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Flash Forward Conference

October 22, 2008

In August I was a speaker at the Flash Forward Conference in San Francisco, the conference of the Flash Technology industry. I also hosted their awards show – “The Oscars of Flash” – and performed a number of interstitial magic pieces that incorporated themes and ideas about Flash technology. You can read a nice write-up […]

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Adobe Distinguished Lecturer series

October 22, 2008

On October 28th I be spoke at Adobe headquarters in San Jose, as part  of their Distinguished Lecturer series.  I had a capacity crowd at the San Jose location, and the talk was simulcast to Adobe’s Seattle and San Francisco locations where there were also substantial turnouts, and all took place in the lively Q&A […]

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New Yorker Festival

October 22, 2008

I helped Adam Gopnik, who wrote the New Yorker piece on magic, put together a panel as part of the New Yorker Festival.  Video of the panel discussion is now online. Some of the magic, by John Thompson and myself, was performed during the Q&A, which was excluded from the video.

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Some upcoming appearances

September 30, 2008

GEL SALON DINNER: Later this week I‘ll be attending a salon dinner hosted by Mark Hurst of the Good Experience newsletter (http://www.goodexperience.com)  I’ll be a speaker at the 2009 GEL (Good Experience Live) conference, April 30 – May 1, 2009 in New York City http://www.gelconference.com/, and this is a dinner gathering of some of my fellow speakers. […]

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