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Making Sparks: Putting Technology at the Service of Childhood Development

October 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

I was honored to have the chance to do large scale visual notes at the Sprout Fund’s Making Sparks event in Pittsburgh recently. Community members, childhood development specialists, technologists, and media producers converged to share ideas, tips, and inspiration around the topic of how to create projects that engage children ages birth to eight in […]

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Keeping it Visual at the 140 Characters Conference, NYC

April 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

I am delighted that I will be taking visual notes at the 2010 140 Characters Conference, as I did last year. Only this year, on the first day, I will be creating the notes on an iPad that award winning digital agency R/GA is sponsoring me with. Since the conference is about the business and […]

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VizThink Philly 4: A Visual Approach to Public Speaking. Sept 14, 2009.

September 1st, 2009 · Comments Off

At this month’s VizThink, veteran public speaker, Jonny Goldstein (that’s me), will show you how to use visual thinking to create and deliver a powerful presentation. Afterward, we will head somewhere nearby for some food and drink. YOU MUST RSVP BEFORE FRIDAY, NOON, SEPT 11, in order to attend the Monday, Sept 14, event. Otherwise […]

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A great way to learn fast and deeply: scan a blog from beginning to end.

February 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Recently, I decided to combine my interests in teaching, media making, writing, and drawing to create a business where I make explanatory videos. Luckily for me, Le Lefever, of Common Craft, has documented his process of making explanatory videos in detail on the Common Craft blog. Here’s the video that started it all for Common […]

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Visual Notes from the Rethinking the Library Junto Event

February 6th, 2009 · 3 Comments

(click to see larger image) Notes from the Rethinking the Library event at P’unk Avenue in Philly. The place was packed with passionate people, who sent their ideas flying around the room about the unique institution of the American Library. Panelists included: Jim Pecora Maria Falgoust Sarah Murphy Moderator: Nate Hill Some threads: The importance […]

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Teaching Visual Organization and Information Design Class at Parsons

January 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

When my friend Ariel Churi asked me to substitute for him for the first meeting of the Visual Organization and Visual Design class at Parsons School of Design, I jumped at the chance. We created a bunch of mind maps to get them started on their first task: to create a project which communicates information […]

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Ira Glass Takes 2,000 People to Storytelling School in Philly

January 26th, 2009 · 6 Comments

View from the nosebleed seats, with notes in the margins Waiting for rush tickets in the lobby. The two sketches above are from Ira Glass’s appearance at the Kimmel Center in Philly, January 24, 2009. Ira Glass is the executive producer and host of This American Life. Who needs a camera? Glass gave an entertaining […]

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Empathy as the killer app

January 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments

William Draton of Ashoka talks about why empathy is the killer app, and why the most important thing we can do to nurture empathy in kids is provide them with time for group play.

Tags: education · Good Causes · kids · Uncategorized