I gave an unusual talk - beamed into Bristol's Watershed - for the Playable City Conference in Sept 2014. As a guest of their wonderfully enthusiastic and ambitious director Clare Reddington. Here are my notes from the talk (unabridged and unedited). I also made a bit of a video version as well. >>Read More
In the deluge of conferences and talk shops - Remix is one of the few I wouldn't do without.
Sitting (lonely) at the junction of culture, technology and entrepreneurship it brings together naturally creative, curious and organizationally capable people. I find it refreshing and challenging (and a tiny bit chaotic). It reminded me why I love the arts.
I gave a 20 minute keynote at Remix's Sydney conference in May 2014. And listened to some fabulous speakers. Hopefully soon I will be able to embed a video of the talk here.Read More
Alongside the Remix 2014 summit in Sydney, the ABC took the pulse of a few of us producing these short talking head films discussing ideas around ethics, creativity and cities of the future.
Interesting to shoot, and unfortunately really hard to share individual films - so you need to go to the ABC site to hear what we had to say: http://www.abc.net.au/arts/ThePolemicSeries/Remix/default.htm
Adrian & Siobhan have posted an interview I did with Siobhan as part of their terrific Out the Front podcast series. A meandering and occasionally mumbly podcast on creativity and culture and why I choose to work on the other side of the world from all the important people.
Full transcript is here: http://outthefront.com.au/2014/tom-uglow/Read More
Google brought their Big Tent to Sydney last year and invited a number of people to talk about the internet and it's impact on the future, and the current state of the arts and culture. Obviously I opted to talk about the future of everything. Not exactly my 'most watched' talk (and I'm wearing a shirt). But here it is anyway: