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Metaphwoar promotion

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Metaphwoar promotion

  1. 1. metaphors? sexy? what the hell? Thursday, 7 October 2010
  2. 2. Well, what we mean is... metaphors are sexy as well as analogies and similes useful, thought-provoking, fun Thursday, 7 October 2010
  3. 3. You know how they work A B ‘Blimey, I’m seeing A in a whole new light.’ Thursday, 7 October 2010
  4. 4. we’ve been using them forever Thursday, 7 October 2010
  5. 5. This is a famous one - can you guess it? Thursday, 7 October 2010
  6. 6. “Juliette is the Sun” ~ William Shakespeare Thursday, 7 October 2010
  7. 7. Now metaphors have their very own event: Thursday, 7 October 2010
  8. 8. It’s all part of And for good-ish reason... Thursday, 7 October 2010
  9. 9. In the Internet age, metaphor is vital Change is constant, influences are entangled Everything is analogous to everything else It’s a big bowl of metaphor soup* This is an event for people that like to eat metaphor soup (have their perspective changed) *Yup, that’s one too Thursday, 7 October 2010
  10. 10. On November 9th at 7pm in The Slaughtered Lamb pub, which naturally has a BAR... ...ten smart thinkers will each take something you think you know and show it to you in a brand new light... ...all via the chin-stroking medium of metaphor. Thursday, 7 October 2010
  11. 11. “it’s not possible” ~ Critic Thursday, 7 October 2010
  12. 12. “it is possible, look...” ~ Smart-arse organisers Thursday, 7 October 2010
  13. 13. digital technology Digital technology is like magic. There’s your David Copperfield sensationalism and there’s street magic’s slight of hand. It’s like this... Iain Tait http://www.psfk.com/2008/05/iain-tait-on-magic-and-technology.html Thursday, 7 October 2010
  14. 14. experience design Experience design is seduction. Be a tease, get people to first base, learn the art of seductive conversation. I’ll explain... Stephen Anderson http://www.slideshare.net/stephenpa/the-art-science-of-seductive-interactions Thursday, 7 October 2010
  15. 15. video games Think of games as TV shows. There are series (isolated snacks) and serials (where decisions have consequences). Here’s why I prefer serials... Duncan Gough http://www.slideshare.net/suttree/lets-play-a-game-of-kes-playful-09 Thursday, 7 October 2010
  16. 16. basically, looking at thing X through the lens of thing Y + beer Thursday, 7 October 2010
  17. 17. we (literally) hope you will come Thursday, 7 October 2010
  18. 18. 7pm sharp on November 9th RSVP at the bottom of the page Thursday, 7 October 2010

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