The entire history of humans and visual thinking in 5 min. (From my SXSW talk.)

Last week at SXSW in Austin I had the chance to debut my new book concepts. SXSW had been nice enough to invite me back for a third time in a row, so I thought I'd share all new material. (I know the comparison is a stretch, but I felt like a comedian testing out new jokes with a friendly audience.)

I called my talk "Blah Blah Blah: What to do When Words Don't Work" and I was really happy with the response: the audience Twittered like mad and it was all good as far as I could see.

Teehan+Lax shot this great clip of my concluding 5 minutes: my whirlwind tour through the entire 32,000 year history of humans and pictures. Check it out:

SXSW 2010: Dan Roam on Visual Thinking from Teehan+Lax on Vimeo.

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2 thoughts on “The entire history of humans and visual thinking in 5 min. (From my SXSW talk.)

  1. Dan, I’ve been reading your blog for quite some time and love it when you post the videos from places you present. This one in particular was so intriguing because in your illustration about how old the cave paintings are from Lascaux, France, the little people representing a “generation” are so easy to think about. But then you expand the idea to show us more concretely how we can think about 32,000 years ago. Well done.

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