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Brady Forrest

Ignite Seattle 4 Schedule

Ignite is happening this Wednesday on 8/8. It’s a free geek event at the CHAC. Our contest Half-Baked Dotcom will begin at 6:30; the talks begin at 8:30. You can RSVP on Upcoming. Here are the final five talks.

  1. Scott Kennedy - Building Real Community Software Local activist Scott Kennedy shows off his homemade electronic bulletin board, and discusses how and why he built it. he also asks what he should do with his new software.
  2. George Conard (Grameen Foundation) - Mifos: Open Source Software for Microfinance The Grameen Foundation (started the Nobel Peace Prize winning Grameen Bank and Mohammed Yunus) is building an open source software platform for the global microfinance industry with an aim to help people get out of poverty. Project head and local Seattlite will discuss the difficulties of building this platform and what they’ve learned so far.
  3. Jesse Robbins - WikiProgress: Gross National Happiness (GNH)
  4. HB Siegel (IMDB) - Werewolf Strategy - The ins and outs of the myth-oriented social bluffing game.
  5. Dan Shapiro (Ontela) - Ten valuable lessons you shouldn’t learn from your last job Common mistakes, oversights, and assumptions people from big companies make when going to startups, including: “If this process worked for the 500 developers in my last company, it’ll work for the 5 of us!” “Payroll comes twice a month.”

You can see the full talk schedule after the jump.

Starting at 8:30:
Make Art Not Content
Scotto Moore

Hacking Chocolate
Shawn Murphy

Small medicine: Nanotechnology and biology
Deepak Singh

Run the Government: A Primer for Online Citizens
Sarah Schacht

No, not skin: Epidemiology for the layman
Maegan Ashworth

How to buy a new car
Rob Gruhl

Werewolf Strategy
HB Siegel

Startup Metrics for Pirates: AARRR!
Dave McClure

Starting at 9:45
Is 2008 the year the "Third Screen" takes center stage?
Beth Goza

Ten valuable lessons you shouldn’t learn from your last job
Dan Shapiro

Venture Capital Term Sheets
Leo Dirac

An embarrassment of riches - the story of Noonhat
Brian Dorsey

Building Real Community
Scott Kennedy

WikiProgress & Gross National Happiness (GNH)
Jesse Robbins

Mifos: Open Source Software for Microfinance
George Conrad

LIFE: if you're bored, you're doing it wrong
Elan Lee

Unfortunately, Derek Gaw was not able to give his talk on unCluttr.

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Mario   [08.06.07 12:31 PM]

unfortunately there are some interesting conferences scheduled at the same time, why canĀ“t they plan it right???

Andrew Atkin   [08.09.07 04:35 PM]

Are these talks available for download or for online listening/viewing? I'm especially interested in the Mifos presentation. Thanks!

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