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Redefining Wearable Tech at Decoded Fashion NYC
The NYC Decoded Fashion summit proved to be an especially good-looking tech conference. Not to say that the average tech conference is unattractive, but this crowd obviously cares as much about aesthetics and presentation as they do about software...
DESIGN
99U's Make Your Mark
While the annual 99U conference (previously known as 99%, co-founded by CH and Behance) is a two-day whirlwind affair in NYC, the conference's daily-updated website—and now, their three-part book series—offer a way for creatives to get a more regular...
TECH
INST-INT 2014: Conference Highlights
From the founders of technology festival Eyeo comes a smaller, more tightly focused offshoot called INST-INT. Now in its second year, the stimulating three-day experience saw roughly 300 people gravitate to Minneapolis' Walker Art Center to glean...
CULTURE
REMIX Summit NYC: Sree Sreenivasan of The Met
The worlds of technology, culture and entrepreneurship have never been more connected. Success in any of the aforementioned disciplines requires not just a significant knowledge but a reverence for a diverse range of topics that were once thought...
TECH
Kaho Abe of the NYU Game Innovation Lab
In anticipation of NYU's Brooklyn Polytechnic artist-in-residence Kaho Abe's presentation at Kill Screen's upcoming Two5six conference, we visited the one-time fashion designer, then wearable technology pioneer, now game developer on campus. The...
CULTURE
TED Fellows 2014: Fifth Anniversary Talks
Earlier this week, we had the privilege to witness the fifth anniversary of the TED Fellows program, one that traditionally kicks off the week of TED with a boom. While last year brought the greater creative community to Long Beach, this year Vancouver...
CULTURE
Design Indaba 2014: The Conference
Many wondrously pioneering things happen daily in South Africa, yet surprisingly much of the world still seems slightly unaware of the nation's enduring commitment to progressive reform. The country is often still regarded by much of the modern world...
CULTURE
99U Conference 2014 Speakers
As regular attendees (not to mention current curation partners and co-founders with Behance back in 2009) we are excited to announce this year's line up for 99U's annual conference. The two-day event always delivers on the promise of actionable insights...
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Conventional Wisdom: Military History Fest
Through his ever-present lens, photographer Arthur Drooker has taken CH on tours through the delightful, odd and evocative worlds of conventions and convention attendees. Drooker indoctrinated us into Brony culture, introduced us to over 150 Abraham...
CULTURE
The Conference, Part Two
In Part One, we wrote about The Conference’s theme of taking grassroots action in media—people doing it for themselves. Another persistent subject, which kept rearing its futuristic head, was the concept of expressive technology. In contrast to the...
CULTURE
The Conference, Part One
Last week The Conference was held in Sweden's southernmost city of Malmö and Cool Hunting was in attendance. The centerpiece of this exciting five-day media smörgåsbord was an intense 48 hours of conferences and parties, sandwiched by dynamic workshops...
DESIGN
Reasons To Be Creative
Before London begins to gear up for its 11th annual Design Festival this September, an array of visionaries are headed to the beach for the award-winning Reasons To Be Creative (RTBC) conference. Helmed by Flash developer John Davey, the yearly three...
DESIGN
Point Conference 2013 Preview
by Sabine Zetteler London's brand new POINT Conference launches this week offering two full days of inspirational talks from a pool of more than 30 speakers and a film interview series with iconic design figures, all at central London's Royal Institute...
CULTURE
QuoTED 2013
While in the audience at last week's TED conference we kept the tweeting to a minimum and instead used the old-school pen and paper to capture some of our favorite moments. After reviewing them all, here are the quotations that hit us the hardest...
DESIGN
Design Indaba 2013: The Conference
"Design is an act of misbehaving." With those words, legendary artist and designer Paula Scher kicked off Design Indaba 2013. Now in its 18th year, Design Indaba always succeeds in bringing some of the most innovative and provocative creative minds...
CULTURE
Highlights from the 2013 TED Fellows
Four years have passed since the first TED Fellows took the stage, and in that time the community has grown to 310 total members representing 75 countries. The current crop of 20 impressed the crowd yesterday as they discussed current and future projects...
CULTURE
99U Conference 2013 Speakers
The speaker line-up for this year's 99U conference—which we helped co-found with Behance in 2009—was announced earlier today. The conference, set to be held on 2-3 May 2013, will feature talks by Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia, TaskRabbit...
FOOD-DRINK
Let's Talk Coffee
During the Let's Talk Coffee (LTC) conference, coffee farmers, importers, exporters, financiers, cafe owners, baristas, and the Sustainable Harvest staff gathered in the Rionegro region of Antioquia, Columbia to do just that. People from twenty-eight...
CULTURE
The 99U Conference 2013
Tickets for the 2013 99U Conference (held in New York City 2-3 May 2013) are now on sale. The conference, formerly known as 99%, is inspired by the famous Thomas Edison quotation "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration." As always, the focus...
CULTURE
TEDxMogadishu: Rebirth
For many Somali‬ refugees, the film Black Hawk Down serves as one of their only memories of the civil war that has ravaged their country for the last two decades. This Thursday, 17 May 2012, thousands of expats—along with the rest of the world...
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99% Conference 2012 Day 2
Based on the Thomas Edison quote that "genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration", we founded the 99% Conference with Behance four years ago to help inspire idea execution. As day two of this year's conference is underway, we just heard a bit...
CULTURE
The 99% Conference 2012
Today marks the first day of this year's 99% Conference, our annual ideas-focused event we co-founded with Behance four years ago. For the 2012 conference we're looking forward to hearing from inspirational speakers like design legend James Victore...
DESIGN
Design Indaba: An Interview With Michael Bierut
As a former speaker in both 2005 and 2010, renowned graphic designer and Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has also served as one of Design Indaba's masterful emcees for the past three years. Each day, wearing a shirt and tie matching his cheerful demeanor...
DESIGN
Design Indaba: Narratives
The cast of speakers who take the stage at Design Indaba each year always present a range of unique positions on creativity, but a natural theme tends to emerge from among their respective processes. This year the common idea on everyone's minds is...
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