PechaKucha Presentation

ThingTank: Things Making Things

PRESENTED ON SEP 25, 2015
IN GLASGOW @ VOL 25

Chris Speed’s research focuses on digital art and technology and the Internet of Things. He especially favours design interventions to help identify and promote values we care most about, including an internet of toilet roll holders and an SMS platform for shoplifting. 

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Being an Engineer - Making Things Stand Up

BY DARREN PAINE
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Darren Paine about his work as an engineer, working with architects, the earthquakes and the questions he ask himself: Why are we designing these things? What is their function?

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The Array of Things

BY DOUG PANCOAST
@ VOL 33 ON MAR 03, 2015

Doug Pancoast is leading The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Earl and Brenda Shapiro Center for Research and Collaboration which transforms the way faculty and students exchange ideas.  Here he talks about this research, his practice and the Array of Things.

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Eliot : électricité & Internet of Things

BY ÉRIC BESSAUDOU
@ VOL 12 ON OCT 15, 2015

Éric Bessaudou nous expose pourquoi passer d’une installation électrique traditionnelle à une installation connectée représente un enjeu majeur pour Legrand. Il nous présentera cette logique de transformation à travers quelques exemples concrets qui illustrent le programme Eliot.

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The Internet Age

BY SARAH GOLD
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 22, 2016

Speaker Sarah T Gold is a designer interested in interaction, data and networks in the public domain. Her practise examines technopolitics, privacy and civics. She is founder of the creative company IF.

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Making things happen when bureaucrats say no

BY ROBERT HENDERSON
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2016

Entrepreneur and cycle advocate Rob Henderson saw post-quake Christchurch as a perfect place to make things happen. Despite the local authorities saying no, he managed to get corporae a public engaement and sponsorship to launch New Zealand's first public bike share scheme, and is now working on transitioning this into the public transport system. 6 months on how to ignore the bureaucrats and get sh*t done!

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How smart is your city? Building an Internet of Things that people can trust.

BY NAOMI JACOBS
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 16, 2017

Naomi Jacobs is a Research Fellow with experience in design ethnography and how digital technology is influencing our lives in the modern world. Her presentation is about the Internet of Things, the TrustLens project, and why people should be at the heart of both.

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My Top 20 of things I've learned about the UK and things I don't yet understand

BY SUSAN SCHWEITZER
@ VOL 34 ON DEC 05, 2017

Susan Schweitzer immigrated to the UK from the US 7 years ago. Here, she presents her Top 20 of things that she has learned about the UK in that time and all the things she doesn't yet understand.

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About Making Things

BY ROBERTA SANDRI
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 29, 2018

The process of making as a way to battle restlessness - Roberta Sandri shares a few of her creative habits.

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Things I Noticed

BY TIMOTHY BOSTON
@ VOL 23 ON JUL 11, 2018

Timothy Boston notices things...things that we all notice and can relate to...and then some that require a unique individual to see.