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Pick ME! Pick Me!

Please go and vote for IHeartSwitch to participate in SXSW Interactive this year. Click here or on the image and give us a thumbs up. I've put together a great talk for SXSW entitled "Duh…It’s Like Tech for Girls <3." 

The description for the seminar is as follows:

"How do you get a fashion-obsessed girl to love and work with electronics and technology? This talk promises to give a breakdown of tactics, which work in igniting that tech spark. We’ll cover principles like throwing out all the “geek speak” technology terms and using skills from traditional crafts. You’ll leave inspired full of tips and insights you can use at home or in your next marketing campaign."

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Second Skin Exhibition in San Francisco

If you are in San Francisco, be sure to stop by the Exploratorium and see the Second Skin: Imaginative Designs in Digital & Analog Clothing Exhibition. The show runs from April 29th to September 7th, 2009. For those who are unable to attend, watch this video and experience it vicariously:

 

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Alison at SXSW

Soft Circuit Workshop in L.A.

Our friend Syuzi over at fashioningtechnology.com is holding a soft circuit workshop in LA on Febrary 22nd. This is a great way to meet other smart crafters and get your hands dirty with electronic threads and materials.

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High Tech gear for Olympic Fencers

This year, the Olympic fencers showed off in style and wore helmets that display the scores through LED technology. Check out the smart articles and poetic imagery as seen on Gizmodo and on Big Picture at Boston.com. 

 

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Balenciaga Plays with Light

Nicolas Ghesquière of Balenciaga plays with light in his spring 2009
collection and is categorized as sci-fi and futuristic. He responds to
critics saying "I don't think its futurism, I think its today." Take a peep and make up your own mind. Are the design's TODAY or TOMORROW?

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