Just a quick note that Common Craft will be attending SXSWEdu in Austin, TX, March 3-6. If you're going and would like to say hi, please contact us or look me up on the Twitter @leelefever.
Sachi and I are heading to Hawaii soon and we're planning to host a little event in Honolulu. As you may know, Sachi is from Hawaii and we thought it would be fun to meet some good folks. Come enjoy a low key gathering with drinks and pupus. Details: When: Thursday, January 17, 5-7pm Where: The Manifest, 32 N Hotel St., Honolulu We've created a public event on Facebook. Please RSVP there if you can. Mahalo!
It seems like Toronto is becoming a second home for us. I now have plans to be there for a conference called mesh marketing which happens on November 17th. From the website: Mesh brings together people who are passionate about the potential of the Web to change how we live, work and play. mesh is a gathering point for internet visionaries and communicators to Connect, Share and Inspire and to bring focus to emerging ideas and opportunities of the Web. My session is called "A Story in Three... Continue Reading
If you live near Seattle, you should come out to Ignite Seattle 7 on August 3rd at the King Cat Theater, 7-11pm. I'll be doing a talk that night called "Where Goldfish Come From." Ignite Seattle (like other Ignite events) is a night for speakers to present for 5 minutes using 20 slides that display for 15 seconds each. It's similar to the Pecha Kucha format. I'll be one of over 10 speakers that night. You might ask - goldfish? Why goldfish? Well, goldfish happen to be a very important part... Continue Reading
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
Sachi and I will be attending the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) later this month in Washington DC. This will be our first time attending the conference, so you may see us wandering around with lost looks on our faces. Because it's such a huge conference, we're hosting a Tweetup [?] so that we can be sure to meet you. Come say hello! Date: Monday June 29th, 2009 Time: 4:30-6pm Location: Old Dominion Brew House - Convention Center (we've reserved a room in the back) Map You... Continue Reading