Tag Archives: liveblogging

Cranky Lightning

I’m at the Quiet Lightning reading in a VERY CRANKY mood ready to liveblog. It smells like pot in here and I’ve had a gin and tonic and about 100 hipsters with scarves on are blocking my way to the … Continue reading

Posted in reading, san francisco | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

BlogHer Boston, liveblogged

Morning:I hit the breakfast and the swag. Scored: fresh pineapple, pastry, coffee, starbucks jar ‘ o coffee to carry around (very handy for a wheelchair user!) Scored a laser pointer usb drive ballpoint pen, Springpad notebook and good conversation about … Continue reading

Posted in Composite: Tech & Poetics | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Social Media Consensus Workshop, Liveblogged

I fell into this by accident because it was (surprise) happening in my office — Socialtext’s nascent co-working space, which is still under construction. So this morning I met Bronwen and Jim from Social Media Consensus. Other people: Stowe Boyd, … Continue reading

Posted in Composite: Tech & Poetics | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

SXSWi: Open Source business models

Alan Shimel, Fischer, Levin, Jarrell, Cavazos. Questions and statements from the audience. Alan Shimel: there’s two categories of open source community members: consumers of open source. A company who wants to use open source. using linux, php, to develop their … Continue reading

Posted in Composite: Tech & Poetics | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

SXSWi: Non-developers to Open Source Acolytes: Tell me why I care

Elisa Camahort is moderating. Annalee Newitz, Dawn Foster, Erica Rios. Annalee Newitz explains the entire complicated insane definition and history of the Open Source movement in less than 3 minutes. Free redistribution, available source, derivative works okay, no restrictions on … Continue reading

Posted in Composite: Tech & Poetics | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SXSWi: Attention panel

Notes on “Every Breath You Take: Identity, Attention, Presence and Reputation”. Christian Crumlish, Ted Nadeau, Mary Hodder, Kaliya Hamlin, George Kelly Christian Crumlish talked about how new cell phones are. Etiquette still developing. How much of your attention can I … Continue reading

Posted in Composite: Tech & Poetics | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

SXSWi panel on commercialization of wikis

Here’s some notes on Ev. Prodromou’s talk on commercialization of wikis. (Here’s his slides, which he just nicely emailed to me.) Does commerce belong in wikis?- the wikisphere needs a healthy ecology Supporting a wiki project- out of pocket- donations, … Continue reading

Posted in Composite: Tech & Poetics | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

SXSWi notes: High Class, Low Class Web Design

Notes on High Class and Low Class Web Design. Respecting your audience. Do you treat them as equals? Culturally, educationally? What if they’re not your peer group? People who call their audience “marks”. Fans officially, but the treatment in the … Continue reading

Posted in Composite: Tech & Poetics | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

SXSWi: Kathy Sierra’s opening remarks

Kathy Sierra‘s opening remarks has two or three overflow rooms full of people. We’re responding to the screen just as if Kathy were in the room – what a great speaker! Humanizing software and the net. Audience participation exercise: If … Continue reading

Posted in Composite: Tech & Poetics | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

SXSWi How to Rawk panel

Min Jung Kim is leading a panel for people at SXSWi for the first time. “How to Rawk SXSW”. The gist of this panel is: We’re popular and cool. Here is what you should do: Stalk us. We offer ourselves … Continue reading

Posted in Composite: Tech & Poetics | Tagged , , | 1 Comment