2007/10/04 Proposed Agenda


Rick Burns of 9Neighbors joins us to talk about their Web presence and their work.

Next week, Lisa Williams will lead a session on blog blahs.

Upcoming events of interest:

  • Pecha Kucha 2: live blogging & such, October 12
  • PodCamp, October 26-28
  • FOSSCamp, October 27-28
  • BarCamp Boston, not in October
  • See the Berkman Calendar for upcoming Berkman stuff.
  • Feel free to publicize related events here! Let Erica or j know, comment, or add them yourself if you have an editor account.

Various upcoming & potential stuff on our schedule:

  • 10/11: Lisa Williams leads a conversation on the blog blahs
  • Second Life – 1) a guided tour + how-to session | 2) a debate on it. Good? Bad? Both?
  • Dan Bricklin, known for his work on VisiCalc and wikiCalc
  • People to do sessions on maps & mapping: Ben Sheldon / Adam / Tracy Rolling of Platial
  • Digital natives: ask Erin Mishkin
  • For parents: what *are* your kids doing on the social web? Get a few students to lead it.
  • What’s the latest in the Free Culture movement? (and what about the Miro player?)
  • Skype: How does it work? Why use it? j can lead something
  • People to do sessions on video: Steve Garfield / David Temez of Boston Media Makers
  • OpenID – Why you should use it, why you should develop with it (ask Rod Begbie)
  • Streaming radio – how to make your own streaming radio station, the new rules around it
  • Principles of design/UI, how to learn as a beginner?
  • Latest tools for blogging / Latest mashups and widgets / How have tools changed in the past year or so?
  • you?
  • 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!+

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