to geek or not to meet
        …on the Web dance floor




Dr. Sabin-Corneliu Buraga – www.purl.org/net/busaco
Web = discotheque
to be or not to be on the web dance floor
“knowing me, knowing you
   it’s the best I can do”
…but geeks don’t attend disco parties!
less is more, indeed
less involvement ⇒ more spare time




http://twitter.com/busaco/status/9774040998
…this is the time for some   words
…this is the time for some   words


                             tunes
freedom
                             fabulous
              funny
                          fast
   fantasy
              ...
reedom
“there’s still time to change
          the road you’re on.”



dance floor is no longer a desktop computer
abulous
“now you’ve listened to my story”



      a dance floor – the Web – as
an architecture of conversation and trust?!
imaginary friends never disappoint




http://twitter.com/busaco/status/8763164237
imaginary friends never disappoint

                 projects?




http://twitter.com/busaco/status/8763164237
eeling go(o)d
“and this old world is a new world”



       Web dance floors are the same,
          no matter if they’re called
social ...
“and this old world is a new world”
                       expectations,
                      work, outcome,…


       We...
“and this old world is a new world”
                       expectations,
                      work, outcome,…


       We...
unny
“is this a game are you just playing”



…as long users dance – or pay – for it?!
if you’re so stupid to be successfully
involved in many things, don’t worry:
     you’ll have to do many others,
      ’ca...
it’s not important what you’re doing,
      it’s important to be indulgent




http://twitter.com/busaco/status/9618461283
it’s not important what you’re doing,
      it’s important to be indulgent


           with your clients, partners,
     ...
skillful
   ambitious
                        creative
               bold




don’t be shy, this dance floor is for you, ...
it’s not important to be good,
   because the values are relative




http://twitter.com/busaco/status/8513319656
it’s not important to be good,
   because the values are relative
it’s really important to be yourself




http://twitter....

…so why not to meet other geeks
  to fill in all Web dance floors?




          www.geekmeet.ro
thank you! questions?
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A presentation prepared for the first GeekMeet Iasi event (March 06, 2010). It regards the role of a geek as a "hero" on the Web dance floor(s).

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Sabin Buraga: To Geek Or Not To Meet (a presentation for GeekMeet Iasi 2010)

  1. to geek or not to meet …on the Web dance floor Dr. Sabin-Corneliu Buraga – www.purl.org/net/busaco
  2. Web = discotheque
  3. to be or not to be on the web dance floor
  4. “knowing me, knowing you it’s the best I can do”
  5. …but geeks don’t attend disco parties!
  6. less is more, indeed less involvement ⇒ more spare time http://twitter.com/busaco/status/9774040998
  7. …this is the time for some words
  8. …this is the time for some words tunes
  9. freedom fabulous funny fast fantasy … fair-play facts fame fall-apart force
  10. reedom
  11. “there’s still time to change the road you’re on.” dance floor is no longer a desktop computer
  12. abulous
  13. “now you’ve listened to my story” a dance floor – the Web – as an architecture of conversation and trust?!
  14. imaginary friends never disappoint http://twitter.com/busaco/status/8763164237
  15. imaginary friends never disappoint projects? http://twitter.com/busaco/status/8763164237
  16. eeling go(o)d
  17. “and this old world is a new world” Web dance floors are the same, no matter if they’re called social (“Web 2.0”), mobile, 3D, or geeky Web
  18. “and this old world is a new world” expectations, work, outcome,… Web dance floors are the same, no matter if they’re called social (“Web 2.0”), mobile, 3D, or geeky Web
  19. “and this old world is a new world” expectations, work, outcome,… Web dance floors are the same, no matter if they’re called social (“Web 2.0”), mobile, 3D, or geeky Web semantic
  20. unny
  21. “is this a game are you just playing” …as long users dance – or pay – for it?!
  22. if you’re so stupid to be successfully involved in many things, don’t worry: you’ll have to do many others, ’cause you’re good & cheap http://twitter.com/busaco/status/9674427869
  23. it’s not important what you’re doing, it’s important to be indulgent http://twitter.com/busaco/status/9618461283
  24. it’s not important what you’re doing, it’s important to be indulgent with your clients, partners, boss, friends, life,… http://twitter.com/busaco/status/9618461283
  25. skillful ambitious creative bold don’t be shy, this dance floor is for you, too…
  26. it’s not important to be good, because the values are relative http://twitter.com/busaco/status/8513319656
  27. it’s not important to be good, because the values are relative it’s really important to be yourself http://twitter.com/busaco/status/8513319656
  28.  …so why not to meet other geeks to fill in all Web dance floors? www.geekmeet.ro
  29. thank you! questions?

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