click on thumbnail to see flickr pix from foocamp or head over to www.flickr.com for links.
FOO CAMP FAQ: What's it all about? direct from the Foo Camp wiki group. comes this explanation: We've invited about 225 Friends Of O'Reilly, people who're doing interesting work in fields such as web services, data visualization and search, open source programming, computer security, hardware hacking, GPS, and all manner of emerging technologies to share their work-in-progess, show off the latest tech toys and hardware hacks, and tackle challenging problems together.
click on thumbnail to see Foocamp attendee...
Dan Gillmor - http://bayosphere.com/blog/dangillmor
EstherDyson (no word in blogs if Esther is actually attending),
CHECK OUT www.YUBNUB.org -- pretty awesome....
Seth Goldstein - http://majestic.typepad.com who this blogger knew in the days when he was entrepreneur in residence at a NYC Venture firm that funded such firms as Vindigo, Kozmo.com, and the infamous Scout handheld device. Goldstein just announced on his blog (see link above)that he recently led a workshop to build a web site for a new foundation that Steve Gillmor and Hank Barry and I have been thinking through called AttentionTrust.
For more bios and links to websites or logs go to: FooCampers
BAR CAMP -- bar none -- across the way at Bar Camp -- see what the press has to say about this new upstart: Geeks to hold open-source campout "A lot of us wish we could go to Foo Camp. We always thought it was a great idea, so we wanted to model something after it," explains Adam Smith, a programmer for a social-browsing technology company called FLOCK. Why call it BAR CAMP? -- As CNET explains in a correction to it's first explanation: The event takes its name from "foobar," a programming term that refers to a dummy variable.
HAPPY CAMPERS: BLOGGING ABOUT FOO CAMP AND BAR CAMP from a distance is like playing craps in a Las Vegas casino from across the street...the blogs and the online pix and the roar of the in-crowd drowns out the real winners..so we'll pick up more coverage on what evolves from these dueling campers in the future... next year there's a good chance that my avatar will be able to join the happy campers anywhere at any time....that's the wonder of GEEKDOM....and if Hollywood gurus (lounging at their pools in Malibu this weekend or working around the clock on their next mobisode have anything to say ...my hologram will do a virtual handshake with your hologram...
click on thumbnail to see this blogger Joyce Schwarz wearing 3D camera hoping to be able to see the Bar Camp and Foo Camp event in real time IPTV or VOD --but it may be a long wait until the rest of us "REINVENT TELEVISION" -- but that's another blog -- tune in soon to a recap of the ITV Alliance event on the Queen Mary on REINVENTING TELEVISION.