Posts Tagged: blogging

The Web and Society

The second keynote of the morning is with Rob Hyndman and Dr. Michael Geist, who will be chatting about the web and society. Here are my notes, with my comments again in italics. I think Michael looks a little like Billy Crystal. Oooh a slidedeck! Michael Geist is opening with a presentation, and he’s using… Reads more »

Opening Remarks

Stuart MacDonald is on stage welcoming everyone to the conference. He says they want the event to be a two-way conversation, full of meshing, instead of the typical “we talk you listen” kind of conference. “Think of yourselves as participants, rather than attendees,” they say. Introductions to the organizers, thanks to the sponsors, etc, etc…. Reads more »

Arrived at Mesh

Just arrived here in the auditorium for Mesh 06, and I’m ready to go! I’ve got my Oilers jersey on, sticking out like a sore thumb amongst all the khakis and dress shirts, but that’s cool. I’ll have lots of pictures to post throughout the day, so check out Flickr. There’s lots of people here… Reads more »

St. Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day, where everything you see and everywhere you go is red, pink, white, or some shade in between. I remember giving cards to classmates when I was in primary school, and I remember candygrams in high school, but that’s about when my mass valentine sending stopped. As you get older, you send… Reads more »

Notes on Everything Casting

Back from lunch (we went to Quizno’s in a nearby mall) and I am in Eric Rice’s session titled Everything Casting. Here are some notes: “everything”casting: doing whatever you want, for whatever reason, in whatever medium. your thing, your product, your “it”, your epsilon Four primary elements or categories: content/concept/purpose, medium/materials, audience/behavior, sustain/making money. Content:… Reads more »

Notes on The Changing Face of Journalism

Staying in the same room, where Mike Tippet, Mark Schneider, and Robert Ouimet are talking about the changing face of journalism. This probably going to be similar to what was talked about yesterday during Moosecamp. Here are some notes: We are experiencing an existential moment in the news. Readers can now make their own news,… Reads more »