MindCamp 3.0

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I’ve got a crazy week this week, but I wanted to say a few things about MindCamp 3.0 this weekend.

First off, Andru, Stuart and the rest of the gang – Thanks for putting on such a fine unconference. This was my first unconference and to quickly organize chaos so well was really impressive. The high level of interactivity of the conference and the quality and caliber of the folks that I met made the conference stand out from any I’ve been to in the past.

A few specific mentions

Coffee hacks by Jack Bell (pictured) was spectacular. I can’t wait to roast my own beans. Now, to figure out what the heck that single serve coffee device was… anyone, anyone?

The guys from Menuism are looking for ways to build their community and lots of good suggestions came their way.

My session on using gaming mechanics to make sites fun brought a bigger crowd than I expected. Got lots of great feedback on what folks considered fun. Thanks everyone for making my first time talking about this to a group enjoyable.

I met some fun, young Microsofties, whose business cards I didn’t get. If you’re reading this, gimme a shout some time. Sorry to slag Vista so much…

Elizabeth Grigg has a nice summary of various sessions.
Karen Anderson has a great post about general impressions of MindCamp.

More later

4 Responses to “MindCamp 3.0”

  1. The single-serve device was an Aeropress (invented and marketed by the same guy who does the Aerbee flying disc).

  2. Jack – thanks again for such an enlightening session. You really got excited about being a coffee geek!

  3. Randy says:

    BTW, if you want an Aeropress, they have them at REI. Dunno if they are in the store, but they are on the site –

    http://www.rei.com/online/store/ProductDisplay?storeId=8000&catalogId=40000008000&productId=48076399&parent_category_rn=4500495&vcat=REI_SEARCH