Sunday Morning Wordcamping


Barry spoke at length about High Performance WordPress this morning, and Matt came on stage to introduce and summarise the main features of the new Hyperdb. If you missed it you’re definitely going to want to watch the video when it comes out. I certainly wouldn’t have guessed that Barry was out last night telling me, “ah you’ll have one more before you go..” 🙂
Great talk guys!

Barry’s talk is already online. That was fast!

Rashmi Sinha, Iterative Design in Agile Environments

Rashmi Sinha’s talk on “Designing Massively Multiplayer Social Systems” is fascinating. I agree with her observation that the Internet really isn’t democratic. Whoever is popular will get ever more popular, in general. There are exceptions of course but the well established bloggers like Robert Scoble are hard to dislodge from their pedestals.

Dave Winer at Wordcamp

Dave Winer talking at Wordcamp.

John Pozadzides, Wordcamp Cameraman

John Pozadzides is the guy with the camera on the balcony at Wordcamp. He’s going to post videos of the event online and is looking for suggestions about where that should be. I’ll suggest, as it’s served me well in the past!

Liz Danzico, Usability Analysis of WP

Liz presented research into the backend that will eventually make it into WordPress 2.4

Finally, Charles Stricklin has a great write up on the second day including the reminder that I sort-of promised to release that Paypal Instant Payment Notification code ..

There are literally hundreds of images from WordCamp on Flickr. Scott has posted a few too, and made them available under a CC license and here are a few photos taken by Alex who is just as mad about photography as I am!


Really finally this time. I had my photo taken and then they made a cartoon out of it. Thanks! 🙂

2 thoughts on “Sunday Morning Wordcamping

  1. Hi Donncha,
    In new orleans, on the mississippi river.
    a block down river from my shotgun house, there is an old rice mill.

    Through a hole, in the rear of the mill, there is a a larg honeybee hive where you can see honeycombs.

    for a few days, a queen honeybee and a few thousand servants were hanging out on the side off the same old brick building waiting for a new place to call home.
    Lots of bussing bees.

    my neighbour david (who used to work with insects for the united states customs service) wanted to bring the bees home with him and have is own honey bee hive.


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