set. 

David Molesky shares his personal philosophy on growth, some of his “growth ring” moments, and the lessons he’s learned on his winding professional journey.

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What I've Learned Along the Way

BY MATT RAMAGE
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

"It's ok to be nervous," and, "just take risks," are some of the things Matt Ramage has learned over the last decade of shooting corporate and wedding photography.

In this talk, Matt shares his insightful lessons through his portfolio of work.

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‘What happens in the space we allow for things to happen?’

BY KRISS ZAMMIT ENDRICH
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

Illustrator Kriss Zammit Endrich came from an island world of high pressure academics, art conservation and perfectionism. With her whole life planned out for her by others, Kriss began to feel dissatisfied with the direction of her young life. Making her way through London, and eventually Saskatchewan, she soon  began making decisions from a place of passion once again, finding her own artistic voice and realzing sometimes the best things come when the pressure is off. 

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Trust Yourself: Improving Your Public Speaking

BY SHAWN DEMPSEY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

Public speaking is a great way to grow.  Although it can be intimidating, Shawn Dempsey lays out some great techniques for how to compose a speech, gain confidence and practice your way to a mastery of public speaking.

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The Jaime Boyer Chronicles: How a Hatred of Ballet & Sucking at Javelin Created an Olympian

BY JAIME BOYER
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

Olympian and entrepreneur, Jaime Boyer never wanted to be a dancer like her mother wished. Instead, her gymnastics and track and field career led to fulfilling her life long dream of competing in the olympics, but unexpectedly as part of the bobsled team.

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Keeping your Head & Heart in the Game

BY MALARY CLOKE
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

In house designer Malary Cloke believes it’s important to keep your creative fires burning. 

She shares her how she incorporates her minimalist style to keep the University of Saskatchewan marketing materials fresh. She uses her freelance projects to sharpen her skills and bring that knowledge back to her day job, (and vice versa) leading to new exciting projects.

Malary Cloke
Graphic Designer, University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon
Matt Ramage
Professional Photographer, Studio D Photography in Saskatoon
David Molesky
in Saskatoon
Chris de Jong
Director of Marketing, 7shifts in Saskatoon
Shawn Dempsey
Web Developer, 7shifts in Saskatoon
Jaime Boyer
in Saskatoon
Zach Perkins
Director of Product Desgn, Viamo in Saskatoon