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Fck Stats, Make Art at SxSW09 flashback

Fck Stats, Make Art at SxSW, March 13, 2009 was a big day for me speaking to a load of my pals and smart/interesting folks at the big crazy con-fab. Where i really dialed in my schtick with the old-timey suitcase fulla treats and “paper point” collages to direct the story.

That night, saw Black Angels rock Psychedelic fest, had a sip of whiskey and a lil puff o something with them afterwards. Met the marvellous queen of Austin Kim Eitze, rode in a magic pedi-cab and rode that good vibe through days of hi-jinks leading to the next few years of rocking so many speakings gigs including TedX, Pecha Kucha x4, Northern Voice, Assoc of Alt Newspapers, and a return to SxSW for “Crowd Sourcing Projects like Tom Sawyer“.

Anyhow, always more to say but came here to share a roundup of the Fck Stats Make Art gig with a buncha snaps, tweets, blogs and whatnot. I have a great hat from David White and a best shirt ever and of course a smoking jacket and pipe cause im not a savage.

Crowd Sourcing Like Tom Sawyer – Board Game Prezo Artifacts

Published on Apr 23, 2014

“Tom Sawyer famously talked his gang into paying him for the privilege of painting a fence white while he sat by and supervised. In this talk, Dave Olson shared how companies can use their community to crowd source projects, bringing passionate users in to mutually benefit both your work and the community members. In this storytelling talk, Challenges, strategies, and successful examples were all shared.”

Artifacts from a talk by Dave Olson at SXSWi 2012 called “Crowd Sourcing Community Projects the Tom Sawyer way.

Crowd sourcing project examples include:

* True North Media House, a citizen media-making campaign during Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010

* Hootsuite international translation project, which made the popular social media tool available in over a dozen languages including Arabis and Polish

* Phones for Fearless campaign, a project which collection un/used camera phones to redistribute to poor/homeless residents of Vancouver’s DTES

Additionally, the artifacts, created from recycled board games and collage art, also explore motivations for participation.

More coverage of the SXSW talk at Social Artifact Roundup

RobQuig: SXSW: ‘Crowdsourcing Community Projects Like Tom Sawyer’

RobQuig: SXSW: ‘Crowdsourcing Community Projects Like Tom Sawyer’

Crowd Sourcing Projects like Tom Sawyer at SxSWi 2012 (full round-up)

Compelling stories, good times and treats! SXSawyer Reminder

Catch HootSuite’s VP of Community, Dave Olson, at SXSW on Saturday March 10th at 12:30 for “Crowd Sourcing Community Stories the Tom Sawyer Way” http://owl.li/9xgbn

I want to be this guy every day… Fck Stats, Make Art at @SxSW09

I want to be this guy every day in state of happiness and purpose ~ Dave Olson “Fuck Stats Make Art” – SXSW 2009 by @KK http://ow.ly/hnYG

Dave Olson "Fuck Stats Make Art" - SXSW 2009

Round-up w/ photos, twitters, blogs, remix’d art…

Round-up w/ photos, twitters, blogs, remix’d art, slides, annotations, ratings and Elvis – F@ck Stats, Make Art at SXSW09 

F@ck Stats, Make Art spiel at SXSWi 2009 – Round-up Jamboree

F@ck Stats, Make Art spiel at SXSWi 2009 – Round-up Jamboree

SXSW Stories from Middle Earth – Choogle On! #79

SXSW Stories from Middle Earth – Choogle On! #79
SXSW Stories from Middle Earth – Choogle On! #79

Both a preview and recap of SXSW 2009 as Uncle Weed and the Quebecois Correspondent discuss the noted media conference and extravaganza featuring UW’s spiel F@ck  Stats, Make Art – a soliloquy for quality and integrity in creation.

Along with live recordings of Geoff Berner, and The Black Angels comes a recounting a perfect day of upgrading heroes, tasty food, and Austin Psychedelic Music Fest plus more highlights including: RiP Remix Manifesto film, micro-brews at Gingerman, Bruce Sterling, and hugs with new friends.

MISSING Head out to Austin for: SXSW Stories from Middle Earth – Choogle On #79 (.mp3, 33:12, 45MB)

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Front row with Bruce Sterling as he prepares for SxSW09 spiel

Futurist, writer, renegade, thinker… Bruce Sterling gets on game face at SXSW

Note: he took a suitcase on stage much like i did for my Fck Stats, Make Art spiel earlier in the festival. Also, he slayed and his audience was packed (i rocked front row next to his daughter) 

Memos:

Mar 16, 2009 at 22:09 FYI Bruce sterling is scifi writer, futurist, tech pundit, visionary in residence at wired.com and a sxsw legend – hacker

Mar 16, 2009 at 22:09 Bruce sterling takes the stage at #sxsw … With a suitcase … Interesting idea … What’s inside?