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  1. SXSW 2011: 15 Slides, Three Writers, Three Ways

    "In this presentation, you will see the same set of 15 slides — three times. Three different writers will walk through the same set of slides and explain their approaches to getting started, editing ideas, figuring out how to get unstuck, and understanding when they’re done. Part improv and part preparation, this presentation will give you three totally different and unexpected perspectives regarding the art of writing."

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  2. Ze Frank Conversation: The Creative Lifestyle

    Expressing yourself. Telling stories. Playing games. Connecting with others. It’s what the Web is for, but too often we focus on the latest trendy technology meme or e-commerce scheme’ and forget that the Internet is really a sandbox for engagement, fun, and participation. Pioneering Web maker ze frank will sit down for a conversation with Scott Kirsner, author of the book Fans, Friends & Followers, to talk about being creative in the digital age ’ and earning a living at it.

    http://my.sxsw.com/events/event/5240

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  3. Design Fiction: Props, Prototypes, Predicaments Communicating New Ideas

    From South By Southwest 2010.

    Design fiction is an approach to design that speculates about new ideas through prototyping and storytelling. The goal is to move away from the routine of lifeless scenarios-based thinking. We will share design fiction projects and discuss related techniques for design thinking, communication and exploration of near future concepts.

    • Julian Bleecker
    • Jake Dunagan
    • Sascha Pohflepp
    • Stuart Candy
    • Jennifer Leonard

    http://audio.sxsw.com/2010/podcasts/

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  4. Jaron Lanier at South by Southwest 2010

    Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist, composer, visual artist, and author.

    In his new book You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto, he discusses what he believes to be the biggest problem on the web today: intellectual piracy.

    Initially, Lanier was one of the early digital leaders that praised the possibilities of the Internet and was optimistic about its uses for musicians, artists, scientists, and developers. He has since come to the realization that the intellectual collective that the Internet has fostered may have come at the expense of individual creativity.

    Lanier’s new book is a manifesto against "open culture" in which he posits a new theory against hive mentality. He argues the Internet has produced a new social contract in which the work of creatives has become public domain, the property of the majority.

    http://audio.sxsw.com/2010/podcasts/

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  5. Not the Same Old Story

    If the web provides so many ways to connect with audiences, why are we all stuck telling the same story with our designs? Hear from a panel of storytelling experts on the importance of narrative and art direction online to break away from static and boring experiences.

    Jason Santa Maria

    Daniel Burka, Digg/Pownce

    Nicholas Felton, feltron.com

    Emily Gordon, emdashes.com / printmag.com

    Ian Adelman, nymag.com

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  6. iPhone: The New Gaming Platform

    With the launch of iPhone 3G and the App Store, Apple has created a marketplace for developers to innovate with native applications. One of the greatest successes has been with gaming and entertainment titles, and even Apple has been marketing iPhone as a portable gaming device. Will iPhone and iPod touch rival the dominance of Nintendo DS and Sony PSP? Hear from gaming experts who have embraced iPhone as the new gaming platform.

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  7. Scaling Rails Applications in the Cloud

    Skeptics argue that Ruby-on-Rails "can’t scale". In this talk, I prove them wrong by demonstrating how cloud computing technologies have changed the game, enabling developers to use the expressiveness of Ruby and Rails to build high-performance applications that scale easily. Will include a case study and live scaling demonstration.

    Mike Subelsky, OtherInbox

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