Monday, January 24, 2011

January 24 Location City Machine Walk

Portland location activists Aaron Parecki and Amber Case speak about mobile location tonight at Mobile Portland. They are responsible for the Geoloqi app and embeddable technology. Their talk is a survey of the geolocation world, how the capability can be used and demonstrations of real applications. At Urban Airship/ Cloud Four (Thanks!) 334 NW 11th 6PM Free

Portland civic discourse activists the Portland City Club sponsor a talk by Space Syntax, pedestrian planners with a very cool name. While automobile traffic planning is subject to extensive standard models, pedestrian planning has been intuitive and seat of the pants. No more, space syntax has become one of the world's experts on predicting where pedestrians will go. This should be a fascinating talk by Tim Stonor founder and managing director of London-based Space Syntax. At Jimmy Mak's, 221 NW 10th Map Doors 5:30PM, discussion 6. Free

Machine Project maker activists round out the evening as part of the PSU Monday night lecture series. Machine Project takes social practice into the art, craft and fabrication world, in the LA home and on the road to arts organizations. Talk in the Shattuck Hall Annex out front, 1914 SW Park Avenue, at the corner of SW Broadway and Hall on the PSU campus. 7:30PM Free

Project Grow hosts a show by Portland social practice artist Avalon Kalin documenting his Walkshops, many with the artists at Project Grow. His website gives a better idea of what's involved, or just show up this evening or until January 28 at the Project Grow gallery to find out about it! At Project Grow at the Port City Development Center. 2156 N Williams Ave at Tillamook. 7PM-10