I’m writing this on my laptop, where I am happily plugged in at BarCamp. So far this morning, I have surfed through presentations on:
- Podcasting for Fun and Profit (given by a Scottish delegate in full traditional outfit)
- Web Development for Nonprofits (which may be useful in the future – CODEPINK have a solution already
- Web 2.0 Without The Web. I’m still fuzzy on what Web 2.0 is, but it seems to be just a shift in thought from the original web. Here are some links that explain it:
- I’m going to 1st Grade Art Class (glitter!) right after I finish this entry
I think there’s a whole entry coming on Web 2.0 and how I see it, but it’s a new way of thinking that is very much in the same vein as Barcamp itself. It’s sort of a new way of collective information sharing. that breaks down more barriers between what separate individuals know. Wikipedia, for example – it’s articles written collectively from the knowledge of many people, instead of just the one person who would have edited an “old school” Encarta article.
So I’m off to go see what the kids are up to in art class upstairs. I’ll post more as the day progresses.