We’re almost there: the 2010 Do It Yourself SHiFT conference is starting this week. The next 16th and 17h at Teatro Aberto, Lisbon, we meet again to discuss and share Social and Human Ideas For Technology, after the 2 previous successful editions.
Tinkerers, thinkers, hackers, technologists or curious people by nature can find something of their interest on the several talks and workshops. Here’s a preview:
- 5 PARA A MEIA-NOITE, RTP2: how the first cross-platform show in Portugal made us re-think it all
Bruno Lima Santos
- about starting a coworking space
- Branding Today
- Deconstructing DIY
- Grappling the “Zhou Dynasty” in emerging markets
- Guerilla Tactics for Developers
- Hack Your Way to Being a Recognized Expert
- Open Source Hardware – Of Makers and Tinkerers
- SHiFT to Sustainable Prosperity
- Stop thinking, its bad for ya.
- The birth of a company-wide wiki
- Work like the Network: Six ways organizations are fundamentally reorganizing since the advent of the Internet
The 2 day event is more than a tech conference: it’s about how technology can be used to be achieve a positive change in society. The casual setting is a great chance to meet other people and learn about new things. Better yet, not only learn, but Do It Yourself.
Disclaimer: i’m a symbolic last minute helper of the fantastic team organizing the event.