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Ready to Rock the Whiteboard? Workshop, Mon, Nov 19, in Philly.

November 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Want to Rock the Whiteboard? Listen to what other people have to say about how I helped them rock. “Very helpful. During the session we found creative solutions to the challenges posed by the path we chose. It was great!” Carlos Guestrin, Co-founder, Flashgroup Armed with a shared visual vocabulary, we were able to practice […]

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Our new project

May 29th, 2011 · 11 Comments

My wife and I are expecting a child somewhere around the end of July! Yay! So far, so good. We are super excited. Looking forward to rocking out with this young ‘un. Unexpected bonus side effect: I already find myself developing a more forgiving attitude toward my own parents! OK kid, seeya in a couple […]

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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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Speaking at the GigabitPhilly Press Conference

April 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I was proud to have the opportunity to speak at a press conference at City Hall on the topic of Philadelphia’s request for Google to install an ultra high speed data network here in Philly. That is Mayor Nutter looking at me as I share my thoughts on why Philly would be an ideal testbed […]

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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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Announcing VisualFacilitator.com, a new blog dedicated to making life easier through drawing pictures

October 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I have decided to stop hiding my passion for visual facilitation under a rock—That’s why I have started VisualFacilitator.com. My definition of visual facilitation: helping solve problems in real time through drawing pictures. I have been interested in visual facilitation way before I even heard the term. I got deep into Mind Mapping in the […]

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National Security Drone Par-tay! How to promote a book using social media, featuring Frank Naif and Jeremy Epstein , Weds, Aug 20, 9-10PM Eastern

August 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

(Copyright Frank Naif, used by permission) Have you ever thought about writing a book? If you did, how would you promote it using social media? This week we will have author, Frank Naif, on the show and we are going to help him figure out how to get the word out about his new book: […]

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TUES, Aug 12, 9-10PM Eastern–Par-tay With Phil Shapiro: Public Geek

August 11th, 2008 · Comments Off

Watch the show LIVE at 9PM Eastern. CLICK HERE NOTE: The Par-tay airs live on TUESDAY this week. Phil Shapiro is a teacher, media maker, prankster and an innovator. He’s musician, storyteller, and open source fanatic. He even created a new job title for himself: public geek. Phil knows more about YouTube than anyone we […]

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Par-tay 4 Good, Weds, 9-10PM, July 16

July 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Watch the show LIVE. CLICK HERE Commercial marketing is a powerful discipline that influences people (say, you) to behave a certain way (say, buy Count Chocula cereal). But what if the concepts and tools used by commercial marketers were used to effect positive social change–to get people to stop smoking, exercise regularly, or conserve energy? […]

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