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Amelia Riley Swan
  • 6 october 2011

Starting at 12pm Eastern time, we will be posting live updates from the PSFK CONFERENCE SAN FRANCISCO 2011. Stay tuned to read about each of our speakers’ presentations, and follow our live-tweets as well @PSFK. See the full line-up below.

The Agenda Setter – Yves Béharfuseproject

Design With a Purpose : The Story Behind Levi’s Water<Less Jeans Collection – Erik JouleLevi Strauss & Co.

101 Uses for Hooks, Capes and Viking Deodorant – Gerald Richards826 National

Sharing Strengthens Communities – Micki KrimmelNeighborGoods

The Future of Online Influence – Joe FernandezKlout

Beyond Global: The Cultural Impact of Social Media – Chris RileyStuidoriley

Hacking Space Exploration and Science – Ariel

Opportunities For Brands in the Mobile App Space – Jason Oberfestngmoco:), Gloria LinFlipboardGarrett CampStumbleUpon and Michael Callahan, One

Introduction to PSFK’s Future of Retail Report – Jeff Weiner, PSFK

Confessions of a Mad Man – George ParkerAuthor

Getting Unstuck: The Path to Greatness in These Rocky Times – Keith YamashitaSYPartners

When Culture Collides – Joe GebbiaAirbnb

The Future of Creative Business – Nick Barham, Dan HonWieden + Kennedy

The New Industrialists – Rob Schuham and John BielenbergCOMMON

The Method Method – Eric RyanMethod


IKEA Is Letting Kids Design Its New Line Of Toys

Food Today

Chef Turns Invasive Species Into Delicious Sushi

Creator Bun Lai is adapting strange new ingredients for his menu, which responds to the ecological impact of overabundant creatures in the local environment

Travel Today

Build Your Own Subway System In This Minimalist Game

Mini Metro lets you design your own fully functional transit network, simulating the flow of urban commuters with pared-down visuals


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Work Today

Keyboard Designed To Help Women Use More Assertive Language

The device is a commentary on gender roles in the workplace, and features easy access to "power verbs" that help reinforce a habit of being direct in writing

Arts & Culture Today

Spanish Artist Dreams Up What Animals Would Look Like In Modern Clothing

Yago Partal's portraits depict the fantasized style preferences of creatures worldwide, from an Arctic wolf to a zebra

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Fitness & Sport Today

New Data Technologies Make Hyper-Personalized Training A Reality

The Sports Debrief from PSFK Labs looks at how analytics tools are being developed to optimize human performance across all industries

Technology Today

IBM Watson Helps Grammy-Winning Producer Craft An EP

The computer system's data technology generated musical scores for Alex Da Kid's first solo project

Retail Today

Why The Apple Watch Is Taking Foot In The Restaurant Industry

An app for the wrist-mounted device is looking to revolutionize customer service for staff


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Creative Leadership Expert: Experiencing A Seismic Shift From Brand Loyalty To Interface Loyalty

Marc Shillum, founder of Chief Creative Office, explains why product designers must rethink the way they capture consumer attention

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Travel Yesterday

30-Year-Old Photographs Used As Travel Guides

A new photo series revolves around tracing the origins of images from the past

Technology Yesterday

Album Turns Into Something New Each Time It’s Streamed

Bill Baird's new album explores the relationship between time and music through a website crafted by design team, One Pixel Wide

Health Yesterday

VR App Prescribed For Pain Relief

A pharmacy chain in Sweden is stepping away from tradition to develop a happy place for the pain-afflicted

Financial Services Yesterday

Banks Are Coming Together To Create A New Payment Network That Rivals Venmo

A number of financial institutions are collaborating to make a new person-to-person monetary system called Zelle for their customers

Media & Publishing Yesterday

Pocket Camera Aims To Facilitate The Struggles Of Live Streams

The Mevo helps resolve the complexities of streaming video with an intuitive setup and smart editing controls

Health Yesterday

Startup Believes Traceability Will Help Disrupt The Multivitamin Industry

Ritual is a daily supplement for women that traces every ingredient back to its source

Arts & Culture Yesterday

Photo Series Brutally Murders Some Of Your Favorite Fast Food

The portraits by artist duo Ilka & Franz do away with mealtime regulars in a way that is both beautiful and humorous

Mobile Yesterday

Coffeemaker Teaches You How To Make The Perfect Cup

The device comes with an accompanying app that guides novices and experts alike through the brewing process

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