Marcia K Wilbur
aicra at faqlinux.com
Sat Dec 6 02:21:43 PST 2014
Sometimes I do my best work at 2am. Other times, not so much.
What I was referrring to at the end of the previous message was Don's
offer to have a car to go someplace other than Denny's.
> Sure -- if we get an elitists group together I'll
> arrange to be there with a car so that we can go
> someplace other than Denny's...
Quoting Marcia K Wilbur <aicra at faqlinux.com>:
> Well, I would like to see a - as in "Free Beer" panel. :)
> One thing I suggested for the Arizona crowd as I thought this would
> be fun - a "cannonball run" type scenario for the commute.
> They didn't really go for it... yet!
> Since I never have attended yet, I don't know if you have ever done
> anything like I mention below. So, if you do, I apologize.
> I'd like to see a Q and A panel on licensing, free culture, copyleft, etc.
> The people participating in the audience are hand picked.
> However, these aren't just your "average" people asking questions.
> Someone could say: "I have a question about copyright" and it could
> be Karl Fogel from Question Copyright.
> Another might state: "I have a question about CC by 0" and it could
> be someone from Creative commons.
> Segue works.
> "Speaking of Public Domain..." someone from Gutenberg could state.
> How about Greg Newby (is he still in Alaska?) Someone could ask a
> question such as: "What about licenses and Wikipedia?" - and it
> could be Jimmy Wales asking. "What if I receive a copyright
> notification or cease and desist order?" Chilling Effects' Wendy
> Seltzer could ask that.
> Getting a bunch of these people might not be that difficult. Of
> course, it would not be without challenge.
> Something along those lines for a presentation set up would be cool.
> After all the people have come up and asked their question, let it
> be a panel answering audience questions.
> Of course, my interests may not interest the audience of SCALE.
> You might apply that technique to any other presentation, really. I
> don't know if that would work with your culture though.
> Another interesting format might be Then and Now.
> For example:
> Have a bunch of former journalists/editors from Linux mags/news meet
> with current journalists/editors to talk about tech, culture, etc.
> This way we can bridge the gap or at least hear some cool stories.
> That could also be applied to different interests such as "Back in
> the Day developers vs. Devs now." "Old Skool IRC vs. IRC now - IRC:
> When we would actually chat"
> Anyway, I am looking forward to SCALE.
> If I end up carpooling, I will be really happy to take Don up on his
> offer of "other than Denny's"!
> Quoting Ilan Rabinovitch <ilan at fonz.net>:
>> I'm a bit biased as an co-founder/organizer, but yes I'll be there and look
>> forward to reviewing everyone's proposals.
>> If theres specific topics or speakers you'd like to see us invite, happy to
>> take feedback as well.
>> On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 9:32 PM, Marcia K Wilbur <aicra at faqlinux.com> wrote:
>>> Well, I'm going to venture out of the desert and into CA this year for
>>> this SCALE event.
>>> Apparently, it's the big hoohah around here. :)
>>> Anyone going?
>>> 2 weeks remain for the call for presentations.
>>> I think if anyone else is going, a panel on licenses or something would be
>>> very cool.
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