Special Death: The Import in Ephemera
Monday, March 14
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Westin Austin Downtown
310 E 5th ST
Today, everything is vulnerable to commodification through technology, diminishing the value of products, services, and even moments in time. In this talk, Michael Krulwich will explore how the mass reproduction and sharing of our lives over platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter is undermining the uniqueness of our individual lives and creating new opportunities for developers and marketers. Michael will explore the social dynamics that have driven the success of today’s social platforms and set out a roadmap for re-establishing the value of fleeting moments and the distinctive character of our individual lives by embracing the ephemeral.
Michael Krulwich is a Senior Researcher at Huge. Trained as a quantitative researcher, Michael has always been pushing research to gather clear and actionable findings, no matter the methodology. H...Show the rest
Michael Krulwich is a Senior Researcher at Huge. Trained as a quantitative researcher, Michael has always been pushing research to gather clear and actionable findings, no matter the methodology. He attended Columbia University where he earned a degree in Psychology and Art History as well as a Master's degree in Quantitative Methods. Before joining Huge he worked in IPG Media Labs, various psychology labs, and at Converseon, a social media consultancy. Extremely well-rounded, Michael practices visual arts through the quickly disappearing practice of color photograms, a process he learned in his Post-Bac experience at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.Hide the rest