Videos: PSFK Conference 2012

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Steve Powers: Distilling Daily Stories Into Art

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, artist Steve Powers takes us through his recent public and private art projects.

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Justin Gignac, Wants For Sale: Paints What He Wants To Raise Money For Charity

At PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, the artist Justin Gignac came on to stage to give an update to the audience since he last spoke in 2011. Gignac spoke about how he took the ‘Wants For Sale‘ idea behind the paint-what-you-would-like paintings that he and his artist wife had been creating for a few years, and apply […]

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Ben Lerer, Thrillist: Our Drive For A Deeper Level Of Engagement

Ben Lerer of Thrillist comes to PSFK Conference 2011to talk about the change she is making with the lifestyle publication to stay current.

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Alain Sylvain, Sylvain Labs: Could You Live On $1.50 A Day?

At PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Alain Sylvain asked the audience to spend a week living on less than two dollars a day. He explains that the Global Poverty Project us running a campaign called Live Below the Line which challenges people to live on $1.50/food day to raise awareness about extreme poverty. The innovations strategist, who […]

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Simon Collins: How Saying ‘No’ Transformed Parsons Into A Global Brand

Simon Collins, Dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons New School for Design, spoke to the PSFK NYC audience about turning the school into a global brand.

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Robert Kirkpatrick, Global Pulse: How The United Nations Is Using Social Data To Spot Disasters

In this talk from PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Robert Kirkpatrick talks about how the social media revolution has opened up a significant amount of data that can be analyzed (anonymously) to see signs of change. Kirkpatrick, together with his Global Pulse team at the United Nations, studies sentiment in Twitter feeds, fluctuations in price data and […]

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DJ Spooky Performance At PSFK CONFERENCE NYC

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, DJ Spooky presents a live music mash-up of his Antartica-inspired music using a violinist and a DJ using his app

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Trends Panel: What Are The Five Big Ideas For 2012?

Scott Lachut, leads a trends panel to discuss the wider implications of Five Big Ideas PSFK identified at the start of 2012.

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Tina Roth-Eisenberg, SwissMiss: How A Sabbatical From Clients Led To Business Success

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Tina Roth Eisenberg describes how she decided to put the design work she was doing for clients on hold as she focused on creating a series of ‘side projects.’

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Grant McCracken: Spots A Culture Creation Trend

Grant McCracken joins the PSFK 2012 Conference to discuss the recent culture trends he has identified.

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Todd Carmichael, La Colombe Torrefaction: Expect Your Brand To Act & Behave Like A Decent Person

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Todd Carmichael explains how his brand needs to think and act like a human being.

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Shantell Martin: Be More, Do Less

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, artist Shantell Martin explains how she realized that she could elevate her work by simplifying her life.

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Rachel Shechtman, STORY: How I See Retail As Publishing

Retail expert Rachel Shechtman share her belief at PSFK Conference that the future of consumption needs to be more about content and community.

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Graham Hill, TreeHugger: Are You Ready To Life-Edit?

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Graham Hill spoke to the audience about a skill that he believes will be essential in the 21st century.

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Vikram Gandhi: Directing ‘Kumaré’ – From Illusion Comes Truth

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Vikram Gandhi spoke about his latest movie Kumaré – The True Story of A False Prophet.

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Jason Silva: How Ideas Are Living, Beautiful Beings Of Wonder

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Jason Silva shares two of his ‘shots of philosophical expresso’ – an exploration of how technology can quickly manifest our ideas and desires.

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Steve Clayton, Microsoft: How To Design Technology So It Becomes Natural

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Steve Clayton talks about the drive at Microsoft to embrace what he calls ‘natural user interface’.

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Jonathan Harris, Cowbird: Humanizing The Web

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC 2012, new media artists Jonathan Harris talks to the audience about how he walked away from success and notoriety and was inspired to counter current online trends

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Clay Shirky, Interactive Telecommunications: What I Learned About Creativity By Watching Creatives

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Clay Shirky talks about the work of Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

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Abe Burmeister, Outlier: How I Built A Fashion Brand With No Experience, Just Punk Rock Spirit (And The Web)

PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Abe Burmeister explains how a punk-rock ethos helped him create a business building a new niche in a market he had no experience in.