• TEDxJNJ event at Liberty Science Center

    TEDxJNJ

    Held on 12/12/12 in the Liberty Science Center, this corporate TEDx event was themed as “The Future of Caring”.

  • The Magic of If

    Ciudad de las Ideas

    La Ciudad de las Ideas is a festival of brilliant minds, a celebration of man’s creativity and curiosity. Peter Durand of Alphachimp created colorful paintings and drawings live for over sixty speakers, scientists, humanists and opinion leaders.

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    ZanaAfrica Empowers Girls

    This week, our friend and collaborator, Megan Mukuria, founder of the amazing Kenyan non-profit ZanaAfrica, is featured in Fast Company magazine as a member of the League of Extraodinary Women.

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    Scribing in Service of Science & Social Innovation

    Alphachimp scribing for the PopTech Social Innovation Fellow These researchers, designers and entrepreneurs are tackling incredibly complex problems and developing fascinating new solutions, involving data visualization, mobile technology, crowdsourcing, and even unmanned drones to deliver healthcare and other services!

Presentations

  • The Myth of Perception

    Recent neuroscience has revealed that dreaming is our permanent, natural state. Surprisingly, this “awake dreaming state” is what we are doing when we go through all of the daily actions of work, love, war and shopping.

    The 7 M’s of Visual Facilitation

    What do zebra stripes have to do with pinstripes and the “baboon brain”? What really goes on in people’s minds (and bodies) during intense meetings? Why is it important to balance aesthetics and information?

latest posts

  • ZanaAfrica

    ZanaAfrica is a Kenyan non-profit developing eco-friendly sanitary pads to provide to young women in Kenya, and they provide health education so that girls can stay in school with confidence.

    Sharing Our Seas

    The Key to a Prosperous Ocean Nation Goal: To raise awareness that our oceans require a multi-dimensional plan that involves …

    The Flame Challenge

    The Flame Challenge launched with help from Alan Alda, dared scientists and educators to submit videos explaining what a flame is—a subtle concept touching on many subfields of physics and chemistry.

  • Make HIV Testing Normal

    This animated layered painting is the result of a 3-month design collaboration between PhD Design students at Chicago’s IIT Institute Design and Kathryn Havens, the physician director of the Women’s Health Pact team at the Zablocki VA in Milwaukee Wisconsin.

    Cholesterol: Friend Before Foe

    This short animated painting created for Scientific American tells the other half of the story about the natural chemical that the media loves to hate.

    The Myth of Perception

    Recent neuroscience has revealed that dreaming is our permanent, natural state. Surprisingly, this “awake dreaming state” is what we are doing when we go through all of the daily actions of work, love, war and shopping.

  • The 7 M’s of Visual Facilitation

    What do zebra stripes have to do with pinstripes and the “baboon brain”? What really goes on in people’s minds (and bodies) during intense meetings? Why is it important to balance aesthetics and information?