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  • Jan McLaughlin
    A multi-camera shoot of something amazing produced / organized by BarCamp. Jan ... -- The Faux Press - better than real http://fauxpress.blogspot.com [Non-text
    Message 1 of 57 , Feb 1, 2007
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      A multi-camera shoot of something amazing produced / organized by BarCamp.

      Jan

      On 2/1/07, Dean Collins <mailinglist1@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "Jay dedman" <jay.dedman@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > > As some of you may have read yesterday the reason for me
      > subscribing
      > > > to this group is that I'm on the organising commitee for
      > > > www.BarCampUSA.org which is a 'mega' barcamp being held in
      > Wisconsin
      > > > in August (23rd to 26th) later this year.
      > > > It is projected that over 5000+ people from around the world (I
      > have
      > > > friends/colleagues coming from as far as Australia, Singapore,
      > India)
      > > > are going to get together for 4 days straight 24 hours a day.
      > > > The reason for reaching out yesterday to this group was to make
      > video
      > > > bloggers aware of this event because we have had an overwhelming
      > > > response from the podcasting community (they already have about
      > 10
      > > > different events scheduled over the course of the 4 days and
      > will be
      > > > organising a podshack etc as a communal point for all things
      > podcast).
      > > > Personally I wanted to see a lot more video related activities
      > so I
      > > > reached out yesterday to ask who wanted to take this project on,
      > not
      > > > important who but noteably it was the quiet achievers in the
      > group
      > > > who reached out and put their hand up to take on this project
      > (i'm
      > > > sure they are looking for more volunteers and creative ideas so
      > > > contact me if you think you have what it takes).
      > >
      > > here's the link to the Videoblogging section that Robyn started:
      > > http://www.barcampusa.org/wiki/index.php?title=Videoblogging
      > >
      > > Dean, what's the story behind the event?
      > > who are the organizers?
      > >
      > > Jay
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --
      > > Here I am....
      > > http://jaydedman.com
      > >
      >
      >
      > Hi Jay,
      >
      > Same as any of the events started at http://BarCamp.org a few people
      > sitting around in New York or Sydney or Singapore and going....we
      > should organise a group of people to get together and talk about
      > whats important to us.
      >
      > The BarCampUSA guys are just the same, but they thought "lets see
      > what we can do with the barcamp pricinples but how can we make it
      > different".
      >
      > Note no one said 'Better'.
      >
      > I think there is a lot of different experiences to be gained by
      > dramatically increasing both the size and the globality (word?) of a
      > barcamp event.
      >
      > There is nothing wrong with a barcamp of 50 people in San Francisco
      > where you get to interact 1 on 1 with pretty much everyone in the
      > room.
      >
      > But there is also a lot of stuff to be gained by having an event with
      > 5000+ people and having discussions about video blogging with a guy
      > from Sydney or a girl from India.
      >
      > There is also a lot of scope for events just not possible at a
      > smaller barcamp (such as some of the after hours entertainment lined
      > up).
      >
      > Like I said before, I think an event like this deserves or warrants
      > us thinking outside of the box to see how we can really blow the roof
      > off this event.
      >
      > What do you want to do in the world of video blogging that was never
      > possible before today but you could implement at this event just
      > because of the scale (workshops on CC licenses and implementation of
      > machine readable license metadata for one would stop a lot of
      > bitching in this group :P - well here is your chance).
      >
      > The balls in your court.
      >
      >
      > Cheers,
      > Dean
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
      >
      >
      >


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    • Jay dedman
      ... cool...just found the FAQ: http://www.barcampusa.org/wiki/index.php?title=FAQ tickets: http://www.barcampusa.org/wiki/index.php?title=Tickets Jay -- Here I
      Message 57 of 57 , Feb 1, 2007
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        > I guess this gives you an insight into the magnitude of the 'raw
        > space' we are providing and why we are so stoked about it.
        > Tickets go on sale next week; there are 'bonuses' for early ticket
        > purchases and in addition all people purchasing tickets before 1st of
        > May will get early access to both the site and campgrounds (eg you
        > can get in on wednesday afternoon rather than have to wait for
        > Thursday morning).
        > Anything else I missed out on?

        cool...just found the FAQ:
        http://www.barcampusa.org/wiki/index.php?title=FAQ

        tickets:
        http://www.barcampusa.org/wiki/index.php?title=Tickets

        Jay

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        Here I am....
        http://jaydedman.com
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