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Archive: Fieldtrip

I’m Working on My Global Network!

August 3, 2016   -   2 comments   -  

Right from the beach of course! A few weeks ago I returned from a three week business retreat, Project Getaway, in Mauritius. If you are not sure where Mauritius is - it’s an island located off the coast of East Africa. This was an enlightening experience and gave me much more inspiration than I’m even capable

Stine By Southwest

March 7, 2016   -   0 comments   -  

Photo by Ed Schipul There’s a first time for everything and for me this is my very first SXSW Interaction conference! This, by default also means I’m super excited and perhaps a little nervous too. While trying to cope with all this excitement, I’ve spend some time to prepare accordingly and going through the program, workshops,

Notes from the Web Summit 2015

November 15, 2015   -   1 comment   -  

So many talks, so many great people, so much FOMO in one place – here’s some of my notes that I took during the sessions and I’m pretty sure I missed something but here’s what I have… Future of print? There were a few talks dealing with the media / publishing landscape and what I’ve

Meet These Great People Part II

January 12, 2014   -   1 comment   -  

This is part of a serie of small portraits of students I’ve taught at Jaffna University. You can see the previous portraits here. J. M. Apirami, 23 years old: This is my second work from my series of “Less Freedom”. I sometimes think that this society takes away my freedom. I have done this painting

Re:publica part III

May 9, 2013   -   0 comments   -  

I must say that his amazing conference offered great inspiration. The most mind blowing was a speak about ‘Cyborgs’,  Neil Harbisson who is a so called  visual artist and founder of the Cyborg Foundation talked about his life as a cyborg and about how he hear colors. According to Wikipedia a cyborg is: A cyborg, short for “cybernetic organism”, is

Re:publica part II

May 7, 2013   -   1 comment   -  

This conference is absolutely amazing. I’m impressed by how visionary and idealistic people are when it comes to our digital society. I think all the speakers I listened to at least said something like “Let’s free some data”, “let’s be disruptive”, “let’s believe in a pure digital future” and “let’s take the Internet back”. I

I need a fix of digital inspiration

April 25, 2013   -   0 comments   -  

The 6th and 7th of May I will be in Berlin attending the Re:publica 13 conference. Yay. It will be my first time there. But just looking at the location, I think it’s going to be absolutely amazing. This year Re:publica 13  will be dealing with the digital society IN/SIDE/OUT. The 3 day program contains speakers from The Open Knowledge Foundation,