conferences

8.30.18

Inside Canada’s First-Ever Flat Earth Conference

We went to see what would happen when the world's most well-known flat earthers got together.

6.5.18

Dear Conference Organizers: You’re Doing Chairs Wrong

Nearly every femme-identifying person I know, myself included, has wrestled with tall bar stools, director’s chairs, and the dreaded microphone dance.

10.2.17

When Creatives and Do-Gooders Come Together, Big Things Can Happen

The second annual Likeminds conference brought together the creative class for the goal of social good.

5.15.17

For Virtual Reality Creators, the "Wild West" Age Is Over

The 2017 Vision VR/AR Summit spent two days in Los Angeles spotting emerging trends in immersive technology.

3.5.17

Reality: Where Does It Go From Here?

The 2017 edition of annual VR and AR conference 'Versions' had a lot of feelings about our future relationship with tech.

3.15.16

How My Favorite Video Game Characters Changed the Way I Dress

What the hell will I wear at this year's gaming conferences? It's a good thing I have iconic female avatars for inspiration.

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6.15.15

A ‘Live Blog’ of Every E3 Press Conference Ever

Join us anytime you like for what is, basically, every conference you'll see at any year's E3.

6.15.15

E3 Press Conferences Are Just the Worst Thing Ever

Good god these rituals need to change, but E3 2015 is unlikely to be the year they do.

4.13.15

How Modern Video Game Coverage Has Reduced Critics to Human Punching Bags

War stories from the frontline of video game journalism, where change was afoot long before the sordid debacle of Gamergate.

3.20.15

The SXSW 21: The 21 Thoughtfluencers Who Won #SXSW

Spring break forever? No way! SXSW4ever, yall!​

8.7.14

​Why Black Hat Conference Talks Get Cancelled

Before you explode in a fit of rage, or cry censorship, remember that canceled talks are a common occurrence for Black Hat.

6.25.14

The Jehovah's Witnesses' Annual Convention Was So Organized It Was Creepy

They oversee everything and leave nothing up to the venue, including cleaning. It's a style of planning and teamwork that must be well practiced after decades of carving up a neighborhood into sectors, and knocking on every door.

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