SynSyn #1 [Josh / Jake / Chip]

Videos: SS#1: 01/28/15

HOST: Renata Martin & Jamie Bedford

PRESENTERS:

Josh WhitkinUnlonely the World: building a sensible, terrifyingly authentic, loving, clinically rigorous online intervention

Mover-and-shaker Josh Whitkin builds off Danah Boyd’s research regarding connection-starved teenagers hacking social networks to have authentic, intense emotional interactions, by proposing to unlonely the world: building a sensible, terrifyingly authentic, loving, clinically rigorous online intervention.

Jake LacoreDumpster Designs

Hacker and maker Jake Lacore presented his most recent work with re-purposed and reused materials, keeping things out of our ever-expanding waste stream one re-made thing at a time.

Chip BealForces At Work

Artist and visionary Chip F Beal presented “Forces at Work” which chronicles his journey through writing a 4-part sci-fi comic book series. Chip focused on character / concept creation in a world he’s calling “WTF Sci Fi,” stemming from his idea that we are all time travelers, led by forces we don’t understand.

 

 

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