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It's that time of year. Starting in May, I'll be out sharing lots of ideas, stories and tactics focused on the Art of Explanation. I hope to see you at one of these events this spring. STC Technical Communications Summit, May 5-8, Atlanta, GA My session will be on Monday the 6th from 3:30 to 4:30 on The Art of Explanation. Professional communicators explain ideas every day, but we rarely take a step back and think about the skill of explanation and what it can mean to our audience. Lee LeFever... Continue Reading
I'm excited to be one of the keynote speakers at the Training Magazine Conference and Expo. The event is in Atlanta, Georgia on February 13-14th. The event is set up to have multiple, short keynotes over the course of the conference and my talk will focus on the "Art of Explanation". Here's the description: While technology increases connectivity, connectivity increases complexity. The time between decisions is shrinking and the scale of information around each decision is exploding. How do... Continue Reading
It seems like Toronto is becoming a second home for us. I now have plans to be there for a conference called mesh marketing which happens on November 17th. From the website: Mesh brings together people who are passionate about the potential of the Web to change how we live, work and play. mesh is a gathering point for internet visionaries and communicators to Connect, Share and Inspire and to bring focus to emerging ideas and opportunities of the Web. My session is called "A Story in Three... Continue Reading
Sachi and I will be attending the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) later this month in Washington DC. This will be our first time attending the conference, so you may see us wandering around with lost looks on our faces. Because it's such a huge conference, we're hosting a Tweetup [?] so that we can be sure to meet you. Come say hello! Date: Monday June 29th, 2009 Time: 4:30-6pm Location: Old Dominion Brew House - Convention Center (we've reserved a room in the back) Map You... Continue Reading
Sachi and will be heading down to South-by-Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) March 13th-17th and I hope we'll see you there. We'll have plenty of stickers - just ask! I'll also be speaking, along with an excellent group of folks from the visual thinking world, at a panel discussion called "Shift Happens - Moving From Word to Pictures." The panel is on Monday (3/16) at 5pm 10am. Other panelists include: Sunni Brown Owner, BrightSpot Info Design Tom Crawford CEO, VizThink Dave Gray... Continue Reading
Thanks to John, Maureen and the folks at Sticker Giant for their help with these little guys. We're planning to carry them with us at conferences, etc. If you see us at SXSW or anywhere else, ask for one! Would you like a sticker? Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Common Craft P.O. Box 18322 Seattle, WA 98118-0322
After having been out of town for four Seattle MindCamps prior to this one, I'm excited to finally get to attend. MindCamp, as it's described on the home page, is: "The self-organizing, digitally minded, entrepreneur-driven, overnight Seattle confab." Essentially, geeks and entrepreneurs get together for 24 hours and learn from each other in a free-form format, like Bar Camp or Foo Camp. This year it's hosted at the downtown office of Synapse, starting this Saturday morning,... Continue Reading
It seems like a long way off, but South-by-Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) is just around the corner (March 2009). At the moment, the public is voting on what speaking panels should be accepted for the event. When the voting finishes (August 29, 2008) the SXSW staff will consider the results of the voting when deciding what panels will be picked. I say all this because I hope you'll vote for our panel. :) Here are the details: Shift Happens: Moving from Words to Pictures Description:... Continue Reading
I'm heading to a couple of tech conferences this Fall and I'd love to meet you there. Gnomedex - Seattle, August 21-23 Nerds of all types converge on Seattle for Chris Pirillo's annual conference. This will be my 3rd one and it rarely disappoints. If you're headed to Seattle, or in Seattle and going to the conference, let me know. Blog World Expo - Las Vegas, September 20-21 This appears to be a big event. I'm fortunate to be particpating in a panel discussion called "... Continue Reading
Updated: I've created a schedule of sessions and parties I plan to attend at SXSWi (maybe Sachi too!). You can see the schedule here. I suppose it's the time of year for directionally-based conferences. I'm heading up to Northern Voice in Vancouver this weekend and Sachi and I both will be heading south to Austin, Texas for SXSW Interactive starting March 7th. I hope we'll be able to meet you at one of these conferences.
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