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February 6: A roundtable on DATA

Confirmed! Wednesday, February 6 at Whiskey (upstairs) in Durham, from 7 to 9pm. Join us for a free, open format conversation table about DATA. WHO: Dipika Kohli at Orangutan Swing WHAT: A roundtable on the conversation around DATA: what is it, why do we love it (do we?), and why do we need it (or not?) WHERE: Whiskey in Durham, The Club Room upstairs (ask the bouncer) WHEN: Wednesday, … [Read more...]

Why do we love information? A new roundtable, DATA, set for February 6!

WHO: Dipika Kohli at Orangutan Swing WHAT: A roundtable on the conversation around DATA: what is it, why do we love it (do we?), and why do we need it (or not?) WHERE: Whiskey in Durham, The Club Room upstairs (ask the bouncer) WHEN: Wednesday, February 6 from 7 to 9pm WHY: For sheer laughs. Because we're in the Triangle, the most data-heavy place on Earth. UPDATE! We have a venue and a … [Read more...]

Cancelled: MAKE 2013

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled. But you can find us the same week at DATA!     Event Registration Online for MAKE 2013 powered by Eventbrite … [Read more...]

Why talk is jazz

We say our roundtables are like improv. Why? Recently, as I was talking to someone I just met, I noticed that there's certain rhythm to how our conversation was flowing. He would talk a little, and then I'd chime in. When there's a pause, how you start up the new topic or a followup question matters, and the exact timing of it, affects the mood of the conversation. There's an audience, … [Read more...]

Hey, #WDS! Announcing #TETHER: A #Portland roundtable on what grounds us

Akira Morita is hitting Portland and Seattle NEXT WEEK to host TETHER: a conversation about what grounds us. Too often in modern society, we're grappling with how to find fixed holds when everything seems to be in constant states of flux. What keeps us tethered? How do we decide? These and other questions posed in our "popcorn" style of inviting people to the circle, and opening up the … [Read more...]