I attended the first day of PodCamp Boulder less than an hour ago. It was my first PodCamp, and I had no idea how loose and open it would be. I drank a bunch of PBR.
PodCamp is an "unconference," where attendees decide which topics they would like to talk about on the spot. You write down ideas on a big whiteboard and then you plot the talks you would like to deliver on a time chart. At the Boulder PodCamp, there were around 40 people and the general theme was new media.
There are some amazing discussions planned for tomorrow. "Social Network Etiquette," "How to Dance to Thriller" and "WordPress Plugins" - just as a sample.
I will be presenting on "Social Gaming," which is the movement in video gaming where people interact with each other to achieve a goal, collaborate or just to make gaming more social. It's nothing too groundbreaking, but I am passionate about it based on my experiences with World of Warcraft (11 million players and growing).
I elected to speak for only 30 minutes tomorrow. I hope no one throws a shoe at me.
(Photo by Andrew Hyde)