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Revolution Unconferences By Kinshuk Sunil


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Kinshuk Sunil, presents on revolution Unconferences at OSSCamp organized by OSSCube - A Global open Source enterprise for Open Source Solutions

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Revolution Unconferences By Kinshuk Sunil

  1. 1. Revolution:Unconferences OSSCamp, IIT Delhi, Sept, ‘08Kinshuk Sunil ( Community Manager, OSSCube
  2. 2. Agenda (){define unconferencedefine osscampsdiscuss the futuretarget everyonetime 20 minsneed english, open mind}
  3. 3. Note ()/* this presentation: # will be available at and my blog # contains subjective opinions # is not technology-oriented the law of two feet applies to this presentation*/
  4. 4. Law of two feet:If at any time you find yourself in any situation where you areneither learning nor contributing, use your two feet and move to some place more to your liking1
  5. 5. “The sum of the expertise of the people in the audience is greater than the sum of expertise of the people on stage” - Fundamental Law of Conventional Conferences2
  6. 6. UnconferencesConference - barriers to entry - barriers to contribute + law of two feet + focus on peopleaudience >> participantsHelp yourself“...organizing a discussion that involves the minds and expertise of all the people in theroom...”2
  7. 7. Unconferences1. whoever comes is the right people2. whatever happens is the only thing that could have3. whenever it starts is the right time4. when it’s over it’s over[source open source world]
  8. 8. In the end: unconferences:conferences :: wikipedia:encyclopediaIf after attending an unconference you learned nothing: Its Your FAULT!
  9. 9. OSScampsOpen source software camps What Why How
  10. 10. OSScamps::w hatThriving, young and vibrant community;community-driven unconferences - camps@Camp:cross-talk, huddle together, raise some noise, celebrate technology, discussstuffWe are a year old, learning to walk, baby speaking on loud, and with a capetied on our backs, we dream of soaring high in the sky. [source]
  11. 11. OSScamps::why1. Create a platform for discussing FOSS2. Propagate FOSS3. Promote indigenous FOSS developmentWe love being vague; specific is too limitedWe dont decide what we do, because we dont want to decidewhat not to do
  12. 12. OSScamps::how1. Organise camps in various cities2. Bringing people together3. Enabling knowledge-sharing4. Highlighting work being done
  13. 13. the_future the future is open, transparent, vibrant the future is youmore to be discussed in the FOSS Event Talk
  14. 14. Must_read (){ 1. Opening Space for Emerging Order by Harrison Owen 2. What is Unconference by Dave Winer 3. 4.}
  15. 15. Thank you!For more information, contact us:OSSCubeIndia: +91 995 809 0987USA: +1 919 791 5427Web: www.osscube.comMail: