picnic festival

Ben Hammersley (web, twitter) is quite an erudite technologist and wears many hats, like being Editor at Large at Wired UK but also a messenger from the past. Last week at PICNIC ’11 in Amsterdam, he brought a message from Lord Kelvin: “Radio has no future. Heavier than air flying machines are impossible. X-rays will […]

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If you’re into design, technology, innovation and world-changing stuff that still has to become mainstream, then PICNIC (web, twitter) is an event you shouldn’t pass (disclaimer: I worked for picnic as Marketing Manager for the 2009 and 2010 editions). The Early Bird Ticket expires on July 1st, 2011 … so hurry up to get yours! […]

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This article is about some things we achieved during PICNIC that I’m particularly fond of. We made several things right and probably as many other wrong, but I the end it’s those fun, creative and innovative achievements done with the team that I cherish the most. Big disclaimer: I’ve been the Marketing Manager of PICNIC […]

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In barely five weeks the 5th edition of the PICNIC Festival (aka PICNIC ’10) will take place in Amsterdam and this is your chance to buy your ticket before they eventually go sold out. (read on to find a special benefit for you!) PICNIC ’10 brings you the opportunity to Redesign the World – through […]

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A Picnic is more fun if you bring something of yourself! – says Marcel Kampman (on twitter), Picnic Festival‘s new creative director (disclaimer: I work for Picnic as Marketing Manager). Since I’ve been appointed as creative director for Picnic, a lot of people have shared their ideas and plans with me. And that’s great! This […]

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I know this post might seem just blunt self promotion but since I started Conference Basics, transparency has been an important issue for me. Since July 2009 I have become PICNIC Amsterdam 2009‘s Marketing Manager. I’ve since long admired this event and I am very excited about this new role. As Marketing Manager I’ll am […]

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