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If you live in or near Seattle, try to make it BarCamp Seattle this weekend. Common Craft is a sponsor - I'll see you there. What's BarCamp? I suppose you want an explanation in Plain English? I'll try, but here's the Wikipedia page. People have gotten tired of the normal conference format. Speakers on a stage, everyone else quiet. Everyone knows the best stuff happens over lunch or in the hallways. BarCamp is an event that happens in cities around the world that offers a different, more... Continue Reading
Pink shirts - that may be the one thing that will stick out years from now - the pink, er, fuchsia, shirts of BarCamp Vancouver 2007. This is not to say that the content and people weren't amazing - they were. But the shirts were unforgettable. This was my first actual Bar Camp, but I've become accustomed to the unconference format and really dig it. It gives everyone an equal chance to be involved in a low-key, highly diverse, fun environment with interesting people. It's no surprise that... Continue Reading
BarCamp Vancouver is about to lift off and I'm so excited. Vancouver is easily one of my most favorite cities in the world and happens to have a load of great people - many of which are planners of the event. I was there was for Northern Voice and Moose Camp - the unconference in the Spring. For that event I signed up for a session early and then remember it the night before the event. Luckily Nancy White was there to co-host the talk on "New Rules for the New Communities" which made all... Continue Reading
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