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Life inspires stories. Technology shares them. ...

Life inspires stories. Technology shares them.

A talk I gave at the Geek Girl Meetup Event hosted by Berlin Geekettes at Supermarkt in Berlin on 13.07.2013.

It is an inspirational presentation put together with found images from the internet. If you feel that I have mis-used any imagery, please contact me and I will remove any images reported.

References:

Berlin Geekettes
http://berlingeekettes.com
@berlingeekettes

Geek Girl Meetup
http://www.geekgirlmeetup.de
@ggmberlin



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  • 1. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling HOW TECHNOLOGY ENABLES GREATER STORYTELLING
  • 2. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling Hello, my name is Leila. I am a Creative Director.@leilaelkayem
  • 3. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling There’s lots of talk about the latest technology trends and tools that you can use to tell your story.
  • 4. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 5. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling Instead, I want to talk about how it starts with real life. Then, about how technology can be used to tell your story and make it great for every body.
  • 6. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling SO... 1. What is storytelling? 2. The role of technology 3. Make it great
  • 7. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling STORYTELLING: Sharing of events with words, images, sounds, and/ or experiences. Sometimes with improvisation or embellishment. Wikipedia
  • 8. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 9. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY
  • 10. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling The inner self is very connected to the outer self. The Bill Hicks Story
  • 11. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling The role of technology and the internet is much like the old Choose your own Adventure series. The books were very different to any other books, in that it allowed you to choose the storyline.
  • 12. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 13. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling The story was no longer linear, instead, the story changed depending on which chapter you wanted to jump to next.
  • 14. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 15. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling Today, the internet is much the same, only that there are many more factors around you that can also influence your story.
  • 16. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling Imagine you wanted to start to tell a story...
  • 17. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 18. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling But, you don‘t have a story without a plot, a narrative and characters. These can be drawn up by your own experiences.
  • 19. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 20. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling Stories should have a coma, not a period. Gaston Legorburu The Shift from Storytelling to Storyscaping
  • 21. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling MAKE IT GREAT!
  • 22. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling Technology has given us many tools that we can use to document, create and share our stories. But not every story is worth telling.
  • 23. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling 56% of people using social media experience FOMO (the fear of missing out). mylife.com
  • 24. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 25. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 26. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling So, how does technology enable me to tell a great story? The truth is, it doesn‘t guarantee a great story.
  • 27. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling Technology influences how we learn stories, how we tell stories, and who hears them.
  • 28. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling When was the last time you swang on a swing?
  • 29. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 30. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling Jeff Waldman wanted to share the freedom of experiencing swinging and hung up swings all over San Francisco.
  • 31. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 32. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling People started to swing and share their stories with the world through photos and film posting them all over the internet. Then, a global brand decided to become a part of the story too.
  • 33. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 34. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling Life inspires stories. Technology shares them.
  • 35. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling
  • 36. Leila El-Kayem © 2013How technology enables greater storytelling Got a story to share? @leilaelkayem