Given that doing a presentation can make us quite anxious, we sometimes forget that it can also be a light hearted experience. Today, we’d like to share with you 5 talks that really showcase how humour can be a great way to engage your audience. Prepare yourself for some hilarity.
Seth Godin: This is Broken!
Do you constantly get the feeling that some things are just not working as they should be? That they are broken? Well, Seth Godin certainly thinks so! Watch this awesome presentation that shows lots of daily examples of stuff that are just not done right. Some of them are harmless, other could cause you some trouble, but all of them will make you laugh.
James Vetch: This is what happens when you reply to spam email
We have all received spam emails by “African royalties” that promise to make us millionaires quickly. Hopefully, the times when people actually believed them and ended up being scammed are gone. But what happens if you try to have some fun with them? That’s what British comedian James Veitch did and the results are hilarious.
Kelli Anderson: Disruptive Wonder for a Change
Kelli Anderson shows that even the most routine daily procedures can become fresh and exciting. Watch her presentation and see how her unconventional designs can change even the most boring objects in a way you didn’t expect to be possible. Everyday life could be so much fun with just a tiny effort!
Charlie Todd: The Shared Experience of Absurdity
What happens when a bunch of people start acting weird in the subway, in the library or any other public place? Charlie Todd tells us about some scenes of absurdity that he and his group performed and how people reacted to such scenes. Whilst surprise and laughter are inevitable when you see 7 guys without pants in the subway, there were other effects as well. It turns out fun brings people together.
Rives – The 4am Mystery
What do a Polish poet, a British actress and a country music Hall of Famer have in common? Poet Rives decides to dissect the almost mythical hour “four in the morning” that gets a lot of attention. Is there are a giant conspiracy behind the series of coincidences he found? Decide for yourself.