2006/07/20 Proposed Agenda

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NOTE: THIS WEEK WE ARE MEETING IN A NEW LOCATION. The Berkman Center for Internet & Society has moved to a large, yellow Victorian building at 23 Everett Street. The conference room we will use for the meetings is on the second floor. It’s number 202. It’s just across from the elevator and to the immediate right of the stairs. (No, it’s not the men’s room.) The building is a short distance from Baker House, where we used to meet.

  • Introductions
  • Let’s catch up. How are people spending their summers?
  • Upcoming events of interest:
  • Various upcoming & potential stuff on our schedule:
    • July 27: open (Colin R? Zach?)
    • August 3: Something taking advantage of all the fabulous Wikimania folks who will already be in town, especially those here for Hacking Days
    • Get Colin Rhinesmith to report-back to us on the Media Giraffe conference, Democracy and Independence: Sharing News and Politics in a Connected World
    • Zach would like to present on a new project he is affiliated with, Others Online
    • We’re percolating at least one something to do with Second Life
    • Dan Bricklin, known for his work on VisiCalc and wikiCalc
    • Someone who can fill us in on what’s happening with China and the Internet –> Rebecca MacKinnon will be speaking with us sometime after she gets back from her current summer trip to China and other parts of Asia.
    • Ben Sheldon and something about maps
    • Adam and something about maps
    • Brett on Ubuntu
    • If you want to help shepherd a potential future topic or if you have ideas of your own, please talk to Erica or j. We’d love – and could really use – your help!
  • Eat:
    • This week: Cambridge Common
    • Last week: Redbones

During the meeting, participate via:

  • Probably no webcast because of the move last week
  • IRC chat

  • Join us at Baker House 23 Everett Street!

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