Social Sandbox Kinshuk SunilCommunity Manager, OSSCube   kinshuk@osscube.com     An Ignite Talk     presented at Delhi Mar...
AgendaWhat is Social Sandbox Why Social Sandbox     Relevance?
What is Social Sandbox ?  A concept I am working at    A term coined by me
What is Social Sandbox ?Perhaps the ideal format for unconferences
Social ?     Group of peopleInteractions between peopleCommon Interests, Passions
Sandbox ?An open environment for experimentation and               play-testing       Open access to all participants
Social Sandbox            A Sandbox of peoplePromoting interactions and knowledge-sharing                 discussions     ...
exampleI can play all                             Ever tried Commercial                              Making Sites   games!...
example ContentManagement                    Taxonomy ftw!Framework!                  Drupal!!!    Geez! Why did I go  for...
exampleI can make   useful                    Linux!contribution!                 FOSS #ftwCollaborativeDevelopment
Scope ?MS? #fail                Drupal!!!             FOSS #ftw                             How an                        ...
Relevance ?  Linear “Talks”? #failInteractive “Talks”? #help Social Sandbox? #ftw
Why Social Sandbox ?Sessions oriented unconferences defeat the        purpose of unconferences        The “real” “un”confe...
What does it need ?> Small group of people   >> People know a language       >>> People have brain       >>> Coffee/Cigare...
Challenges ?             Easy to get distractedDifficult to document ideas and maintain records         Difficult to quant...
More ?         kinshuk at osscamp dot inhttp://kinshuksunil.com/blog/tag/social-sandbox
This was an Ignite Talk           An Ignite talks is one where:  slides automatically change after 15 secondsthe speaker c...
www.osscube.co                              mFor more information, contact us:OSSCubeIndia: +91 995 809 0987USA: +1 919 79...
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Kinshuk Presents on Social Sandbox at OSSCamp New Delhi

  1. 1. Social Sandbox Kinshuk SunilCommunity Manager, OSSCube kinshuk@osscube.com An Ignite Talk presented at Delhi March 2009
  2. 2. AgendaWhat is Social Sandbox Why Social Sandbox Relevance?
  3. 3. What is Social Sandbox ? A concept I am working at A term coined by me
  4. 4. What is Social Sandbox ?Perhaps the ideal format for unconferences
  5. 5. Social ? Group of peopleInteractions between peopleCommon Interests, Passions
  6. 6. Sandbox ?An open environment for experimentation and play-testing Open access to all participants
  7. 7. Social Sandbox A Sandbox of peoplePromoting interactions and knowledge-sharing discussions Usually takes place over a cup of coffee/cigarette/beer
  8. 8. exampleI can play all Ever tried Commercial Making Sites games! IE compliant? MS? #fail Which anti- Virus to use?
  9. 9. example ContentManagement Taxonomy ftw!Framework! Drupal!!! Geez! Why did I go for Joomla
  10. 10. exampleI can make useful Linux!contribution! FOSS #ftwCollaborativeDevelopment
  11. 11. Scope ?MS? #fail Drupal!!! FOSS #ftw How an Unconference should be
  12. 12. Relevance ? Linear “Talks”? #failInteractive “Talks”? #help Social Sandbox? #ftw
  13. 13. Why Social Sandbox ?Sessions oriented unconferences defeat the purpose of unconferences The “real” “un”conference
  14. 14. What does it need ?> Small group of people >> People know a language >>> People have brain >>> Coffee/Cigarette/Beer
  15. 15. Challenges ? Easy to get distractedDifficult to document ideas and maintain records Difficult to quantify outcomes (idea is still under processing and needs to be worked and tested)
  16. 16. More ? kinshuk at osscamp dot inhttp://kinshuksunil.com/blog/tag/social-sandbox
  17. 17. This was an Ignite Talk An Ignite talks is one where: slides automatically change after 15 secondsthe speaker can only use a maximum of 20 slides So 5 minutes to say everything you have to say http://ignite.oreilly.com
  18. 18. www.osscube.co mFor more information, contact us:OSSCubeIndia: +91 995 809 0987USA: +1 919 791 5427Web: www.osscube.comMail: info@osscube.com

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