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Barcamp starts TODAY! (March 4th).

Sign up below if you haven't already!


What is BarCamp


(As stolen from BarCampNYC, as copied from...) BarCamp is an ad-hoc un-conference born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from attendees.


All attendees must give a demo, a session, or help with one. All presentions are scheduled the day they happen. Prepare in advance, but come early to get a slot on the wall.


Presenters are responsible for making sure that notes/slides/audio/video of their presentations are published on the web for the benefit of all and those who can’t be present.


Anyone with something to contribute or with the desire to learn is welcome and invited to join.


Flickr Tag 'barcampla'

Videoblog: "What is Barcamp?"




When you come, be prepared to share with barcampers. When you leave, be prepared to share it with the world.


You can learn more about BarCamp here:








To learn, meet people who share different interests, contribute, and push yourself and your thinking.




The evening of *Saturday, March 4th, 2006*, and 9a-6p or so on *Sunday, March 5th, 2006*.


There will be dinner, drinks, and possibly demos on the 4th, and a full day of learning and sharing on the 5th.


It will be a good warm-up for ETech, just south of LA in San Diego on March 6-9 (take note SF people!), and SXSW Interactive in Austin on March 10-14.


Event Schedule


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCheck-In
6:00 PM - 6:30 PMAnnouncements
6:30 PM - 7:00 PMIntroductions
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMDinner (Pizza)
8:00 PM - 9:00 PMLightning Demos
9:00 PM - 11:30 PMOpen


9:00 AM - 10:00 AMBreakfast (Muffins, Bagels, Juice & Coffee)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AMIntroductions
10:30 AM - 1:00 PMMorning Presentations
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMLunch (Sandwiches)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMAfternoon Presentations


SUNDAY UPDATE! It's bloody cold in here. Dress warm.


Presentation Schedule

10:30-11 Unconferences for GeeksLive CDs OpenACS ToolkitPodcasts: How to Get Paid
11-11:30 Microformats and SIP (Download - View) Pro-Bono Web Dev (wiki) Tagworld (login: barcamp/web20) and Slide Demos
11:30-12 Videoblogging, Cheap and Easy Web 2.0 w/o The Web Make Up for Freakz and Geekz
12:15-12:45Ideas for Podcast-related Web Apps/Office 12Fun With JXTA and Java 3DFirst Grade Art Class!
12:45-1:15GridheadMyspaceThe Art of The Profile
2:15-2:45Flock: Who Cares?Intro to Sympony PHP5 FrameworkGetting Things Done (GTD)!
2:45-3:15Things Left Undone (TLI)Bloggy MusicMacro Photography
3:15-3:45Media Search/Reputation as CurrencyViral Marketing (Download / View)Blogging for Good
4-4:30Jason Calls Bullshit on.../Edge CompetenciesCommunity MappingHow To Get Free Shit...
4:30-5Media 2.0 Physics Indie IPTV Syndication
5-5:30eIron Chef
5:30-6Clean up!





Little Radio Warhouse 1218 Long Beach Ave Los Angeles, CA 90021 Google map, Yahoo! Map ; photos ; video


I want to help


Cool! Please get in touch (barcamp #at# reemer dot com). And, spread the word about BarCampLosAngeles!


Who's talking about BarCampLosAngeles



LA Campers


Add yourself! Please be sure to include what you're presenting -- confirmed attendees should also give an idea of what they'd like to share with other campers.


BarCampLosAngeles OPML at http://www.opmlmanager.com The account was hijacked for several weeks, but I have control if it again. Let me know if you want to add/change/delete anything. nick at nsputnik dot com


Topics I'd like to hear about...


  • Scrum (1 person)
  • Media 2 economics (1 person)
  • Building Scalable Distributed Web Apps
  • Open Source Databases in the Real World
  • Getting Things Done (GTD)
  • How to Create a Professional Podcast (from Start to Finish)
  • Tutorial on Memcached
  • Ruby on Rails Compared to PHP and Python Frameworks
  • Where is mobile media heading
  • Location Based Services
  • Interactive TV, convergence of TV and Internet video

Confirmed participants and what they're presenting



People interested, but not yet sure what they'll be sharing



Hardware Needed


  • Anyone have an extra mini dvi to vga adapter for Powerbook > Projector? (pls let me know for 2.15 pres - Carmen)
  • Projectors (Heathervescent bringing 1, Dave Bullock bringing 1)
  • Ethernet switches and long cables (Dave Bullock bringing 1x 3Com 24 port 100BaseT.)
  • Power strips and extension cords
  • A simple file server for legal MP3s, PPTs, DivXs, etc. (a laptop with windows file sharing and external HD would work...) (Jerry Schuman from Perssonas/Techaura will bring a server or two.)



Gear Swap + Electronics Iron Chef - Call for Participation!


How the GearSwap/E-Iron Chef works

  • 1. Bring whatever gear you don’t need, want, or are willing to part with via swap or donation old electronic devices (i.e., original palm V, old CD burners,Ethernet cables, etc., to BarCamp LA on Saturday through to Sunday morning at 11am. [ Bring only items you are willing to detach from! You may or may not be able to swap items for other items of "equal value"]
  • 2. You will be issued Swapping Vouchers aka Tickets depending on the items you bring in, which you can redeem or give away for others to redeem on Sunday.
  • 3. Sign up for an E-Iron Chef team/Junkyard Wars, and work with your team members to select and create a functional digital project, which you may work on Saturday evening and Sunday (in the spirit of multi-tasking, you can unobtrusively work on your stuff while listening to other presentations). Those participating in the E-Iron Chef will have first selection of available gear to build their project.
  • 4. Completed projects will be judged, remaining gear will be open for swapping, and whatever gear is left will be donated!







Have something you can donate? Want to chip in for food/drinks! Great! Let us know.