>> NOTCON <<
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NotCon '04 is an informal, low-cost, one-day conference on things
that technologies were perhaps not intended to do. It spans
11am-7pm on Sunday June 6th, 2004.
You can get to it by going to Imperial College Union, Beit Quad,
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington SW7 2BB (nearest tubes
South Kensington and Gloucester Road - NB: Piccadilly line only
at weekend, no service on Circle line, no District line between
Whitechapel and Earls Court). Some food (vending machines etc)
will beavailable at the venue but you are advised to visit local
retailers and hostelries for more substantial fare.
- lat: 51:29:58N, lon: 0:10:39W (approx)
- directions + local amenities
>> SPEAKERS <<
Please note that places will be limited by the size of the venue;
tickets will be on sale from 10.50am and doors open at 11am, so
basically turn up as early as you can.
Intro and Life Hacks Geolocation
10 min introduction to the Chair: Chris Lightfoot
event followed by...
Urban Tapestries: Building a
Life Hacks: Tech Secrets of Space-based App Without
Overprolific Alpha Geeks Thinking About Technology
- Dan O'Brien - Nick West
maps of London
- Christian Nold
Creating Collaborative City
Guides with OpenGuides
- Earle Martin
Dealing With The Top 10
Worst Situations In Urban
Hardware Politics OF the net
Chair: Matt Jones Chair: Tom Steinberg
Telling the time (not very The Consensus view
accurately) using a Marks & - Cory Doctorow
Spencer prawn sandwich and a The Neo-con Net
BBC micro - Bill Thompson
- James Larsson Sociological perspectives
New hardware/software - Will Davies
developments on the Sinclair
- Matt Westcott
Why Interactive telly isn't
the Web, why it never will
be, and why that's good
- George Wright
How to Email Your Video (and
other things to make your
home come alive - literally)
- Steven Goodwin
Camera-Phones: the only
remote control you'll ever
- Anil Madhavapeddy
Break Wireless interlude
[Possible seating Bristol Wireless - a quick
- Peter Ferne
Network commons - legal
aspects of open public
- .nbco, Bruce M Simpson &
Copyright pt 1 Mashups and MP3s
Chair: Will Head
Universal access to human Panel discussion:
knowledge - Lionel Vinyl
- Brewster Kahle - Wendy Seltzer, Chilling
Why we built Audioscrobbler
- Richard Jones
Copyright pt 2 Social software
Chair: Dan O'Brien Chair: Wendy Grossman
Goodbye (Project) Gutenberg? Flox: An Open Source Social
What's the new world of IP Network
doing to plaintext? - Simon Cozens
Editing text for live gabba
Panel discussion: techno performance
- Brewster Kahle, The - Alex McLean
Internet Archive 4rthur.com: organically
- Rob Hamadi, The Publishers grown social software
Association - Scott Matthews
- David Tannenbaum, Union for Open Webcasting and
the Public Domain Collaborative Scheduling
- James Wallis, niche - Gavin Starks
publisher and author
- Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing
Break Business break
[Last chance to enter "My Chair: Steve Bowbrick
Worst Blog Post" competition
- either post your entries to Shit I'm A Manager
the wiki or print them out - Tom Dolan
and bring them on the day] Mediocrities of Scale
- Pete Windle
Blogging with a point Peer-to-peer pt 1
Chair: Dave Green Chair: Christopher Soghoian
A controlled study on the Free as in "Freenet"
impacts of blogging within a - Ian Clarke
defined geographical location
- Richard Holmes, BBC
MPs and Weblogs
- Tim Ireland
Politics ON the net Peer-to-peer review
Chair: Tom Steinberg Chair: Paula Le Dieu
Unveiling of a new project Anonymous P2P services
from the people behind - Christopher Soghoian
FaxYourMP and PublicWhip P2PQ: From Local Knowledge
to Selling $tuff
- Akin O. Fernandez
A Darker BitTorrent
- Ash Argent-Katwala
Gmail, Search and Content
- Peter Jones
Any other business/ closing remarks
Announcement of winners for
"My Worst Blog Post"
Final lineup may - nay, will - be subject to alteration due to
circumstances beyond our control.
>> SMALL PRINT <<
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