Wednesday, January 19, 2011

I th Festival of Reinvent the Computer, Barcelona 25 April 2011


Hello Friends

We are planning to have a "Think Tank" Workshop for re-inventing the computer.
Located in Barcelona during the 4th week of April (25). The workshop will be
7 days long, for
a maximum of 20 people.

The Goal of the “Think Tank” is to bring people together and begin
to re-think one of the most frequently used tools in today’s society: the
computer. We will address the needs of the human desire worldwide and think into
the future needs.

The workshop should be for any master students or for those who have obtained
their degree within the past 3 years.

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All disciplines such as: Artists, Designers, Musicians, Engineers
Information Systems Technology, or even, Psychologists. Everyone is welcome!!!
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The “Think Tank” would be for free, non-profit and non-commercial. This “Think
Tank” activity is just for fun. The goal is to bring people together and to work
toward a common goal on a topic that affects the daily lives of computer users.


The activity will be conducted in English.

To Participate:

Please send an email with your name, field of
study and maximum two (2) pictures that represent or depict your creativity.

Please submit your email by 1. April to the following email address:
rapheal@rapheal.de

On 2. April we will select the team of people who shall create a powerful
dynamic of thinkers with various backgrounds. You will then receive an
invitation to join the “Think Tank” activity.

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Activity Schedule:

Day 1.
*Introduce each other
*Socialize through a personal design session
*Presentation about future needs of the computer
*Discussion "For who is the computer designed?"

Day 2.
*Building Teams
*Brainstorming inspired from keywords generated by the discussion on Day 1.

Day 3.
*Research in Teams about the topics: "Computer": “Technology of the Future
Computer?”, “Internet: What is next?”, “Computers for the 3rd World?”, “How the
computer changed our relationships”........
*Presentations from each group about research topics


Day 4.

*Brainstorming in the Group
*Presentations of each group

Day 5.

*Brainstorming in the Group
*Presentations of each group

Day 6.

*Building a Model or "Paper Prototype"
or
*Building a Model with Rhino or similar software

Day 7.

*Final Presentations
* Party!!!

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Hope to see you there!


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