Cre8camp PDX | 11.15.08

Here are my notes from this weekend’s Cre8Camp. It was conversationally delightful. Hey all sorry for bailing on Ace Hotel plan. Had to run home for Junk to Funk prepping.

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#Cre8Camp NW-1040a-Youth marketing 1125a- 1p-leadership collaberation/balancing 2p-Experience vs experimental design

#Cre8Camp SW-1040a-Film and funding 1125a-trend research 1p-team building 2p-intranets

#Cre8Camp SKitchen-1040a-Open source tech spaces 1125a-web and non profit 1p-personal branding 2p-time management/milk bath

#Cre8Camp Main-1040a-Creative rituals 1125a-internaionalization 1p-Freelance structure 2p-Creativity and sustaiability

session 1-Open Source tech spaces-

wHAT IS TECH SHOP-Man shop/social space.
open space contingency=open source ideas (public domain)
opentechspace.org

Note to self-Books are shovels
angela reat-imprint design

Research-

TECHSPACE
Mark KEPPINGER-OMSI Production Group
DORKBOT
Bakerlab
Parts
PNW_FIRST
FREEGEEK
PSAS
Working artists
PDX Critique
MakerLab
Discovery Channel
PNCA
OTBC
OSL
CUBESPACE
THe legion of Tech people
eclipse foundation
druple
SAO-Rachel Kjack
OCI
Radiusstudio.org

Session 2-Trend Research-

What is/are the benfits of trend(s)? How are the sources being tapped.
Trends are easier to spot now than 2 years ago…? Check that homey…
amber case=trend graph-
new ideas are incubate in niches of the sine wave of trends

Demographics are an increasingly obtuse triangle-in the awarness of the Case Trend Velocity Graph
Compressing data but maintaining value…digitizing analog…then reanaloging digital.

Customizing aggregation.

Session 3-Protecting Ideas/freelance infrastructure

Retainers are good.
How do you protect your worth? Intellectual Property stamp.
Have a lawyer…? Maybe.
Contracts. Watermarking good.
prepaid legal
preagreedupon deliverables
5 referals per year
compress the legal jumbo to make it more human

Session 4-Time management/Milk Bath

Timemgt-getting things done
42 folders
lifehacker.com
time sheet batch editing
over communication can (when not tactfully produced) can be taken as whining more than tact.

timmgt=compression
milkbath=decompression