NPR’s Tom Ashbrook interviewed Vivek Kundra, the US’s first federal Chief Information Officer – much about the cloud, transparency, and how to archive the digiverse for posterity. Not going to post any notes out of this – you can check it out for yourself on the ONA site at though I don’t know if they’ll archive the livestream or not – ?
Speaker Cindy Rodriguez had barely started when alarm bells and “evacuate this room” voices started going off. Journalists! nobody moved! After a minute or so someone (who?) came in and said “Ignore it”.
Turned out the TJ Maxx convention was setting up for a fashion show in the the next meeting room. A smoke machine wreaked a little havoc.
Congrats to Cindy for hanging in there. I would have been in meltdown.
ONA has a link at: http://ona11.journalists.org/2011/09/23/i-can-haz-ben-huh-2/
For more details on any of these notes – especially for bio notes on the speakers – check the Online News Association conference schedule at http://ona11.sched.org/
Notes from sitting in on a jobhunting session in Salon H –Not looking for a job but …. just because I could –The notes start slightly late! because I was. Late, that is.
Months after ONA, but our conversation fits with the topic. I’m now at Banff Centre’s In(ter)ventions residency – my colleagues Roewan, Lisa, Steve and I were trading links and ideas for a little while this a.m. Here are some notes:
Camera’s quite iffy in low light, so I didn’t get many performance snaps – I can email you larger files if you let me know which you want, #inter12 folks…