Brazilian freelance journalist and PhD candidate in Visual Arts at Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Holds a Master's degree in Semiotics (2012-2014) at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo and a BSc degree in Journalism (2008-2011) at Faculdade Cásper Líbero. Currently works with innovation, futurism and research at UP, being responsible for the blog and the newsletter UP Future Sight. Worked as a Brazilian localization game tester at Rockstar Lincoln. Creator of the fashion blog Fiercekrieg (2010-present) and the Facebook page Ponto Ômega and has articles published in websites such as Versions, Kill Screen, Folha de S.Paulo, Syfy, Neon Dystopia, and texts published in magazines such as Fast Life. A researcher of technology trends at Envisioning, she is also a freelancer writer and researcher in the area of futurology and technological innovation. She has academic papers published in books and journals, which were presented in national and international universities such as University of Vienna. She has science fiction short stories published in anthologies, besides her series of cyberpunk e-books REQU13M. She presented the podcast focused on electronic music HEXCAST at the British online radio station futuremusic.fm until 2016. She interpreted the character Luna for an immersive futurology and science fiction inspired project for companies, FEXco. She manages the Facebook page Ponto Ômega, which is focused sharing news on science, technology and science fiction. As a lecturer, she joined events such as Virada Empreendedora and TEDxMauá 2017. https://www.linkedin.com/in/lidiazuin/Locked Pro Plan feature
Content creation and research in futurology, science fiction and trends.
Writing essays about technology and futurology.
Researcher of trends in technology. Worked on projects for clientes such as the Armasuisse (Deftech 2017 and 2018), Oxiteno and World Global Summit.
Researcher and planner assistant. Blog editor, newsletter curator and leader of the project UP Future Sight. We believe that the future is already here, though not evenly distributed. In order to make it available for everyone, we translate these scenarios with the help of a collective intelligence and we tell stories of the present and the future with a more integrated and conscious view. We research trends in innovation and technology and, based on these studies, we create reports, transmedia content, experience and visualization of scenarios based on the methodology of design fiction that brings the inspiration of science fiction to the present.
Lecturer in events and courses. Discussed themes: futurism and futurology, innovation and technology, virtual reality, science fiction, transhumanism, art and culture. Lectures in events and courses: Festival Path (2018), TEDxMauá (2017), Virada Empreendedora (2017), GloboNews Prisma (2018), Bradesco Garage Week (2018), Friends of Tomorrow SP (2018), Roadsec (2017), Abril Cyberpunk/Unicamp (2017), PROWEEK/Anhembi Morumbi (2016), BRVR (2016), International Summer School on Communication and Media/University of Vienna (2011).
Trends research on consumer behavior and technological innovation. Production of reports, talks, lectures and experiences using the design fiction methodology. Clients: GloboNews, Pirelli, Bradesco, JCB, Alelo.
Writer on the project Bem Phyno and admin of the vintage store Bem Phyna page on Facebook (http://bemphyna.com).
Chief editor and content manager for social media. Texts about blockchain.
Fashion articles for Farfetch's blog project.
Articles about videogames, technology, culture, art and philosophy.
Finding, reproducing and fixing linguistic errors or problems in-game. Reporting and revision of those errors or problems. Proofreading and looking for inconsistencies in context and style throughout large text files – ensuring the language text matches the English. Providing translations when required. Tracking and ensuring consistency of in-game terminology between languages and projects. Researching topics to ensure authentic and accurate contextual use of language. Providing critical analysis and feedback in report form, in a clear and concise way. Working closely with the team to share ideas and suggestions, involving others in decision making. Member of the newsletter and content creation committee.
Writes about science fiction, society, culture, technology, philosophy and science.
PhD candidate in visual arts. My thesis is about the search for immortality in imagery.
Master degree in communication and semiotics. My thesis was about the work of the Austrian painter Gottfried Helnwein.
Bachelor degree in journalism. My thesis was about the military aesthetics in industrial music. I also completed an undergraduate research about cyberculture and Japanese animation.