Symbols of our Collective Identities in Digital Space: Logos, Icons, Flags, Slogans

Online

In his debut Interintellect salon, Dominic Duffin will lead an exploration of symbols of collective identity, collective identities in digital space, and how our symbols of identity map to these new digital geographies. Many collective identities can make up an individual's unique personal identity. Our membership of these collectives may be out of accident of…

Our Spaces on the Internet: Personal Websites and Social Media

Online

In this Interintellect Salon, Dominic Duffin will lead an exploration of our spaces on the internet, how we use them, how or whether they represent us as individuals, their value as places for learning and experimentation, self-expression and socializing. Most of us probably have multiple spaces on the internet. Personal websites, blogs, social media accounts.…

Time versus Space: The Geographies of a Digital World

In this Interintellect Salon, Dominic Duffin will lead an exploration of  'virtual geography', the possibilities of virtual megacities, whether physical geography still matters in virtual space, and if so, how? Since the dawn of the internet, new virtual geographies have been forming as people gather in digital spaces, some with connections to physical place, but…

$10.00

Digital Collectibles: Ownership and Scarcity; Infinity and Ephemerality?

Online

In this Interintellect Salon, Dominic Duffin will lead an exploration of digital collectibles, why, how and what we collect, and what collecting looks like in virtual space. Human beings love to collect. Whether model aircraft or contemporary art, collectible cards or Swiss watches, collecting for the pleasure of owning and displaying a collection is well…

$15.00

Blockchain, Art and Gaming: A New Culture?

Online

In this salon, Dominic Duffin will lead an exploration of how blockchain, cryptocurrency, NFTs, gaming and digital art come together to create a new culture, and how significant a break this will be. The internet revolutionized and democratized how we think about information, moving us away from a topdown paradigm where information was produced by…

$15.00

Catan & Chat

Online

Join host Dominic Duffin for a fun gathering playing the online edition of the Catan board game with casual conversation. How it works Attendees are encouraged to discuss the game and/or negotiate trading verbally during the game, and engage in casual conversation. The host will manage the game setup and may participate in conversation, but…

Free

Writing and Illustrating with AI: An Exploratory Workshop

Online

There's been quite a buzz recently around generative AI programs such as GPT and Stable Diffusion. In this workshop salon we will work as a group on a short piece of illustrated fiction using tools such as ChatGPT to produce the writing and Midjourney to generate illustrations to accompany it (Since this is a fast…

$20.00

Education for the Information Age: Networked, Decentralized, Self-Sovereign.

Online

What does an Information Age education system look like and how do we get there? In this salon, Dominic Duffin will lead a conversation about the reinvention of education for the Information Age, through tech culture perspectives from venture capital to Bitcoin. Dominic sees a dichotomy between the use of technology to digitize processes and…

$15.00