LIVEBLOG: Three Wolf Moon Rising

Posted on April 30, 2010 by Alex Leavitt
Categories: Alex, Liveblog

Three Wolf Moon Rising

Brian Govern (Posted first review of Three Wolf Moon Shirt)
Michael McGloin (The Mountain)
Antonia Neshev (Three Wolf Moon Artist)
Patrick Davison (MemeFactory) [Moderator]

How does a simple, quiet shirt with a little bit of stardust, three wolves, and a moon end up kicking the Amazon bestsellers lists ass for more than four weeks running? What’s it like being a part of that process? What do you do after it’s all said and done? Does the shirt actually grant you mystical powers?

Recorded by: @andthengensaid & @wphillips49
Edited by: @alexleavitt

NOTE: This is not a full transcription of the panel. If you have any corrections, please contact alex@roflcon.org.

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LIVEBLOG: The Longview Panel

Posted on by Alex Leavitt
Categories: Alex, Liveblog

The Longview Panel

Robert Cockerham (Cockeyed.com)
Joel Veitch (Rathergood)
Neil Cicierega (Lemon Demon)
Ethan Zuckerman (The Berkman Center for Internet for Internet and Society) [Moderator]
danah boyd (Microsoft NERD) [Moderator]

This panel collects awesome people who have been doing things on the internet for some time now. From the ground floor, what have been the long-term changes in internet culture and celebrity that have happened over the last decade? Any thoughts on where internet culture will shift into the future?

Recorded by: @andthengensaid & @devanjedi
Edited by: @alexleavitt

NOTE: This is not a full transcription of the panel. If you have any corrections, please contact alex@roflcon.org.

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LIVEBLOG: The Future of the World Weird Web

Posted on by Alex Leavitt
Categories: Alex, Liveblog

The Future of the World Weird Web

Ethan Zuckerman (Berkman Center for Internet and Society)
danah boyd (Microsoft Research)

When ChatRoulette allowed a new generation of internet users to anonymously heckle, flash, offend – and occasionally build meaningful connections with – each other, old-skool net watchers wondered, “Does this mean that the ‘net is weird again?” In this talk, they will resist the urge to wax nostalgic about the past, but they will use ancient net culture to help ask some serious questions about what’s happened to weird. Researcher extraordinaire danah boyd will look at what’s happened as internet culture has been legitimated and validated, exploring how we maintain a hacker’s mindset about the internet – and the world as a whole – now that our tools and methods are no longer obscure. International man of mystery Ethan Zuckerman will ask who in the world gets to shape internet culture in a globalized age as he wonders whether we’ll end up LOLing together at Kenyan netmemes or LOLing at the incomprehensible and other.

Recorded by: @flourish & @wphillips49
Edited by: @alexleavitt

NOTE: This is not a full transcription of the panel. If you have any corrections, please contact alex@roflcon.org.

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How to Maximize Internets at an Internet Conference

 

 

#0 – Actually get to MIT! But once you’ve arrived, check in to Foursquare at ROFLcon II.

 

#1 – Upload your pictures to Flickr. Tag your pics with “roflcon.” Join and send your photos to the ROFLcon Flickr group so that they’ll appear in the stream on the homepage. License your pictures with a Creative Commons license, so we can feature them in our blog posts!

 

#2 – Make sure to follow @roflcon on Twitter to stay current with conference updates. Use the #roflcon hashtag, or search for #roflcon to see what other attendees are blabbing about.

 

#3 – Have questions during any of the panels? Use our nifty backchannel feature! If you want to feel shiny, visit http://roflcon.backchan.nl with your mobile phone to use the mobile-optimized Backchan.nl

 

#4 – Watch the homepage for liveblogs of all those panels you missed.

 

#5 – Or, if you don’t feel like reading, watch on of the live video streams from each panel room!

 

#6 – If you get lost on MIT’s campus, be sure to check out this handy-dandy notebook webpage.

 

#7 – Perhaps you fancy some food? Check out this Google Maps page!

 

#8 – Feel like you need some drinks instead? Browse this alternate map!

 

#9 – And, of course, you want some WiFi, right? If you find yourself in the Media Lab, use media lab 802.11. For all the other rooms, use MIT GUEST.

 

#10 – And, as always, check out the online version of the schedule here.

 

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