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BY RAMI ALHAMAD
@ VOL 27
ON NOV 05, 2013
Rami Alhamad, CEO and co-founder of PUSH in Toronto, explains the "quantify self" movement in relation to the revolution of wearable technology to show how individuals are revoluitionizing how they track their daily habits. He disscusses the challenges of privacy and accuracy, and exposes the healthcare system as antiquated and in need of improvement.
"Presentation of the Day" on April 24, 2014.
BY JO MANSFIELD
@ VOL 3
ON SEP 22, 2015
"As my use of social media increased, so did my understanding of how it worked."
In "Hashtag Photography", from PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 3, Jo Mansfield talks about mobile photography and the use of the imaging platform, Instagram and how it has developed her skills and pushed her in new creative directions.
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.
How Not to Look Awful in Photos
BY JEMIMA WILLCOX
@ VOL 11
ON SEP 05, 2017
Jemima Willcox provides some really simple tricks and tips on when taking a great image of yourself. She goes through a journey of awful stock photography of people getting their images dreadfully wrong and how you can avoid these mistakes. It’s all to do with the right angle, the perfect lighting and finding your best side. With over 282 million selfies out there Jemima doesn’t want you to be the person who looks bad when there’s some easy solutions to follow for a great photo every time.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Elisa Yon is the organizer of PechaKucha Night in Victoria, and she's been experimenting with the PK 20x20 format a bit, as described below: Elisa Yon, who organized Victoria’s Pecha Kucha night, is now in her first year of the MAA program at Emily Carr. Elisa is an architect who won an architectural design competition that led to her representing Scotland at the 2008 Venice Biennale, so she had no shortage of professional accomplishments to share with her fellow students and faculty. But in her getting-to-know-me Pecha Kucha presentation, she began not with the usual approach of showing slides of her work, but instead shared slides that others had sent her. Elisa asked some important people in her life to send her images that said something about her, and in speaking to those slides, Elisa spoke volumes about her work, character and key relationships. Based on that experience, Elisa is now experimenting with Pecha Kucha as a way of curating self-portraits using contributed images. She’s asked for my help, and I have agreed to solicit 20 images from different people who know me — some well, some not so well– in order to build a collective picture. It’s kind of like a 360 evaluation based on creative feedback rather than analytic feedback. You can read the full post here. Why not try it yourself?
Plus: A Non-Chronological Story of Gleeful Self-Deprecation
How would you like to slip around a basement coated with laundry soap, or eat 3 cheeseburgers before riding a rollercoaster? In today's Presentation of the Day, "Plus: A Non-Chronological Story of Gleeful Self-Deprecation" from Table XI's October Table Talks: My Worst Idea, JC Grubbs (of software developer DevMynd) reverses the flow of time and recounts eight of his favorite mistakes, each one more inane than the last. His gaffes are not all for naught, however -- he encourages us to "keep making enormously huge mistakes, do it with gusto, tell the stories, and hopefully some of them will end up good."
"'Quantified Self' is ... tracking all kinds of data about your daily routines, habits, movements..." Rami Alhamad, CEO and co-founder of PUSH, explains the "quantify self" movement in relation to the revolution of wearable technology to show how individuals are revolutionising how they track their daily habits. In "Quantifying Self" from PKN Toronto Vol. 27, Rami discusses the challenges of privacy and accuracy, and exposes the healthcare system as antiquated and in need of improvement.
The Problem with Selfies
"Next time you go to take a photo of yoursef, ask a friend to take it instead. Transform yourself into an image that tells a story." In The Problem with Selfies, from Christchurch Vol. 23, oral historian Rosemary Baird explains how selfies are useless to historians, depriving images of context or including the everyday, transient, impermanent aspects of history. She admits that in the world of social media, we're over focussed on presenting on an image of ourselves that is leisured, polished, enviable, ignoring what might seem mundane, yet the very things that offer the context that can transport us to other worlds. Hand your camera over and pose for this fascinating presentation!
The Future of Self-Driving Cherry Trees
"You can use coding and programming for art, for music, for helping your grandma." In The Future of Self-Driving Cherry Trees from PechaKucha Night Special x MINI @ BMW Group Tokyo Bay, Joseph Tame shares on his many wild wearable machines. Tame uses the latest technology to break down social barriers through performance art. In his presentation, he will share his vision for a future in which artistic ideas can blossom anytime, anywhere.