Metaphwoar! 2011

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Metaphwoar! 2011

  1. 1. metaphors? still sexy? what the hell?Monday, 17 October 11
  2. 2. It’s OK, we’ve done this before...Monday, 17 October 11
  3. 3. What we mean is... metaphors are sexy as well as analogies and similes useful, thought-provoking, funMonday, 17 October 11
  4. 4. You know how they work A B ‘Blimey, I’m seeing A in a whole new light.’Monday, 17 October 11
  5. 5. We’ve been using them foreverMonday, 17 October 11
  6. 6. This is a famous one - can you guess it?Monday, 17 October 11
  7. 7. “Juliette is the Sun” ~ William ShakespeareMonday, 17 October 11
  8. 8. People like using them in talks too...Monday, 17 October 11
  9. 9. digital technology Digital technology is like magic. There’s your David Copperfield sensationalism and there’s street magic’s slight of hand... Iain Tait http://www.psfk.com/2008/05/iain-tait-on-magic-and-technology.htmlMonday, 17 October 11
  10. 10. experience design Experience design is seduction. Be a tease, get people to first base, learn the art of seductive conversation... Stephen Anderson http://www.slideshare.net/stephenpa/the-art-science-of-seductive-interactionsMonday, 17 October 11
  11. 11. video games Think of games as TV shows. There are series (isolated snacks) and serials (where decisions have consequences)... Duncan Gough http://www.slideshare.net/suttree/lets-play-a-game-of-kes-playful-09Monday, 17 October 11
  12. 12. Well, since 2010, metaphors have had their very own event...Monday, 17 October 11
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  14. 14. Each speaker has ten minutes to change the way we look at something via the chin-stroking medium of metaphor. it was a lot of fun last year...Monday, 17 October 11
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  26. 26. This year, you should come.Monday, 17 October 11
  27. 27. We’re still proud to be part ofMonday, 17 October 11
  28. 28. And we’re pleased to announce a new venue: (under Pizza East in Shoreditch)Monday, 17 October 11
  29. 29. So what are you waiting for?Monday, 17 October 11
  30. 30. 7pm Weds 9th November rsvp@metaphwoar.org (Max of 5 names per RSVP)Monday, 17 October 11

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