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Re: Vloggercamp Who is going?

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  • ruperthowe
    This is what I m talking about. With ideas like this, we could change the world. ... wiki, ... days. ... weirdos, but ... as a ... speak. ... cutting ...
    Message 1 of 57 , Jul 1, 2008
      This is what I'm talking about. With ideas like this, we could change
      the world.

      --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "ractalfece" <john@...> wrote:
      >
      > If I make it to vloggercamp. And I'm really gonna try. If I make it
      > I'll sit around and bullshit about kicking some mothervloggin ass with
      > whoever will listen. Here's an idea that popped into my head and I
      > don't know what to do with it. So I'm going to pretend I'm looking
      > into a camp fire with a beer in my hand. Because that's really where
      > ideas like this should go. Into a fire.
      >
      > Okay, you know the youtube system, how suggested videos pop up in the
      > player after you watch one? And also there's the related video list
      > over on the sidebar. In the early days it was based on tags. And you
      > could get massive amounts of views by changing your tags to the tags
      > of a popular video. But they've changed the algorithm. I think
      > they're now using some sort of social scoring system sort of like
      > google page rank. And the evidence I'm going on here is the strange
      > experiences I've had with my videos. Someone leaves an intriguing
      > comment and I want to know more about this person. I go to the
      > commenter's youtube profile, I watch one of the commenter's videos and
      > one of my own videos pops up in the player! I've also noticed odd
      > behaviour with the videos I've favorited- they have a tendency to show
      > up on the related sidebar list together.
      >
      > Okay, so do you realize what we as a vlogging community could do? We
      > could create an insular social circle so that the majority of the
      > videos that pop up are from our circle. Nay, our cult! We could all
      > start inserting a single frame of satanic imagery. Think how this
      > will look to the average youtuber. He or she keeps clicking on the
      > videos that youtube suggests and everything youtube serves up has the
      > same dark image inexplicably inserted into it. No better yet: a
      > whispered phrase. Think about it.
      >
      > I'm gonna go take a leak over in those bushes now.
      >
      > WE COULD DRAMATICALLY INCREASE THE WHIRLY SPEED OF THE APOCALYPSE!
      >
      > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "ruperthowe" <rupert@> wrote:
      > >
      > > if i tell my wife that i'm burning $1000 that i can't really afford to
      > > spend 5 days away (including my daughter's birthday) when she's 8
      > > months pregnant and when my sister, her boyfriend and her two kids are
      > > visiting from England and staying in our house.... just for FUN, then
      > > i'll get fired. maritally speaking.
      > > if i'm coming, i'm coming to kick some mothervloggin' ass. not chew
      > > straw and whittle.
      > > R
      > >
      > > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Irina <irinaski@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > rupert
      > > >
      > > > i think this was just for FUN
      > > > heard of it?
      > > >
      > > > On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 3:29 PM, Rupert <rupert@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > 5 have paid - but there are THIRTY people on the list on the
      wiki,
      > > > > right? So. That's where it needs to be to start with. No we've got
      > > > > to persuade each other to put our money where our mouth is.
      > > > >
      > > > > Seems to me that all these people WANT to go, but need to know who
      > > > > else is going before they put their money down and buy their
      > tickets.
      > > > >
      > > > > It's this point, decision time, when we all measure the mood and
      > work
      > > > > out whether it's worth it to us, right?
      > > > >
      > > > > If those 30 people come - and more - this will be a GREAT few
      days.
      > > > >
      > > > > Not just hanging out in the woods with a bunch of video
      weirdos, but
      > > > > a time to really take things to the next level.
      > > > >
      > > > > The events list on the Vloggercamp wiki is still mostly full of
      > ideas
      > > > > for tech lessons.
      > > > >
      > > > > But it seems to me that most of us who are going have cracked the
      > > > > technology a long time ago.
      > > > >
      > > > > We're not pioneers in anything any more. Everyone with a broadband
      > > > > connection has watched YouTube.
      > > > >
      > > > > Now we've got to figure out What We Want To Do With It.
      > > > >
      > > > > Both for ourselves personally - as a hobby - and collectively,
      as a
      > > > > group: where the exciting shit is, what the new challenges and
      > > > > opportunities are, to use bullshit Media Convention marketing
      speak.
      > > > >
      > > > > I've heard people talk about collaborative Shows, interactive
      > > > > storytelling, grassroots democracy & journalism, becoming better
      > > > > filmmakers.
      > > > >
      > > > > What *I* want from it is to go and hang out with some of you
      cutting
      > > > > edge motherfuckers and come up with some stuff that we can do
      > > > > TOGETHER. Make some stuff there and then, and come away with plans
      > > > > for the next year.
      > > > >
      > > > > COME ON! Sign up, let's make this an unmissable event, a much
      needed
      > > > > turning point and new beginning.
      > > > >
      > > > > Rupert
      > > > > http://twittervlog.tv
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > On 30-Jun-08, at 7:45 AM, Bill Streeter wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > We have 5 people who have registered.
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com
      > > <videoblogging%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > > > Irina <irinaski@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > SO
      > > > > > whats the count RIGHT NOW bill
      > > > >
      > > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --
      > > > http://geekentertainment.tv
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > > >
      > >
      >
    • schlomo rabinowitz
      Nice! I m interested! On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:29 AM, Steve Garfield ... -- Schlomo Rabinowitz http://schlomolog.blogspot.com
      Message 57 of 57 , Jul 17, 2008
        Nice! I'm interested!

        On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:29 AM, Steve Garfield <steve@...>
        wrote:

        > Next year...
        >
        > I just got off the phone with Bill Densmore from UMass and the New England
        > News Forum.
        >
        > He's planning a media conference for next June 3-6.
        >
        > We spoke about opening up the campus to compatible conferences like Podcamp
        > and
        > Vloggercon... He's interested...
        >
        > So I just wanted to put this out as an option for discussions on a future
        > gatherings.
        >
        > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com <videoblogging%40yahoogroups.com>,
        > "Lauren Galanter" <lgalanter@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > I'm sad to see it canceled, but I'd be game for an alternative plan as
        > well
        > > if others are. Another camping thing, or...anything to do in St. Louis,
        > > since that's where people have their flights booked to?
        >
        >
        >



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