Gender equality at media and tech conferences

Martin Thörnkvist is the Program Director for Media Evolution’s annual conference Media Evolution The Conference and the Technology for Design track at Business of Design Week in Hong Kong. Some of the spekears at The Conference 2012 (photo by Kate Miltner). There’s been a debate about gender equality at conferences in Sweden recently. It was [...]

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It’s time to start wasting pixels #theconf [video]

What if all surfaces are potential screens?! And how will we think about computing on those srceens in public spaces? That was the premise of one of the sessions at Media Evolution The Conference. With personal computing we deal with private stuff, social computing is something we do with family and friends, public computing is [...]

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Growth hackers – the new gold diggers we should all become

We have come to a point in the digital era where good ideas, and not even good products, are enough for a service, product or company to become successful. Too many products are being built without being used. Talking to an empty room is a waste of time. To solve this problem there is a [...]

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How to get people to create content for you #theconf [video]

In his book “Cognitive Surplus” Clay Shirky wrote about the possibilities we have to do astonishing things in our spare time, if we do it together and if somebody provides us with a framework to work in. How to hack engagement At Media Evolution The Conference this year Jeremy Fisher from Wander spoke about smart [...]

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Buying and selling longevity

Martin Thörnkvist is a media market analyst at Media Evolution and runs the music company Songs I Wish I Had Written. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. Recently, I realized I’m increasingly buying longevity. I think it’s so inspiring [...]

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Services that give us access – from cars to music

Martin Thörnkvist is a media market analyst at Media Evolution and runs the music company Songs I Wish I Had Written. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. One of the main reasons why the collaborative consumption trend is happening [...]

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Owning access – collaborative consumption

Martin Thörnkvist is a media market analyst at Media Evolution and runs the music company Songs I Wish I Had Written. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. In the last couple of centuries, we have increasingly accumulated our own [...]

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Hanna Sköld – Participatory storytelling [VIDEO]

This video is taken from last years Media Evolution The Conference. For two days, 40 astonishing international speakers and 900 participants are discussing the future of the media industries and our society at large. Get your ticket now for the 2012 edition at the earliest bird rate. Hanna Sköld is known for her unconventional way [...]

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Dave Asprey – Quantified Self [video]

This video is taken from last years Media Evolution The Conference. For two days, 40 astonishing international speakers and 900 participants are discussing the future of the media industries and our society at large. Get your ticket now for the 2012 edition at the earliest bird rate. Dave Asprey is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, [...]

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Alex Olwal, MIT Media Lab – Augmented Reality [VIDEO]

This video is taken from last years Media Evolution The Conference. For two days, 40 astonishing international speakers and 900 participants are discussing the future of the media industries and our society at large. Get your ticket now for the 2012 edition at the earliest bird rate. Alex Olwal (Ph.D.) is a researcher at the [...]

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