Matthew Sheret



'Talking with people' – workshop for public sector technologists, for IxDA Oslo

'The strategy is delivery' – a talk about working at GDS, for IxDA Oslo


‘Pages Lost’ – talk about the broken present and emergent futures of digital comics, for Design of Understanding, London


For most of my time at GDS I didn't give any external talks. I wrote around 160 for Mike Bracken and the other senior staff though.


‘Brevity and content’ – talk about the work of GDS for LDNIA


1000 Words – a day of talks about visual culture, held as part of Thought Bubble Comics Festival

‘Words and pictures and process’ – talk about form and effect at IxDA London

‘The bit between Data and You’ – talk about data, intimacy and scale for Web Directions South, Sydney

‘Noise by Numbers’ – talk about, Eurosonic in Groningen


‘Campire Stories’ – talk about building space for users to invest in products, UX Hamburg

‘Kieron Gillen, Supervillain’ – talk about fandom, roleplay and comics for Playful, London


‘The Data will Improve Rockets’ – talk about personal data and Doctor Who, delivered first at Skillswap Brighton and improved for Design by Fire in Utrecht

‘Sense-making in the Scrobbling’ – article about my work at for the Design of Understanding journal

‘Pocket Scale’ – talk about data, intimacy and time travel for dConstruct, Brighton

‘Text in Space’ – talk about the rhetoric of space exploration for SameAs Space, London

‘Storytelling’ – (my first ever talk!) for History Hack Day, London