by Josephine Yang at The Learning Loft, SF
An inside look through a depressed person’s eyes and, at one point, from a hospital psych wing. I will discuss depression under social and psychological lenses: methods of treatment, what makes it an illness and not an emotion, why it is just as crippling as physical chronic conditions, how to support people with depression.
Slides available on Prezi.
by Stephen Frey at The Learning Loft, SF
Last year, a team of 30 neuroscientists, engineers, designers, and artists created the world’s first interactive laboratory of brain technology at the Exploratorium museum. In this talk, I will offer an inside view into our design process, and takeaways for how to creatively communicate scientific topics
Slides available on Google Slides.
by Forrest Lin at The Learning Loft, SF
Travel shouldn’t ever be a miserable experience. Learn how to have the upper hand in this backwards industry and travel better and cheaper.
by Byron Zhang & Robin Kuang at The Learning Loft, SF
Byron and Robin take you through the story of South Korea’s greatest export, from subculture to global phenomenon. We’ll reveal the seoul behind an industry that is at its best paradigm-shifting and culture-defining and at its worst distorting and hyper-sexualizing, and bring it all back to how it’s changed the minds of two young asians boys forever.
by Puiyan L at The Learning Loft, SF
10 facts you probably didn’t know about the Caribbean US territory: A glimpse into the island’s history, politics, economy, and culture.
by Bill Mei at The Learning Loft, SF
With the Internet, we have ever more powerful tools at our disposal to communicate ideas and reach a wide audience. What happens when old media abuses this power to manipulate us into parting with our money? I’ll show you how to identify the tactics used by every organization today to steal your attention and how to defend against undue influence from someone with an agenda.
by Stephen Pon at The Learning Loft, SF
Fermentation is a preservation method mankind has practiced since the beginning of civilization. In this talk, we will discuss this technique’s impact on our diet, history, culture, and on the way learn some great ways to use this method in our own lives!
by Justin Nguyen at The Learning Loft, SF
What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? Is that the thing where you breakdance and fight at the same time? Which is your favorite analogy for it: human chess or combat yoga? Why should I do it? My 12 year old cousin is a black belt. Can he beat you up?
by Joyce Lau at The Learning Loft, SF
Stop drawing stick figures and start drawing properly proportioned human bodies. An interactive lesson in drawing!
by Maggie Cai at The Learning Loft, SF
A short presentation on the eccentric founder of fashion’s most iconic brands and why she is still one of the ultimate business and culture icons.