BarCamp thoughts and photos

I attended another Vancouver edition of a BarCamp Unconference this past weekend. I missed the late-night and early morning parts, but everything I caught was a blast. Good sessions and good people.

In his wrap-up, Boris muses about the timing of things. I think the way to do it is to start in the morning, go through sessions during the day as happened, pause again for food/drinks/SuperHappy time around dinner, then move into less structured overnight hacking time. People might not end up sleeping over, but some would stay up late tinkering for sure.

I published my set of 70 BarCamp photos. I took it as an opportunity to try my hand at taking close-up shots of individual people. There were lots of interesting targets, and I got a number of shots that I'm really happy with. Good practice for my future paparazzi gigs...

Posted by dustin on August 22, 2007 with category tags of

Except...I think everyone would SuperHappy a lot and then go home: it is effectively a one day event.

Tweaking your thought a little...maybe start late morning or even afternoon, do a long~ish half day, then reconvene in the morning and go until just after lunch. Hmmm...yes, me likey.
   comment by Boris Mann on August 22, 2007

Yeah, that's probably a good tweak. Have something happening the next morning to keep people through the night, or draw them back.
   comment by dustin (#1) on August 22, 2007

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