Video takes too long and photographs don’t say anything — visual note-taking is the perfect medium for capturing your live event. Think of it as cartoon journalism: I listen for the stories and ideas worth stealing, then I turn them into images that are fun, instantly digestible, and easily shared around the web.
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From The Economist’s Human Potential Conference
Jeffrey Tambor, from SXSW 2010
Notes from SXSW 2009
The National on Austin City Limits
I love teaching folks how to take notes with pictures, words, and visual thinking.
My workshops can be tweaked for almost any environment or occupation.
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In 2010, I organized a standing-room-only SXSW panel that launched a small army of visual note-takers. Watch the panel →