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  1. 1. Hey you, what are you doing on tues 9th november 2010 at 7.30pm? Friday, 24 September 2010
  2. 2. So, there’s this big event... Friday, 24 September 2010
  3. 3. Anyway, it’s made up of loads of mini events Friday, 24 September 2010
  4. 4. We want to talk to you about one in particular Friday, 24 September 2010
  5. 5. It’s called... Friday, 24 September 2010
  6. 6. are metaphors really sexy? Friday, 24 September 2010
  7. 7. Well, what we mean is... metaphors are sexy as well as analogies and similes useful, thought-provoking, fun Friday, 24 September 2010
  8. 8. You know how they work A B ‘Blimey, I’m seeing A in a whole new light.’ Friday, 24 September 2010
  9. 9. we’ve been using them forever Friday, 24 September 2010
  10. 10. This is a famous one - can you guess it? Friday, 24 September 2010
  11. 11. “Juliette is the Sun” ~ William Shakespeare Friday, 24 September 2010
  12. 12. what’s this got to do with Internet Week? Excellent question. Read on... Friday, 24 September 2010
  13. 13. 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 Friday, 24 September 2010
  14. 14. On November 9th at 7.30pm in a London location that will definitely have 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. Friday, 24 September 2010
  15. 15. “it’s not possible” ~ Critic Friday, 24 September 2010
  16. 16. “it is possible, look...” ~ Smart-arse organisers Friday, 24 September 2010
  17. 17. 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 Friday, 24 September 2010
  18. 18. 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 Friday, 24 September 2010
  19. 19. 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 Friday, 24 September 2010
  20. 20. basically, looking at thing X through the lens of thing Y + beer Friday, 24 September 2010
  21. 21. 10 speakers 10 metaphors 10 mins each To change the way you look at things Tues November 9th 2010 7.30pm at ‘a pub’ TBC London, UK Friday, 24 September 2010
  22. 22. Want to be a speaker? Rules: • You have ten minutes (or less, if you prefer) • You should provide a fresh view of something through metaphor or analogy • Tell a story, share a presentation, make large hand gestures, whatever works for you Drop me a line with your idea: andy@metaphwoar.org Friday, 24 September 2010
  23. 23. metaphwoar.org Friday, 24 September 2010

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