Baratunde SXSW 2012 Keynote: How To Read The World

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For a behind-the-scenes of how the talk came together, listen to Baratunde's soundcloud podcast. http://soundcloud.com/baratunde/baratundecast-cultivatedwit On 10 March 2012, Baratunde Thurston, author of How To Be Black and Director of Digital at The Onion delivered the opening keynote at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin TX. His main thesis is that comedy is a revolutionary art and language that can and does help advance the cause of freedom and understanding in an increasingly complicated world, whether it's the complexity of geo-politics or digital noise. Link to video of the presentation will come soon.

Text of Baratunde SXSW 2012 Keynote: How To Read The World

  • How To Read The World @baratunde #keynotunde at #SXSW
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  • #SacredClowns #keynotunde
  • #HelloWorld #keynotunde
  • Change = Constant #keynotunde
  • Everyone Can Create #keynotunde
  • Every Thing Is Connected #keynotunde
  • #InternetOfCrap #keynotunde
  • Noise & Confusion #keynotunde
  • Trust? #keynotunde
  • Institutions #keynotunde
  • Egypt #keynotunde
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  • Weve just become so tense about so many things. If people deal withserious issues through laughter andsarcasm, it would be a great thing. - Bassem Yousef #keynotunde
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  • Venezuela #keynotunde
  • Afghanistan #keynotunde
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  • Iran #keynotunde
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  • When you can make fun ofyourself, people are more receptive to what you have to say.@SamanArbabi #SXSW 9 Mar 2012 #keynotunde
  • #DigitalWorld #keynotunde
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  • Comedy In The Code #keynotunde
  • The code writer and screenwriter have to work together. - Ben Silverman #keynotunde
  • #SoWhat #keynotunde
  • A cultivated wit, one that badgers less, can persuade all the more. Artful ridicule can address contentious issues more competently and vigorously than can severity alone. - Horace aka #RomanDude #keynotunde
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  • #ThankYou . #SXSW @SummitSeries @TheOnion @JJPolitics @RainaKumra @SamanArbabi @WMouseD @PriyaParker @AnandWrites @Feleaks .#MyFamily @JustBYoga #TeamBaratunde #YouPeople #AllBlackPeople #UnpaidInterns