Tag: talks

Liza Donnelly: Drawing upon humor for change

Liza Donnelly: Drawing upon humor for change

(Laughter) I was afraid of womanhood. Not that I’m not afraid now, but I’ve learned to pretend. I’ve learned to be flexible. In fact, I’ve developed some interesting tools to help me deal with this fear. Let me explain. Back in the ’50s and ’60s, when I was growing up, little girls were supposed to

Amit Sood: Building a museum of museums on the web

Amit Sood: Building a museum of museums on the web

My name is Amit. And 18 months ago, I had another job at Google, and I pitched this idea of doing something with museums and art to my boss who’s actually here, and she allowed me to do it. And it took 18 months. A lot of fun, negotiations and stories, I can tell you,

Young Volunteers: Creativity & Wellbeing Project

Young Volunteers: Creativity & Wellbeing Project

This is a creativity and wellbeing project. A group of young people are going to be creating five different films based on the five ways of wellbeing. They’re going to be inspired by Dulwich Picture Gallery, by the grounds, by the building, by the collections, by all the different things that happen here. – This

Taryn Simon photographs secret sites

Taryn Simon photographs secret sites

Okay, so 90 percent of my photographic process is, in fact, not photographic. It involves a campaign of letter writing, research and phone calls to access my subjects, which can range from Hamas leaders in Gaza to a hibernating black bear in its cave in West Virginia. And oddly, the most notable letter of rejection

Laws that choke creativity | Larry Lessig

Laws that choke creativity | Larry Lessig

(Applause) I want to talk to you a little bit about user-generated content. I’m going to tell you three stories on the way to one argument that’s going to tell you a little bit about how we open user-generated content up for business. So, here’s the first story. 1906. This man, John Philip Sousa, traveled

Tim Brown: Tales of creativity and play

Tim Brown: Tales of creativity and play

This is a guy named Bob McKim. He was a creativity researcher in the ’60s and ’70s, and also led the Stanford Design Program. And in fact, my friend and IDEO founder, David Kelley, who’s out there somewhere, studied under him at Stanford. And he liked to do an exercise with his students where he

Young Volunteers: Creativity & Wellbeing Project – Give

Young Volunteers: Creativity & Wellbeing Project – Give

I give time, I get experience. I give my expertise, I get inspiration. I give my passion, I get to make a difference. I give my ideas, and get to see things from a new perspective. I give my energy, I get to be part of this wonderful organisation. I give by volunteering at a