geek is a relative term

So, hurrah. BarCamp. What a great experience :) Lots of smart people all together, and so friendly! The whole weekend had a great energy to it and the guys who organised it should be heartily congratulated. One thing bothered me a little tho, and that was the ‘geekiness’ demarcation. Apparently if you’re into UCD or Usability or – heaven forbid, marketing, you’re not a geek….

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perhaps the women have something better on…?

I’ve been busy at BarCamp London the last few days and managed to miss out on the hubbub around the lack of women speakers at Office 2.0. As you’d expect, women were significantly under-represented at BarCamp. On the upside, the girls that were there seemed were mighty smart and interesting, and they all got up and did their bit (as you do at BarCamp). Also,…

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wish you were here (at BarCamp London)

ok. I know… it’s sad and nerdy that I’m so excited about being able to do this, but hooray! here I am, blogging at BarCamp. It was a bit tough getting up this morning and heading off for two days of talking and listening about work… but v glad to be here. It’s been interesting and there’s a great vibe around the place. And there…

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