Technology

ImageThink Master Course at PPTOW WORLDZ

ImageThink Master Course at PPTOW WORLDZ

August 1, 2016

  ImageThink is happy to announce we will be presenting Master Course DRAW YOUR IDEAS INTO ACTION at PPTOW! WORLDZ on Aug 2-3 in LA! Bridge the gap from ideation to execution by simply picking up a pen. Quincy Jones, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Dr. Peter Diamandis, Brit Morin, Tony Hawk, Jane Rosenthal, IN-Q and George Whitesides are among the headlining speakers at this future-focused summit to create the world of tomorrow. “A Harvard for Culture”. See you in LA! Check out our original appearance at PPTOW!

Draw Your Big Idea at Book Passage

Draw Your Big Idea at Book Passage

July 13, 2016

    Brainwave regulators, in-house authors, and spy gear for your fridge: what do they all have in common? They’re all big ideas of some intrigued and engaged San Franciscans! On July 9th, our senior graphic recorder James Lake graphic recorded a social listening mural to promote our new book Draw Your Big Idea at Book Passage at the San Francisco Ferry Building. Social Listening is an interactive Q+A where we ask a question, attendees respond to it, and we draw it up all in real time. These illustrations are tweeted out to further boost their presence and memorialize them forever for attendees. The responses ranged from […]

Draw Your Big Idea Week!

Draw Your Big Idea Week!

June 20, 2016

Our book Draw Your Big Idea is the ultimate productivity tool for you and/or your organization. The exercises will make your brainstorming session more successful, whether it’s just you or a room full of your colleagues. Join the online launch party this week, press & reviews have been pouring in… “Draw Your Big Idea is designed to turn your ideas into reality. Heather and Nora provide a fantastic process for capturing  great ideas in your head, using simple but powerful language.” – Mike Rohde, bestselling author of The Sketchnote Handbook and The Sketchnote Workbook “IMAGETHINK’S NEW BOOK IS SHEER BRILLIANCE. […]

Folks We Admire - Scott Kelly

Folks We Admire – Scott Kelly

April 20, 2016

Astronauts! Radiation! and Twins! discussed by (a twin herself): Ona Rygelis! Once I joined ImageThink, I discovered the tremendous amount of work the company has done in the space and technology field. These topics are of interest to me and I also have a twin sister- so I’m naturally drawn to astronaut Scott Kelly’s story… On March 2, 2016, American astronaut Scott Kelly returned safely to Earth after a 340 day mission aboard the International Space Station. Kelly, and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko, set the record for the longest amount of time spent in space during a single mission, by any astronaut, ever. The […]

Masters of Media Panel for Ad Club of NY

Masters of Media Panel for Ad Club of NY

April 4, 2016

How do you survive in a content driven world? Storytelling is integral, but you don’t have to do it all by yourself. At Ad Club’s Media: Now 2016 conference, ImageThink was graphic recording the Masters of Media Panel. Attendees received valuable insights into engagement, integration and smart partnerships when telling their stories. Creative agencies are storytellers, the trend now is letting the CONSUMERS tell the story Make smart strategic partners Focusing on ART will change the future of marketing in agencies The INDUSTRY has to be the content Cross brain your teams! It is all about agility: diversify your team and problem […]

5 Tech Trends To Watch In 2016

5 Tech Trends To Watch In 2016

February 1, 2016

Written By: Aaron Mayper, graphic recorder at ImageThink (@imagethink) With the new year just starting up, now is the time to think about what trends will prove most influential in 2016.  ImageThink has been privileged with a view into the tech world; here are five trends we noticed as big topics at tech conferences. 1) Live Stream Democratizes Content Even More Social Media, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, has already made an enormous impact on the way brands (not to mention presidential candidates and political revolutions) engage with their audiences. Live stream apps like Meerkat and Periscope promise a new level […]

Folks We Admire: Tracy Chou

Folks We Admire: Tracy Chou

December 16, 2015

Tracy Chou, head software engineer at Pinterest, has an impressive resume.  She began her work in the tech field by interning at Facebook and Google, before taking a leading role at Quora, the site that promises its users “the best answer to any question.” Her list of achievements, however, includes one more major bullet point: making public the massive imbalance of men to women in Silicon Valley.  The tech world is overwhelmingly male, with many companies having only around 10-20% of their workforce represented by women. After the October 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration (named after the great female American computer scientist), where she found others sharing […]

ImageThink’s Guide to Packing a Proper SF Bag

September 24, 2015

ImageThink has been a team of experienced travelers flying out of New York City, before we opened our west coast office in San Francisco. After a few months of settling in, we created this infographic to help others plan their days, including everything you’ll need to take in your bag around San Francisco. The ImageThink Guide to Packing a Proper SF Bag 1. A light jacket is always useful, year round. “There’s one type of weather in San Francisco: San Francisco weather”, says a local San Francisco taxi driver. Sunny and warm during the day, chilly and foggy at night. You can see the beautiful […]

8 Tips for Graphic Recording, From IFVP to You

September 3, 2015

At the 2015 IFVP Conference, “Getting Into The Head of a Graphic Recorder,” a compelling conversation between seasoned practitioners revealed some interesting and valuable insight into what goes on during graphic recording. It’s moderated by Sara Hepner-Waldston, and the speakers were Sophia Liang, Tim Hamons, Donatella Pastorino , Renatta Algalarrondo, and Kelvy Bird. They were generous to share some tips from years of practicing. Here are some tips and tricks that were shared throughout the discussion.   1. Understand your bias. Take into account your knowledge and experience. 2. Step back! Wait for the message, and trust yourself at the front of the room. 3. Read the […]

David Chang Talks Tech in Food

August 25, 2015

At SXSW Interactive, restauranteur and author David Chang spoke with Matt Buchanan about his experience combining tech and dining. Today, almost all companies are tech companies, even if that is not their predominant industry. Tech has changed everything, but David Chang believes its value for dining should be ease for experimentation. He also talked about collecting customer data to enhance the customer’s dining experience. He discussed his new app Maple, which is a “lunchbox on demand” of the best food delivered to your door. Logistics, meal options and price were fine-tuned in a trial and error tech process. David, the self proclaimed “Normavore”, loves normal […]