Re: [videoblogging] Re: Jeff Pulver
- A multi-camera shoot of something amazing produced / organized by BarCamp.
On 2/1/07, Dean Collins <mailinglist1@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "Jay dedman" <jay.dedman@...>
> > > As some of you may have read yesterday the reason for me
> > > to this group is that I'm on the organising commitee for
> > > www.BarCampUSA.org which is a 'mega' barcamp being held in
> > > in August (23rd to 26th) later this year.
> > > It is projected that over 5000+ people from around the world (I
> > > friends/colleagues coming from as far as Australia, Singapore,
> > > 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
> > > bloggers aware of this event because we have had an overwhelming
> > > response from the podcasting community (they already have about
> > > different events scheduled over the course of the 4 days and
> will be
> > > organising a podshack etc as a communal point for all things
> > > 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,
> > > important who but noteably it was the quiet achievers in the
> > > who reached out and put their hand up to take on this project
> > > 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
> 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
> 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
> 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.
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> I guess this gives you an insight into the magnitude of the 'rawcool...just found the FAQ:
> 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?
Here I am....